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Indian Premier League 2020, Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals: Rampaging Mumbai Indians Go Top Of The Table As Rajasthan Sink Further | Cricket News

One other complete efficiency by the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 led to a fourth win within the event as Mumbai beat Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Banking on a powerful decrease center order, Mumbai took calculated dangers after dropping Quinton de Kock within the Powerplay after which let free on the dying, smashing 51 within the final 4 overs to complete on 193/4. In reply, Rajasthan misplaced three of their high 4 inside the primary six and regardless of Jos Buttler’s 70 off 44 balls crumbled to 136 all out in 18.1 overs.

Mumbai received the toss and opted to bat, and half-centurion from their final match de Kock (23 off 15) and skipper Rohit Sharma (35 off 23) added 49 inside the primary 5 overs.

Suryakumar Yadav performed the anchor with an unbeaten 79 off 47 with 11 fours and two sixes, and though Rohit and Ishan Kishan (0) had been dismissed off successive balls by Shreyas Gopal and Krunal Pandya (12 off 17) seemed out of kinds, Hardik Pandya’s 30 not out off 19 helped Mumbai end effectively.

In reply, opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, introduced within the XI within the place of an out-of-form Robin Uthappa, nicked behind within the first over off Trent Boult earlier than Steve Smith, batting at No. 3, nicked off too to Jasprit Bumrah within the second.

Sanju Samson top-edged one to Rohit off Boult to scale back RR to 12/3 inside the primary three overs.

Mahipal Lomror (11 off 13) added 30 with Buttler however a surprising diving catch at brief mid-wicket by substitute fielder Anukul Roy marked the top of Lomror.

Buttler seemed in fantastic contact hitting 4 fours and 5 sixes en route his 10th IPL fifty however his keep was minimize brief within the 14th by one other piece of brilliance by Kieron Pollard, who took a outstanding juggling catch on the long-on fence to ship the Englishman again within the hut.

Rajasthan had been 98/5 on the fall of Buttler’s wicket and from there on it was a sorry state of affairs as with the asking charge mounting they misplaced their final 5 wickets for 38 runs.

Bumrah completed 4/20 off 4 overs and was well-supported by fellow pacers Trent Boult (2/26) and James Pattinson (2/19). Rahul Chahar and Pollard acquired one wicket every.


Rajasthan haven’t misplaced three in a row since their emphatic win over Kings XI Punjab final month once they pulled off the very best profitable chase in IPL historical past.

They’re positioned seventh whilst Mumbai went high of the desk with eight factors from six matches.

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