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RCB vs MI Highlights: Anuj Rawat’s half-century hits Suryakumar’s fifty, Bangalore beat Mumbai to register third win

Pune. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets in the eighteenth match of IPL 2022. This is RCB’s third win in the current season, while Mumbai Indians have suffered their fourth consecutive defeat. Chasing the target of 152 runs kept by Mumbai, Bangalore’s team managed to register victory for the loss of 3 wickets in 18.3 overs. RCB has 6 points from three wins in 4 matches and has reached number three in the points table while Mumbai’s team is at number nine.

Chasing the target, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team got a half-century start by the opening pair of Anuj Rawat and Faf du Plessis. Both added 50 runs for the first wicket. Du Plessis was caught by Suryakumar off Jaydev Unadkat. The RCB captain scored 16 runs in 24 balls with the help of a four. This is Bangalore’s third win in 4 matches.

Young opener Anuj Rawat was run out after scoring 66 runs off 47 balls. Anuj hit 2 fours and 6 sixes in his innings. He shared an 80-run partnership with Virat Kohli for the second wicket. Virat Kohli was dismissed after scoring 48 runs in 36 balls. Kohli was dismissed lbw by young batsman Devald Brevis.

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Mumbai scored 168 for 6 on the basis of Suryakumar’s unbeaten 68.
Earlier, on the basis of Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 68 off 37 balls, Mumbai Indians made a challenging score of 151 runs for 6 wickets after faltering in the middle overs. Suryakumar hit five fours and six sixes in his unbeaten half-century. He scored a lot, especially against Mohammad Siraj, who conceded 51 runs in his quota of four overs without any success.

Mumbai’s team was in a poor position after scoring 80 for six in 14 overs but after that Suryakumar Yadav created a score worth fighting for with an unbroken 72-run partnership with Jaydev Unadkat (13 not out). After being invited to bat first, Mumbai’s team was in a good position after scoring 49 runs without any loss in the powerplay, but Harshal Patel, who came to bowl in the seventh over, took a catch from his ball and showed the path to the pavilion to Rohit, who was looking in great rhythm. By breaking the half-century partnership of the first wicket.

Rohit hit four fours and a six in his innings of 26 runs in 15 balls. Wanindu Hasaranga (2 for 28) gave Mumbai a second blow in the ninth over by LBW to Dewald Brevis (eight), while Akash Deep (one wicket for 20 runs) in the next over at the hands of Siraj standing in place of the third man. Ended Kishan’s innings of 26 runs in 28 balls by taking a catch. In the same over, Tilak Verma was also run out on a brilliant throw from Glenn Maxwell without opening the account.

In the next over, Hasaranga gave Kieron Pollard the fifth success by LBW without opening the account on the very first ball. Mumbai thus lost five wickets within 12 runs, in which three players were dismissed on the score of 62. Pollard, however, resorted to review against the on-field umpire’s decision, but to no avail.

Harshal then registered his second success by getting Ramandeep Singh (06) playing his first match caught by wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik. At this time Mumbai’s score was 79 runs in 13.2 overs. Suryakumar Yadav, standing at the other end, tried to bring the run-rate back on track by hitting sixes and fours against Shahbaz in the 15th over. After sending Hasranga’s ball to the audience in the 17th over, he hit two fours against Harshal in the next over.

Suryakumar completed his fifty in 32 balls

Suryakumar completed his half-century in 32 balls with one run after hitting a six against Siraj in the 19th over. In this over, he scored 23 runs by hitting two more sixes. Harshal Patel gave only seven runs in the 20th over, on which Suryakumar hit a six on the last ball to take the team’s score beyond 150.

Tags: Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, IPL, IPL 2022, Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Wanindu Hasaranga

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