IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: IPL “World’s Best Cricket League,” says BCCI Secretary Jay Shah RCB vs MI Super Over Thriller
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Jai Shah, highlighted how the Indian Premier League (IPL) has become the world’s best cricket competition by producing exciting matches day by day. RCB defeated Mumbai Indians in a super over at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday as their comments.
In the Super Over, Mumbai Indians could manage just seven runs as Saini bowled a brilliant over, and was easily followed by Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. In normal match action, both Mumbai and Bangalore scored 201 runs on the board.
So far, only 10 matches have been played in the IPL and there have already been two matches which went down in the Super Over.
Taking note of the match between RCB and MI, Jai Shah tweeted: “One more day, another youth who is growing up for @ Ishankishan 51 and one more super over. The world’s best cricket league gives us something day in and day out. Giving breathtaking performances. “
Chasing 202, Mumbai found themselves at 78/4, but it was then that Ishan Kishan stood together at the crease to take a 119-run lead to take the team closer to the target.
Ishan Kishan smashed 99, including two fours and nine sixes. On the other hand, Pollard scored an unbeaten 60-run knock in 24 balls with the help of three fours and five sixes.
Fast bowler Navdeep Saini for RCB finished with figures of 0-43 in his four overs. The fast bowler also threw a super over, in which he conceded just seven runs, though Pollard and Hardik Pandya were in the middle.
In the match against Mumbai Indians, RCB left Josh Phillip and D-Villiers wore gloves to do wicket-keeping duty. With the bat in hand, the Proteas star scored an unbeaten innings of 55 off just 24 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes to take RCB’s score to 201/3 in the prescribed twenty overs.
On Sunday, Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by four wickets as the Steve Smith-led team took four wickets while chasing 224 runs. 27-year-old Rahul Tewatia played a match-winning 53-run knock and also hit Sheldon Cottrell for five sixes in one over.
However, Tewatia was not comfortable in the innings as he struggled to connect the ball with the bat in his opening 20 matches.