MI vs RR Highlights: Tim David late fireworks saw Yashasvi Jaiswal hand Mumbai Indians fourth win over Rajasthan Royals. cricket news
Making the 1,000th match of the Indian Premier League a blockbuster, Mumbai chased down the target of 213 with three balls to spare.
The incredible six-wicket win was Mumbai’s fourth of the season which lifted them to seventh, while high-flying Rajasthan were pushed down to third after their fifth defeat.
The 21-year-old Jaiswal scored 124 off just 62 balls, hitting 16 fours and eight maximum sixes, at a strike rate of 200 as the Royals single-handedly posted 212 for 7 after electing to bat.
Mumbai Indians fought back in the middle with key knocks from Cameron Green (44) and Suryakumar Yadav (55 off 29 balls) before David finished the match with Tilak Verma (29 not out) as the home side chased down . target in the last over
With 17 needed off the final over bowled by Jason Holder, David hit three consecutive sixes off the first three balls to end the game with MI 214 for 4 in 19.3 overs, a birthday gift to skipper Rohit Sharma .
David hit a total of five sixes and two fours in his innings of 45 not out off just 14 balls. He changed the situation for the Royals by adding 62 runs in just 23 balls for an unbeaten fifth wicket stand with Verma.
Sandeep Sharma got the Royals off to the right start when he clean-bowled Rohit (3), who turned 36 on Sunday, but Kishan and Green led the recovery as the hosts reached 58/1 in the powerplay. Went.
Green added 62 runs for the second wicket with Kishan, who was dismissed for 28 off 23 balls by Ravichandran Ashwin (4-0-27-2).
MI needed the Suryakumar special, the batsman hit an incredible six over fine leg off Ashwin’s first ball, and was swiftly blocked with three fours off Holder as MI reached 98 for 2 at the halfway mark .
But Ashwin struck again and had Green caught at deep midwicket for 44 off 26 balls.
With the spin duo of Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal not letting MI keep up with the asking rate, Suryakumar trained his guns on RR Impact sub Kuldeep Sen, hitting the seamer for three fours and a six to score 18 off four balls.
However, Suryakumar’s explosive innings ended with a brilliant fielding effort by Sandeep. The batsman tried to lift a short ball from Boult outside off over short fine leg, but Sandeep kept running forward and kept on keeping his eyes on the ball and went on to complete a brilliant catch.
Earlier, Jaiswal had scored a brilliant first century (124) to take Rajasthan Royals to a mammoth score of 212 for 7 in the 1000th match of the IPL.
Local boy Jaiswal smashed 16 fours and eight sixes to smash 124 off just 62 balls to take Rajasthan Royals to a big score as Mumbai Indians posted their third consecutive 200-plus total this season.
Jaiswal, who took his last 400 runs this season as the highest run-scorer and also registered the highest score of this IPL, had a special liking for Riley Meredith (4-0-51-1) as he Hit half of your squares. and a six against the Australian pacer.
Despite other Royals batsmen failing to provide support from the other end, Jaiswal ensured that the run-rate never dipped. His innings started with a strong opening partnership of 72 runs with Jos Buttler (18).
Buttler hit his eighth ball while Jaiswal hit sixes off Cameron Green (3-0-31-0) and Jofra Archer (4-0-41-1) in the first two overs to give RR quick runs Planted. Speed.
Left-handed Jaiswal hit four fours in one over off Meredith to take RR past 50 inside five overs as he scored a strong 65 without loss.
Archer hit 149.3 kmph early as the MI pacer, who recently underwent a minor surgery on his right elbow in Belgium, looked to hit his strap in his third game of the season.
Archer, however, struggled for the line in his first spell (2-0-21-0) but used the short ball against RR’s left-handers and also claimed the wicket of Jason Holder (11).
Veteran spinner Piyush Chawla bowled impressively in the first over and capitalized in his next, breaking the opening partnership in the eighth over by getting Buttler caught at long-on.
captain of the royals sanju samson (14) started with a six off the first ball, but was stopped midway in the 10th over, hitting a straight one over deep midwicket off Arshad Khan (3-0-39-3).
Before the start of play, the BCCI along with its secretary Jay Shah presented mementos to both the captains – Rohit Sharma and Samson – as well as Royals head coach Kumar Sangakkara and MI team icons on the occasion of the 1,000th match of the IPL . Sachin Tendulkar.
Rohit, who captained Mumbai Indians in April 2013, also completed his 150th match as captain of the five-time title winners.
(With inputs from PTI)
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