Harshal Patel claimed a hat-trick as Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped the Mumbai Indians by 54 runs at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
After being sent into bat by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, Royal Challengers Bangalore got off to a bad start by losing Devdutt Padikkal to Bumrah in the second over.
Virat Kohli along with Srikar Bharat added 68 runs for the second wicket before the latter was caught at wide long off by Suryakumar Yadav off Rahul Chahar.
Skipper Kohli perished immediately top-edging a pull from Adam Milne to deep square leg for 51. Glenn Maxwell took on Mumbai Indians bowlers by smashing them to all parts of the ground.
However Bumrah dismissed Maxwell and AB de Villiers off consecutive deliveries in the penultimate over to bring MI back into the contest.
Trent Boult then dismissed Shahbaz Ahmed with a brilliant yorker, as RCB ended up with 165/6 in their allotted 20 overs.
Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the MI bowlers with figures of 3/36.
Chasing 166, MI got off to a confident start with openers Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock adding 56 runs for the opening wicket.
Yuzvendra Chahal provided the break through by dismissing De Kock caught at deep midwicket. After being struck hard on the wrist by a shot from Ishan Kishan, Rohit was caught at long on by Padikkal off Glenn Maxwell for 43.
Kishan’s poor run of form continued as he skied one to short third man off Chahal.
Krunal Pandya who was promoted ahead of Hardik Pandya was dismissed bowled by Maxwell.
Suryakumar Yadav’s horror run with the bat continued as edged a slower off cutter from Mohammed Siraj to Chahal at short third man leaving their side in huge trouble at 97/5.
Patel claimed a hat-trick by dismissing Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard and Rahul Chahar.
Yuzvendra Chahal then cleaned up Jasprit Bumrah (5) as Mumbai Indians were bowled out for 111, giving RCB an emphatic win by 54 runs.
Harshal Patel ended up with figures of 4/17, while Chahal bagged 3 wickets.
Glenn Maxwell was declared the Player of the Match.