Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squared off within the 54th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the iconic Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai, on Tuesday, Might 9. MI skipper Rohit Sharma received the toss and invited RCB to bat first.
The Aussie pacer, Jason Behrendorff, proved his skipper’s resolution proper by offering a large breakthrough as he dismissed RCB opener Virat Kohli within the very first over. Kohli was making an attempt to cost on the Aussie however as a substitute ended up nicking the ball to the MI wicketkeeper, Ishan Kishan. The on-field first umpire referred to as it a not out however the DRS overview gave the choice in favor of MI.
In T20 cricket, Kohli has a comparatively low strike price towards MI bowler Behrendorff. Kohli has solely scored 25 runs in six innings, with a median of 8.3 and a strike price of 113.6. Notably, the Australian had dismissed the previous RCB skipper thrice within the shortest format of the sport.
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Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell assist RCB rating 56 runs within the powerplay
In the meantime, talking of the match, the Australian pacer, Jason Behrendorff, additionally dismissed Anuj Rawat for six runs after scalping Kohli. The quantity three batter tried a scoop shot however ended up giving all-rounder Cameron Inexperienced a easy catch. Nonetheless, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got here in and joined his skipper du Plessis to regular RCB’s innings as they had been 56/2 after the powerplay.
Notably, Glenn Maxwell was on hearth as he hammered each MI bowler relentlessly. From the opposite finish, he obtained good help from du Plessis as he raced to his seventeenth IPL half-century off simply 25 balls. After Maxwell, du Plessis too notched up his thirty first IPL fifty.