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IPL 2024: Rajasthan Royals top the table after 6-wkt win over Mumbai

Rajasthan Royals top the table with a 6-wky win over MI

Mumbai Indians kept their losing momentum going with third successive lose. Ishan Kishan scored 16 runs in 14 balls and smashed two fours and one sixes. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma went for Golden Duck. Hardik Pandya’s return to Wankhede was a different story. It was Rajasthan Royals Amazing night. Trent Boult took Rohit Sharma’s wicket.

It was a scrambled seam delivery on length. The ball landed around off and went through the channel, and Rohit tried to play a straight bat and took the outside edge; Samson took a brilliant catch. About Was extraordinary against Mumbai Indians. He took another wicket from Naman Dhir.

It was a length ball, and Naman tried to push it towards mid-on. There was a big gap between the bat and the ball, and it hit him on the knee; it was on the front foot, and it was a lightning delivery, and Boult struck again. Over the years, he has been one of the top-quality players.

Rajasthan Royals set the tone shouldering on Boult's opening spell
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Meanwhile, Boult took another wicket of Dewald Brevis. It was a length ball, and it went angling. It was outside off, and he tried to drive. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians were 20 for four at half of the game. Still, Tilak Verma and Hardik attempted to build the game and succeeded with a fifth wicket 56 runs partnership, but Chahal got the wicket of both the batter and Rajasthan Were all over Mumbai Indians.

Rajasthan Royals & Chahal’s Spin

Chahal bowled brilliantly, took Gerald Coetzee’s wicket in the late in, innings  and ended his spell. However, Mumbai effort their batting, and they went with Bumrah, starting with a new ball; on the other hand, Rajasthan didn’t give any wickets to Bumrah. Parag walked at number 5, and he played very well at 7. 2, he hit a boundary. It was outside the ball, and Parag thrashed from deep third to the boundary rope.

The third ball also went to the boundary rope for my fine leg. On 10.6 over, Parag hit another boundary to Ashwin, and the ball was on the stump, but the ball travelled through the leg side into the boundary rope for four.

Boult Player of the Match 

He said he never said it in this format in the first over the wicket, but he was very confident about getting wickets. Further, he also said they created massive pressure on Mumbai Indians, and he added it was nice to take those early wickets. Boult took three wickets. Boult said he had played against Rohit over the years and was trying to do different things to take Rohit Sharma’s wicket. On the other hand, he added that we do different things, but it rarely comes.

Chahal spins RR to strong position in middle overs
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Rajasthan Royals Captain 

Sanju Samson said the toss was one of the most important things, and it was a game-changer. He felt that it was very tricky to start. But he was confident because Boult and Burger have played international cricket, so both of them will deliver well. Meanwhile, Samson did not expect that in four overs, they would get five wickets, but he also added it was good. A player like R Ashwin is good at powerplay, and he keeps it right and tight.

Hardik Pandya & Mumbai Indians

Hardik Pandya is one of the top-quality players. After his return, he is facing a massive crisis. But After the match, in a post-match presentation, he said they had not started well the way they wanted. And also, it was one of the harsh nights. He thought they were in a decent position, but the wicket changed the moment, and he would have done better; on the other hand, he also added that the pitch was a good one, the game was cruel, and it was unexpected. As a group, they could pull off what we need, and they had to be very disciplined and show more courage.

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