won the toss and elected to bowl first
Sharma & De Kock opens for MI
off Gowtham’s over quickens the runs-rate for MI. 27/0 after 3 overs
50 up for
MI off just 4.2 overs
start for Mumbai Indians as they must have imagined it to be!
goes down for MI as Skipper hooks it off Jofra Archer for 47. Suryakumar Yadav
in. MI 96/1
for MI & with that De Kock gets to his fifty as well off 34 balls
clips the off-stump and Surya goes for 16 as Dhawal Kulkarni strikes. Kieron
Pollard is in. MI 117/2
lord! Pollard departs as well!
insane such-a-turnaround for Rajasthan Royals as Pollard top edges to Gopal off
Jofra Archer for 6. Hardik Pandya comes in. MI 136/3
catch ends the De Kock’s knock off Jofra Archer slower ball as De Kock mishits
to mid-off where Jos Buttler takes a Brilliant brilliant catch and it’s silence
here at the Wankhede stadium. De Kock goes for a very well made 81. Ishan
Kishan is in. MI 163/4
another as Ishan Kishan hits that straight to Buttler off Unadkat for 5. MI
flurries from Hardik Pandya’s 28* off just 11 balls helps MI finish 187/5 after
188 runs to win off 120 balls
Buttler & Ajinkya Rahane in for RR
Ajinkya Rahane is firing everything he has in his kitty as Buttler is playing a
second fiddle here for RR.
up for RR in quick session at just 4.1 overs as both of them are playing so
well. MI needs wickets very badly at the moment.
Pandya removes Rahane as he goes for the slog sweep but no power in the shot
and he has played a good here as he goes for 37. Sanju Samson is in. RR 60/1
up for RR after 10 overs and fifty comes for Jos Buttler as well. How on earth
you bowl him when he’s in such a tremendous form!
needs 88 off last 60 balls
you kidding me! Joseph Alzarri the last match winner is dispatched for 28 runs
by Jos Buttler. It’s a de-ja-vu for Rajasthan Royals.
Chahar gets Buttler!
goes for the big shot didn’t timed it well coz of the wide off stump delivery
and extra-ordinarily Buttler show is over as he goes for 89. Steve Smith comes
in. RR 147/2
needs 41 runs off just 40 balls
gets Sanju Samson! Is there another twist in the tale for MI? As bumrah gets
him out LBW. Sanju refers it and umpires call it is which means he has to go
for 31. RR 170/3
Krunal strikes back! As Rahul
Tripathi slog sweeps it to Hardik Pandya.
Pandya square who gets the man! Rahul goes for 1. RR 171/4
needs 17 runs off 17 balls
bowls a quicker ball and new man clearly misses it and stump gets shattered.
Livingstone goes for 1. RR 174/5
drama and a lot of drama!
required off 12 balls
bowl the pen-ultimate over
and Steve Smith goes for 12 as he pokes a fourth stump ball and edges it to the
keeper. RR 174/6
required off 6 balls
Pandya to bowl the ultimate over. We have seen him defending his national team
on the last over. Can he do that today? That’s the question here. Let’s see.
can happen here!
airrrrrrrr and dropped. It was a difficult chance but the mid-off fielder
didn’t get there in time as the batsman scrambles back for the second
Gopal hits a 4 and that’s it for Rajasthan Royals as they win by 4 wickets
Man of the match: Jos Buttler for his quick fire 89