The Cricket Show: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (Review)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by two wickets in a last ball thriller in the opening match of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Friday.
Virat Kohli's led Bangalore chased down a target of 160 to win by two wickets with the help of De Villiers who single-handedly lifted the team from a precarious 122-6 to take the chase into the final over, but he got run out on the fourth ball. Harshal Patel, who claimed five wickets to restrict Mumbai to 159-9 in their 20 overs, got the winning run in a tense finish.
- Mumbai Indians - 159/9 (20) (Chris Lynn 49, Suryakumar Yadav 31; Harshal Patel 5-27)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore - 160/8 (20)(AB de Villiers 48, Glenn Maxwell 39; Jasprit Bumrah2-26, Marco Jansen 2-28) P
- layer Of The Match - Harshal Patel (RCB)