In the 13th match of IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals defeated Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. With this win, Delhi Capitals reached number two in the point table of IPL 2021. Amit Mishra of Delhi was adjudged Player of the Match. He took 4 wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs. Delhi Capitals have won against Mumbai after 5 matches in the IPL. Earlier, Delhi beat Mumbai by 37 runs at the Wankhede Stadium on 25 March 2019. Delhi has won after 10 years at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Earlier, on 15 April 2010, they defeated CSK by 6 wickets at the same ground. Delhi Capitals had a target of 138 runs for the win which they achieved in 19.1 overs. For Delhi Capitals Rishabh Pant scored 7, Shikha Dhawan 45, Steve Smith 33 and Prithvi Shaw 7 runs.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to bat and could only manage to score 137 runs for 9 wickets. Only four MI batsmen (Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Jayant Yadav) were able to score double figures. Amit Mishra was the most successful for Delhi as he took 4 wickets for 24 runs while Avesh Khan took 2 wickets for 15 runs.
Mumbai’s batsmen could not give their side a solid start aside from Rohit Sharma who scored 44 runs while others could not make a mark as they found it difficult to attack Delhi’s bowling attack.