Abu Dhabi: RCB have been beaten by 5 wickets in the match played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gatvijeta Mumbai Indians (MI vs RCB) on Wednesday under version 13 (IPL 13) of the Indian Premier League. After this defeat, the Bangalore team will have to wait a bit to make it to the playoffs of this tournament.
However, despite losing the match, RCB still holds the second position in the points table. In the meantime, we are going to tell you about 5 major reasons for Bangalore’s defeat against MI.
Virat Kohli proved to be a flop
Batting first after losing the toss, Royal Challengers Bangalore got off to a good start. But RCB captain Virat Kohli, who came to bat at number three after the first wicket fell, proved to be a flop in this match and scored 9 runs while walking on Jasprit Bumrah’s ball.
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Bumrah lost two wickets in the same over
In this match, Mumbai Indians (Mumbai Indians) pacer Jasprit Bumrah completed 100 wickets of his IPL career. But Bumrah proved more lethal for RCB when he took two wickets in the 17th over of the innings, dismissing Shivam Dubey and set batsman Devdutt Padikal.
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No runs scored in death overs
Significantly, after a good start, at one time it seemed that Bangalore’s team would easily score 180 runs. But the team’s poor batting in Death Overs drowned Lutia. Under which RCB lost 4 wickets with a total of 35 runs in the last 5 overs.
Did not get wicket in the beginning
Defending 164 runs, Royal Challengers Bangalore did not get the wicket of Mumbai Indians in the initial overs. Because of which MI openers added 37 runs for the first wicket.
Dale Steyn proved expensive
Fast bowler Dale Steyn, who joined the Bangalore team in place of Moin Ali, proved extremely expensive in this match. Stan stole 43 runs in 4 overs without taking a wicket with an expensive economy rate of 10.8 in front of Mumbai.