Bangalore vs Mumbai: In the 39th match of IPL 2021 being played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Royal Challengers Bangalore gave a target of 166 runs to Mumbai Indians after playing first. Virat Kohli scored 51 and Glenn Maxwell scored 56 runs for RCB. Apart from these two, wicket-keeper batsman KS Bharat scored 32 runs. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah took the highest three wickets for Mumbai.
Earlier, losing the toss and opting to bat first, the start of RCB was not good. Opener Devdutt Padikal was dismissed in the second over without opening the account. After this there was a partnership of 68 runs between Kohli and Bharat. Bharat was dismissed after scoring 32 runs in 24 balls. During this he hit two fours and two sixes.
After this, Kohli and Glenn Maxwell carried forward the innings of RCB. Both played their shots all around the field. At one time it seemed that RCB would easily score 180-190, but in the last overs, Mumbai bowlers took wickets and restricted them to 165 runs.
After Bharat was dismissed for 75 runs, Kohli and Maxwell shared a 51-run partnership for the third wicket. RCB’s score was beyond 120 in 15 overs. But in the 16th over, Kohli was dismissed for 51 runs. He faced 42 balls and hit three fours and three sixes. After this, AB de Villiers, who came to bat, could not do wonders.
In the 19th over, Jasprit Bumrah first dismissed Maxwell (37 balls 56 runs) and then AB de Villiers (six balls 11 runs). After this, in the 20th over, Boult sent Shahbaz 01 to the pavilion. Jasprit Bumrah took the highest three wickets for Mumbai. While Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Adam Milne got one wicket each.