The Indian Premier League started with its 14th edition on 9th April 2021. The first match was between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Here is the RCB VS MI Match Highlights, incase you missed keep scrolling to know more.
RCB VS MI Match Highlights: Toss results
The toss is the most important aspect of the game. As it can turn the tables for or off a team. In yesterday’s match between MI and RCB, the toss was won by RCB, and the skipper Virat Kohli choose to bowl.
The decision to bowl first was a very wise decision made. As it proved to be the game-changer for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
RCB VS MI Match Highlights: Who won?
As per cricket experts, the chances of winning the match was in majority with Mumbai Indians. Things didn’t go as per predictions and Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match with grace.
Royal Challengers Banglore bet Mumbai Indians by two wickets.
RCB VS MI Highlights: Key Scorers of the day
Mumbai Indians scored 159 runs by losing all its strikers. RCB chased 160 runs in 20 overs by losing 8 wickets which made RCB the winner of the very first match.
The skipper of RCB Virat Kohli made a heavy start by scoring 33 runs in 29 balls. Glenn Maxwell took over as a striker and hit 39 in 28 balls. Then came one of the game changers Meanwhile, AB de Villiers making a match-winning contribution of 48 runs in 27 balls.
Talking about Mumbai Indians opener Chris Lynn was in pretty good form and notched 49 off 35 balls. Other important scorers of the game being Suryakumar Yadav (31) and Ishan Kishan (28).
RCB VS MI Highlights: Key wicket-takers of the day
Jasprit Bumrah and Marco Jansen were in pretty good form taking two wickets each, Trent Boult and Krunal Pandya recorded one wicket each for Mumbai Indians.
Coming to Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bowlers. Harshal Patel can be credited as the star of the game. As he took 5 wickets which restricted Mumbai’s run rate and pushed Mumbai Indians under extreme pressure. While Kyle Jamieson and Washington Sundar also contributed one wicket each for their team, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
RCB VS MI Highlights: Post-match presentation
The cred power player of the match for yesterday’s match was Virat Kohli, Upstox’s most valuable asset of the match was Harshal Patel and AB de Villiers was awarded Safari Super Striker of the match.
Here was the RCB VS MI Match Highlight hope you get a brief idea about yesterday’s game. The very first match was won by Royal Challengers Bangalore.It gives a great boost to the team and makes other teams think – RCB can’t be taken lightly this year. Though RCB’s opener Devdutt Padikkal was out of the game as he was tested positive in late March through team captain Virat Kohli made sure his loss was not being felt.