Indian Premier League Match 36
Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians
Toss: Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl first
After sending to bat by Ajinkya Rahane, Mumbai Indians batsmen responded them very well. Despite losing their captain early on 5 runs, Quinton De Kock and Suryakumar Yadav were amazing on the crease. But they were on a slow side this time. They both added 97 runs in 13 overs for their side. Quinton De Kock out after scoring 65 runs off 47 balls, whereas, Suryakumar Yadav scored 34 runs off 33 balls. Hardik Pandya join the party and scored quick 23 off 15 balls. Kieron Pollard fails to showed an impact and got out on 10 runs only. Ben Cutting and Krunal Pandya remain not out on 13 and 2 runs respectively in the end. Shreyas Gopal was the pick of the bowlers who gave 21 runs in his 4 overs along with 2 important wickets.
Mumbai Indians Score : 161-5 in 20 overs.
In reply of Mumbai Indians 161 runs, RR batsmen were very confident from the beginning. Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson added 39 runs in 20 balls for their side. Ajinkya Rahane scored 12 runs off 12 balls and Sanju Samson scored 35 runs off 19 balls. Ben Stokes got out on 0 and keep on failing with the bat this season IPL. Riyan Parag and Steve Smith were the men who took the to the finishing line before Riyan Parag dismissed on 43 runs and Steve Smith remain unbeaten on 59 and guided his side to the victory. Ashton Turner also suffer from the first ball duck this time.
Rajasthan Royals are just about still perfectly healthy in the 2019 VIVO IPL. They planned that pursuit expertly, and even the fantasy pair of Malinga and Bumrah couldn’t spare them at the passing. MI won’t go top of the table, however, they are as yet enjoying the good life in second.