IPL 2021, MI vs RR Live Score: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
IPL 2021, MI vs RR Highlights: Defending champions Mumbai Indians notched up a comfortable seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in an IPL game on Thursday. Opener Quinton de Kock smashed an unbeaten 50-ball 70, while Krunal Pandya made 39 off 26 balls as MI chased down a target of 172 in 18.3 overs to snap their two-match losing streak.
Put into bat, Rajasthan Royals posted a decent 171 for four with skipper Sanju Samson (42 off 27 balls), Jos Buttler (41 off 32 balls) and Shivam Dube (35 off 31 balls) making useful contributions. For Mumbai, spinner Rahul Chahar (2/33) snapped two wickets, while pacers Jasprit Bumrah (1/15) and Trent Boult (1/37) scalped one each. Chris Morris (2/33) was the most successful bowler for RR, while Mustafizur Rahman (1/) accounted for one.
Match EndedIndian Premier League, 2021 – Match 24
Match Ended ( Day – Match 24 )
Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets
Quinton de Kock’s 70* helps Mumbai Indians with 7 wicket win over Rajasthan Royals. Mumbai got to their target of 172 off 18.3 overs and late match exploits by Pollard
Six…. four…. and a four off the helmet! After 10 runs off 2 balls to start the 18th over, Pollard ducks to a bouncer and gets hit by Morris’ delivery. But it goes through for a four. Mumbai need 9 runs in 12 balls at 4.5 rpo.
Mustafizur gets the much needed breakthrough, Krunal Pandya has been bowled! Krunal departs after a well-made 39 (26) as he plays it onto his stumps against Mustafizur. Much needed breakthrough for Rajasthan. MI 147/3 after 17 overs
Krunal Pandya starts the new over with a bang as he hammers Tewatia for a biggie, lofts it straight down the ground for massive six. Five overs left, MI 131/2 after 15 overs
Quinton de Kock tried to go after the slower one from Sakariya but almost found Jaiswal who couldn’t hold onto it. The final strategic time-out has been taken. MI 119/2 in 14 overs, need 53 runs in 36 balls
Quinton de Kock reaches the half-century mark for the first time this season in 35 balls and 15th time in IPL. A relief for Mumbai as QDK gets back to form after a struggle during the Chennai leg.Krunal Pandya ends the over with a boundary. MI 106/2 after 12 overs.
Soft dismissal as Suryakumar Yadav has flicked a slower delivery by Morris straight to Buttler at mid-wicket. SKY departs for 16 as Morris claims his second wicket. Top over from Morris, four runs and a wicket. MI 87/2 after 10 overs
QDK has finally found his mojo. He is 47 off 29 balls and not for stopping. Mumbai looking good for the points here, RR need a wicket and very soon! MI 83/1 after 9 overs
After 8 overs, Mumbai Indians reach 71/1. RR lost their DRS as well in that over as they went upstairs to review the LBW appeal against QDK. There was an edge and the review lost.
A boundary off the front foot on the last ball and now off the back foot. SKY cuts Tewatia and gets a boundary towards extra-cover and gets a boundary. Third boundary of the over and this time it was QDK who played a brilliant reverse sweep and gets a boundary. MI 63/1 after 7 overs
OUT! Final over of the Powerplay and Morris strikes. Rohit mistimes it and chips it straight to Sakariya at mid-on. Rohit departs right before the end of powerplay for 14. Suryakumar walks in. MI 49/1 after 6 overs
After de Kock’s double boundary in the previous over and another over of poor delivery, slightly too short but Mumbai skipper and opener Rohit Sharma takes full advantage, pulling over the midwicket fence for a SIX. MI 36/0 after 5 overs
The first boundary of the innings from Quinton de Kock gets Mumbai going in the third over. Brilliantly timed by Quinton de Kock towards covers. Just a gentle drive. MI 14/0 after 3 overs
Just 3 runs came from that over bowled by Unadkat. Rohit could have been run out in that over had Rahul Tewatia’s throw hit the non-striker’s end. MI 8/0 after 2 overs
Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock open the chase for Mumbai. Chetan Sakariya opens the attack. MI 4/0 after 1 over
David Miller takes a boundary and with that Rajasthan Royals’ innings come to an end. Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson help Rajasthan Royals post 171 runs on the board in 20 overs. Samson 42, Buttler 41; R Chahar 2/33
A low full toss by Jasprit Bumrah and Shivam Dube cannot put it away. Out for 35 off 31 balls.12 dot balls and just one boundary conceded. What a spell by Jasprit Bumrah. Just nine runs conceded across the 17th and 19th overs. 1/15 in 4 overs. RR 159/4 after 19 overs
OUT! Trent Boult strikes as Sanju Samson departs after 27-ball 42. Rajasthan lose their third. David Miller walks in. Dube ends the over with a maximum as the Royals cross 150 runs. RR 155/3 after 18 overs
Fifty partnership between Samson and Dube off 41 balls for the third wicket. It was slow going, a bit hit-and-miss, but they have changed gears in the last couple of overs. RR 145/2 after 17 overs
Samson whips this overpitched delivery through square leg for a couple of runs. 14 runs off the over helps Rajasthan towards a better total. RR 140/2 after 16 overs