Mumbai Indians were able to get a 6-wicket win in Wankhede deck due to Rohit Sharma who returned back to his familiar form with a good batting position. So, the team just threw away Royal Challengers where Rohit himself made 62 runs from 44 balls revealing his ability to take the challenge. He even took the effort to chase the game with Ambati Rayudu who showed his real strength even when he’s at his 31. Rohit Sharma divulges his true skills that brought the victory for Mumbai Indians against Royal Challengers.
While the match was going on the 2nd wicket of 76 in 55 balls laid the winning platform for Mumbai Indians. Howevere, on the other hand, Iqbal Abdulla gave a new turn to the match sending away Rayudu and Rohit due to which the team got into trouble for some time. At that time, they required 62 runs off 7 overs and the Mumbai Indians were at 109 runs for 3 wickets during that particular point of time. In this respect, one important twit needs to be mentioned. Jos Buttler and Kieron Pollard came as replacement for Martin Guptill and they showed their skills hitting five sixes but there is also a bad news that Buttler was dismissed with only 28 runs and was not able to help the team more. Pollard played the game scoring 40 runs of 19 balls that made the game a heart throbbing one.
Mumbai Indians decided to start the game with bowling first started the 2nd half with a 200 plus target. Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers carried out some friendly bowling during the 59 run course stand. Krunal Pandya got some nice strikes to come out of Kohli and he really stunned Royal Challengers with his 6 changes that are really worth mentioning. Sarfaraz Khan on the other end lifted the team to 170 for 7 from 99 for 4 that’s another point to be remembered.
However, Mumbai lost another important player Parthiv Patel during the 2nd over and he was able to score only 19 runs for the team. Next, Varun Dhawan got back to the game in the 3rd over helping the team to snatch the victory. By time, Abdullas wickets incorporated tensions among the players but Pollard was strong enough to take the last minute challenge finally getting success winning the challenge.
Overall, it was a tight fight between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers that revealed real skills and talents of the players from both the teams.