MI vs. RCB, 38th Match
Mumbai Indians won by 5 wkts
Rohit Sharma’s Captain innings gives victory to Mumbai Indians.
RCB looks positive in this match after two low-scoring games. RCB Captain Virat Kohli started his runs by hitting two sixes, now this headed towards a positive strike but unfortunately, Kohli couldn’t stand up in the crease for a long time. Kohli went out for McClenaghan at 20 runs off 14 balls (2×6).Even Mandeep was looking good and went out for just 17 runs.
AB de Villiers
Mr. 360 started things fast as soon as he came into the crease started hitting boundaries and sixes. AB de was looking in great touch but he can’t stand in crease for a long time went out for 47 runs off 27 balls (3x4s, 3×6)
Kedar Jadhav & Pawan Negi
It was this duo who has given a respectable score to RCB when wickets were down. Kedar Jadhav was playing careful innings looking for singles and rotates strike to Pawan Negi. It was Pawan Negi who took the complete charge on MI bowlers. Negi hit two sixes of Malinga’s bowling and one of the Bumrah.Negi scored 35 runs off 23 balls ;( 1×4, 3×6) & Jadhav 28 runs helped RCB to achieve the respectable total of 162 runs.
MI looses Parthiv Patel of the first ball of innings, young pacer Aniket Choudhary picked Parthiv off his first ball. Soon after Parthiv’s dismissal it was Jos Butler took the charge and scored 33 runs off 21 balls;(4×4, 1×6).
It was Captain Rohit Sharma who played captains knock when MI lost quick wickets. Sharma played a much-matured innings hitting loose balls for boundaries not going for loose shots. It was Rohit Sharma who scored a boundary when two runs needed off two balls.