first_imgRohit Sharma showered praises on his bowlers following Mumbai Indians’ 14-run victory over Delhi Daredevils at the Wankhede stadium in Mmmbai on Saturday night.Chasing 143 for a win, Delhi’s innings never took and they were reduced to 24 for six in 6.3 overs thanks to Mitchell McClenaghan’s standout bowling performance. MI vs DD HighlightsHowever, Chris Morris (52*) and Kagiso Rabada (44) fought back hard with their 91-run stand for the seventh wicket to keep the visitors in the hunt but Jasprit Bumrah’s outstanding death bowling sealed the deal for Mumbai.”We were outstanding with the ball. We knew that we could defend any total out here, we’ve done it in the past and have the bowlers to do the job for us,” Rohit said at the post match presentation ceremony.McClenaghan finished with three for 24 and was named Man of the Match. Bumrah picked up two for 21 and Hardik Pandya took one for 23.The Mumbai Indians skipper also defended his side’s batting collapse.”It was one of those games where we couldn’t kick on with the bat but I do not want to blame them for we’ve done very well in the past,” he said.Rohit also thanked the Mumbai crowd for all their support and termed them the “12th man”.”The crowd support has been amazing, they’ve rightly been the 12th man for us. I hope they’ll keep coming back in large numbers in the next few games as well,” Rohit said.Mumbai sit four points clear at the top with their sixth consecutive win in seven matches so far.advertisementlast_img read more