Vivo IPL 2021: MI vs RCB Highlights Of The MatchGokul Saravanan (Author) Published Date : Apr 10, 2021 10:08 IST
The Season opening match of IPL 2021 ruled the ground with a fierce vibe at MA Chidambaram Stadium yesterday. RCB won the toss and opted to bowl first.
De Villiers smashed 48 of 27 balls in the first match and grabbed the hearts for the victory of RCB. MI scored 159/9, which lead RCB to set the target of 160 in 20 overs.
And the final overs were a nail-biting moment, and RCB grabbed victory by two wickets with 0 balls left by scoring 160/8.
RCB took the lead in the points table by winning over MI in the first match of IPL 2021. RCB gained a net run rate of +0.50 whereas, the MI net run rate was - 0.50.
It is not new to MI to lose as season openers as they always find their way back to finals to cheers the championship.
Rohit Sharma said, Winning the championship is more important than winning the first game.
Virat Kholi's expression video after holding the victory is hanging viral on social media, and RCB fans are celebrating the victory.
Harshal Patel captured the Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling of 5/27.
The most run was taken by Chris Lynn (Mumbai Indians) 49 runs of 35 balls, and the most wickets were taken by Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore) with five wickets. The most sixes were hit by Chris Lynn (Mumbai Indians) with 3 Sixes.
- Vivo perfect catch of the match award was given to Washington Sundar.
- Dream 11 Game Changer of the match was given to Harshal Patel
- Safari Super Striker of the match goes to AB de Villiers.
- CRED Power player of the match goes to Virat Kholi.
- Unacademy Let's Crack it sixes of the match goes to Chris Lynn.
- UPSTOX's Most Valuable Asset of the match goes to Harshal Patel.