MI vs RCB 2020: In the 48th match of the 13th season of IPL, Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 5 wickets. With 8 wins in the season, Mumbai remains on top in the points table. At the same time, he has also confirmed his place in the play-offs with 16 points.
Batting 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. He was also voted Man of the Match. At the same time, Bengaluru’s Mohammad Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal got 2-2 wickets.
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Mumbai Innings, Suryakumar Yadav’s Half-Century
Chasing the target of 165 runs, Mumbai’s team got the first blow in the form of Quinton Dickock, who scored 18 runs and was caught by Gurkeerat off Mohammad Siraj. Ishan Kishan was out for 25 off Chahal. Sourav Tiwari scored 5 runs while Krunal Pandya was dismissed for 10 runs. Hardik Pandya was also dismissed for 17 runs. MI vs RCB 2020.
Mumbai Scored 45 in the Power-Play
Mumbai opener Quinton Dickock and Ishaan Kishan played well, adding 37 runs for the first wicket. Dickock was out for 18 by Mohammad Siraj. After this, Suryakumar Yadav and Kishan took the team’s score to 45 runs in the power-play. Kishan scored 25 runs and was dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal.
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Saurabh Tiwari Cheaply Out
Saurabh Tiwari, playing in the team in place of Rohit Sharma, could not do anything special and was dismissed for 5 runs off 8 balls. After this, Krunal Pandya was promoted in the batting order, but he could only score 10 runs.
Bengaluru Scored 164 for 6 Wickets
Bengaluru could not convert a good start to a big score and managed 164 runs for 6 wickets. Devdutt Padikkal scored 74, putting his fourth fifty of the season. Gurkirat Singh 14 and Washington Sundar 10 not out. At the same time, Jaspreet Bumrah completed his 100 wickets in the IPL. He took 3 wickets for 14 runs in 4 overs. Apart from this, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar got 1-1 wickets.
71 Runs Open Partnership
Devdutt Padikkal and Josh Philip got Bangalore off to a good start. Both took the team to 50 runs in the power-play. There was also a 71-run opening partnership between the two. This partnership was broken by Rahul Chahar. He stumps Philip (33) at the hands of wicket keeper Quinton Dickock.
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De Villiers-Kohli did Not Work
Captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers did not play in this match. Kohli scored just 9 runs. He was dismissed by Jaspreet Bumrah. After this, de Villiers made some good shots, but after 15 runs, Kieron Pollard was caught by Rahul Chahar.
Bumrah Completed 100 Wickets in IPL
Bumrah became the bowler to take 100 wickets in the IPL as soon as he took the wicket of Kohli in this match. He is the 16th bowler to do so. 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 overall T20 has also completed 200 wickets.
Mumbai Indians Playing XI
Quinton Dickock (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwari, Hardik Pandya, Kirron Pollard (captain), Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Jaspreet Bumrah.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI
Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippi, Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dubey, Dale Steyn, Mohammad Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal.