Suryakumar and Bumrah shine as Mumbai defeat Rajasthan
Mumbai Indians continue their winning streak to climb to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table. Mumbai defeated Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs on Tuesday to register their third consecutive win.
After winning the toss, Mumbai scored 193 runs for the loss of 4 wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. In reply, Rajasthan were all out for 136 runs in 18.1 overs. English wicketkeeper Jos Buttler scored 70 off 44 balls but could notguide his team to victory.
Suryakumar Yadav was the star with the bat for Mumbai as he remained unbeaten on 79 runs off 47 balls which included 11 fours and 2 sixes. Hardik Pandya smashed a 19 ball 30 with 2 fours and a six and provided that finishing touch to the innings. Skipper Rohit Sharma played well for his 35 runs from 23 balls. Shreyas Gopal picked up 2 wickets for Rajasthan while Jofra Archer and Karthik Tyagi shared a wicket each.
Rajasthan in reply were allout for 136 runs as Jasprit Bumrah picked up 4 wickets. Bumrah finished with the figures of 4-20 from his quota of 4 overs. Jos Buttler was the lone warrior for Rajasthan for his 44 ball 70.
Match Summary :
Mumbai Indians 193 for 4 (Yadav 79*, Sharma 35, Gopal 2-28)
Rajasthan Royals 136 (Butter 70, Archer 24, Bumrah 4-20, Pattinson 2-19)
by 57 runs