Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets in the IPL Match No- 51st.
The 51st match of the Indian Premier League 2021 was played yesterday between Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, in which Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets, with this lost Rajasthan Royals out from the playoff.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and invited Rajasthan Royals to bat first, Rajasthan Royals batted first, the bowlers of Mumbai Indians bowled very excellently, took 9 wickets of Rajasthan, and stopped for just 90 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Rajasthan Royals started the inning very badly, Evin Lewis was dismissed just for 24 runs, Yashasvi Jaiswal 12 runs, David Miller 15 off 23, Rahul Tewatia 12 off 20, Chetan Sakariya 6 runs, Glenn Phillips 4 runs, Sanju Samson and Shivam Dube dismissed just for 3-3 runs, Mustafizur Rahman remains unbeaten for 8 runs, Kuldip Yadav remains unbeaten without scoring, and Shreyas Gopal dismissed without a score, in this way, wickets keep falling one after another, end of the result, Rajasthan Royals could score just 90 runs for losing 9 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, and set a target of 91 runs for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians bowlers performed very brilliantly, Coulter-Nile took 4 wickets just for 14 runs, James Neesham took 3 wickets just for 12 runs, and Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets just for 14 runs.
Mumbai Indians chasing 91 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in the second ball of the 9th over and won the match by 8 wickets. Mumbai Indians started the inning very well, Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan came to start the inning, the first wicket of the inning has gone for 23 runs in 3.2 over, Rohit Sharma was dismissed after scoring 22 runs in 13 balls, next batsman Suryakumar Yadav came to bat, and played well with Ishan Kishan, the second wicket has gone for 56 runs in 5.4 overs, Suryakumar Yadav dismissed for 13 runs in 8 balls, followed by Hardik Pandya came to bat, and he remains unbeaten for 5 runs in 6 balls with Ishan Kishan, and Ishan Kishan played a brilliant unbeaten quick half-century and victory inning of 50 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 5 boundaries in just 25 balls. In this way, Mumbai Indians chasing 91 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily for losing 2 wickets in 8.2 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
Rajasthan Royals bowlers Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakariya got 1-1 wicket.
Mumbai Indians bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile was selected for the Best Player of the Match, he performed very brilliant bowling took 4 wickets just for 14 runs.