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Nitish Rana shines in another chase

Mumbai, Apr 16: Nitish Rana’s 53 off 36 balls and his 85 run stand with Jos Buttler for the second wicket helped Mumbai Indians beat Gujarat Lions by six wickets in the match 16 of the Vivo Indian Premier League here at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

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Skipper Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten (40 of 29 balls) and Kieron Pollard’s (39 of 23 balls) gave finishing touches to Mumbai’s chase after the departure of Nitish and Butler.

Earlier, Brendon McCullum’s quickfire 64 and Dinesh Karthik’s cameo provided the late flourish as Gujarat Lions scored a competitive 176 for 4 batting first.

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Statistical highlights of Match 16

  • Dwayne Smith made his 25th duck in Twenty20 cricket – most by any batsman. He went ahead of Umar Akmal’s tally of 24.
  • 51 Runs conceded by Lasith Malinga in Gujarat Lions innings – most he has ever conceded in an IPL match.
  • 7 Number of consecutive IPL matches at Wankhede Stadium won by side batting second.

Brief scores:

Gujarat Lions 176/4 in 20 overs (Brendon McCullum 64, Dinesh Karthik 48*, Mitchell McClenaghan 2 for 24) lost to Mumbai Indians 177/4 in 19.3 overs (Nitish Rana 53, Rohit Sharma 40*, Kieron Pollard 39, Andrew Tye 2 for 34) by 6 wickets.

Man of the Match: Nitish Rana

England’s tour of India 2016-17 – 4th Test match at Wankhede – Day 5

24th 5-wicket haul. U rock @ashwinravi99Click To Tweetr-ashwinMumbai: Ashwin’s 24th five wicket haul in Test matches helped India beat England by an innings and 36 runs on the fifth day of the fourth Test match at Wankhede Stadium on Monday.

Ravichandran Ashwin scalped wickets of Jonny Bairstow (51), Chris Woakes (0), Adil Rashid (2) and James Anderson (2) in a brilliant display of spin bowling to skittle out visitors for 195 runs in their second innings.

Virat Kohli was declared the Man of the Match for his 235  in the first innings. Yesterday, Virat Kohli became the first batsman in the world to score three double centuries in successive series. With this win India took an unassailable 3 – 0 lead against England in the ongoing 5 match series.

Final Score at the end of Day 5:

England: 400 and 195 all out (Joe Root 66, Jonny Bairstow 51, Ashwin 6/55)

India: 631 all out for (Kohli 235, Vijay 136, Jayant 104, Rashid 4/192)

India beat England by an innings and 36 runs

England’s tour of India 2016-17 – 4th Test at Wankhede – Day 4

@imVkohli become first Indian captain to score 3 double centuries.Click To Tweetvirat-kohliMumbai: Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin picked up two wickets each after Virat Kohli (235) scored his third double century and Jayant Yadav (104) registered his maiden Test hundred took India to the threshold of series victory against England on the fourth day of the fourth Test match at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

England got off to a worst possible start in the second innings as Bhuvneswar Kumar trapped first innings centurion Keaton Jennings LBW on the second ball of the innings.

Before Jadeja struck twice in quick succession to dismiss Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali as England went into Tea break at 49/3.

Root and Bairstow defied the Indian spinners for some time before Jayant Yadav trapped Joe Root for 77.

Ben Stokes played few big shots before being dismissed by Ashwin. Ashwin then removed night-watchman Jake Ball in the last over of the day to leave the visitors reeling at 182/6.

England still trail India by 49 runs with four second wickets in hand.

Earlier both the overnight batsmen Virat Kohli (235) and Jayant Yadav (104) added 241 runs for the eighth wicket to help India take 231 runs lead in the first innings.

Brief Score at the end of Day 4:

England: 400 and 182/6 (Joe Root 66, Jonny Bairstow 50)

India: 631 all out for (Kohli 235, Vijay 136, Jayant 104, Rashid 4/192)

England trail India by 49 runs with 4 wickets remaining.