Mumbai Indians registered their first win in the Indian Premier League. Mumbai defeated Royal Challengers Banglore by a wide difference of 46 runs. Mumbai has lost three consecutive matches before this. The Captain of Mumbai hit an amazing 94 run knock to steer his team to victory. Rohit Sharma was the hero of the match with his exceptional innings. Moreover, Opener from Mumbai Evin Lewis hit 65 crucial runs as well.
Mumbai Indians posted a massive target of 213 runs in 20 overs. RCB could not match the score and ended up at a score of 167 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. Kohli won the toss and Umesh Yadav came into bowl and surprised everyone by taking two wickets in his very first two deliveries.
Thereafter, Evin Lewis and Rohit Sharma added 108 runs for the third wicket partnership and after this Krunal Pandya got out after adding 15 runs off 12 balls. Later, Kieron Pollard got out for just 5 runs and then came Hardik Pandya to bat. Chris Woakes bowled to Hardik Pandya and it went near his bat and umpire declared him out.
Pandya went for DRS and was declared not out after the ball seemed to have passed near the bat and there was a little touch felt but the third umpire declared Pandya not out and this got Virat Kohli upset. Kohli looked referring to the spike in the Sneekometer. However, Kohli went back to fielding after a while, giving a smile to Umpire.
Rohit Sharma was named the man of the match and Kohli became the man to score most runs in IPL, taking over Suresh Raina.