IPL 2024 MI vs SRH: Match Highlights, Key Moments And Videos

Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma stitched together a 143-run stand (BCCI)Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma stitched together a 143-run stand (BCCI)

Mumbai Indians mowed down Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) with ease at the Wankhede Stadium on May 6 in match number 55 of the IPL 2024 season.

Suryakumar Yadav played starring role with the bat for the victors alongside Tilak Varma after exceptional bowling brilliance from Hardik Pandya and Piyush Chawla.

Here’s the timeline of how MI vs SRH panned out in Mumbai-

MI vs SRH Highlights: Head, Abhishek Race SRH To 56 Off Six

Firebrand opener Travis Head raced to 38* from just 21 balls in the first six overs to take SRH to 56 alongside silent partner Abhishek Sharma. The latter of the two openers eventually became the first casualty of the SRH innings, as the youngster nicked one off Jasprit Bumrah for just 11 at the brink of the opening powerplay.

MI vs SRH Highlights: Pandya, Chawla Wreck SRH’s Lower-Order

With SRH taking command at 90-2 at the halfway stage of the innings, Mumbai Indians skipper Hardik Pandya and senior spinner Piyush Chawla punched back at the ‘Orange Army’ with a sequence of key wickets.

Chawla himself triggered SRH’s dramatic collapse by removing Travis Head before trapping Heinrich Klaasen and Abdul Samad to finish his spell with figures of 3-33.

Pandya, meanwhile, accounted for Nitish Kumar Reddy, Shahbaz Ahmed and Marco Jansen as SRH fell from 90-2 to 136-8 off the next seven overs.

MI vs SRH Highlights: Pat Cummins Leads With The Bat

Precariously placed at 136-8, SRH captain Pat Cummins pounded a couple of boundaries and two huge sixes to plunder 17-ball 35* at the death. His sizzling cameo, assisted with Sanvir Singh’s presence helped SRH elevate itself to a respectable 173-8 from 20 overs.

MI vs SRH Highlights: Rohit Sharma, Kishan, Dhir Depart Within Powerplay

Defending 174 for a win, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen and Pat Cummins struck big in their opening spells as SRH’s esteemed pace trio got off to a sublime start at the powerplay. For starters, Jansen deceived Mumbai Indians opener Ishan Kishan with deluxe seam movement before captain Cummins stunned Wankhede crowd by removing Rohit Sharma.

Seasoned fast bowler Bhuvneshwar also fished up Mumbai Indians number three Naman Dhir for a duck as the hosts top-order faltered its way to 31-3 at one stage.

MI vs SRH Highlights: Suryakumar Yadav Blasts Chase-Acing Ton With Varma

Forming forces at 31-3 while chasing 174-3, Mumbai Indians middle-order batters Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma counterattacked SRH’s new-ball spree with ferocious intent.

The two cricketers brought up Mumbai Indians’ 100 off 11.4 overs, team 150 in 16.1 overs, and took them past SRH’s 173 in the 18th over of the match. While Varma crafted 37 unbeaten runs in his match-winning partnership of 143 with Suryakumar, the senior batter himself tonked 12 boundaries and six sixes to race to a 51-ball century.

Mumbai Indians won the contest by seven wickets, thus snapping their four-game losing streak and elevating themselves to number nine position on the IPL 2024 points table.