IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: In the 48th match of the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 5 wickets. With 8 wins in the season, Mumbai remains on top of the points table. At the same time, MI has also confirmed his place in the play-offs with 16 points.
Batting first after losing the toss in the match played in Abu Dhabi, Bengaluru gave Mumbai a target of 165 runs. In response, Mumbai won the match by scoring 166 runs for 5 wickets in 19.1 overs. Suryakumar Yadav scored the highest 79 not out for Mumbai. Bengaluru’s Mohammad Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal got 2-2 wickets.
Mumbai Scored 45 Runs in The Power-Play
Mumbai opener Quinton de Kock and Ishaan Kishan played well, adding 37 runs for the first wicket. Quinton de Kock was out for 18 by Mohammed Siraj. After this, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishaan Kishan took the team’s score to 45 runs in the power-play. Kishan scored 25 runs off 19 deliveries and was dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal.
Saurabh Tiwary Failed to Impress
Saurabh Tiwary, playing in the team in place of Rohit Sharma, could not do anything special and was dismissed for 5 runs off 8 deliveries by Mohammed Siraj. After this, Krunal Pandya was promoted up in the batting order, but he could only score 10 runs off 10 deliveries.
Bengaluru Scored 164 For 6 Wickets
Bangalore could not convert a good start into a big score and managed to score only 164 for 6 wickets. Devdutt Padikkal scored 74, putting his fourth fifty of the season. Gurkeerat Singh 14 runs off 11 deliveries and Washington Sundar 10 off 6 deliveries remains not out. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah completed his 100 wickets in the IPL. He took 3 wickets for 14 runs in 4 overs. Apart from him, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar got 1-1 wickets.
71 Runs Opening Partnership For RCB
Devdutt Padikkal and Josh Philippe gave Bangalore a good start. Both took the team to a 50-run mark in the power-play. There was also a 71-run opening partnership between the two. This partnership was broken by Rahul Chahar when he dismissed Philippe (33 runs off 24 deliveries).
Kohli-de Villiers Failed to Took Forward RCB
Captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers did not play as expected by fans in this match. Kohli scored just 9 runs off 14 deliveries. He was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah. After this, de Villiers hit some good shots, but after 15 runs, Kieron Pollard dismissed him. His fantastic catch was caught by Rahul Chahar.
Bumrah Completed 100 Wickets in IPL
Bumrah became the 16th cricketer to take 100 wickets in the history of Indian Premier League as soon as he took the wicket of RCB skipper Virat Kohli in this match. He has taken 102 wickets in 89 matches in the league. The highest wicket in the league is named after Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians, who has taken 170 wickets in 122 matches. Bumrah’s also completed 200 wickets in entire T20 career.
Man of the Match
Suryakumar Yadav is adjudged the Man of the Match for his match-winning knock of 79 off 43 deliveries with the help of 10 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 183.72.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Performance
Mumbai & Bangalore Playing 11
Mumbai Indians (MI) Playing 11:
Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (C), Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Playing 11:
Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (WK), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dubey, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn, Mohammed Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal.