MI vs SRH: Watch – Hardik Pandya performs cold celebration after castling Marco Jansen

Hardik Pandya, Marco Jansen

Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Hardik Pandya was seen doing a cold celebration after dismissing Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) all-rounder Marco Jansen in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL 2024). at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Monday. May 6th.

Hardik Pandya has been performing poorly since taking over MI captaincy from Rohit Sharma in IPL 2024. The all-rounder decided to change that when he took the field to bowl against SRH. It looked like the all-rounder had finally gained some rhythm and put in a fantastic spell against the former champions.

Hardik Pandya completed his quota of 4 overs and picked up three big wickets by giving away just 31 runs. He removed Nitish Reddy, Shahbaz Ahmed and Marco Jansen to end his spell. Throughout his four overs, Hardik bowled consistent lines and lengths and troubled the batsmen.

The biggest highlight of Hardik Pandya’s spell was when he rattled the stumps of all-rounder Marco Jansen in the 16th over. On the fifth ball of the over, Hardik Pandya bowled a good length delivery to middle stump and Marco Jansen tried to pull it for a boundary. The batsman failed to make any connection with the ball and it came back sharply to rattle the stumps.

Marco Jansen took a long walk back to the dugout after scoring 17 runs off 12 balls, 1 four and 1 six. Marco Jansen’s dismissal left SRH reeling at 124/7.

See: Hardik Pandya’s cold celebration after firing Marco Jansen

In the end, Pat Cummins played a quickfire knock of 35 runs to propel his team to a good total of 173/8, which was at least good enough to give the five-time champions a fight.

It’s about playing for pride, playing for the badge – Hardik Pandya

Speaking before the match, Hardik Pandya said that they will play with pride in their last matches and will look to give joy to the loyal fans of the franchise.

“Let’s bowl first. The wicket looks new. There may be something with the new ball and we want to exploit that. Anshul Kambhoj makes his debut. It’s about playing for pride, playing for the badge. And for the fans who “They have been with us through thick and thin.”

Notably, Mumbai Indians are currently 10th in the 2024 Indian Premier League points table with 3 wins and 8 losses to their name. A defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad will end their campaign and they will become the first team to be eliminated from the competition. If Mumbai Indians manage to win, they will keep their slim hopes of reaching the top 4 alive, but the chances of that happening are very low.

After the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians will take on Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday, May 11 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata and Lucknow Super Giants on Friday, May 24 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.