Saturday, March 13, 2010

Mumbai Indians won despite Yusuf Pathan's ton

The spectacular and fantastic innings by Yusuf Pathan agaisnt Mumbai Indians was awesome and interesting. He reached 100 runs off 37 balls which made Mumbai Indians to struggle to won the match against Rajasthan Royals. At last Mumbai Indians clinches the thrilling victory by 4 runs against Rajasthan Royals.

Maiden half-centuries from Ambati Rayudu and Saurabh Tiwary powered Mumbai Indians to a stiff 212-6. It was Mumbai's highest score in all IPL matches.

Pathan reached his fifty in just 21 balls which includes nine fours and eight sixes in his innings. Both Dogra and Pathan were run out and the Royals' hope of winning the match was faded away.

Sachin Quoted after the thrilling victory, "Yusuf played a special innings. It was an equally special effort too to end it. Sathish showed good presence of mind," .

"Best Innings I have ever seen"- Warne quoted.

Yusuf Pathan declared as Man of the Match for his marvelous innings.

Mini Score Card:
Place :Brabourne Stadium Mumbai
Mumbai Won the toss and elect to bat first.

Saurabh Tiwary 53 runs off 33 balls(4x4;2x6)
Ambati Rayudu 55 runs off 33 balls(6x4;2x6)

Dimitri Mascarenhas 4-0-34-2
Amit Uniyal 4-0-41-2

Yusuf Pathan 100 runs off 37(9x4;8x6)
Paras Dogra 41 runs off 29 balls(2x4;2x6)

Lasith Malinga 4-0-22-2
Zaheer Khan 4-0-27-0

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