MI vs RR IPL 2014 Match 56 Result : Mumbai beat Rajasthan by 5 Wickets

MI vs RR IPL 2014 Match 56 Result

Oh my god! You couldn’t script this! – Mumbai Indians reach the play-offs of IPL 2014 in one the most filmy ways – Rajnikant Style !!!

In the match no. 56 of the season 7 of Indian Premier League (Pepsi IPL 2014), Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 5 Wickets.

Having won the toss at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Mumbai Indians elected to field first.

For the start of the match Mumbai knew that what ever target Rajasthan Royals set, they have to achieve it in less than 15 overs.

Rajasthan Royals lost the wicket of opener Shane Watson early but Sanju Samson played a brilliant innings scoring 74 runs of 47 balls. He was supported well by Karun Nair who scored 50 runs of just 27 balls. In the end Brad Hodge and James Faulkner scored some quick runs helping the team reach a total of 189/4 in their 20 overs.

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For Mumbai Indians, Jasprit Bumrah, Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal and Kieron Pollard picked up one wicket each.

For Mumbai Indians it was like climbing Mount Everest to reach the play-offs chasing the target of 189 in just 14.3 overs.

Mumbai Indians lost wicket of Lendl Simmons and soon lost Michael Hussey and were 53/2 in 4th over. Bu it was Coorey Anderson who played brilliantly scoring unbeaten 95 runs of just 44 balls. He was supported well by Ambati Rayudu who scored 30 runs of just 10 balls. But it was Aditya Tare who hit six of the first ball he faced not only winning the match for the team but also helped the team to qualify. If he had not hit a four or six of that ball Mumbai Indians would not have qualified.

Mumbai Indians Qualify for IPL 2014 Playoffs !!!

For Rajasthan Royals, Dhawal Kulkarni and Kevon Cooper picked up two wickets each.

Coorey Anderson was named Man of the Match for his brilliant batting performance.

It can be said – Mumbai Indians Ne Aaj Duniya Hiladi !!!

Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.

1st Innings Scorecard (Rajasthan Royals Batting) :


2nd Innings Scorecard (Mumbai Indians Batting) :


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