IPL 2021 | Talking points from DC vs MI game: What's wrong with Mumbai Indians' middle-overs batting?
139 was always a low total of any team to defend, even for the defending champions Mumbai Indians, who got the umpires to change the wet ball and looked to choke the opposition in the death overs, where they have been fabulous this season. But Delhi Capitals, who lost to Mumbai all four times last season including the season finale, held their nerve to break the jinx.
Delhi Capitals did their homework: How the Mishra trump card faded Mumbai's hope
After the early dismissal of Quinton de Kock, the pair of Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav impressively revived Mumbai's innings with a half-century stand.