Summary: Mumbai Indians scored a mammoth 194 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets with SA Yadav (53 runs off 32 balls), E Lewis (48 runs off 28 balls) and Ishan Kishan (44 off 23 balls) firing from the top. TA boult, DT Christian and R Tewatia of Delhi Daredevils took 2 wickets each. In response, Delhi Daredevils chased down the total in 20 overs for the loss of just 3 wickets. JJ Roy (91 runs off 53 balls) and RR Pant (47 runs off 25 balls) took DD home.
The evening started on a good note for Delhi Daredevils when they won the toss and elected to field. But as the first inning progressed it was raining runs from the top order batsmen of Mumbai Indians.
Both the openers, SA Yadav and E Lewis fired and scored 53 runs and 48 runs respectively giving Mumbai Indians the kind of start they were looking for. Ishan Kishan, coming after the loss of first wicket also did his job well by scoring 44 runs of just 23 balls. By the end of the inning MI managed a very impressive score of 194 runs.
With a high score when Mumbai Indians came to field they were already the favourites for the day until JJ Roy, one of the openers of DD, started firing right from the word go. His blistering 91 runs off 53 balls structured the victory that DD were looking for. RR Pant also contributed handsomely scoring 47 runs and together these two batsmen ensured their team get their first victory of IPL 2018.
Mumbai Indians, despite a commendable performance in the first innings, could not create any magic with the ball and faced their third consecutive loss sending them straight to the last standing position amongst all the teams.