MI beat RCB by six wickets.© BCCI/IPL
Suryakumar Yadav sport ample causes for why he’s the No. 1 T20I batter on the planet because the Mumbai Indians star enthralled the spectators with some fabulous stroke-play earlier than guiding his group to a six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Chasing 200, MI rode on Suryakumar Yadav’s 35-ball 83, ably supported by younger Nehal Wadhera’s unbeaten 34-ball 52, to chase down the goal in 16.3 overs. With the win MI climbed to the third spot within the desk with 12 factors in 11 video games. RCB have all the way down to the seventh spot.
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RCB captain Faf du Plessis, who scored a half-century towards MI, leads the highest run-getters’ listing with a tally of 576 runs in 11 video games. Three bowlers – Gujarat Titans’ Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan together with Chennai Tremendous Kings’ Tushar Deshpande – lead the wicket-takers’ listing with 19 scalps every.
Suryakumar struck six sixes and 7 fours in his sensational effort whereas including 140 runs for the third wicket in solely 66 balls with Wadhera. Promoted at No 4, Wadhera, who was dropped on 16 on a troublesome return probability by Wanindu Hasaranga (2/53), went on to lift his second fifty of the season. The left-handed batter struck 4 fours and three sixes to make 52 not out off 34 balls.
After their bowlers sparked a comeback of kinds within the first half of the sport, Mumbai Indians by no means seemed below any stress with their reshuffled batting order clicking collectively, regardless of Rohit Sharma’s peculiar run persevering with.
The Mumbai Indians’ captain Sharma was dismissed for less than seven, however a brisk begin offered by Ishan Kishan (42) and a sturdy stand for the third wicket shut RCB out of the sport.
RCB had been cruising in the direction of a giant complete at one stage when MI fought again to use brakes, and the guests’ failure to placed on even 200 got here again to harm them.
With PTI inputs
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