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IPL 2021 Match 1: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians in last ball thriller

Harshal Patel 5-27 for RCB today
Harshal Patel 5-27 for RCB today
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In the Tournament opener of the IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians in a last ball thriller, by just 2 wickets, at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai today

 

Match Summary

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 1st Match, Indian Premier League

Mumbai Indians 159/9 (20 ov)

Royal Challengers Bangalore 160/8 (20 ov)

Result - Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 2 wickets

Scorecard

 

 

 

Match Highlights

Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and decided to field and the Mumbai Indians scored a par 159/9 in their 20 overs –

Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Rohit Sharma - 3.6 ov), 2-94 (Suryakumar Yadav - 10.6 ov), 3-105 (Chris Lynn - 12.5 ov), 4-135 (Hardik Pandya - 15.6 ov), 5-145 (Ishan Kishan - 17.4 ov), 6-158 (Krunal Pandya - 19.1 ov), 7-158 (Kieron Pollard - 19.2 ov), 8-158 (Marco Jansen - 19.4 ov), 9-159 (Rahul Chahar - 19.6 ov)

 

In reply, RCB just got over the line on the last ball of their 20 overs, thanks maily to rear-guard innings of 48 from veteran campaigner AB de Villiers.

Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Washington Sundar - 4.2 ov), 2-46 (Rajat Patidar - 5.5 ov), 3-98 (Virat Kohli - 12.3 ov), 4-103 (Glenn Maxwell - 14.1 ov), 5-106 (Shahbaz Ahmed - 14.6 ov), 6-122 (Daniel Christian - 16.3 ov), 7-152 (Kyle Jamieson - 18.5 ov), 8-158 (AB de Villiers - 19.4 ov)

 

Playing XIs

 

Mumbai Indians - Rohit Sharma(c), Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(wk), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Virat Kohli(c), Rajat Patidar, AB de Villiers(wk), Glenn Maxwell, Washington Sundar, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

 

Match Details

Start Time: 15:00

Toss: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and decided to field

Venue: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Officials: Nitin Menon, Karumanaseri Ananthapadmanabhan, Chettithody Shamsuddin, Ulhas Gandhe, Vengalil Kutty

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