Jason Roy pummels DD to a last ball victory against MI

Mayank Markande — The 20-year-old leg spinner who has taken the IPL by a storm

Mayank Markande — The 20-year-old leg spinner who has taken the IPL by a storm

Delhi Daredevils handed Mumbai Indians their third consecutive loss in the last ball finish in the Indian Premier League at Mumbai last night (Apr. 14). "The comeback was incredible by the bowlers and hopefully we keep continuing doing the same things", said local lad Shreyas Iyer who scored a modest 20-ball 27 on the night but more importantly held fort at one end as Jason Roy (91*) steered the visitors to victory. Somehow, Roy stole one run from the final ball helping Delhi win their first match in the IPL this year. After losing their openers Wriddhiman Saha (24 runs off 15 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (7 runs off 7 balls) early, Kane Williamson led from the front with a magnificent 44-ball 50 with four boundaries and one six.

The home side scored 194 for 7 in their 20 overs with Suryakumar Yadav hitting 53 off 32 balls. "We know it has been done in the past as well, a few games don't take away anything".

KKR, among two of their matches played, have won and lost one match each. I told them I don't mind batting anywhere as I am flexible, so they said number 3 is the position where I'll be batting.

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.

During the first inning and before the start of the second inning the match was interrupted a couple of times due to rain. We were waiting for this win, and especially against Mumbai Indians, it's a great comeback from the team.

As DD look to climb up the table, KKR will be keen to arrest their slide and they will have to do a lot of soul-searching - first and foremost would be to get their batting organised.

Glenn Maxwell came in and managed to score 13 in 6 balls but fielding masterclass from Hardik Pandya to his brother's bowling got the Australian out. This rustiness of the captain rubs on to the other players as well.

"It is a little disappointing, not getting even one win out of three".

For the hosts, opener Chris Lynn (49; 34b 7x4 1x6) was the top-scorer as skipper Dinesh Karthik laboured to a 27-ball 29 hitting two fours and a six. "We're a risky side if we keep going like that", he added.

Former KKR batsman Pandey took two outstanding catches to send Nitish Rana (18; 16b 2x4 1x6) and Andre Russell (9; 5b 0x4 1x6) - who hit a 36-ball 88 in the last game - back in the hut as SRH bowlers reined in after skies opened up to halt play for 58 minutes when KKR were going steady at 52/1.

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