Openers Michael Klinger and Daniel Harris scripted a dramatic run-chase as South Australia inflicted a humiliating 5-wicket defeat on Mumbai Indians in a thrilling Champions League twenty20 match here today.
Skipper Klinger (50) and Harris (56) shared an 81-ball 112-run opening partnership to set the foundation for the successful run-chase as South Australia reached the target with three balls to spare and inched closer to the semifinal berth.Scorecard
Earlier, Mumbai Indians recovered from a shaky start to post a challenging 180 for seven, courtesy a solid batting display by Saurabh Tiwary (44), Ambati Rayudu (38) and Kieron Pollard (36).
Mumbai Indians paid the price for their sloppy fielding and pathetic bowling to succumb to their second defeat in as many matches and now stands on the brink of elimination.Text: PTI
Images: AP & AFPIn Image: South Australian Redbacks batsmen Cameron Borgas and Tom Cooper celebrate after their victory