Royal Challengers Bangalore started well because they scored 54/0 in the powerplay. However, Mumbai Indians bowled well and in the middle overs and at the end. By restricting them to 164 for 6. RCB didn’t finish the game as they would have liked. It looks like they fall short of 25-30 runs. However, it is a fighting total and they need to pick early wickets to win the game.
Devdutt Padikkal played an outstanding inning of 74 runs in 45 deliveries. Josh Philippe scored 33 runs in 24 balls. Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowler. He picked three wickets. Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, and Rahul Chahar took a wicket each.
Mumbai Indians chase the total in 19.1 overs. Surya Kumar Yadav played a brilliant knock of 79 runs in 43 balls. He was unbeaten as well. They beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets. Surya Kumar Yadav receives the Player of the Match award for his match-winning knock. They have confirmed their position in the playoffs. They are in the top position in the points table.
Even after losing RCB is still in second place. However, this defeat will be a big concern for Virat Kohli and Bangalore says Virender Sehwag.