RR Vs MI – Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians: Mumbai Indians defeated Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets in the 44th match of IPL 2022 played at DY Patil Sports Academy Stadium in Mumbai. This is Mumbai’s first win in this season. Mumbai got its first victory after eight consecutive defeats. At the same time, this is the third defeat of Rajasthan in 9 matches.
Rajasthan Royals scored 158 for 6 in 20 overs after playing first, thanks to Jos Buttler’s innings of 67 runs. In response, Mumbai Indians chased down the target in 19.2 overs.
Rohit Sharma’s bat did not work on his birthday
Chasing the target of 159 runs from Rajasthan, Mumbai Indians had a poor start once again. On the occasion of his birthday, captain Rohit Sharma got out after scoring just two runs. However, Ishan Kishan played some aggressive shots at the other end. Kishan played an innings of 26 runs in 18 balls with the help of 4 fours and a six.
After the fall of two wickets for 41 runs in the sixth over, Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Verma took the lead. There was a partnership of 81 runs for the third wicket between the two. Suryakumar was dismissed after scoring 51 runs in 39 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, Tilak played an innings of 35 runs in 30 balls. During this he hit one four and two sixes.
The match turned exciting in the last overs
When Surya and Tilak were batting, it seemed that Mumbai would easily win this match, but first Surya was out on the last ball of the 15th over and then Talik also returned to the pavilion on the second ball of the 16th over. Then Kieran Pollard and Tim David took the responsibility.
Mumbai had to score 35 runs in the last 24 balls to win. In such a time, Tim David batted very well. However, Kieran Pollard was struggling a lot at the other end. Pollard was dismissed after scoring 10 runs in 14 balls. At the same time, David scored 20 runs in just 9 balls. David hit two fours and a six. In the end, Danium Sams got the victory by hitting a six.