IPL: Dominant bowling sees Sunrisers comfortably beat Mumbai by 85 runs

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 08, 2016 19:23 IST
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the IPL match against Rising Pune Supergiants at the Maharashtra Cricket Association International Stadium in Pune on May 1, 2016. (PTI)

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

Rohit explained his decision, saying the conditions were humid and sticky, and that he’d prefer to have a target in mind.

Rohit’s Sunrisers counterpart David Warner said he too would have opted to bowl first, adding that being a day game, he expected it to be a high-scoring encounter.


Mumbai Indians

Rohit, Parthiv, Rayudu, Buttler, Krunal, Pollard, Hardik, Harbhajan, Bumrah, Southee, McClenaghan

Sunrisers Hyderabad

D Warner, S Dhawan, K Williamson, M Henriques, Y Singh, D Hooda, N Ojha, B Kumar, B Sran, A Nehra, Mustafizur Rahman

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