The 31st match of the Indian Premier League season 11 was a shoulder to shoulder fight between Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians. Both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the two struggling captains of the ongoing Indian Premier League. This match was a do or die for them. Well, RCB played well and kept their existence in the tournament alive by defeating Mumbai Indians by 14 runs.
After losing the toss RCB came first to bat and set a target of 168 runs for MI. Well, MI tried well to chase the score but failed and lost this match too by 14 runs.
RCB's Manan Vohra and Quinton de Kock came to open for the team. Where Quinon failed to last for long, Vohra played well and made 45 runs. Brendon McCullum made 37 runs while team skipper Virat Kohli chased 32 runs. Speaking about Mumbai Indians bowlers, Hardik Pandya took 3 wickets of RCB.
Mumbai Indian's Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan came to open against RCB but both left the ground too soon. Talking about the performance, JP Duminy and Krunal Pandya scored 23 runs each while Hardik Pandya completed his half-century. But failed to chase the target and lost the match. Well, Mumbai Indian's Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Siraj took 2 wickets each of RCB.
Here's the complete scoreboard of the RCB vs MI:
|Suryakumar Yadav||lbw Umesh Yadav||9||9||100.00||2||0|
|Ishan Kishan||b Tim Southee||0||1||0.00||0||0|
|JP Duminy||run out (Umesh Yadav)||23||29||79.31||3||0|
|Rohit Sharma||c Quinton de Kock b Umesh Yadav||0||1||0.00||0||0|
|Kieron Pollard||c Quinton de Kock b Mohammed Siraj||13||13||100.00||2||0|
|Hardik Pandya||c Virat Kohli b Tim Southee||50||42||119.04||5||1|
|Krunal Pandya||c Mandeep Singh b Mohammed Siraj||23||19||121.05||1||1|
|Ben Cutting||NOT OUT||12||6||200.00||1||1|
|Mitchell McClenaghan||NOT OUT||0||0||0.00||0||0|
|Extras||(nb 0, w 18, b 1, lb 4, pen 0)||23|
|Total||(7 wickets; 20 overs)||153|
|Colin de Grandhomme||3||28||0||9.33||
|Manan Vohra||lbw Mayank Markande||45||31||145.16||2||4|
|Quinton de Kock||c Rohit Sharma b Mitchell McClenaghan||7||13||53.84||1||0|
|Brendon McCullum||run out (Hardik Pandya)||37||25||148.00||4||2|
|Virat Kohli||c Kieron Pollard b Hardik Pandya||32||26||123.07||2||1|
|Mandeep Singh||c Suryakumar Yadav b Hardik Pandya||14||10||140.00||1||1|
|Colin de Grandhomme||NOT OUT||23||10||230.00||0||3|
|Washington Sundar||c Rohit Sharma b Hardik Pandya||1||3||33.33||0||0|
|Tim Southee||c Ben Cutting b Jasprit Bumrah||1||2||50.00||0||0|
|Umesh Yadav||NOT OUT||1||2||50.00||0||0|
|Extras||(nb 2, w 1, b 1, lb 2, pen 0)||6|
|Total||(7 wickets; 20 overs)||167|