Mumbai Indians crushed Rajasthan Royals winning the match by 57 runs
On Tuesday, the 20th match of the IPL 2020 was played at the Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, and it marked Mumbai Indians’ hat-trick of winning. Mumbai Indians dominated in both batting and bowling departments and brutally defeated RR by a margin of 57 runs.
RR captain Steve Smith has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate.
Mumbai Indians are on a winning spree. On the grounds of the Zayed Stadium, it registered the third successive win of the IPL 2020. Winning the toss, Captain Rohit Sharma elected to bat. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock started strong with some boundaries. In the fifth over, debutant Kartik Tyagi dismissed de Kock. Suryakumar Yadav joined Rohit Sharma on the field, and they both threw in some great boundaries before Rohit got out, then RR dismissed Ishan Kishan on the first ball. Suryakumar Yadav continued to surge the team score and completed his half-century in the 16th over. In the last overs, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, and Rajpoot did what they had to and made a final score of 193/4. Yadav’s unbeaten 79 off 47 balls came out to be his best-ever IPL innings.
Chasing the target of 194, Rajasthan Royals struggled with MI bowlers taking wickets quickly. Taking Jaiswal out in the first over, then quickly Steve Smith was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah. In the third over, RR lost the wicket of Sanju Samson, Anukul Roy caught an outstanding catch and sent Mahipal Lomror back. It seemed difficult for RR to cover the leap Amidst the falling wickets, but Jos Buttler kept the hopes for RR alive, but even his brave 77 off 44 balls fall short, Rajasthan ended on 136, registering their third loss in a row.
MI’s Jasprit Bumrah proved to be the most efficient bowler taking four wickets for 20.