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IPL 2021, MI vs RCB Highlights: RCB Beats MI by 2 Wickets in a last-ball thriller.

An incredible win for Bangalore! 

The IPL opener match was held in MA Chidambaram Chennai stadium at 7.30 p.m between Rohit Sharma led-MI and Virat Kohli led- RCB. and, To our surprise MI, called as the defending champions of IPL had a bad opening this season.   

MI vs RCB Highlights 2021 IPL

It was the first win for RCB in IPL2021 since they lost in 2008,2017 and 2019. Take a look at the scores:

  • MI scored 159/9 in 20 overs; Run rate 7.95
  • RCB scored 160/8 in 20 overs; Run Rate 8.0

Though it was a neck to neck challenge. MI start opened the match and RCB chased the target. The credit goes to AB de Villiers who  took control and smashed a 27-ball 48; leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a two-wicket victory

Man of the match: Mr-Fifer-Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel debuted the IPL2021 with a win.Medium-pacer Harshal Patel; the game-changer for RCB, became the first bowler to record outstanding figures of 5-27 against the IPL champions; Mumbai Indian in history.

Harshal Patel

See what Rohit Sharma, the MI skipper said post-match:

“Winning the championship is important, I guess, not the first game. Great fight, we didn’t let it go easily. Although the score wasn’t something we were happy with. We were 20 short.”

Marco Jansen from MI Shares history with Virat Kohli

Marco Jansen is the new identified Talent for MI; who bowled the final over of the match. Marco Jansen, a 20-year-old South African cricketer performed outstandingly in his debutant match against RCB. He took the major wicket of Glen MAxwell.

Marco Jansen

Check the Score Card of both the teams:

MUMBAI INDIANS INNINGS

(RUN RATE: 7.95)

BatsmenRunsBallsSR4s6s
Rohit Sharmarun out (Virat Kohli/Yuzvendra Chahal)1915126.6611
Chris Lynnc & b Washington Sundar4935140.0043
Suryakumar Yadavc AB de Villiers b Kyle Jamieson3123134.7841
Ishan Kishanlbw Harshal Patel2819147.3621
Hardik Pandyalbw Harshal Patel1310130.0020
Kieron Pollardc Washington Sundar b Harshal Patel7977.7710
Krunal Pandyac Dan Christian b Harshal Patel77100.0010
Marco Jansenb Harshal Patel020.0000
Rahul Chaharrun out (Virat Kohli/AB de Villiers)000.0000
Jasprit BumrahNOT OUT1250.0000
EXTRAS(nb 2, w 2, b 0, lb 0, pen 0)4
TOTAL(9 wickets; 20 overs)159

ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE INNINGS

(RUN RATE: 8.00)

BatsmenRunsBallsSR4s6s
Washington Sundarc Chris Lynn b Krunal Pandya101662.5000
Virat Kohlilbw Jasprit Bumrah3329113.7940
Rajat Patidarb Trent Boult88100.0010
Glenn Maxwellc Chris Lynn b Marco Jansen3928139.2832
AB de Villiersrun out (Krunal Pandya/Ishan Kishan)4827177.7742
Shahbaz Ahmedc Krunal Pandya b Marco Jansen1250.0000
Dan Christianc Rahul Chahar b Jasprit Bumrah1333.3300
Kyle Jamiesonrun out (Jasprit Bumrah)44100.0000
Harshal PatelNOT OUT43133.3300
Mohammed SirajNOT OUT010.0000
EXTRAS(nb 1, w 9, b 0, lb 2, pen 0)12
TOTAL(8 wickets; 20 overs)160

That’s all about the First match of the IPL 2021 season. Let’s see what the next match brings to us! 

IPL 2021, Match 2 will be played between CSK (Chennai Super Kings) and DC ( Delhi Capitals) at 7.30 p.m, 10th April 2021. You can watch the match on the Star sports channel or live stream on disney+Hotstar.

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