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IPL 2021, MI vs RCB Match-1 Highlights: RCB clinch last-over thriller

Glenn Maxwell (39) and AB de Villiers (48) turned the match in RCB's favour as both eased the pressure with power hitting just as the match entered the last leg

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IPL 2021: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma during the toss
IPL 2021: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma during the toss
In the opening match of the 2021 (IPL 2021),Virat Kohli-led defeated Rohit Sharma-eld by two wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Friday.

Put to bat first, csored 159/9 from 20 overs in reply to which, RCB reached the target on the last ball of the thriller.  

(33) and Washington Sundar gave a solid start to RCB but Mumbai managed to comeback with a tight bowling in the middle. 

(39) and AB de Villiers (48) turned the match in RCB's favour as both eased the pressure with power hitting just as the match entered the last leg. 

Ealier, Mumbai had a solid start but RCB made a comeback as Rohit departed on a run out. Chris Lynn and Suryakumar Yadav continued the attack giving Mumbai  a good platform. RCB managed to stage a comeback in the slog overs as Harshal Patel scalped five wickets. 

Harshal Patel produced a death over masterclass with a five-wicket haul as achieved a par score of 159 for nine against in the IPL opener here on Friday.

Harshal picked up 5 for 27 in his four overs and was brilliant at the death as he became the first player to get a five-for against Mumbai Indians.

Reserve opener Chris Lynn (49 off 35 balls) partially made amends for his part in a horrible mix-up that led to skipper Rohit Sharma's (19 off 15 balls) run-out, by adding 70 runs in seven overs for second wicket with Suryakumar Yadav (31 off 23 balls).

Ishan Kishan blazed his way to 28 off 19 balls but Harshal got a few wickets in the final over to prevent MI from inflicting bigger damage.

Kyle Jamieson (1/27 in 4 overs) had an impressive IPL debut with his disconcerting bounce but the seasoned Yuzvendra Chahal (0/41 in 4 overs) has clearly lost his bearings for some time now.

 

 

Mumbai Indians Playing 11:

Rohit Sharma(c), Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(w), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jansen, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
 
Playing 11:

Virat Kohli(c), Rajat Patidar, AB de Villiers(w), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal


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