Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru Game 25 April 11 Mumbai Match Report 2024

Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav scored sizzling half centuries as Mumbai Indians thumped Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 7 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.

After being asked to bat first by MI skipper, Jasprit Bumrah got his side off to a dream start by snaring the price scalp of Virat Kohli (3) caught behind the stumps while attempting a big hit off length delivery.

Debutant Will Jacks then miscued a delivery from Akash Madhwal to Tim David at mid on for 8. Skipper Faf Du Plessis along with Rajat Patidar featured in a 82 run stand for the third wicket stand before the latter gloved a delivery off Gerald Coetzee behind the stumps for a 26 ball-50.

Glenn Maxwell’s poor run with the bat continued as he was trapped leg before wicket by Shreyas Gopal for a duck. Du Plessis along with Dinesh Karthik put on 45 runs for the fifth wicket stand before ace bowler Bumrah struck twice in succession- first by dismissing skipper Du Plessis caught at long on and then trapping Mahipal Lomror for a duck.

The ace Indian speedster then dismissed Saurav Chauhan (9) and Vyshak (0) off consecutive deliveries to complete a well deserved five- fer.

However Dinesh Karthik provided a late flourish in the end by scoring a 23 ball-53 to take RCB to 196/8 in their 20 overs.

Chasing 197, Ishan Kishan along with Rohit Sharma got Mumbai off to a rollicking start. The duo added 101 runs for the opening stand before Akash Deep finally broke the partnership by dismissing Kishan, who miscued a slower bouncer to Virat Kohli at long on for 69.

Rohit then fell to a stunning one handed catch by Topley off Will Jacks for 38. Suryakumar Yadav along with skipper Hardik Pandya added 37 runs for the third wicket before the former scored a 19 ball-52, before perishing to Vijaykumar Vyshak.

Skipper Pandya finished the game in style by launching Akash Deep for a maximum over deep cover to steer Mumbai to an emphatic win.

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