The IPL 2021 starts with a thrilling match between RCB and MI yesterday. We tell you about who won yesterday IPL game and a full analysis of yesterday’s IPL game. The match turned out to be a nail-biting match and kept the fans on the edge of their seats.
RCB vs MI: Who won Yesterday IPL match?
Royal Challengers Bangalore who won yesterday IPL game defeated defending champion Mumbai Indians in the opening match of IPL 2021. RCB won the match by two-wicket on the last ball of the match courtesy to Harshal Patel fifer and AB Devilliers scintillating inning. Mumbai Indians who were looking for a big score were restricted to 159/9 by RCB’s bowlers especially Harshal Patel who took big wickets at the death overs of the inning.
In chasing, RCB who was looked in complete control of the match in more than half of their innings suddenly found themselves chasing 34 runs off the last three overs. ABD played a match-winning inning to clinch victory for his side. RCB who won yesterday IPL game, broken the losing streak at Cheapuk.
MI vs RCB: Who won the man of the match award?
Harshal Patel won the man of the match award in yesterday’s match between MI and RCB. His bowling figure is 4-27-5. RCB team who won yesterday IPL match bowled brilliantly at the death overs. Harshal became the first bowler to pick a five-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians. Harshal Patel got the big wickets of Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, and Pollard.
Summary of the match
Virat Kohli has won the toss and invited Mumbai Indians to bat first. Rohit Sharma who looked in good touch run out in a very unfortunate manner. He was out on 19 runs. After that, Chris Lynn and Suryakumar Yadav added 70 runs partnership before Suryakumar got out on 31 runs. Washington Sundar provided RCB big breakthrough as he dismissed Chris Lynn on 49 runs.
Harshal Patel first removed Hardik Pandya lbw for 13 runs with a slower ball. Harshal bowled a brilliant yorker to trapped Ishan Kishan for 28 runs. Harshal Patel dismissed Krunal Pandya by bowling a short of length delivery. Kieron Pollard got out while playing a big shot on Patel’s bowling. Mumbai Indians who were looking good and 105/3 at 12.5 overs ended 159/9 in their 20 overs in this IPL match.
Virat Kohli and Washington Sundar opened for the RCB. Sundar got out cheaply on 10 runs. Debutant Rajat Patidar did not contribute much to the team’s total. After that Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell brought the game under RCB control. However, with the fall of Virat Kohli(33) and Glenn Maxwell(39), RCB suddenly found themselves on 122/6 in 16.3 overs. ABD once lifted the RCB team in their chase as he played big hits at crucial junctures. AB scored 48 runs off 27 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
RCB who won yesterday IPL match had to score 7 runs off the last over. AB took one run on the first ball of the last over. In the next ball, Harshal Patel took two runs. On the next ball, Harshal guided for one run. RCB needed three runs on three-ball. However, AB got run-out while taking the second run and RCB needed 2 of 2. Siraj took one run on the fifth ball. Harshal Patel who shined with the ball shined with the bat too as he took his team to victory. (source)