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IPL 2020, MI vs RCB Highlights: Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah star in Mumbai’s 5-wicket win

IPL 2020, MI vs RCB Highlights: RCB collapsed from 131/2 to 138/6, before posting 164 in their 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav led the chase for MI, as they won by 5 wickets.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: October 28, 2020 11:05:46 pm
IPL 2020, MI vs RCB

IPL 2020, MI vs RCB Highlights: Mumbai Indians chased down 165 for victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore with 5 wickets to spare as Suryakumar Yadav (79*) anchored the innings.

RCB scored 164/6. They were given a good start by their new opening pair of Devdutt Padikkal (74), who brought up his highest score in the IPL so far, and Josh Philippe (33). Spin brought down the run rate significantly after the Powerplay overs, before Jasprit Bumrah (3/14) precluded a collapse with two wickets in an over, as RCB went from 131/2 to 138/6 in the middle overs. Ishan Kishan got the chase off to a good start before SKY took over proceedings. MI, with 16 points, have virtually sealed a play-off spot with this win.

IPL 2020

Match 48, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, 28 Oct, 2020

MI 166 / 5 (19.1)


RCB 164 / 6 (20.0)

Suryakumar Yadav79 43
Kieron Pollard4 1
Chris Morris4.0 36 1
Dale Steyn4.0 43 0

Mumbai Indians win by 5 wickets

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IPL 2020, MI vs RCB Highlights:

22:59 (IST)28 Oct 2020
MI win by 5 wickets

Pollard comes in at 7. And hits a first ball four to get off the mark. Which leaves Suryakumar on strike in the last over with 3 to get. Surya does it off the first ball with a four. MI win by 5 wickets with 5 balls to spare. And virtually seal a play-off spot.

22:55 (IST)28 Oct 2020
MI need 7 runs off 7 balls to win

Steyn bowls a wide yorker line in the 18th. SKY sweeps him for a six. Morris bowls the 19th. Pandya brings on the helicopter shot for a six. But is caught in the deep off the next ball. He is out for 17. Could RCB force another reversal here? MI 158/5 after 18.5 overs

22:44 (IST)28 Oct 2020
MI need 27 in 3 overs

Siraj bowls the 16th over. And goes for a beating. Suryakumar blasts him for three fours. Gets to his 50, off 29 balls. SKY is leading MI to a play-off spot here. 13 runs from the over. Morris does some damage control in the 17th. 8 runs in that over. MI 138/4 after 17, need 27 in 3 overs

22:31 (IST)28 Oct 2020
MI need 48 in 5 overs

Chahal bowls the 14th. Suryakumar sweeps him for four to move into his 40s. Krunal Pandya tries going long but is caught at long off. He goes for 10. Hardik comes in at 6. Chris Morris brought back to bowl the 15th. Hardik flicks off the pads, but it goes the distance. Six! Hardik is off! MI 117/4 after 15, need 48 to win in 5 overs

22:22 (IST)28 Oct 2020
SKY gets going - MI need 66 in 7 overs

Chahal continues in the 12th. Krunal drills a four through the covers. Suryakumar ends the over with a six lofted over covers. Steyn back to bowl the 13th. SKY hits him for back to back fours on the off side. MI 99/3 after 13, needing 66 in 7 overs. It's all to play for in the last quarter of this race to earn the first play-off spot in IPL 2020. Which side will the cookie crumble? 

22:14 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Siraj strikes again

Saurabh Tiwary replaces Kishan. Sundar ends his day with 4-0-20-0. Chahal bowls the 10th. More runs in this over. Suryakumar Yadav takes on responsibility now. A top edge for six and a four with a pull. Siraj back to bowl the 11th. And he strikes again! Tiwary is caught by Padikkal. Krunal Pandya enters at 5. MI 73/3 after 11

21:57 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Kishan out for 25

Kishan ends Siraj's over with a flick for four. Before Sundar carries on his miserly spell. 4 runs from his 7th over. Chahal comes on in the 8th. And strikes straightaway. Kishan caught in the deep, he departs for 25. MI 52/2 after 7.5

21:48 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Siraj strikes

Sundar continues in the 5th. Gives away just 5 runs. Siraj brought into the attack in the 6th. He strikes early for RCB. Again! De Kock goes for the aerial shot to the leg side again but is caught at deep midwicket. Suryakumar comes in at 3. MI 38/1 after 5.4

21:40 (IST)28 Oct 2020
MI 31/0 after 4

Washington Sundar is slapped away for another four by Kishan through the point region. Steyn continues. De Kock struggles to time the ball against him. Dube saves two runs in the deep. De Kock ends the over with a firm pull though. Six! The first time De Kock has cleared the fence. MI 31/0 after 4

21:30 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Chase begins

De Kock and Ishan Kishan open for Mumbai. Chris Morris bowls the first over. Kishan capitalizes on width offered and cracks a four through the off side to get the chase underway. Dale Steyn bowls the 2nd over. Kishan the only non-South African involved in these opening duels. He pulls Steyn for six. Kishan taking the leading role in the early part of this chase. MI 15/0 after 2

21:07 (IST)28 Oct 2020
RCB put up 164/6 in 20 overs

Sundar comes in at 8. Flicks off his pads for a four to fine leg to end the Boult over. Bumrah bowls the 19th. Gives just 5 runs away as a strong finish looks to elude RCB. Sundar and Gurkeerat in the middle for them, neither of them finding the middle of the bat much. Boult bowls the last over. Starts off well but Gurkeerat pulls and slogs for two fours to end the over. RCB put up 164/6 in 20 overs.

20:54 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Deluge of wickets

Gurkeerat Singh Mann is the No.7. RCB now need to rely on two new batsmen to give them a big finish. MI have yet again, somehow, managed to pull it back. Boult back in the attack in the 18th. Morris hits a first-ball four. He's out off the next ball. This is a wicket deluge now! RCB 138/6 after 17.2

20:51 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Padikkal out for 74

Dube comes in at 5. He struggles to get going against Bumrah in the 17th. Before the short ball does him in. A top edge goes high into the sky before falling into SKY's hands. Dube is out for 2, Padikkal continues losing partners. Chris Morris is RCB's No.6 today. Bumrah gets another wicket! And this time it's the big one of Paddikal, who perishes in the attempt to go big again. RCB 134/5 after 16.5

20:42 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Pollard gets ABD

Pollard brings himself on in the 16th. And it does the trick! AB de Villiers's bad record against Pollard continues. He lobs an easy catch to Chahar in the deep with a pull. He is out for 15. RCB 131/3 after 15.2

20:39 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Padikkal's highest IPL score

Chahar's 13th sees just 3 runs. The double wicket blow has brought down the run rate significantly. De Villiers has a go at Pattinson in the 14th. A six scooped over the keeper's head. Padikkal then attacks Rahul Chahar in the 15th. A six over long on followed by two fours on the off side. This is his highest score in IPL - 73. RCB 129/2 after 15

20:25 (IST)28 Oct 2020
Bumrah's 100th IPL wicket

Padikkal gets to his 50, off 30 balls, with a four to end Krunal's 11th. Krunal ends his day with 4-0-27-0 on a high-scoring day. Bumrah comes back in the 12th. And picks up Kohli's wicket. A high catch which Saurabh Tiwary hangs on to. That is Bumrah's 100th IPL wicket. ABD comes in at 4. RCB 97/2 after 12

20:15 (IST)28 Oct 2020
RCB 88/1 after 10

Kohli joins Padikkal at 3. The wicket could have knocked some wind out of RCB's sails, which were billowing in the wind till now. Krunal Pandya's 9th over sees just 4 runs, the least expensive over in the match so far. Chahar continues in the 10th. Padikkal picks the googly and smashes a four through the covers. And another in the same region later in the over. RCB 88/1 after 10

20:08 (IST)28 Oct 2020
RCB 71/1 after 7.5

MI look to pull things back with their spinners as the Powerplay ends. Krunal Pandya gives away just 6 runs in the 7th. Rahul Chahar brought on for the first time in the 8th. Padikkal slashes for a four against him. Philippe finds the gap through the covers for another four. But he is then stumped out. Quick work from De Kock. Wicket for Chahar. Breakthrough for MI. Philippe is out for 33. RCB 71/1 after 7.5

19:57 (IST)28 Oct 2020
RCB's new opening partnership fires

Pattinson brought into the mix in the 4th over. Padikkal flicks for four. Philippe pulls for another four in the over. Boult back to bowl the 5th. Philippe goes long against him - a six over long on. The right hander ends the over with another fortunate four. RCB get to 42 in 5 overs. Pattinson continues in the 6th. Padikkal starts the over with a four to fine leg. Ends it with a four through covers. RCB 54/0 after 6

19:43 (IST)28 Oct 2020
RCB 22/0 after 3

Bumrah takes the new ball from the other end. A few dot balls to start off, including a leading edge off the right hander, before Philippe finds the gap on the leg side for a four. 5 runs each from the first 2 overs. Krunal into the attack as early as in the 3rd over. Both batsmen bring out the sweep shot against him - Padikkal for a four. Padikkal hits back to back fours, this time through the covers. RCB 22/0 after 3