MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Mumbai Indians Won By 7 Wickets at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

IPL 2024: MI vs SRH – Mumbai Indians Won By 7 Wickets

In the 55th match of the IPL 2024 season, the Mumbai Indians faced off against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (MI vs SRH) at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

The clash, which took place on May 5th, saw the home team, MI, emerge victorious by 7 wickets in a captivating game of cricket.

Let check out MI vs SRH head to head in the IPL.

MI vs SRH: Head-To-Head in IPL

22 matches played between the MI vs SRH. Mumbai Indians has won 12 matches while Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 10 matches.

Toss Moment

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Hardik Pandya and Pat Cummins at Toss Moment.
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The Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to field first, a decision that seemed to work in their favor as the match progressed.

“We’re going to field. The pitch looks fresh. Would want to exploit the conditions early on. Anshul Kambhoj makes his debut for us. We play for pride and the badge that we wear. And for fans who have been with us through thick and thin.”

Hardik Pandya, MI Skipper

“Mayank Agarwal comes back and he will go in at three. Dew is a factor here, but we have been batting well. Got 4 matches left and we need to win two at least so one game at a time and not thinking too far ahead.”

Pat Cummins, SRH Skipper

MI vs SRH: First Innings

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batting

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Pat Cummins scored 35* (17) with two 4s and two 6s.
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The first innings saw SRH’s batsmen put up a competitive total. Travis Head led the charge with a brisk 48 off 30 balls, including seven boundaries and a six.

Pat Cummins provided a late surge with an unbeaten 35 from 17 deliveries, hitting two fours and equal number of sixes. Nitish Kumar Reddy also contributed a quick 20 runs.

However, the rest of the batting lineup couldn’t capitalize on the start, with several players getting out for single-digit scores.

Mumbai Indians Bowling

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Piyush Chawla 3/33 (4). He took Travis Head, Heinrich Klaasen and Abdul Samad's wickets.
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MI’s bowlers were on point, with Hardik Pandya and Piyush Chawla both taking three wickets each.
Pandya’s spell of 3/31 and Chawla’s 3/33 were instrumental in restricting SRH to 173/8 in their 20 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah and Anshul Kamboj also chipped in with a wicket each, maintaining pressure throughout the innings.

MI vs SRH: Second Innings

Mumbai Indians Batting

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Suryakumar Yadav scored 102* (51) with twelve 4s and six 6s.
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In response, MI’s batting lineup showcased their prowess.
Suryakumar Yadav was the star of the show, smashing an unbeaten 102 off just 51 balls, an innings studded with twelve fours and six maximums.

Tilak Varma played a supportive role with a steady 37*.
Despite early setbacks with Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, and Naman Dhir departing cheaply, MI reached the target comfortably, scoring 174/3 in just 17.2 overs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowling

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1/22 (4). He took Naman Dhir's wickets.
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SRH’s bowlers struggled to contain MI’s batsmen, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pat Cummins, and Marco Jansen each taking a wicket.

However, they were unable to create consistent pressure, leading to MI’s smooth chase.
MI’s victory was a result of a well-rounded performance, with both bowlers and batsmen contributing to the win.

The decision to field first proved to be a masterstroke as their bowlers set the stage for a successful chase.

Man of the Match

Suryakumar Yadav’s scintillating century earned him the Man of the Match award.
His ability to anchor the innings and accelerate when needed was a key factor in MI’s triumph.

MI vs SRH - 6 May 2024 - Suryakumar Yadav is the Man of the Match.
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“I have done this after a long time. I fielded for 20 overs and batted for 18 overs, only tired nothing else to worry about.  I feel it was the need of the hour for me. I went out to bat, needed someone to bat till the end. I just enjoyed my time. It’s from the Mumbai School of arts, have played a lot of cricket at Wankhede. Love it here.”

Suryakumar Yadav, MI

The match between MI and SRH was a testament to the excitement that T20 cricket offers.

MI’s clinical performance, highlighted by Yadav’s century and the bowlers’ efficiency, ensured a memorable victory for the team and their supporters.