IPL 2017: Harbhajan Singh sparks spectacular collapse as Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets on Wednesday to join the losers and Kings XI Punjab as joint leaders of the Indian Premier League.

Mumbai Indians cricketer Jasprit Bumrah, second right, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of Sunrisers Hyderabad cricketer Rashid Khan during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 12, 2017. Indranil Mukherjee / AFP
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Sunrisers Hyderabad 158/8 (20/20 ov); Mumbai Indians 159/6 (18.4/20 ov)

Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets on Wednesday to join the losers and Kings XI Punjab as joint leaders of the Indian Premier League.

Punjab have a game in hand on their rivals.

Hyderabad were 105 for one in 13 overs but lost seven wickets for only 43 runs to end at 158 for eight.

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was earlier announced by the ICC as one of eight ambassadors for June's Champions Trophy tournament in England, sparked the collapse.

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Having opened the bowling, Harbhajan came back to break the opening partnership by dislodging David Warner (49) and next man Deepak Hooda. Shikhar Dhawan (48) followed soon after and the procession of wickets never stopped.

Mumbai were patchy in their reply, too, but significant contributions from opener Parthiv Patel (39) and later Nitish Rana (45) and Karun Pandya (37) at intervals ensured Mumbai did not have to sweat too much.

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