Mumbai Indians won their first match in the tournament after taking down Delhi Capitals in a thrilling encounter in front of the latter’s home crowd on April 11. While the Delhi vs Mumbai clash was witnessed by several fans of both the teams, one special fan was present for Mumbai's leg-spinner, Piyush Chawla. Advik, Piyush’s son, was one of the thousand people who witnessed the Indian veteran take a total of three wickets in the match for Mumbai.
As Piyush played a vital role in Mumbai’s maiden win at the match, his little boy, Advik cheered for his father from the stands. Piyush took three wickets conceding just 22 runs, helping Mumbai bowl out the entire DC team at 172. Mumbai, who came to bat later, took the victory by six wickets. Mumbai Indians shared an adorable video of Advik cheering ‘Papa, Papa!’ from the stands.
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Mumbai Indians, who started their season on a disappointing note after facing two back-to-back defeats, defeated the Delhi squad on the last ball of the match by a margin of 6 wickets. For Mumbai, it was the skipper’s knock of 65 off 45, as well as Piyush Chawla’s three wickets that helped them lift the win. The record-time winners of the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians, will now clash against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 16, Sunday.