Bangalore clinch victory over Mumbai in Super Over
Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated arch-rivals Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in a thrilling match on Monday.
Mumbai won the toss and elected to field. Bangalore lost 3 wickets and scored a huge score of 201 runs. In reply, Ishan Kishan scored 99 runs to tie the game and eventually Bangalore won the game in super over.
After losing Kieron Pollard, Mumbai managed to score only 7 runs in the super over. Bangalore hita four in the last ball of super over and added 11 runs. After winning for the secondmatchin three games, Bangalore is now at third position in the points table. This is Mumbai's second defeat in three games. The team is in the fifth position in the table.
Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch and AB de Villiers from Bangalore scored half-centuries. Padikkal and Finch, who added 81 runs in 9 overs for the first wicket, scored 54 and 52 runs respectively. Padikkal hit five fours and two sixes off 40 balls while Finch hit seven fours and one six off 35 balls. De Villiers hit 4 fours and 4 sixes off 24 balls and scored an unbeaten 55 runs. Shivam Dubey hit 1 four and 3 sixes in 10 balls and remained unbeaten on 27 runs. Mumbai's Trent Boult took 2 for 34 in 4 overs and Rahul Chahar took 1 for 31 in 4 overs. Australian bowler James Pattinson conceeded 51 runs in 4 overs.
In reply, Mumbai lost captain Rohit Sharma for 8, Quinton de Kock for 14 and Surya Kumar Yadav for a duck. But Pollard and Kishan turned the game around dramatically. Adam Jampa, who dismissed Hardik Pandya for 15, did not have a good start in the IPL. Heconceeded 53 runs in 4 overs. In his last and team's 17th over, Pollard hit 27 runs with three sixes. From here, Mumbai started to return to the game. Pollard and Kishan hit 22 runs with three sixes toYuzvendra Chahal in the 18th over.
After Navdeep Saini spent only 12 runs in the last over, Bangalore turned the game around again. In the third and fourth balls of the last over, Kishan hit a six off Ishura Udana and Mumbai needed five runs off the last two balls. Kishan scored 99 runs in the fifth ball to catch the boundary line.Pollard hit a four off the last ball to level the score.
Match Summary :
Royal Challengers Bangalore 201 for 3 (de Villiers 55*, Padikkal 54, Boult 2-34)
Mumbai Indians 201 for 5 (Kishan 99, Pollard 60*, Udana 2-45)
in Super Over