Society Magazine

IPL 2017 - Qualifier 1 - Dhoni's Blitz ...

Posted on the 16 May 2017 by Sampathkumar Sampath
Will this be another cracker of a contest ? – first match of the Qualifiers in IPL 2017.? Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma  won the toss,  chose to bowl in the first qualifier, against Rising Pune Supergiant, at the Wankhede Stadium. Of the seven games at this venue during the league stage, four have been  won by the chasing team.  In an interesting format (the same in all IPLs)  - the  winner of this match goes straight into the final, the loser will have another shot at getting there. Mumbai brought back Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga and Parthiv Patel, all of whom were rested for their previous game against Kolkata Knight Riders, for Saurabh Tiwary, Vinay Kumar, Tim Southee and Mitchell Johnson. Ambati Rayudu, who struck 63 in the final league game, retained his place ahead of Nitish Rana. Karn Sharma preferred  over Harbhajan Singh, dropped !!. Rising Pune  had just once force change - fast bowler Lockie Ferguson, who just bowed a fast wide,  for Ben Stokes,  as he had to leave to join  England's camp ahead of their ODI series against South Africa. MI strategists were feeling happy – after 18, RSP were only 121/3.  McClenaghan was pulled for a 4; being a beamer, a no ball - hit straight down for a 6 by Manoj Tiwary.  The 4th ball disappeared miles away, hit massively by MS Dhoni; couple of wides, a dot ball and the last one hit back into the dugout for another 6 by MSD.  26 came off it.  IPL 2017 - Qualifier 1 - Dhoni's blitz ... Last over by Jasprit Bumrah – 2nd ball hit flat over cover for a 6; 4th hit straight back over the head of the bowler for another 6 – Bumrah denied runs of the last 2 – but Dhoni and Manoj Tiwary have given something bowl for Pune.  Mi chasing and diminutive Parthiv Patel has given rousing start with 3 sixers already ~ and suddenly TN boy Washington Sundar has turned the tables with his offies – getting rid of Rohit Sharma and then Ambati Rayudu.. Regards – S. Sampathkumar
16th May 2017 @ 10.22 pm.


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • A New Way to Shop for the Most Unique Sunglasses

    Shop Most Unique Sunglasses

    These unique sunglasses represent smart style for women's fashion and are only available for a limited time. This startup has made a line of luxury sustainable... Read more

    12 hours, 32 minutes ago by   Meghashop
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Who Are the Members of Diet Doctor?

    Members Diet Doctor?

    Who are you? We asked our members and received 1,100 replies: Most members are women, and more specifically middle-aged women. This is a group of people that... Read more

    12 hours, 50 minutes ago by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, MEDICINE
  • Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 2017 – Daily Updates – Day 8 – Alan Young

    Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 2017 Daily Updates Alan Young

    A cool calm (wind wise) start to the day. Usual start up work completed but we lose our Manager of the Drinks Food table. Tomorrow it will be Yuri Trostenyuk an... Read more

    13 hours, 31 minutes ago by   Abichal
    OTHER SPORTS, OUTDOORS
  • Beautiful Destination Wedding with Pastel Colors | Gemma & Sean

    Beautiful Destination Wedding with Pastel Colors Gemma Sean

    Chic Stylish Weddings Chic Stylish Weddings - The destination wedding we are sharing today is so beautiful; from the pastel colored flowers used for the... Read more

    14 hours, 37 minutes ago by   Eleni Balkouli
    LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, WEDDING
  • The Humor Writing Business

    Making people laugh is no laughing matter. Someone should have told me this before I...oh, wait, a lot of people did but, as usual, I never take advice that run... Read more

    16 hours, 43 minutes ago by   C. Suresh
    DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Baptism of My Babies. All of Them.

    Baptism Babies. Them.

    Today was so emotionally intense for me. Three of our seven children were baptized at the church Matt and I met in and got married in. Each one has been... Read more

    16 hours, 57 minutes ago by   Rachel Rachelhagg
    FAMILY, PARENTING
  • Asparagus and Courgette Rice

    Asparagus Courgette Rice

    I wanted to cook us something quick and light today . . . fresh, and healthy. I remembered seeing this recipe in the June issue of Food to Love and I had... Read more

    16 hours, 58 minutes ago by   Mariealicerayner
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES

Magazine