Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis scored 148 runs for the opening wicket chasing 172(Image Credit:-Twitter)
Virat Kohli 82*(49) and Faf du Plesis 73(43) 148 run opening wicket partnership helps RCB beat Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in Chinnasamy. Tilak Varma’s 84(46) innings help Mumbai to score 171/7 in 20 overs. RCB chased down the total in 16.2 overs with 8 wicket remaining.
Put into bat Mumbai Indians top order struggled against RCB bowling. They lost Ishan Kishan 10(13) , Cameron Green 5(4) , Rohit Sharma 1(10) and Suryakumar Yadhav 15(16) inside the 9 overs for just 48 runs.
Tilak Varma 84*(46) , Nehal Wadhera 21(13) and Arshad Khan 15*(9) innings helps them to finish the innings strongly. Mumbai Indians scored 60 runs in last 4 overs.
Mohammed Siraj who bowled superbly in his first 3 overs given just 5 runs and picked the wicket of Ishan Kishan. However when he came to bowl his last over which is 19th over of the innings he bowled the longest over in IPL history. He given away 16 runs in that over which included 5 wide delivers resulting in 11 ball over.
Karn Sharma (2/32) , Reece Topley (1/14) , Michael Bracewell (1/16) , Mohammed Siraj (1/21) , Akash Deep (1/29) and Harshal Patel (1/43) are the wicket takers for RCB.
Impact Player (MI):- Jason Behrendorff in for Suryakumar Yadhav.
No impact player for RCB.
RCB openers Virat Kohli 82*(49) and Faf du Plesis 73(43) demolished the Mumbai Indian bowlers by scoring 148 runs in 14.5 overs. Faf du Plessis enjoyed his luck when Ishan Kishan dropped him off Piyush Chawla in 5th over. Virat Kohli remains unbeaten on 82.
Arshad Khan (1/28) and Cameron Green (1/30) are the wicket takers for Mumbai Indians
Player of the Match:- Faf du Plessis 73(43)
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