In the 54th match of IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets. In this match, Mumbai won the toss and decided to bowl first. RCB had a very poor start while batting first. But RCB scored 199 runs while batting first. Mumbai achieved the target by losing four wickets.
However, captain Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell shared a 120-run partnership for the third wicket. Glenn Maxwell scored 68 off 33 balls. At the same time, Faf du Plessis scored 65 off 41 balls. Thanks to the brilliant batting of both, RCB gave Mumbai a target of 200 runs.
Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to register their sixth win in IPL 2023. With this victory, Mumbai’s team remains strong in the playoff race. At the same time, the path to the playoffs has now become difficult for RCB.
Mumbai’s batters, who came down to chase this goal, had a good start. Ishan Kishan scored 42 runs off 21 balls. Suryakumar Yadav played a stormy innings in this match. He scored a brilliant 83 off 35 balls. Apart from Surya, Nehal Wadhera also scored a half-century.
During the post-match presentation after the match, RCB captain Faf du Plessis said, “We think we were 20-22 runs behind. Mumbai’s team chases well; they have deep batting. We didn’t score enough runs in the last five overs. “
“200 was a very good score, but we will try to do well, but it was slower than the other wickets at Wankhede. Whoever has a batsman like Suryakumar will always be happy. Siraj bowled well in the first half. In T20 cricket, bowlers are always under pressure,” Faf further added.