Two big teams with big players played against each other in the IPL 5th match. Moreover, fans are excited to watch Rohit and Virat play against each other. However, it was a great day for RCB fans. RCB won the toss and elected to bowl first. With the ball, they performed exceptionally well. Siraj bowled the first over, and in the initial overs, he got the wicket. Moreover, RCB bowlers succeeded in keeping the MI players under pressure.
While batting first, the Mumbai Indians scored 171 runs in 20 overs with the loss of 7 wickets. It is a good score to chase in T-20. However, the star players of the RCB played big innings today and easily won the match. RCB chased this target in 17 overs with the loss of two wickets. Moreover, the IPL 5th match was interesting. Below, you will find a summary of the match.
Mumbai Indians’ innings
Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan opened the innings for the team. Indeed, both are big players, but today they failed to score big runs. Ishan Kishan scored 10 runs in 13 balls. HV Patel caught Mohammed Siraj on the ball. Moreover, Rohit Sharma initially tried to hit big, but he also failed. He scored one run on 10 balls. Dinesh Kartik caught him on the ball of Akash Deep.
Moreover, Cameron Green came to bat at number three. He scored five runs in four balls. RJW Topley bowled him.
Suryakumar Yadav came to bat at number four. However, he scored 15 runs in 16 balls. Shahbaz Ahmad caught him on the ball from Michael Bracewell.
Tilak Verma came to bat at number five. Moreover, he played an excellent inning for the team. With his inning, the Mumbai Indians scored good runs on the scoreboard. He scored 84 runs in 46 balls without being out.
Nehal Wadhera came to bat at number six. He scored 21 runs in 13 balls. Virat Kohli caught him on the ball from KV Sharma.
In the 20 overs, Mumbai Indians scored 171 runs with the loss of 7 wickets. Even though the Mumbai Indians did not get off to a good start, they managed to score enough runs. This season also Mumbai Indians started with a loss and lost the IPL 5th match.
Mumbai Indians Scorecard
Royal Challengers Bangalore Innings
RCB was in full form and prepared. They played an aggressive inning today and stated to other teams with their innings that this year they are going to fight more strongly.
Moreover, star players on the team, Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis, opened innings for the team. Virat played an outstanding inning for the team. It seems like he came with a mind to beat MI bowlers. He scored 82 runs in 49 balls without being out. Moreover, Faf du Plesis scored 73 runs in 43 balls. Tim David caught him on the ball against Arshad Khan.
Dinesh Kartik came to bat at number three. He scored 0 runs in 3 balls. Tilak Verma caught him on the ball of C Green.
Glenn Maxwell came to bat at number four. He scored not out 12 runs in 3 balls.
The opening duo played a match-winning inning for the team. Moreover, for the fans of RCB, it was the best treat.
RCB opened the series with a win. Now, fans of RCB are expecting that if they continue this momentum, they can win this year’s IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Scorecard
Mumbai Indians Playing XI
- Rohit Sharma(C)
- Ishan Kishan(WK)
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Tilak Varma
- Tim David
- Cameron Green
- Nehal Wadhera
- Jofra Archer
- Hrithik Shokeen
- Arshad Khan
- Piyush Chawla
- Jason Behrendorff
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI
- Faf du Plessis (C)
- Virat Kohli
- Michael Bracewell
- Glenn Maxwell
- Shahbaz Ahmed
- Dinesh Karthik(WK)
- Harshal Patel
- Akash Deep
- Reece Topley
- Mohammed Siraj
- Karn Sharma