Daredevils stunt Mumbai in thriller

Delhi Daredevils player Shreyas Iyer bats against Mumbai Indians during VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in Mumbai India Saturday

Mumbai: Jason Roy made a memorable debut for Delhi Daredevils as he slammed an unbeaten 91 off 53 balls to pull off a stunning last-ball victory over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-11 at Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. "I just told him to hold your position, you are hitting the ball really well, so don't try to be cheeky and all and you can easily clear the boundary". As Delhi Daredevils won the match by 3 wickets. The Chennai Super Kings had their first win of the tournament, so it seems that for now, all is going extremely well in their favor.The most crucial thing for Indian Premier League 2018 to achieve huge success is to have star players on the screen, which people having been following with passion for a really long time, so this year after MS Dhoni's return, there is tremendous anticipation in the air.

Alongside Shreyas Iyer, Roy made a push for home. But he couldn't connect the next three balls and somehow got bat on ball off the last to get the winning run.

BRIEF SCORES: Delhi 195 for 3 (Roy 91*, Pant 47, Krunal Pandya 2/21) beat Mumbai 194 for 7 (Suryakumar 53, Lewis 48, Christian 2/35) by seven wickets. "We believed that we could even after taking it to the last over", Iyer said.

Left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult (2-39) also chipped away with the wickets of Rohit (18) and Hardik (2) to curtail Mumbai's total below 200. With 11 needed in the final over, Englishman Roy hammered Mustifizur Rahman for four and a six, before playing out three dot balls.

Delhi captain Gambhir said Roy is a class player.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad's leg spinner Rashid Khan, who won the man of the match award for his splendid 1/13 bowling figures, said that they have to learn quickly from the close match against Mumbai Indians and keep doing better in the next matches.

After skipper Gautam Gambhir's departure off the first ball of the sixth over, Roy's presence gave Daredevils the feeling the target could be reached. "I was not sure, where do I need to go and he (Nayar) kind of showed me light at the end of tunnel, things have been touch wood, good and I have been lucky", Karthik had further stated. Going after every ball, he top-edged one high in the sky. Depends on player to player.

But on paper, Bangalore have a strong batting line up what with their top four including Kohli, AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock and Brendon McCullum.

Rana hit Stanlake firmly just wide of Pandey, who showed awesome reaction to grab it on the second attempt and give SRH the breakthrough in four balls after play resumed.

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