MI Vs RCB Match Highlights:
- MI won by 46 runs
- They scored 213-6
- This was MI’s first win
MI Vs RCB Match Highlights IPL 2018 – Defending champions Mumbai Indians recorded their first win of the season at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday after defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore by a comfortable 46 runs. For Bangalore, it seems to be the same old story this year as well. After it looked that they had finally gotten their team combination right, having let go of Chris Gayle to make way for strength in the bowling department, the Virat Kohli lead side has once again failed to impress in the early part of this season’s IPL.
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Going into their fourth match with yet to record a win, Mumbai Indians knew another setback could cost them heavily in their bid to defend the title. They made one change to their team, while Bangalore went into the match three changes of their own with each side knowing a win would serve them very nicely in the long run. Pitted as one of the best matches in the IPL, this clash of heavyweights was watched by millions across the world. Winning the toss, Kohli opted to bowl first as his side looked to chase on one of the best grounds for batsmen in the country.
Bangalore had the dream start as Umesh Yadav picked up two wickets in his very first two balls itself to send the Indians reeling at 0-2. That was all the joy the Bangalore batsmen had in the innings as it was the Rohit Sharma and Lewis show from there on. Heavy hitting by the pair saw Mumbai record a mammoth 213 for the loss of 6 wickets.
Coming out to chase, Bangalore failed to impress from the first over itself. It was alone show from Captain Virat Kohli who kept fitting at one end, much to his dismay and the Bangalore’s fans dismay. A stellar 92 by him was not enough to keep his team in the match as wickets tumbled all around him to see Bangalore crumble to their third defeat.
After MI Vs RCB match highlights IPL 2018 match, all eyes are now set to the match between RR vs KKR to be held today at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.