It was an exciting contest between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, Virat Kohli and Co. have showcased pure dominance in the game – Both with the bat and bowl. This was the momentum that RCB was badly missing and after this performance, we can say that “They are BACK”. Let’s get into some details of this encounters like Great hatrrick from Harshal Patel.
Here Are The Playing 11 of Both sides:
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field First Against Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB has started off the 1st innings really well, skipper Virat Kohli played a top-class knock of 51 runs. After the arrival of Maxwell, things changed drastically, as he was hitting those beautiful 6’s with a reverse hit and made an excellent knock of 56 in just 37 balls.
After the 1st innings, RCB has managed to post a total of 165 runs in 20 overs.
Looking at the MI’s batting line-up it was a simple task for them to chase down the nominal score and they have really started off great. Skipper Rohit and De Kock had an excellent partnership. After the dismissal of both the batsman – MI middle-order crashed down completely – Right from Kishan, Surya Kumar, Pollard, Hardik, Krunal each and every batman made a single-digit score.
RCB bowlers have performed really well, Chahal has picked 3 wickets, Maxwell has picked 2 wickets, and here is the man of the moment “Harshal Patel“. He has taken a hat trick in this game and picked a total of 4 wickets. RCB has won this game by 54 runs.
After the win RCB is at the 3rd position of the points table with an NRR of -0.359 and Mumbai Indians drop down to the 7th position of the table with an NRR of -0.551.