Yet another nail biting match witnessed by the cricketing fans around the globe. Yes, I’m talking about the 10th Indian Premier League 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians on 28th September 2020.
Yet another 200+ score game, but the result was decided in an SUPER Over. Another Indian youngster almost made a century in the match. Yes, Ishan Kishan made 99 in the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians on 28th September 2020.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field first, Royal Challengers Bangalore had a brilliant opening partnership between D Padikkal and AJ Finch. They both added 81 Runs in just 8 overs. This time too, Virat Kohil did not trouble the bowlers and got out for just 3 runs and RCB total was 92/2 in 12.2 overs.
One again AB de Villiers who is in brilliant batting form, scored half century (55 Runs) in just 24 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes. Ab de Villier along with Shivam Dube helped the Royal Challengers Bangalore set the target of 200 for Mumbai Indians.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting:
D Padikkal (54 Runs of 40 Balls 5 fours and 2 Sixes)
AJ Finch (52 Runs of 35 Balls 7 fours and 1 Six)
V Kohil (3 Runs of 11 Balls)
AB de Villiers (55 Runs of 24 Balls 4 Fours and 4 Sixes)
S Dube (27 Runs of 10 Balls with 1 four and 3 sixes)
Mumbai Indian had a huge target of 201 to chase, however, they lost three early wickets including the Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma gone without troubling the RCB bowlers.
Mumbai Indians were 39-3 in 6.4 overs. Then Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya had a 39 Runs partnership for 4th wicket and Mumbai Indians were at 78-4 in 11.2 Overs.
Mumbai Indians need 123 to reach the target in the next 58 Balls. Then came the KA Pollard he along with the young Indian Batsmen able to add 119 runs in 57 Balls and Ishan Kishan got out at 99 Runs and Mumbai Indians needed 5 Runs to win the match and KA Pollard grabbed 4 runs between deep square and deep midwicket. And that’s a tie and the match went into SUPER OVER.
Mumbai Indian Batting:
RG Sharma (8 Runs in 8 Balls with 1 six)
Q de Kock (14 Runs of 15 Balls 1 Four)
SA Yadav (0 of 2 balls)
Ishan Kishan (99 Runs of 58 Balls with 2 Fours and 9 Sixes)
HH Pandya (15 Runs of 13 Balls)
KA Pollard (60 Runs of 24 Balls with 3 Fours and 5 Sixes)
RCB vs MI Super Over:
Mumbai Indian batted first in the Super over, brilliant bowling by NA Saini, the Mumbai Indian managed to get only 7/1 Runs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore with the help of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohil reached the target with 3 singles and 2 fours. (11/0)
Royal Challengers Bangalore won the one-over eliminator
Player of the Match: AB de Villiers
Indian Premier League Points:
Royal Challengers Bangalore – 2
Mumbai Indians – 0
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