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IPL 2020: Surya sends out a message in Mumbai win

Suryakumar Yadav played a terrific knock
Suryakumar Yadav played a terrific knock
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Mumbai Indians pushed towards a place in the play-offs with a five wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday night.

After being asked to bat, Bangalore started off well with a 71 run opening stand between Joshua Phillipe (33) and Devdutt Padikkal (74: 45b, 12x4, 1x6). But thereafter the wickets started falling at regular intervals. The Bangalore batsmen struggled in the face of some disciplined bowling. For Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah (3-14) was the most impressive bowler.

When they chased Mumbai got off to a decent start with Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan batting well. Thereafter it was the Suryakumar Yadav show. Yadav struck an unbeaten 79 off 43 balls with 10 boundaries and three sixes. Later, Yadav shared a 51 run fifth wicket stand with Hardik Pandya to seal the issue for Mumbai. For Bangalore, Mohammed Siraj (2-28) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2-37) were the most successful bowlers.

Match Summary - Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai, 48th Match, Indian Premier League

Royal Challengers Bangalore 164-6 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Josh Philippe-7.5 ov), 2-95 (Virat Kohli-11.2 ov), 3-131 (AB de Villiers-15.2 ov), 4-134 (Shivam Dube-16.3 ov), 5-134 (Devdutt Padikkal-16.5 ov), 6-138 (Chris Morris-17.2 ov)

Mumbai Indians 166-5 (19.1)

Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Quinton de Kock-5.3 ov), 2-52 (Ishan Kishan-7.5 ov), 3-72 (Saurabh Tiwary-10.4 ov), 4-107 (Krunal Pandya-13.5 ov), 5-158 (Hardik Pandya-18.5 ov)

Result - Mumbai Indians won by five wickets

Scorecard

Playing XI
Mumbai Indians: Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard (captain), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal, Joshua Philippe (wicket-keeper), Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Dale Steyn