Sunrisers Hyderabad's middle-order continued to misfire as spinner Rahul Chahar and pacer Trent Boult fashioned Mumbai Indians to a 13-run win in their IPL match in Chennai on Saturday. Defending 150, leg-spinner Chahar (3/19) stifled the middle-order before Boult (3/28) polished off the tail as SRH were bowled out for 137 in 19.4 overs. Opting to bat, MI had a good start but Vijay Shankar and Mujeeb Ur Rahman claimed two wickets each as SRH stemmed the flow of runs in the middle overs. However, Kieron Pollard managed to lift MI to 150 for 5 with the help of a 22-ball 35 which included two sixes of the last two balls of their innings. Chasing 151 for a win, Jonny Bairstow smashed a 22-ball 43 to give SRH a rollicking start, while David Warner too managed a 36 off 34 but once the duo were back in the hut, the middle-order again failed to come to the fore. Chahar then removed Manish Pandey (2), while Hardik's direct throw found Warner short as SRH slumped to 91 for 3. Chahar handed SRH a twin blow in his last over, dismissing Virat Singh (11) and Abhishek Sharma (2) -- both playing their first games of the season. Vijay Shankar perished in the next over as SRH fell short once again. Rohit Sharma (32 off 25) completed 4000 T20 runs as a skipper and also surpassed Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record of hitting the most number of sixes by an Indian in the tournament. The 33-year-old now has 217 sixes in IPL, one ahead of Dhoni. He occupies the third place in the overall list after Punjab Kings' Chris Gayle (351) and Royal Challengers Bangalore's AB de Villiers (237).
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11:24 PM IST: Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs on Saturday.
Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians: 150 for 5 in 20 overs (Quinton de Kock 40, Rohit Sharma 32, Kieron Pollard 35 not out; Mujeeb Ur Rahman 2/29, Vijay Shankar 2/19).
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 137 all out in 19.4 overs (Jonny Bairstow 43, David Warner 36; Rahul Chahar 3/19, Trent Boult 3/28).
7:30 PM IST: Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock to open for Mumbai Indians, while Sunrisers Hyderabad start with Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Scroll down for live commentary
7:20 PM IST: So, while MI have only one change Adam Milne for Marco Jansen; here are Sunrisers Hyderabad's four changes. Wriddhiman Saha, Jason Holder, T Natarajan and Shahbaz Nadeem have been replaced with Virat Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Khaleel Ahmed
7:15 PM IST: Teams:
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Adam Milne, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed
7:03 PM IST: Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to bat first. MI make one change Adam Milne comes in for Marco Jansen. SRH have made four changes.
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