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In Pics: Hardik Pandya's nightmare homecoming ends with RR thrashing MI by 6 wickets

Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST
  • Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal took MI apart with the ball and then the seemingly unstoppable Riyan Parag led RR to victory.
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Mumbai Indians' nightmarish start to the season continued as they fell to their third consecutive defeat in their first game at home. The home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium booed their new captain Hardik Pandya on a number of occasions as they lost to Rajasthan Royals by six wickets. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

Mumbai Indians' nightmarish start to the season continued as they fell to their third consecutive defeat in their first game at home. The home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium booed their new captain Hardik Pandya on a number of occasions as they lost to Rajasthan Royals by six wickets. (AP)

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The crowd at the Wankhede made their feelings clear with resounding boos for Pandya at the toss, which Sanju Samson won and said that Rajasthan Royals are bowling first. Boult shook up MI early with Rohit Sharma, Naman Dhir and Dewald Brevis all falling to him for golden ducks.(IPL) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

The crowd at the Wankhede made their feelings clear with resounding boos for Pandya at the toss, which Sanju Samson won and said that Rajasthan Royals are bowling first. Boult shook up MI early with Rohit Sharma, Naman Dhir and Dewald Brevis all falling to him for golden ducks.(IPL)

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Pandya then gave MI a boost by smashing 16 runs off the last over of the powerplay and the five-time champions were 46/4 at the end of the sixth over. Pandya and Tilak put up 56 runs off 36 balls for the fifth wicket.(Mumbai Indians Twiiter) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

Pandya then gave MI a boost by smashing 16 runs off the last over of the powerplay and the five-time champions were 46/4 at the end of the sixth over. Pandya and Tilak put up 56 runs off 36 balls for the fifth wicket.(Mumbai Indians Twiiter)

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Yuzvendra Chahal then dismissed the MI captain for 34 off 21 after which he got Varma shortly thereafter for 34 off 21. Chahal got his third wicket in the death overs in the form of Gerald Coetzee. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

Yuzvendra Chahal then dismissed the MI captain for 34 off 21 after which he got Varma shortly thereafter for 34 off 21. Chahal got his third wicket in the death overs in the form of Gerald Coetzee. (PTI)

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A spirited opening spell from Jasprit Bumrah and South African teenager Kwena Maphaka, coupled with an effective follow-up job by Aakash Madhwal, helped Mumbai Indians make a fairly good fist of defending the paltry target of 126.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

A spirited opening spell from Jasprit Bumrah and South African teenager Kwena Maphaka, coupled with an effective follow-up job by Aakash Madhwal, helped Mumbai Indians make a fairly good fist of defending the paltry target of 126.(ANI)

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Madhwal got the big wickets of Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson and Ravichandran Ashwin(MI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

Madhwal got the big wickets of Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson and Ravichandran Ashwin(MI)

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However, Riyan Parag scored a half-century for the second consecutive time this season and scored the winning runs to remain unbeaten on 54 off 39 balls. RR thus chased down the target with six wickets and 27 balls in hand. (ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 12:25 AM IST

However, Riyan Parag scored a half-century for the second consecutive time this season and scored the winning runs to remain unbeaten on 54 off 39 balls. RR thus chased down the target with six wickets and 27 balls in hand. (ANI )

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