Royal Challengers Bangalore set a series of new records as they pounded Mumbai Indians. By a mammoth edge of 54 runs in match 39 of IPL 2021 in Dubai. Virat Kohli’s men looked pumped up as they finished their 7-match losing streak. In the UAE to be back on track for the play-offs race.
Royal Challengers Bangalore posted 165 for 6 in spite of two brilliant overs. At the passing from Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult who gave away fair 9 runs within the final 2 overs. Fair when it looked like Mumbai Indians would breeze through. To the target, after a solid beginning from Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock, wickets fell in fast progression.
Mumbai Indians’ middle-order, which has been suspect in IPL 2021, fizzled to step up as the likes of Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, and Hardik Pandya fizzled to induce going. All-rounder Hardik battled to put bat to the ball after not bowling indeed a single over on his return to the XI following his absence in the first two games.
Yuzvendra Chahal ran revolt, picking up 3 wickets whereas Harshal Patel picked up his lady career-hat-trick, breaking the back of Mumbai Indians’ lower middle-order, expelling Hardik, Pollard, and Chahar in a span of 3 balls.
Therefore, It was Virat Kohli‘s fifty and Glenn Maxwell’s all-around exertion that fixed the bargain for RCB, who held their 3rd spot on the IPL 2021 points table.
54 – This is often the 2nd greatest edge of overcoming in terms of runs for Mumbai Indians beneath Rohit Sharma’s captaincy within the IPL. Their biggest beneath Rohit’s authority came in 2016 — an 85-run vanquish to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
111/10 – Sunday was the primary time RCB had bowled out Mumbai Indians within the history of IPL.
2-0 – This is often the primary time RCB has completed a twofold over MI within the IPL won both the league games against the 5-time champions.
However, 9 – Harshal Patel has picked up 9 wickets against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021 — 5/27 and 4/17. As it were Dwayne Bravo (10) has taken more wickets against MI in the same season.
23* – Harshal Patel’s count of 23 is the joint-most wickets by an uncapped player within the IPL. Yuzvendra Chahal had to take 23 wickets sometime recently he made his India make a big appearance for RCB in 2015. Harshal has an opportunity to set a new record.