Kohli and Faf go berserk as Royal Challengers Bangalore crush Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in IPL 2023. catch live scores and Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians match 5 highlights.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians match 5 highlights: Giving Mumbai an unforgettable run chase, Royal Challengers Bangalore prevailed over Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets and almost four overs to spare in match no. 5 of Indian Premier League 2023.
Batting first, Mumbai Indians set a competitive total of 171/5 with the only top performer Tilak Verma (84* off 46) and Nehal Wadhera (21 off 13) after the top order’s collapse.
Replying to Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore wom hands down with Virat Kohli scoring unbeaten (82 off 49) and Faf Du Plessis (73 off 43) and Glenn Maxwell (12 off 3).
BOWLERS’ DOMINANCE PUTS ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE ON TOP.
On a high scoring ground, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, did Royal Challengers Bangalore’s skipper, Faf Du Plessis, invite Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians to put some runs on board after winning the toss.
Paying respect to thier skipper’s decision, RCB’s bowlers served by giving Mumbai Indians early blows. It was Mohammad Siraj, who put an end to struggling Ishan Kishan to begin the demolition of Mumbai Indians’ top order. Ishan Kishan (10) tried to loft Mohammad Siraj across and found himself a bit unlucky with an edge, which landed in Harshal Patel’s hands.
In the following over, England-pacer Reece Topley set Cameron Green’s departure after being hit for a boundary in the first delivery of his over in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians match 5 highlights. Then, in the final over of the powerplay, young Akash Deep baited the trap for Rohit Sharma with a lovely swinging delivery, which caught Rohit Sharma’s edge.
After being left reeling with a shock, Mumbai Indians saw for some time a growing partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Verma. However, the growing stand soon went dead as replacement of Will Jacks, Michael Bracewell, dismissed Suryakumar Yadav (15).
TILAK VERMA RESTRUCTURES MUMBAI INDIANS’ FALL.
While things were falling apart for Mumbai Indians Tilak Verma from the other end was holding his nerves and displayed the calibre he possesses. Tilak Verma kept the scoreboard running even when RCB’s bowlers had some tough questions to ask.
Tilak Verma remained unbeaten with his saviour knock of 84 runs off 46 deliveries, including nine boundaries and four sixes. Early, Nehal Wadhera chipped in with 21 runs and later, Arshad Khan’s cameo of 15 runs saved the day and Mumbai Indians set a competitive total of 171/7 in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians match 5 highlights.
VIRAT KOHLI AND FAF DU PLESSIS FASHION RCB’S RUN CHASE.
Replying to Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore began the chase in style. Both Virat Kohli and Faf Du Plessis smashed Mumbai Indians bowlers across the ground and in no time helped Royal Challengers Bangalore go past fifty run mark.
However, Mumbai Indians did everything possible to overcome the lethal duo, but thier all efforts went in vain. It took Mumbai Indians almost fifteen overs to eventually come across a wicket, but it was too little, too late for Mumbai Indians. Before Arshad Khan dismissed Faf Du Plessis, Faf had blasted 73 runs, belting six towering sixes and five fours in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Mumbai Indians match 5 highlights.
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