New Delhi: Death overs's specialist Jasprit Bumrah produced one of the finest displays with the ball in the Indian Premier League history as Mumbai Indians nearly committed harakiri before edging out Gujarat Lions in a thrilling Super Over finish on Satuday.
Witnessing Bumrah's heroics in a thrilling contest between Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai and Suresh Raina's Gujarat, Twitter went in a total meltdown after the game went down to last-over eliminator. ( GL vs MI - Match Report | As it happened)
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) April 29, 2017
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 29, 2017
— Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) April 29, 2017
— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) April 29, 2017
Super over. Buttler / Pollard v Raina / McCullum. What a box office tournament @IPL is!!
— Eoin Morgan (@Eoin16) April 29, 2017
Now that is a finish. Still points open in this game! By half an inch!! The first Super Over.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 29, 2017
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 29, 2017
Chasing a modest target of 154, Mumbai Indians were cruising along at 104 for 2 in 13 overs and then 127 for 4 in 16 overs. An inspired spell by James Faulkner (2/34) and Basil Thampi (3/29) coupled with Ravindra Jadeja's brilliance in the field saw Mumbai Indians nearly pull off a defeat from the jaws of victory, sending the match to a super over eliminator.
(With PTI inputs)