The Indian Premier League matches have started with its 14th edition from the 9th of April, 2021. The 24th match of this season was between MI Vs RR. The match took place at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. The highlights of this match have been stated in this article. In case you missed the match, keep scrolling to know more.
MI Vs RR match highlights: The Toss Results
The key element for a cricket game is the game of toss. It can turn the tables for or against a team. In the match between MI Vs RR, Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to field first. The decision to field first was indeed a wise decision taken by the Mumbai Indians. This decision turned the tables in favor of their team.
As per the previous matches of this season, the chances of winning this match were in favor of the Mumbai Indians. It was well predicted for them to make a clear victory with such amazing players. Mumbai Indians won today’s match against Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets.
Key scorers and Key Wicket-takers of the day
Rajasthan Royals scored 171/ 4 in the first innings and Mumbai Indians scored 173/3 in the second half, thereby defeating them. Captain Rohit Sharma And Quinton de Cock start with an excellent pace scoring 49 runs out of the first 30 balls in the first 6 overs.
After Rohit Sharma gets out, Suryakumar and De Cock cover the next 4 overs smoothly. A brilliant shot was hit by De Cock at the 9th over. This made him very close to make a half-century at that point. A total of 83/1 was covered within the 9th over.
Suryakumar gets out and Krunal Pandya replaces him in the field. The partnership of Krunal and de Cock makes the team cover 140 runs in the next 7overs. Both Krunal and De Cock won hearts by striking across the boundary by hitting six and fours respectively. Quinton de Cock made his half-century in the 12th over. There was brilliant batting done by Mumbai Indians.
Krunal Pandya bids of the battlefield at the 17th over. Kieron Pollard join de Cock. Another shot of mighteous batting by both Pollard and de Cock made Mumbai Indians make 173/3 within the 20th over. Thereby winning the match by seven wickets.
The wicket-takers of this match were also wonderful. Wickets taken by Chetan Shakariya, Chris Morris, and Mustafizur at the 7th, 10th, and 17th overs respectively was also worth seeing. Despite this, Rajasthan Royals had poor luck with their fielding skills today.
The best player of the match was Quinton de Cock from the team of Mumbai Indians. Other assets like Rohit Sharma, Krunal Pandya, and Kieron Pollard also contributed to the victory of the match.
Therefore, the highlights of the match have been discussed here. Mumbai Indians make a position in the 14th session of IPL by winning back-to-back matches against the opponent team. As for Rajasthan Royals, they have to improve.