RCB Vs MI Match Story
MI comfortably won against RCB in a low scoring Affair yesterday. RCB were sent in to bat after losing the toss. It is clearly evident that RCB has misinterpreted the pitch and went on to score 200. Mumbai Indians are now on step closer to the playoffs despite a pathetic start to the tournament.
RCB has lost the key wicket of Virat Kohli too soon . Virat Kohli was caught at gully guiding to 3rd man for a single which is unusual.RCB was expected to come strongly despite losing the skipper, but couldn’t gain momentum and lost Chris Gayle in the following over.ABD Villiers and KL Rahul stayed at the centre for some time. While stepping up the ante, ABD Villiers miscued one to long on and departed. Somehow RCB has managed to surpass 150 with the help of KL Rahul’s heroics at the end.
MI in pursuit of chasing not the toughest of totals, lost the wicket of Parthiv Patel early. Rohit and Rayudu ensures that they didnt lose wicket till 10 th over. RCb came back in to the game with the wickets of Rayudu and Rohit. Nitesh Rana, Who came in place of Hardhik Pandya, did not utilize the opportunity. Pollard and Butler played gingerly and took MI over the line without any discomfort.
Now RCB has put themselves in a position where they have to win all their remaining games. It is not Impossible, but immense effort has to be put up with a tinge of luck. RCB might contemplate playing Chris Gayle in rest of their matches. Now it is curtains for Pune and Punjab as well.
SRH VS DD Match predictions
Venue-Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyd
Catch all the live action from 8pm on Sony Six
Top Batsmen Hyd(Prediction)-David Warner
Top Batsmen DD-Quinton DE Cock