Abu Dhabi: Jasprit Bumrah’s wonderful bowling effort (3/14) adopted by Suryakumar Yadav’s heroics with the bat (75 not out) guided Mumbai Indians (MI) to a five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium right here on Wednesday.
The win took MI’s factors tally to 16 from 12 video games they usually proceed to take a seat atop the desk whereas RCB stay static on the second place with 14 factors. Each have performed 12 matches every, and two extra video games are left for every workforce.
Opting to subject, MI restricted their opponents at 164/6 wickets in 20 overs, due to Bumrah’s gorgeous effort with the ball. In return, MI endured a couple of hiccups however Suryakumar ensured to drive his workforce residence with 5 balls and as many wickets to spare. MI completed at 166 for 5 wickets in 19.1 overs.
Chasing the goal, MI misplaced in-form openers Quinton de Kock (18) and Ishan Kishan (25) inside the first eight overs. Whereas Mohammad Siraj (2/28) dismissed de Kock, Yuzvendra Chahal (2/37) dismissed the latter.
Suryakumar however stored the scorers busy. Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya chipped in with 5, 17 and 10 runs respectively, earlier than getting dismissed.
Nonetheless, regardless of wickets tumbling on the different finish, Suryakumar endurance within the center lastly paid. The Mumbai batter notched up his half-century off 29 balls.
He additional went on to steer his facet residence when he smashed Siraj for a boundary over additional cowl within the first supply of final over as MI registered their eight win of the season.
Suryakumar’s unbeaten knock was laced with 10 boundaries and three sixes.
For RCB, Siraj and Chahal bagged couple of wickets every.
Earlier, RCB suffered a middle-order collapse nevertheless, opener Devdutt Padikkal’s valiant 74 and Josh Philippe’s 33 helped their facet submit 164/6 within the allotted 20 overs as Jasprit Bumrah as soon as once more starred with the ball with figures of three/14.
Padikkal and Philippe took RCB to a great begin, including 54 runs within the first six overs.
Rahul Chahar (1/43) received the primary breakthrough when he removed Philippe within the eighth over which noticed Kohli (9) coming within the center.
The RCB skipper was concerned in a short 24-run stand with Padikkal earlier than falling to Bumrah, who in the meantime, additionally accomplished his 100 scalps within the league’s historical past.
AB de Villers (15) too, tried to stabilise the innings however faltered, turning into a sufferer of Kieron Pollard, leaving RCB at 131/Three in 15.2 overs.
RCB misplaced three wickets inside one other seven runs which left them reeling at 138/6.
Washington Sundar (10) and Gurkeerat Singh (14 not out) added 26 runs off the ultimate 16 balls as RCB reached a modest complete.
Transient scores: Mumbai Indians 166/5 wkts in 19.1 overs (Suryakumar Yadav 79 not out, Ishan Kishan 25; Mohammed Siraj 2/28) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 164/6 in 20 overs (Devdutt Padikkal 74, Josh Philippe 33; Jasprit Bumrah 3/14) by 5 wickets
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