Mumbai Indians pip Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator and progressed to qualifiers 2. They will meet Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad and the winner of this team will be entering the finals where Chennai Super Kings is awaiting them.
Batting first, Mumbai Indians got a good start but again Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan threw their wickets away. It was SKY and Cameron Green who stitched a healthy partnership at 10 runs per over.
However, Naveen took both their wickets in the same over. Nehal’s little cameo toward the end helped MI post 182 in 20 overs. Chasing a competitive total, Lucknow Super Giants lost wickets at regular intervals. Akash Madhwal was the surprise package as he took 5 wickets for just 5 runs. This is the best bowling performance in the history of IPL playoffs.
As a result, Lucknow got bundled out for just 101 runs. Only Stoinis in Lucknow camp crossed 20 runs mark.