Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets in game 48 of the Indian Premier League 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
With the win, MI are all but through to the playoffs of IPL 2020
Virat Kohli-led RCB are still placed on the second spot in the points table but would need to win at least one of its remaining two fixtured to qualify for the playoffs.
Here are the latest updates from game 48 between MI and RCB:
Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets in game 48 to qualify for playoffs of the Indian Premier League 2020.
Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets to qualify for playoffs
Suryakumar Yadav marches on unassisted in chase of 165
Suryakumar Yadav is the key for Mumbai Indians in chase of 165. The asking rate is just over nine after the 16th over.
Suryakumar Yadav rebuilds for Mumbai Indians after quick dismissals
100 up for Mumbai Indians in the first ball of the 14th over. The asking rate is over 9 and Suryakumar Yadav is batting at 40.
Mumbai Indians should be able to chase down from here, given that they still have the backing of a strong middle order.
Siraj gets de Kock in powerplay; Mumbai Indians one down in chase of 165
Mohammed Siraj has given a crucial breakthrough to Bangalore in Mumbai’s chase of 165.
Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan begin Mumbai Indians’ 165-run chase
Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan have begun Mumbai Indians’ 165-run chase. Chris Morris is with the new ball.
Devdutt Padikkal guides Royal Challengers Bangalore to 164
Bumrah derailed Bangalore’s innings with his three crucial wickets of Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal and Shivam Mavi.
Mumbai Indians need 165 to win this contest.
Bumrah strikes twice in same over to send back Padikkal, Dube; Bangalore five down
Trouble for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the death overs as well-settled Devdutt Padikkal has been dismissed by Bumrah for 74.
Devdutt Padikkal key for Royal Challengers Bangalore in death overs
Bangalore will be eying at least 170 with Devdutt Padikkal well set and batting at 74 with a strike rate of over 168.
Bumrah gets Kohli for 9 to complete 100 wickets in IPL
Jasprit Bumrah completed his 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League with the dismissal of Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli for just 9 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Incidentally, Kohli was also Bumrah’s first ever IPL victim in 2013.
Padikkal, Phillippe bring up 50-run stand in powerplay
Devdutt Padikkal and Josh Phillippe have built up a fine opening partship inside powerplay.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are 54 without loss after six overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore off to a steady start after invited to bat first
Steady start for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians after invited to bat first in game 48.
Padikkal, Phillippe begin Royal Challengers Bangalore’s innings
Devdutt Padikkal and Josh Phillippe have begun Royal Challengers Bangalore’s innings. Trent Boult is with the new ball.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Phillippe (Wk), Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock (Wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (C), Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore
Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to field first against Royal Challengers Bangalore. No Rohit Sharma in Mumbai’s playing XI tonight.
Toss at 7 pm:
The toss between the two teams will be held at 7 pm (IST).
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Saurabh Tiwary, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel (wk), Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Chris Morris, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa