MI vs RR Highlights: MI top of table after beating RR

By Gitanjali Mangal - October 07, 2020 12:10 pm

Mumbai Indians have won their third match as they defeated Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs. Mumbai Indian's Captain, Rohit Sharma decided to bat first after winning the toss and it worked in his team's favor.

The skipper played a good knock of 35 but it was Suryakumar Yadav who made a big impact. He remained unbeaten till the end, scoring 79 off just 47 balls, smashing 11 fours and two sixes.

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Hardik Pandya also played a good cameo, making 30 off just 19 balls as Mumbai posted 193/4 in 20 overs.

In reply, Rajasthan Royals got off to a poor start. They lost Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steve Smith and Sanju Samson cheaply. At one stage they were 42/4 but then Jos Buttler started playing his shots.

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He raced away to 70 off just 44 balls, but then Kieron Pollard took a brilliant catch at the boundary to send him back to the pavilion. Rajasthan kept losing wickets and were eventually bowled out for 136 in 18.1 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah was outstanding with the ball, picking four wickets for just 20 runs. James Pattinson and Trent Boult also picked two wickets each.

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After winning the match, Mumbai is now top of the table with eight points from six matches followed by Delhi Capitals who also have same points but are behind in the net run-rate.

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