IPL 2021 MI vs RR Highlights: Quinton de Kock fifty guides Mumbai Indians to 7-wicket win against Rajasthan Royals
- MI vs RR Highlights, IPL 2021 Match 24 Updates: Mumbai Indians take on Rajasthan Royals in New Delhi. MI won the toss and opted to field first. Mumbai Indians (172/3 in 18.3 overs) beat Rajasthan Royals (171/3 in 20 overs) by 7 wickets.
MI vs RR, IPL 2021 Highlights: Mumbai Indians took on Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitely Stadium in New Delhi. MI won the toss and opted to field first. Jos Buttler (41) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (32) helped RR to 91/2 after 10 overs. Sanju Samson (42) and Shivam Dube (35) helped RR to 126/2 after 15 overs. Eventually, RR finished at 171/4 in 20 overs. In response, MI got to 87/2 after 10 overs. Chris Morris picked both the wickets. De Kock remained unbeaten on 70 and Krunal Pandya scored 39 as MI cruised to a seven-wicket win.
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APR 29, 2021 07:05 PM IST
MI vs RR: Mumbai Indians wins by 7 wickets
FOUR! Quinton de Kock picks up the slower delivery in the slot from Mustafizur and he lofts the ball through extra cover for another four.
FOUR! Pollard flicks the ball off his hips for a boundary through long leg.
MI win by 7 wickets and 9 balls to spare
APR 29, 2021 06:59 PM IST
POLLARD MAYHEM. MI need 9 from 12 balls.
SIX! Hello and goodbye, says Pollard. Third ball he faced, stands deep in his crease and hits a huge six through extra cover. Pressure on Chris Morris.
FOUR! Kieron Pollard's vintage bottom hand earns him four this time. Rocks back and flick the low full-toss off his pads for a four through the deep mid-wicket region.
FOUR! Pollard in a hurry to finish the game. He is also scoring off his helmet. He ducks a short delivery from Morris, the ball ricochets off his helmet and trickles to the fine leg boundary.
MI are 163/3 after 18 overs
APR 29, 2021 06:56 PM IST
MI vs RR: Krunal gone, MI need 25 runs from 18 balls.
SIX! Once again, Krunal Pandya begins the over with a boundary. Mustafizur bowls a slower delivery into the slot, Pandya stays back and heaves the ball over the wide long-on fence.
OUT! Bowled him. Mustafizur cleans up Krunal, who looked to smack the ball in the slot. Inside edge and onto his stumps. He departs for a 26-ball 39.
MI are 147/3 after 17 overs, needing 25 to win 18 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Fifty-run stand, MI need runs 32 from 24 balls.
FOUR! Cracking shot from Krunal Pandya. A low full-toss from Morris on his pads, Krunal picks the gap with ease for four. He moves into the 30s and also brings up the 50-run partnership with QDK.
MI are 140/2 after 16 overs, needing 32 runs from 24 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:44 PM IST
SIX! THAT IS HUGEEE! Floated up from Tewatia, Krunal slog-sweeps the ball way into the deep mid-wicket stands.
MI are 131/2 after 15 overs, needing 41 off 30 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:37 PM IST
Last time-out of the day taken
Eight off the Sakariya over. MI are 119/2 after 14 overs, needing 53 runs in 36 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:32 PM IST
Tight over from Tewatia
Concedes just 5 runs from the over. MI are 11/2 after 13 overs, needing 61 runs from 42 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:25 PM IST
FIFTY FOR QDK
Quinton de Kock gets to his first fifty of the season in 35 balls. Gets there with a single.
FOUR! Krunal Pandya ends the 12th with a gorgeous cover drive. MI are 106/2, needing 66 runs to win from 48 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Decent over for MI
FOUR LBs! Shivam Dube's slower ball comes off the right leg off QDK and runs past the wicketkeeper for four.
MI are after 97/2 11 overs, needing 75 runs to win from 54 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Krunal Pandya is the new man in. At the halfway stage, MI are 87/2. 85 needed to win off 60 balls.
APR 29, 2021 06:14 PM IST
OUT! Morris strikes again! Suryakumar Yadav chips the slower, full ball off his pads straight to Jos Buttler at mid-wicket. He's gone for 16. MI are 83/2.
APR 29, 2021 06:13 PM IST
De Kock nearing 50
FOUR! QDK has looked in fine touch from the get-go today.
FOUR! A lovely end to the over. A low full-toss from Jaydev Unadkat, QDK punches the ball right past the bowler for four.
MI are 83/1 after 9 overs.
APR 29, 2021 06:04 PM IST
8 off the over. Time-out taken
FOUR! Lucky for the batsman. A thick outside edge off Surya's bat and the ball flies the third man for four.
MI are 71/1 after 8 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:59 PM IST
MI vs RR: Welcome, Mr. Tewatia
Three fours from that over. Suryakumar Yadav first goes inside-out over extra covers for four. He then plays an excellent square cut for another boundary.
QDK caps off the over with a reverse-sweep past the short third man.
MI are 63/1 after 7 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:55 PM IST
Spinner into the attack
Rahul Tewatia is introduced into the attack as Suryakumar Yadav joins de Kock.
APR 29, 2021 05:53 PM IST
OUT! Chris Morris responds with a wicket. Rohit Sharma looks to clear the full ball, ends up chipping it straight to Chetan Sakariya at mid-off. MI 49/1 after 6 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:52 PM IST
QDK welcomes Morris in comprehensive fashion
SIX! De Kock pulls Morris' first ball of the day for a six
FOUR! Next ball, he glances the ball to the fine leg boundary for four.
APR 29, 2021 05:48 PM IST
MI vs RR, IPL 2021 Live Score
SIX! Trademark Rohit Sharma pull. A half-tracker from Unadkat, Rohit rocks back and pulls the ball effortlessly for six.
MI are 36/0 after 5 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:44 PM IST
QDK goes big against the Fizz.
FOUR! Delicate from QDK! Welcomes Mustafizur Rahman with a lovely boundary. The ball was shaping from outside of off, de Kock leans in, opens the face of the bat, and threads the ball past the short third man for four.
SIX! This time, he goes behind square on the other side. Gets inside the line of the ball, twists and turns to help the ball on its way for a maximum.
MI are 27/0 after 4 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:39 PM IST
MI vs RR: Creamed for four!
FOUR! An expansive cover drive for four! De kock gets MI's first boundary.
MI are 14/0 after 3 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Unadkat sharing the new ball
Jaydev Unadkat sharing the new ball with Sakariya. 3 off the over. Good start.
MI are 7/0 after 2 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:29 PM IST
4 off the first over
Rohit Sharma gets off the mark with a couple. de Kock takes a single off the last ball.
MI are 4/0 after 1 over.
APR 29, 2021 05:25 PM IST
The chase begins
MI captain Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock walk out to open.
Chetan Sakariya with the new ball.
APR 29, 2021 05:11 PM IST
RR finish at 171/4
David Miller remains unbeaten on 7 while Riyan Parag remains unbeaten on 8 as RR finish at 171/4 in 20 overs.
APR 29, 2021 05:10 PM IST
Ball 1: FOUR! Coulter-Nile to Parag. Inside edge and past the fine leg fielder for four.
Ball 2: DOT! Parag tries a lap the ball past the keeper, misses it.
Ball 3: DOT! Another play and miss from Parag.
Ball 4: DROPPED! Parag, on one knee, goes over covers. The timing wasn't there. Rohit Sharma runs back but fails to hang on.
Ball 5: NO-BALL! Will have to bowl that again. he bowled it wide but the umpires called it a no-ball for stepping too wide of the popping crease.
FREE-HIT! Bowled but no use. Full and wide, Parag chops it onto his stumps. Batsmen take a single.
Ball 6: FOUR! Low full-toss from Coulter-Nile, Miller punches it down the ground for four. 12 off the over.
APR 29, 2021 05:04 PM IST
OUT! An easy caught and bowled for Jasprit Bumrah. Dube departs for 35. RR are 159/4 after 19 overs. Parag and Miller in the middle.
APR 29, 2021 04:59 PM IST
150 up for RR.
SIX! Boult looks for the yorker again, misses the spot by a few inches. Dube makes him pay by staying rooted to his crease and smacking the ball into the deep mid-wicket stands.
RR are 155/3 after 18 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:56 PM IST
BREAKTHROUGH FOR MI
OUT! Bowled him! A cracking yorker from Boult sends Sanju packing. Right in the block hole, Samson looks to flick it through the onside but instead, he loses his stumps on 42.
APR 29, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Great 17th from Bumrah
He conceded just 5 off it but is still wicketless. RR are 145/2 after 17 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:50 PM IST
Half century stand between Samson and Dube
50-run stand between Samson and Dube. A great partnership after the openers fell in quick succession. They are in a good position to cross 175 from here.
APR 29, 2021 04:47 PM IST
14 off the Boult over
Two boundaries by Samson off the Boult over. RR are 140/2 after 16 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:43 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: 15 overs up, RR regain control!
SIX! Really poor bowling from Jayant. A short-ish delivery, Dube rocks back and dispatches the ball into the deep mid-wicket stands.
After 15 overs, RR are 126/2
Samson (26) and Dube (23*) currently in the middle.
APR 29, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Great spell from Chahar
RR are 113/2 after 14 overs. Chahar finishes with 2/33 in 4 overs. Players take second time-out.
APR 29, 2021 04:31 PM IST
MI vs RR: " Shot and a half"
FOUR! That is a shot and a half, says Ian Bishop on air. Stand and deliver stuff. Back of a length from Coulter-Nile, Dube stands tall and creams the ball on the rise through covers for four.
RR are 109/2 after 13 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:26 PM IST
100 up for RR
FOUR! Dube off the mark with a boundary. Tossed up from Chahar, Dube frees his arms and finds the gap between deep mid-wicket and long-on with ease for four.
RR are 100/2 after 12 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:23 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Tidy over
A tidy over from Coulter-Nile, concedes just one off it.
RR are 92/2 after 11 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:20 PM IST
AFTER 10, RR ARE 91/2
Shivam Dube joins skipper Sanju Samson in the middle. RR off to a good start.
APR 29, 2021 04:19 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: Chahar has two wickets
SIX! In the air...and six. A googly from Chahar, tosses it up. Jaiswal goes down on one knee and hoicks it over long-on for six. Just over the ropes.
OUT! Rahul Chahar's really got the golden arm. Jaiswal looks to flick the ball of his pads with soft hands. Closes the face of the bat early, the ball hits the leading edge, and balloons to Rahul Chahar for an easy cuaght and bowled.
APR 29, 2021 04:11 PM IST
Krunal Pandya welcomed with a boundary
FOUR! Samson welcomes Krunal Pandya with a boundary through deep mid-wicket. Shimmies down the pitch and carves the ball over the in-field for four.
FOUR! Ends the over the way he began. Short from Krunal, Samson stays put, twists and pulls the ball through deep square leg for four.
RR are 83/1 after 9 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Samson off the mark with a four
FOUR! As easy as you like. Samson is greeted with a short and wide delivery, who smacks the ball for four wide of deep point.
RR are 71/1 after 8 overs.
APR 29, 2021 04:07 PM IST
MI vs RR: WICKET FOR CHAHAR
OUT! Just what the doctor ordered! Rahul Chahar sends Jos Buttler packing. Slower through the air, Buttler charges down the track for a big heave. He's beaten for flight and Quinton de Kock has an easy stumping.
RR are 66/1.
APR 29, 2021 04:06 PM IST
BUTTLER INTO THE 40s
SIX! A six-hitting fest from Buttler so far. Chahar sends down a quicker delivery from Chahar, he pulls the ball off his backfoot for six over deep mid-wicket.
APR 29, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Rahul Chahar introduced into the attack
MI's best bowler so far, Rahul Chahar has been brought on. He is a wicket-taker who stems the opposition's run-flow. MI desperately need him to do both at the earliest now.
APR 29, 2021 04:03 PM IST
MI vs RR: Another six for Jos Buttler
SIX! Jos Buttler loves batting against MI and he is showing just why. A nothing delivery from Jayant Yadav, short and straight. Jos rocks and dispatches the ball into the stand just wide of long-on.
50-RUN STAND! This has been RR's best opening partnership yet in IPL 2021. MI currently look clueless.
RR are 58/0 after 7 overs.
APR 29, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Nathan Coulter-Nile brought on
Australian pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile is brought on to bowl his first over of IPL 2021.
FOUR! What a shot from the youngster. Jaiswal back away, makes room for the length delivery, opens his arms and smacks the ball through extra cover for four.
SIX! He follows it up with a six. What a confidence booster that must be for Jaiswal. He predicts Nathan might go short, so he stays back and pulls the ball into the stands for six.
RR are 47/0 after 6 overs. Powerplay is done. Players will take their first time-out.
APR 29, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Jayant Yadav is introduced into the attack and he almost a wicket off his first ball. Buttler charges down the wicket and looks to take aerial route of cover. The ball finds a thick outside edge and balloons over backward point. Rahul Chahar tracks back and dives but the ball goes through his hands.
FOUR! A half-tracker from Jayant is put away by Buttler for four. The Englishman charges down and pulls the ball on the up through deep mid-wicket.
SIX! Buttler taking on Jayant. This time, Buttler rocks back and thumps the short and straight delivery for a huge maxiumum through the deep mid-wicket region. 13 off the over.
RR are 33/0 after 5 overs.
APR 29, 2021 03:47 PM IST
SAFE! A back of a length delivery from Bumrah. Buttler looks to go up and over the bowler's head. He ends up finding a thick inside edge. The ball ricochets off his pads and pops up. However, Bumrah isn't able to charge to ball enough quickly.
RR are 20/4 after 4 overs.
APR 29, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Jaiswal hits Boult for four!
FOUR! A 141 kmph bouncer from Boult is pulled in front of square by Jaiswal for four. The southpaw didn't look completely in control as the ball seemed to have rushed to him. However, he did well enough to get it over the infield.
RR are 19/0 after 3 overs.
APR 29, 2021 03:36 PM IST
Bumrah sharing the new ball with Boult.
Jasprit Bumrah operating from the other end.
FOUR! Streaky but four. A probing delivery just outside off. Buttler opens the face of the bat ever so slightly and guides the ball past the short third man for four.
Off the mark! A leading edge for Jaiswal on his first delivery, ball flies behind point for a single. Bumrah finishes off the over with a cracking yorker.
RR are 11/0 after 2 overs.
APR 29, 2021 03:32 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Boundary off the first ball.
FOUR! Trent Boult, from over the wicket, drags the out-swinger to Buttler's pads. The Englishman glances the ball past the keeper for the first runs of RR's innings.
RR are 5/0 after 1 over.
APR 29, 2021 03:29 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: Players, umpires are out
Umpire, followed by MI and RR openers have walked out.
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler have walked out to open.
Trent Boult with the new ball.
It's show time!
APR 29, 2021 03:20 PM IST
MI vs RR: Who are you backing?
In Delhi's heat, which team will come out on top? MI or RR?
APR 29, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Today's match nuggets
•Rohit Sharma is 5 sixes away from completing 400 sixes across T20s.
•Trent Boult is 3 wickets away from completing 150 wickets across T20s.
•Quinton de Kock is 5 sixes away from completing 250 sixes across T20s.
•Nathan Coulter Nile is 8 catches away from completing 50 catches across T20s.
•Hardik Pandya is 4 catches away from completing 50 catches across T20s.
•Chris Morris is 5 sixes away from completing 100 sixes across T20s.
•This is 150th match across T20s for Jaydev Unadkat.
•David Miller is 62 runs away from completing 2000 runs in IPL.
•Hardik Pandya is 1 catch away from completing 50 catches in IPL.
•Krunal Pandya is 1 wicket away from completing 50 wickets in IPL.
APR 29, 2021 03:11 PM IST
MI vs RR: Sanju Samson, RR captain, at the toss
We would have liked to bowl first. We can see some grass, but I think it's good for batting and bowling. We need to bat better. We play every game in a different perspective. Captaincy is getting better and better, first game was tough. Really enjoying this role.
APR 29, 2021 03:08 PM IST
MI vs RR: Rohit Sharma, MI captain, at the toss
"We are going to field first. The pitch looks alright, looks a good pitch, better than Chennai. Looking to chase the total. This looks much better. We want to play fearless cricket, hopefully, the guys take the responsibility. Ishan is out and Nathan Coulter Nile is in. You got to pick your best XI and find the right balance as well."
APR 29, 2021 03:04 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: RR remain unchanged
Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
APR 29, 2021 03:03 PM IST
MI vs RR : MI make one change
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Team News: Nathan Coulter-Nile replaces Ishan Kishan
APR 29, 2021 03:01 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: MI win toss
Mumbai Indians won the toss, opt to bowl
APR 29, 2021 02:42 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Pitch report
"Like we saw yesterday, it's a good surface. There is a good covering of grass and we've seen over the years that whenever the pitches here have grass, it tends to play well. The groundsmen are constantly watering it due to the heat so might start a bit tacky but should get better and better as the game progresses. Teams might prefer chasing due to this reason," says Ajit Agarkar on the broadcast.
APR 29, 2021 02:41 PM IST
MI vs RR: Chris Morris Worth the big bucks?
• Pacer Chris Morris seems to be getting back in rhythm in the ongoing IPL 2021.
• He has picked up 9 wickets so far from 5 matches this season at the bowling SR of 12.0.
• This is the joint 3rd best SR for a Rajasthan Royals bowler in a single season.
• This is also the 4th best SR in this season among the 39 bowlers who has bowled 10+ overs so far.
• Moreover, his successful return is because of his brilliant death bowling in this IPL.
APR 29, 2021 02:39 PM IST
MI vs RR, IPL 2021 Live Score: RR Predicted XI
Here's our RR's predicted XI for this game:
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
APR 29, 2021 02:36 PM IST
MI vs RR, IPL 2021 Live Score: MI Predicted XI
Here's our MI's predicted XI for this game:
MI's predicted XI vs RR: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
APR 29, 2021 02:34 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: Live streaming details
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APR 29, 2021 02:28 PM IST
IPL 2021 Live Score: Top performers (current squad)
Most prolific batsmen: Kieron Pollard - 300 | Sanju Samson - 371
Highest Individual score: 81 By Quinton De Kock | 94* By Jos Buttler
Most Successful Bowler: 11 Wickets | Shreyas Gopal - 6 Wickets
Best Bowling Figure In An Innings: 4/20 By Jasprit Bumrah | 2/21 By Shreyas Gopal
APR 29, 2021 02:23 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: RR's recent form
vs KKR: Won by 6 wickets
vs RCB: Lost by 10 wickets
vs CSK: Lost by 45 Runs
vs DC: Won by 3 wickets
vs PBKS: Lost by 1 4 Runs
APR 29, 2021 02:17 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: MI's recent form
vs PBKS: Lost by 9 Wickets
vs DC: Lost by 6 Wickets
vs SRH: Won by 13 Runs
vs KKR: Won by 10 Runs
vs RCB: Lost by 2 Wickets
APR 29, 2021 02:09 PM IST
MI vs RR Live Score: Chahar in great form
MI leg spinner Rahul Chahar has been the brightest spots for the team so far. He's currently among the top wicket-takers with 9 wickets in 5 matches.
APR 29, 2021 02:02 PM IST
The left-arm seamers of RR
Rajasthan Royals are the only team in the IPL to have three left-arm seamers - Jaydev Unadkat, Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakariya - in their XI. And all of three of them have been pretty consistent with the ball so far. Despite being similar in the style of bowling, both Undakat and Sakariya have been very impressive with the new ball for RR.
APR 29, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Pandya brothers and Pollard need to fire
Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard - referred as the 'engine room' of the Mumbai Indians batting line-up have so far failed live up to the expectations in this IPL. And the results are there for everyone to see. MI, despite getting off to decent starts, have not been able to put up the big score on board. Rohit Sharma would hope that his trusted trio can regain their lost form aganst RR today.
APR 29, 2021 01:49 PM IST
Chris Morris in good form
Pacer Chris Morris seems to be getting back in rhythm in the ongoing IPL 2021. He has picked up 9 wickets so far from 5 matches this season at the bowling SR of 12.0. His successful return is because of his brilliant death bowling in this IPL. Morris' average of 7.43 in the death overs is the bests among 20 bowlers who have bowled 4+ overs in the last 4 overs of the innings in this IPL. He also has the joint 2nd most wickets in death overs of IPL 2021.
APR 29, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Suryakumar Yadav should be back at No.3
MI promoted Ishan Kishan in their last match against PBKS ahead of Suryakumar Yadav, which did not fare well as Ishan failed to hit the blocks and ate up a lot of deliveries. Former cricketers also criticized MI for that move. Suryakumar Yadav is expected to get his place back at No.3 against RR.
APR 29, 2021 01:37 PM IST
MI vs RR head-to-head
Mumbai Indians are certainly the most dominating team in the IPL with the maximum number of victories in the tournament.
However, Rajasthan is the only team which has managed to match up to the Mumbai Indians throughout the IPL.
In the 22 matches between these two teams both MI and RR have won 11 each.
Mumbai and Rajasthan are the only rivals with more than 10 encounters and equal number of wins and defeats against each other in the tournament.
APR 29, 2021 01:30 PM IST
MI vs RR live score, IPL 2021
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of IPL 2021 match No.24 between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in New Delhi today. This is a very important game in the context of the league. RR just came back from a string of defeats while MI have suffered successive losses.
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