MUMBAI, India (Mon, Apr 30) – Indian Premier League (IPL 2012) is certainly providing the thrill, excitement and entertainment which is believed to be the part of T20 cricket. The season five of the ongoing IPL is almost on half line and top positions on the points table are occupied by Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.
The latest victory by Mumbai Indians (MI), the other night, helped them life their hope to qualify for the play-offs and elimination stages.bowled superbly for his 4/16 to help bowl out Deccan Chargers (DC), running low in confidence, for a trivial 100. scored all-important 42 as Mumbai got past the target on the first ball of the second last over.
In the first match of the day, Delhi Daredevils (DD) kept their nerves in the dying moments to win the thriller by one run against Rajasthan Royals (RR). Skipperagain played 66-run (off 39 balls) innings to take is team to a formidable total of 152/6.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) put up a great show but couldn’t finish perfectly as Delhi bowlers showed a great discipline in their bowling. Ajinkya Rahane’s unbeaten 84-run innings wasted whenwas run out by an under-arm throw of the wicketkeeper on the very last ball of the match.
Delhi is still leading the points table with 14 points in 9 matches, followed by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Latest points table with respective team standings are presented in the table above.