It was a master class performance by the Mumbai Indians team in the empty ground of Amitabh and the team registered a comfortable victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Jasprit Bumrah started with the bowl and SuryaKumar Yadav finished it with his bat and provided a thrilling victory and also helped the team to seal a position in the play-off of the IPL 2020 tournament. So, without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Mumbai Indians versus Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The regular captain of Mumbai Indians was not came out from the injury, that’s why the big man from Caribbean land Pollard was the stand in captain for the match and he won the toss and elected to field the first.
Royal Challengers Bangalore came out in the match with some changes and the team dropped Aaron Finch and included Josh Philippe and the young wicket-keeper batsman from Australia came out in the opening position and helped Devdutt Padikkal to provide a good start for the team. The opening players of Royal Challengers Bangalore provided a 71-run partnership. Then Rahul Chahar came into the attack and removed Philippe for 33 off 24 deliveries.
However, Padikkal continued to score runs and got to his fourth IPL half-century. He was trying to rebuild the innings and aiming for a big total but Bumrah struck and sent back the RCB captain Virat Kohli for just nine runs and the same was Bumrah’s 100th wicket in the IPL.
Then the skipper of Mumbai Indians, Kieron Pollard brought himself on to the attack and grabbed the key wicket of AB de Villiers for 19. The bowling department of the team restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore at 164 runs after 20 overs on the board. It is worth to mention that Bumrah showcased an amazing performance as he captured three wickets of RCB by giving just 14 runs in his four overs.
In reply, Mumbai Indians started in a good way as Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan provided quick runs but Siraj dismissed de Kock for 18 and his partner Ishan Kishan went back to the pavilion in the over of Yuzvendra Chahal.
Then Suryakumar came out in the middle and performed masterclass innings in the match and also made realized that the selection committee was mistaken by dropping him from the squad of the Australian tournament,
He then took control and played a well-controlled, he stood strongly on one end even after losing some key players such as the Pandiya brothers and Saurabh Tiwari but Yadav scored yet another half century and he Smashed 74 runs in his account from just 43 balls and Mumbai Indians registered a comfortable win with 5 balls to spare.
With this victory, Mumbai Indians becomes the first player to register a position in the play-off of the IPL 2020 tournament.