Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) needed to wait till the Super Over to defeat Mumbai Indians (MI) of their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 fixture, on the Dubai International Stadium. In what was touted as a Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma conflict, followers needed to wait till the final minute on this drama-filled encounter. Before the Super Over, RCB seemed set to win the match, however a final ditch blitzkrieg by Ishan Kishan and Kieron Pollard tied the match. MI received the toss initially and elected to bowl. Devdutt Padikkal as soon as once more notched a half-century, whereas AB de Villiers and Shivam Dube ensured a 201-run whole for RCB. Meanwhile Washington Sundar proved to be essential for Kohli’s facet.
After being despatched in to bat first, Padikkal and Aaron Finch gave RCB a superb begin, with the Australian additionally slamming 52 runs off 35 deliveries. Padikkal additionally hit seven boundaries, which consisted of 5 fours and two sixes. The Indian batsman registered 54 off 40 balls. Meanwhile, Finch hit seven fours and a six. The duo’s partnership proved to be essential to RCB, with Trent Boult grabbing their essential wickets.
RCB captain Kohli continued along with his poor run within the ongoing match, leaving for the pavilion early, after getting caught by Rohit Sharma off Rahul Chahar. Kohli might solely muster three runs off 11 balls.
AB de Villiers and Shivam Dube added the ending touches to RCB’s whole with 55 runs and 27 runs respectively. Both stored their partnership until the top, serving to RCB end at 201/3, setting a 202-run goal.
Mumbai confronted a shaky begin, dropping fast wickets of Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock. The duo have been eliminated by Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana and Yuzvendra Chahal respectively.
It was solely after the arrival of Kishan, that MI’s chase started. With Hardik Pandya getting dismissed by Adam Zampa after scoring 15 runs, Pollard got here in to construct a secure partnership with Kishan.
Kishan slammed 99 runs off 58 deliveries, getting despatched again to the pavilion within the second final ball of the 20th over, with Pollard hitting a six within the final supply, to take the tie to Super Over. MI completed at 201/5.
MI batted first within the Super Over, and Navdeep Saini bowled brilliantly as he grabbed Pollard’s wicket and restricted them to only 7 runs.
RCB needed to wait till the fourth supply within the second Super Over, to lastly get going, with de Villiers slamming a 4 in opposition to Jasprit Bumrah.
In the final supply, Kohli slammed a 4 to seal the match for his staff.
RCB completed the Super Over at 11 for no loss.
In their subsequent match, MI face Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on October 1. Meanwhile, RCB face Rajasthan Royals (RR) on October 3.
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