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IPL 2017: Hyderabad beat Mumbai by 7 wickets

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by Seven Wickets and safeguard its fourth and final play-offs spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Monday.

Shikhar Dhawan and Moises Henriques, Splendid 91-run partnership helped Hyderabad team to chase the target of 139 runs.

While , Mumbai Indians , opted to bat first but could not managed to  score a  challenging total , as they lost wickets at regular intervals , but captain Rohit Sharma 67 helped them to reach 138/7. Its second second-highest scorer was Parthiv Patel with 23.

With this victory, Now  Hyderabad have 15 points from 13 games, eliminated Delhi Daredevils (eight points from 11 games) from the race to the play-offs. But Hyderabad’s place in the knock-outs are not confirmed, as fifth-placed Kings XI Punjab (10 points from 11 matches) can still qualify for the play-offs.

Hyderabad will face Gujarat Lions for the  final league game at Kanpur.

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