RCB vs MI: Harshal Patel took a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians to guide his team to victory.© BCCI/IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have crushed Mumbai Indians (MI) to register a big win by 54 runs in Match 39 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell was the star performer for Bangalore with his both bat and ball contributions. Maxwell scored 56 runs with the bat and did his magic with the ball by taking up two wickets in the middle-overs. Later, Harshal Patel took a hat-trick to finish off MI’s hopes. Apart from these two, Yuzvendra Chahal took three wickets and was the most economical bowler as he gave just 11 runs in his four overs. With this win, RCB now have six wins and 12 points in their hand while MI moved to the seventh spot in the points tally with six defeats. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Highlights Of RCB vs MI, Straight from Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Important Win For RCB!
What a performance from RCB bowlers! Harshal Patel became the third bowler from RCB to take a hat-trick. Glenn Maxwell was the absolute performer for his team was he scored 56 runs with the ball and picked up two crucial wickets while bowling in the middle-overs. Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets in his four overs and gave away just 11 runs. RCB made their position strong for playoff qualification while Mumbai are now at the seventh spot.
That’s all from the RCB vs MI blog. Do join us tomorrow when Rajasthan Royals will spearhead against SunRisers Hyderabad to keep their playoff qualification hopes.
Maiden Over From Chahal!
Maiden over with a wicket from Yuzvendra Chahal. Amazing spell came to an end. He took three wickets and gave away just 11 runs
RCB One Wicket Away From Win!
Chahal to Bumrah, OUT BOWLED!! RCB are just a wicket away from a win. Amazing show by bowlers.
Bumrah b Chahal 5(6) (4s-1)
MI 115/9, need 55 runs in 15 balls
Two Wickets In Two Balls!
Hardhal to Pollard, BOWLED!! Two in two for Harshal Patel.Pollard b Harshal Patel 7(10)
MI 106/8, need 60 off 22
Harshal Patel to Hardik Pandya, OUT, caught by skipper Virat Kohli. Another wicket for purple cap holder Harshal Patel.
Hardik Pandya departs after a poor show.
Hardik Pandya c Kohli b Harshal Patel 3(6)
MI 106/6, need 60 off 23
Siraj to Suryakumar Yadav, OUT, caught by Chahal at short third man. Fifth wicket goes down for Mumbai Indians.
Suryakumar Yadav c Chahal b Siraj 8(9)
MI 97/5, need 69 off 37
Good Day For Glenn Maxwell!
Glenn Maxwell has done everything tonight first he scored 56 with the bat and now he completed his four overs by taking two wickets and gave away just 23 runs.
MI 97/4, need 69 runs from 36 balls
Maxwell is having a great day out there in the middle.
First with the bat and now with the ball.
Picks up his second wicket as Krunal Pandya departs for just 5 runs.
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Another Wicket For Maxwell!
Maxwell to Krunal, OUT BOWLED!!!! What a night its been for Glenn Maxwell, first with the bat and now two wickets with the ball. Mumbai Indians are in trouble now.
Krunal Pandya b Glenn Maxwell 5(11)
Chahal to Kishan, OUT, caught by Harshal Patel. Yet again Kishan was dismissed to a spinner this season.
Ishan Kishan c Harshal Patel b Chahal 9(12) (4s-1)
Maxwell to Rohit, OUT, caught by Padikkal. Big wicket for RCB!
Rohit Sharma departs after giving a good start.
Rohit c Padikkal b Maxwell 43(28) (4s-5 6s-1)
Chahal to Kishan, FOUR, straight down the ground. Kishan picking up from where de Kock has left.
Maxwell to Rohit, SIX, over deep mid-wicket.
Chahal has given the first breakthrough to RCB. Quinton de Kock has to go after playing a good cameo with Rohit Sharma.de Kock c Maxwell b Chahal 24(23) (4s-4)
MI Going Strong!
15 runs from Daniel Christian’s last over. Mumbai Indians are in a good position.
MI 51/0 in 5 overs
Staright shot from de Kock and FOUR, what a way to start off the over.
Nine Runs From 4th Over!
Two boundaries but Siraj has ended the over by giving away just nine runs.
Big Over For MI!
Jamieson to Rohit, FOUR, to long-on. Three back to back boundaries.
MI 27/0 in 3 overs
Another boundary for Rohit this time to deep backward point.
Jamieson to Rohit, full toss and FOUR on the No Ball.
MI 10/0 in 2 overs!
Good over from Mohammed Siraj, Just five runs. However de Kock scored a boundary on the final ball.
MI 10/0 in 2 overs
Steady start from Mumbai Indians. 5 runs from the first over.
MI Need 166 To Win!
Brilliant Comeback from Mumbai Indians!! Just three runs from the final over and RCB ended their innings at 165/6. Mumbai Indians need 167 runs to win. It was a brilliant show by RCB batters but in the end MI bowlers will have a last laugh as they gave 9 runs in the final over.
Brilliant comeback from the MI bowlers to restrict RCB to 165/6 in 20 overs
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Boult to Shahbaz Ahmed, OUT Bowled!! Brilliant comeback for Mumbai Indians.
Shahbaz Ahmed b Boult 1(3)
Bumrah to Maxwell, OUT caught by Boult. A good inning from RCB No.4 came to an end.
Maxwell c Boult b Bumrah 56(37) (4s-6 6s-3)
Another good shot from Maxwell. FOUR to start off the over.
Maxwell Scores 50!
Two runs and Maxwell completes his fifty and this is the third half-century of this season. RCB are on a very good position for a big finish.
Big Over For RCB!
Another FOUR!! ABD was the man in the last over and Maxwell doing it for RCB in this over. Already 14 runs in this over
Milne to Maxwell, another reverse and FOUR!!
Third switch hit SIX from Maxwell tonight. RCB on their way to a big finish.
Short ball and down the ground this time from ABD for FOUR. What a brilliant shot that was from a top class batsman!!
SIX From ABD!
Bumrah to de Villers, SIX to long on. Excellent shot!!
OUT!! It was a knuckle ball from Milne and Kohli fails to pick the length and in the end an easy catch for Anukul Roy.
Kohli c (sub)Anukul Roy b Milne 51(42) (4s-3 6s-3)
Reverse hit from Glenn Maxwell and another FOUR to third man.
Good Over From Boult!
Just two runs from Trent Boult’s over and RCB are at 119/2 after 15 overs.
Another switch hit rom Maxwell and another SIX. Maxwell going strong!!
Big Over For RCB!
Big over for RCB 12 runs from it. Glenn Maxwell was brilliant with his shot hitting ability.
RCB 109/2 in 13 overs
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