MI defeats RCB by five wickets, as Suryakumar Yadav hits a boundary to deep extra cover off the first delivery of the final over. Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya are the batsmen at the crease for Mumbai Indians who have been handed a target. Royal Challengers Bangalore posted a total of 164 runs for the loss of six wickets, after being sent in to bat.
Opener Devdutt Padikkal was the highest run-scorer, grabbing 74 runs for 45 balls. Padikkal’s innings consisted of 12 boundaries and a six. Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers, amounting for three dismissals. Suryakumar Yadav played 79 and helped Mumbai Indians chase down the 165-run target in 19.1 overs with five wickets in hand, while Devdutt Padikkal at 74 and Josh Philippe at 33 guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to 164/6.
Mumbai Indians stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard won the toss and decided to field first in Abu Dhabi. RCB started off well but lost the plot after the 15th over in their innings and from there it was tough coming back.