Learn about MI vs DC match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 16 of IPL 2023 between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals.
Mumbai Indians (MI) secured their first win of IPL 2023, defeating Delhi Capitals (DC) by six wickets in a thrilling match that went down to the last ball. Rohit Sharma’s half-century and Tilak Verma’s 41, combined with three-wicket hauls from Jason Behrendorff and Piyush Chawla, contributed to MI’s comprehensive victory. Chasing a target of 173, MI’s captain Rohit Sharma opened the innings aggressively, leading his team to a six-wicket win over DC in a last-over thriller.
Earlier in the match, DC set a respectable target of 172, thanks to skipper David Warner’s half-century and Axar Patel’s rapid 54 runs. However, MI’s bowlers kept the pressure on DC’s batting lineup, with Behrendorff and Chawla taking three wickets each and Riley Meredith claiming two. The consistent loss of wickets prevented DC from posting a more challenging total for MI.
Despite the loss, DC’s Warner and Patel showed impressive form, and MI’s Rohit Sharma and Tilak Verma demonstrated their batting prowess. As the IPL 2023 season unfolds, both teams will look to capitalize on their strengths and address their weaknesses, making for an exciting tournament ahead.
MI vs DC Score Summary:
- Delhi Capitals 172/10 (19.4 ov)
- Mumbai Indians 173/4 (20 ov)
- MI won by 6 wickets
Points Table Update after IPL MI vs DC Match 16
Mumbai Indians earned their first points in the IPL points table after three matches. They climbed one position to 8th place, while Delhi Capitals are at number 10, having not secured any points after losing all four matches in the season so far.
MI vs DC Match 16 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Rohit Sharma (MI), 65 (45)
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Axar Patel (DC) Strike rater: 216
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Abhishek Porel (DC)
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: Rohit Sharma, 95 metres
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Rohit Sharma, 6 fours
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Axar Patel, 37.5 MVA points
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Piyush Chawla (MI), 103 fantasy points
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for MI vs DC Match Today
- Jason Behrendorff and Piyush Chawla took three wickets each, restricting Delhi Capitals to 172 runs.
- Captain Rohit Sharma scored a half-century (65 off 45 balls) for Mumbai Indians.
- Tilak Verma contributed with a crucial 41-run knock in 29 balls.
- Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan’s aggressive start provided a 50-run partnership in the powerplay.
- Ishan Kishan scored 31 runs before being run out by Mukesh Kumar/Lalit Yadav.
- Rohit Sharma reached his half-century in just 29 balls.
- Tilak Verma hit one four and two back-to-back sixes in the 16th over.
- Mustafizur Rahman dismissed Rohit Sharma in the 17th over.
- Cameron Green and Tim David guided Mumbai Indians to a six-wicket win in a last-over thriller.
- David Warner scored 51 runs in 47 balls for Delhi Capitals.
- Axar Patel smashed a quickfire 54 off 25 balls, including two sixes off Hrithik Shokeen.
- Behrendorff dismissed Patel, Warner, and Porel in quick succession, while Meredith claimed two wickets.
- Mumbai Indians registered their first win of the IPL 2023 season in a nail-biting match.
- Rohit Sharma and Tilak Verma’s partnership made the Delhi bowlers toil hard.
- MI chased down the target of 173 runs with six wickets in hand.
- Delhi Capitals lost wickets at regular intervals, with Chawla taking key wickets of Manish Pandey and Rovman Powell.
- Axar Patel and David Warner’s 50-run partnership boosted Delhi’s total.
- Patel reached his maiden IPL half-century with a six straight down the ground.
- Riley Meredith dismissed Anrich Nortje in the penultimate over, ending Delhi Capitals’ innings at 172.
- The match was played at Arun Jaitley Stadium, with both teams showcasing a competitive performance.
IPL Next Match
Its Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals (CSK vs RR) in IPL 2023 Today on April 12 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.