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IPL 2020, MI vs RR Highlights: Mumbai beat Rajasthan by 57 runs

Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah combined as Mumbai Indians secured an impressive 57-run win over Rajasthan Royals.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: October 7, 2020 8:45:27 am
IPL 2020, MI vs RR:Mumbai beat Rajasthan by 57 runs

Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah combined as Mumbai Indians secured an impressive 57-run win over Rajasthan Royals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi in the Indian Premier League clash on Tuesday. It all started with Suryakumar scoring an unbeaten 79 from 47 balls as his knock helped Mumbai post a challenging 193/4 on the board.

Rajasthan in response started on a loose note as they lost Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steve Smith and Sanju Samson inside the powerplay overs. Jos Buttler did show some respite as he scored 70 from 44 balls before a screamer from Kieron Pollard brought an end to his innings. Apart from him, no other Rajasthan players produced any fight as the team was bundled out on 136 in 18.1 overs. Bumrah emerged as the leading wicket-taker for Mumbai who finished the match with four wickets and gave away just 20 runs in his four overs quota.

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IPL 2020, MI vs RR Highlights:

23:15 (IST)06 Oct 2020
MI win by 57 runs

And that's a wrap for tonight, James Pattinson picks the final wicket of the night as Ankit Rajpoot departs on 2. Rajasthan Royals are bundled out on 136 as they lose the contest by 57 runs. 

23:14 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Jasprit Bumrah picks his fourth wicket!

Jasprit Bumrah picks his fourth wicket of the night. A low fulltoss with some pace behind it and Archer hits it straight to Kieron Pollard at long-off. He walks after scoring 24 from 11 balls. RR: 136/9 (18 overs) 

23:05 (IST)06 Oct 2020
S Gopal departs!
23:00 (IST)06 Oct 2020
No Tewatia magic tonight!

Bang on from Jasprit Bumrah as he delivers a perfect yorker, leaving Rahul Tewatia with no answes. Tewatia did swing his bat, but failed to make any contact as the ball hits the stumps. He departs on 5. RR: 113/7 (15.2 overs) 

22:54 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Tom Curran departs!

Pollard picks his first wicket of the match as Hardik Pandya completes a good catch at the deep. With the required run-rate mounting, Tom Curran had to take the risk and he pays for it. He departs after scoring 15 from 16 balls. RR: 108/6 (14.4 overs) 

22:47 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Kieron Pollard pulls off an incredible catch!

Kieron Pollard pulls off an incredible catch. Another massive strike from Buttler but this time he picks the wrong fielder - the big man for the Caribbean. James Pattinson picks his first wicket of the day, as Pollard at the long-on boundary jumps and grabs a sensational catch send the batsman back to the pavilion on 70 from 44 balls. RR: 98/5 (13.3 overs)  

22:44 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Milestone alert!
22:43 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Buttler's magic continues!

Jos Buttler welcomes Keiron Pollard with a SIX and a FOUR as 13 runs come in his first over. Buttler is making look things interesting and even Rohit Sharma would be wary with what the wicketkeeper-batsman can do. RR: 97/4 (13 overs) | need 97 more from 42 balls 

22:36 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Jos Buttler brings up his 50!

Jos Buttler is dealing in SIXES as he brings up his 50. What a way to bring it up as he slams the ball by Krunal Pandya over the deep mid-wicket fence. He is batting on 59 from 39 balls as Rajasthan reach 84/4 after 12 overs.   

22:30 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Jos Buttler keeps the fight on!

Jos Buttler is keeping the fight on for Rajasthan Royals. He smashes a short delivery by Krunal Pandya over the extra cover boundary as RR reach 63/4 after 10 overs. The team need 131 runs in the final 10 overs.

22:24 (IST)06 Oct 2020
What a catch!

Rahul Chahar strikes as it is the substitute fielder Anukul Roy who takes a blinder. Mahipal Lomror was going for the big one, but he fails to get the connection as the ball goes flying towards the mid-off region. Roy rushes behind it and leaps forward to complete a flying catch. RR: 42/4 (8.1 over)  

22:19 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Huge appeal for LBW!

Huge appeal for LBW from James Pattinson against Mahipal Lomror, but the umpire is not interested. TV replay shows that the ball was pitched outside leg. Good decision in the end. RR: 42/3 (8 overs) | need 152 runs in 72 balls 

22:13 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Can Rajasthan produce something magical tonight?

Rahul Chahar bowls a brilliant first over as just four runs come off it. The run-rate is rising and the game is slipping away from Rajasthan's hands, can they produce something magical tonight. RR: 35/3 (7 overs) 

22:04 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Buttler keeps the scoreboard ticking!

Jos Buttler keeps the scoreboard ticking. He could be the difference between both the sides if he can keep going. Meanwhile, the pair of Mahipal Lomror and Buttler add 11 from 13 balls as Rajasthan reach 23/3 after 5 overs. 

21:55 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Samson departs on 🦆

Boult picks up his second wicket of the night and this time it is Samson who has to take the long walk back to the pavilion. A short delivery and Samson tried to pull it on the on-side but the ball hits the top part of his bat and lands in Rohit Sharma's hands for a simple catch. RR: 12/3 (3 overs) 

21:48 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Jasprit Bumrah joins the party!

Now Jasprit Bumrah joins the party. He picks the big wicket of Steve Smith. Tried to play it across the line and gets an inside edge, which is brilliantly collected by Quinton de Kock. Danger for Rajasthan. RR: 7/2 (1.4 overs)

21:41 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Trent Boult strikes!

Just the start Mumbai Indians were looking for. An excellent delivery from Trent Boult with a hint of late swing, and young Yashasvi Jaiswal tries to nudge the ball towards the offside but gets an edge, which flies straight into De Kock's gloves. RR: 0/1 (0.2 over)

21:25 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Mumbai Indians post a gigantic 193/4 in 20 overs

Suryakumar Yadav's unbeaten 79 from 47 balls along with some late hitting from Hardik Pandya help Mumbai Indians post a gigantic 193/4 in 20 overs. Pandya finishes on 30* from 19 deliveries. Meanwhile, Ankit Rajpoot who started the attack for Rajasthan was used by Steve Smith to wrap up the MI innings. In his final over, the bowler gave away 17 runs and in his three overs Rajpoot conceded a total of 42 runs. 

21:16 (IST)06 Oct 2020
Inventive from Suryakumar Yadav!

Inventive from Suryakumar Yadav, goes down and sends the ball over the wicket-keeper's head for a SIX. He was struck in the head in the previous delivery but that makes no difference. 15 runs come in that over as Mumbai Indians reach 176/4 in 19 overs. 

21:10 (IST)06 Oct 2020
19 runs come off the over!

19 runs come off the over as both Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya combine to hit the ball around the park. In fact, Curran also spilled a simple chance to send Pandya back to the pavilion. MI: 161/4 (18 overs)