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Mumbai Indians get big win over Perth Scorchers to reach semi-finals of CLT20

The Sydney News.Net Wednesday 2nd October, 2013

Mumbai Indians have qualified for the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 semi-finals by beating Perth Scorchers by 6 wickets and with 40 balls to spare.


Set a target of 150, Mumbai needed to reach the score in 14.2 overs to qualify.

Dwayne Smith (48), Rohit Sharma (51 not out) and Kieron Pollard (23), ensured that the Mumbai team reached the target in just 13.2 overs.

Nathan Coultier-Nile took three wickets earlier for the Mumbai Indians, while Pragyan Ojha sent two batsmen to the pavilion.

Captain Rohit Sharma was adjudged the man of the match for his quick fire scoring that knocked out Otago Volts from the competition.

He said in the post-match presentation party that there was a lot of pressure to get over the lines but the team went with the mindset that anything was possible. (ANI)

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