- Mumbai team make sure of playoff by defeating Bangalore by 5 wickets
- Bangalore team scored 164 runs for 6 wickets, Padikkal made FIFTY
- Mumbai scored easily thanks to Suryakumar Yadav’s 79 runs
- Kohli admitted that Mumbai bowled brilliantly in the last over
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli praised the bowling of Mumbai Indians in the death overs, saying that their team was left behind by 20 runs.
After stopping RCB for 164 for six, MI achieved the target with five balls to spare. Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets for 14 runs for Mumbai. RCB batsmen could score 35 runs in the last five overs.
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Kohli (Virat Kohli) said, ‘There was a strange batting in the last five overs. Our shots were going directly to his fielder. It happens on the field. “They bowled well and in the last five overs we were left behind by 20 runs,” he said. Kohli (Kohli) said that by winning the last two matches, his team can make a place in the top two.
He said, ‘Some teams do their best to hurry, and some play poorly at the wrong time. Looking at the score sheet, the lower half teams are doing quite well. We have two more matches to play and by winning both we can stay in the top two.
Mumbai captain Keiron Pollard praised Surya Kumar Yadav, who scored an unbeaten 79, saying, ‘Whatever the circumstances, they have done well again and again. He will be very sad to not be selected in the Indian team but I think he is very close to the selection.
He said, ‘I am looking at things from outside. He has done brilliantly for our team and he can consistently respond only with his bat. Hopefully, he will be the architect of our title win. ‘
What happened in the match
Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl first. From Bangalore, only Devdutt Padikkal was able to survive. He scored an innings of 74 off 45 balls. Apart from this, Josh Philip scored 33 runs. The Mumbai bowlers did not let any other batsman play freely. In response, Mumbai won the match with the help of Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 79 runs with 5 balls to spare.