RCB VS MI | Match #01
While the coronavirus pandemic is raging through the country, IPL 2021 took off with a match (RCB vs MI IPL 2021) that found its result on the very last ball. Yes, you read it right, RCB defeated MI on the very last ball.
RCB won and chose to bowl.
RCB vs MI IPL 2021 Match Summary
Missing 50 By A Run Feat. Chris Lynn
While Rohit Sharma got out early on in the game, his fellow opener Chris Lynn went on to score 49 runs.
Other top scorers were Suryakumar Yadav (31 runs) and Ishan Kishan (28 runs). The last over for MI was quite disastrous as they managed to score only 1 run. Kishan as usual played an aggressive innings with his strike rate being almost 150.
Harshal Patel Becomes 1st Bowler To Take 5 Wickets Against MI
Patel was the one who decimated the middle and lower order of Mumbai Indians and made sure that RCB wouldn’t go on to score more. Besides him, Washington Sundar and Kyle Jamieson took a wicket each to their credit.
ABD Sails RCB’s Boat
While King Kohli contributed 33 runs off 29 balls, ABD went one step ahead and played a turbocharged innings of 48 runs off 27 balls before getting run out. Had it not been for him, RCB would have probably lost the match.
Chahar’s Expensive Performance
While the target could have been easily defended, Rahul Chahar proved to be a disaster as he ended his 4 overs with an economy rate of 10.75.
RCB Avoids Meme Feast On The Last Ball
Yes, we all know how brutally RCB gets trolled in IPL when they lose a match. Had they lost in the very first match itself, it would have been a field day for trolls. While it might be innocent fun for most people, it does have negative impact on the players. Hence, one needs to careful while making jokes and memes.