IPL Match 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore made a blast within the Indian Premier League 2021, defeating defending champions Mumbai Indies by 2 wickets during a thrilling match.
IPL Match 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Mumbai Indians by 2 wickets
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated defending champions Mumbai Indians by 2 wickets within the opening match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday. The match was decided on the last ball. this is often the first time RCB has named its first match of the season. Earlier in 2007, 2017, and 2019, the Bangalore team had to face defeat while playing their first match of the season.
IPL Match 2021: Scores
Mumbai Indians, batting first, set a target of 160 runs in front of Bangalore, which they achieved at the loss of 8 wickets off the last ball of the 20th over. AB de Villiers played an excellent inning of 48 runs for Bangalore. apart from him, Glam Maxwell scored 39, and captain Virat Kohli scored 33 runs. For Mumbai, Marco Jenson and Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets each. Mumbai’s team lost their first match for the eighth consecutive season.
Earlier, Mumbai lost 159 for 9 wickets within the allotted 20 overs, batting first after losing the toss. Chris Lynn scored 49 runs for him. aside from this, Suryakumar Yadav contributed 31, Ishaan Kishan contributed 28 runs.
IPL Match 2021: Man of the match
Harshal Patel took five wickets from Bangalore while Jameson and Sundar got one each. Patel didn’t concede one within the final over while taking three wickets. a complete of Mumbai’s four wickets fell during this over.