Mumbai lose – again

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The Mumbai Indians remained without a victory in the 2014 Indian Premier League, as the Sunrisers Hyderabad welcomed a 15-run triumph in Wednesday's intriguing fixture at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

The Mumbai Indians remained without a victory in the 2014 Indian Premier League, as the Sunrisers Hyderabad welcomed a 15-run triumph in Wednesday's intriguing fixture at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

The result kept the Mumbai franchise rooted to the bottom of the eight-team standings on the back of five defeats in as many attempts this year, while the Sunrisers climbed one perth to occupy sixth position.

A quickfire half-century from Australian batsman David Warner, who struck a quartet of sixes and a solitary four en route to 65 from a mere 51 deliveries, affored Hyderabad a final total of 172 for five.

Two wickets each for seamers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dale Steyn and Irfan Pathan later restricted Mumbai to an insufficent 157 for seven, which would have read considerably poorer – were it not for West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard's standalone 78.

Kumar was named Man of the Match for an economical four-over complement, which included the dismissals of opposition captain Rohit Sharma and aspiring all-rounder Harbhajan Singh.

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