RCB vs MI HIGHLIGHTS, IPL 2021: Bangalore crushes Mumbai by 54 runs, Harshal Patel luggage sensational hat-trick


Howdy and welcome to Sportstar’s protection of IPL 2021 Match 39 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians from Dubai.


Virat Kohli: “Very completely satisfied, particularly the way in which we gained. It was a tough begin after we misplaced Devdutt. He got here within the second over to try to get me out… KS got here out and performed some wonderful pictures. He took the stress off me. Maxi’s innings was unbelievable. When you do not try to stamp your authority, Bumrah will recover from you – that is how good he’s! It’s important to be at you degree finest. I might give it an ideal ten tonight. We omitted 15 [runs] on the market… These are the issues the place we really feel we are able to get 20-25 additional runs. I went with my intestine really feel with DC [Christian]… Along with his expertise and change-ups, he bowled an incredible over… What Harshal did was unbelievable.”


VK is pumped!   –  SPORTZPICS


Harshal Patel: “That is my sixth time on a hat-trick, and the primary time I bought it – actually completely satisfied! Pollard is somebody who can do harm should you bowl in his areas… in order that bluff. I believe the way in which Siraj began – he set the tempo for our bowling efficiency – and the way in which Chahal and Maxi bowled…”


Rohit Sharma: “Thought it was a incredible bowling effort. Regarded like they have been going to get 180. The batters simply allow us to down. The opening challenge has been occurring constantly. We now have to guarantee that the batters keep on. I performed a bat shot as we speak and bought out; I felt that was the game-changing second. We have to discover methods to bounce again from no matter conditions we’re in. Kishan is a proficient participant, we simply want to grasp the liberty he wants, and wish to supply him with that. He had a terrific IPL final yr… We needed to present him the chance.. He’s comparatively younger and making his means into worldwide cricket.”

MI 111 all out in 18.1 overs: Harshal to Milne. OUT! Knocks up one other with a slower-one. RCB beats MI by 54 runs! An absolute thrashing ultimately.  Milne b Harshal Patel 0(1)

  • First time RCB has bowled out MI in IPL
  • First time RCB beats MI twice n a season in IPL
  • MI loses three video games on the trot for the primary time since 2018

MI 111/9 in 18 overs: Chahal to Bumrah. OUT!
A classical googly does the job, beats the Bumrah slog and RCB’s one wicket away from sealing this. Maiden for Chahal as Boult prods in regards to the crease.

Hat tips for RCB in IPL
Praveen Kumar vs RR Bengaluru 2010
Samuel Badree vs MI Bengaluru 2017
Harshal Patel vs MI Dubai 2021 *

MI 111/8 in 17 overs: Harshal to Hardik. OUT! A skier and Kohli completes a wonderful catch.
This appears fully out of arms as Harshal picks his twentieth wicket of the season! Pollard’s on strike. Harshal rolls in a slower one and tumbles the leg-stump, Pollard’s a goner! Cracking stuff from Harshal as he outfoxes Pollard fully.

Harshal on a Hat-trick, Chahar on strike. In comes the slower-one onto to the pads, and that is it!! HAT-TRICK FOR HARSHAL PATEL! 

Hardik Pandya c Kohli b Patel 3 (6b); Kieron Pollard b Patel 7 (10b); Rahul Chahar lbw b Patel 0 (1b)

MI 105/5 in 16 overs: Christian sticks to the plan and the sector. Comes from across the wicket and hits the blockhole. Pollard and Hardik resort to singles to rotate strike as they fail to pay money for the size. MI wants 61 in 24 balls.

Dan Christian returns.

MI wants 67 runs in 30 balls.

MI 99/5 in 15 overs: Siraj to Suryakumar. OUT! Slices a large supply and holes out to brief third! Shoddy from Suryakumar as he performs at a jelly-like slower a technique outdoors the off-stump.  He lobs it up straight to Chahal who takes a easy catch. Siraj is fired up and runs straight to Kohli in jubilation. Hardik Pandya is the brand new man, he is overwhelmed by way of by a straight one and will get off strike with a drive to long-on.  Suryakumar Yadav c Chahal b Mohammed Siraj 8 (9b)

Mohammed Siraj is again after the Timeout.

MI wants 69 from 36 balls.

MI 97/4 in 14 overs: Maxwell to Krunal. OUT! Cleaned him up! Maxi is ecstatic! Krunal advances hopelessly as Maxwell fires in a flat supply to beat his protection. The ball smashes the off-stump and Krunal’s horror innings is over. Maxwell hits the brand new man, Pollard on the pads and goes up in a loud shout. Umpire Anil Chaudhary is unmoved however Kohli opts for a last-gasp evaluation. The replays counsel that the ball is sliding down leg and RCB loses its evaluation. Krunal Pandya b Maxwell 5 (11b)

MI 93/3 in 13 overs: Strain quietly mounting on Krunal. Harshal slides the ball in from across the wicket and Krunal’s late to react. He fails to choose the slower one and will get away with a single. MI wants 73 runs in 42 balls.

Harshal is again

MI 86/3 in 12 overs: Very good over from Maxi. Krunal fails to beat the inner-circle on the off-side and Maxwell retains it much more tighter on the stumps. Simply the 4 runs within the over. A sensational spell within the scheme of issues.

MI 82/3 in 11 overs: Chahal to Kishan. OUT! Straight up within the air and gone! MI’s falling aside now. He tosses the ball within the air and lures Kishan ahead. Kishan simply walks into the entice and the vanguard off the flip flies straight Harshal at backward level. Kishan’s torrid season continues. Ishan Kishan c Patel b Chahal 9 (12b 1×4)

MI 79/2 in 10 overs: Oh no, Rohit! Kishan advances off Maxwell and slams a robust stroke again to Rohit who cops one on the wrist. Shut-up visuals present his arm involuntarily shivering as he winces in ache. Would not look good in first look. Rohit’s rapidly again on, fortunately. He’s again on strike. Rohit goes for the massive hit and holes out to long-on. Oh no, Rohit, what have you ever performed this time? He’s completely dejected and is aware of that he is let the sooner incident get the higher off him. Rohit Sharma c Padikkal b Maxwell 43 (28b 5×4 1×6)

MI 76/1 in 9 overs: Kishan’s off the blocks as he lotions a powerful stroke down the bottom. Chahal wafts it in and Kishan simply advances to slam it again over him for 4. Rohit understands the match-up in opposition to the leggie as he will get again on strike. He waits for the mistaken’un and strikes a shade to the off-side to disclaim the stumps and as an alternative flicks it for a single.

MI 69/1 in 8 overs: Hitman mode unlocked! Maxwell’s not getting simply as he provides one within the slot for Rohit. Rohit will get an excellent sight, vegetation his leg ahead and slogs it over long-on for an enormous six!

Maxwell into the assault

MI 58/1 in 7 overs: Chahal to de Kock. OUT! Wonderful catch from Maxwell within the deep and de Kock departs! Chahal retains de Kock on tenterhooks from ball one and he induces the false stroke inside no time. Tosses it in to his pads and de Kock makes an attempt for the pick-up stoke over midwicket. He mistimes it by a good margin as Maxwell races in from the boundary line to take a wonderful seize diving in. Kohli’s elated, as is Yuzi.

Yuzi Chahal into the assault

MI 56/0 in 6 overs: Harshal’s deft cutters and alter of tempo forces Rohit and QDK to tread fastidiously. Simply the 5 runs within the over to complete the Powerplay. Rohit’s displaying some fancy footwork and is aiming to maintain Harshal guessing however the bowler does his half on this over.

Harshal Patel change Siraj

MI 51/0 in 5 overs: QDK joins the cost! Christian provides size and de Kock slams it over the bowler for a boundary. A loud thud follows as de Kock smashes Christian subsequent ball by way of covers for an additional boundary. Clear hitting from the southpaw and MI’s placing some early stress on Kohli’s bowlers. Rohit takes Mumbai previous 50 as he pulls Christian off the final ball and slightly misfield at backward sq. arms him 4 runs.

Christian replaces Jamieson

MI 36/0 in 4 overs: QDK escapes by a whisker! Siraj nips one in to de Kock and hits the pads. He goes up in evaluation however the umpire denies. Rohit units off on a fast single from the non-stiker’s and de Kock is a bit late to react. Siraj senses it and takes the ball and throws to the opposite finish. de Kock is miles out and reacts with a shock as he sees the ball flying dangerously near the stumps. Rohit then slams Siraj down the bottom with a pristine lofted straight drive. Within the slot meant to be hit and Rohit elegantly swings his arms by way of the arc.

MI 27/0 in 3 overs: Hat-trick of boundaries and Rohit’s on his means. Jamieson oversteps and offers Rohit the leverage to assault. He bowls a full-toss and Rohit slams it again over the bowler for 4. Rohit doubles up with an beautiful lower by way of backward level for 4. It reaches the fence in a flash. Jamieson provides one other one within the slot and Rohit performs it cross by way of mid-on, beating the fielder on the stretch for an additional 4 to complete.

MI 11/0 in 2 overs: High begin for Siraj. Rohit’s marginally squared up with the ball sits on center and straightens a bit. He will get a nudge in the direction of off and finds a single. Siraj fires it in to de Kock who cannot discover his timing proper. He flicks twice to midwicket and has a menacing Kohli cease it from continuing any additional. A touch of luck to complete for QDK as heaves fiercely and the ball clips skips to the sq. leg boundary.

Mohammed Siraj from the other finish

MI 5/0 in 1 over: Rohit tucks the primary ball to the on-side and will get off strike. de Kock strikes over to the off-side and glides Jamieson right down to the wonderful leg boundary. Harshal Patel cuts cross and prevents a 4. He finds a single and Rohit’s up for the ultimate ball. Jamieson strays to the pads as soon as once more and Rohit flicks it within the air, falling harmful near Padikkal at sq..

Kyle Jamieson up with the brand new ball.  Rohit on strike.

The chase is on. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock stroll out to the center. Kohli marshals his troops to the centre as properly.


RCB could be pondering they’re most likely an excellent 20 brief given the way in which it was going. Kohli had troubles to change gears after his fifty as soon as once more however Maxwell and ABD ensured that the momentum did not slip. They powered RCB previous 150 in fast time however a wonderful spell on the demise from Bumrah wrapped them in a single over. Boult did the remainder and Rohit’s males have performed properly to maintain the chase inside their attain.

RCB 165/6 in 20 overs: Boult to Shahbaz. OUT! Straight by way of the defences to knock off the timber. Fires within the blockhole time and again and RCB falls in need of an excellent end. Wonderful comeback from MI as Bumrah and Boult ship in model.

Boult for the ultimate over

RCB 162/5 in 19 overs: Bumrah to Maxwell. OUT! Mistime the low full-toss straight to Boult at long-on.  ABD on strike. Bumrah fires in brief and the ABD nicks it to QDK! Two in two for Bumrah! And rapidly, RCB might fall brief by an excellent 15 runs right here. A prime notch end from Increase beneath stress.

RCB 156/3 in 18 overs: Maxi unleashed! Maxwell makes use of the tempo of Milne as he reverse-romps him twice. Milne begins with a bumper and Maxwell swivels and sends it over third for six. He follows up with one other that scoops over the brief third fielder for an additional 4. Maxwell brings up a quickfire fifty with a single. With two 360-degree gamers on the center, RCB can goal for the utmost from right here.

RCB 139/3 in 17 overs: ABD specials! Bumrah is pumped over long-on for a six by de Villiers second ball. Full and angling in however ABD clears his entrance leg and unleashes his finest. Bumrah follows up with a probing bouncer however de Villiers merely swats him down the bottom for a boundary that places Kohli in awe within the dug-out.

Bumrah is again

RCB 126/2 in 16 overs: Milne to Kohli. OUT! Holes out to the midwicket fielder. Deft change of tempo from Milne to fox Kohli. He rolls within the knuckle ball on the shorter size and Kohli makes an attempt to hook. The ball rises steeply onto his blade and clips the top-edge that sails to the substitute fielder Anukul Roy who runs in from the fence and completes an excellent catch.  Virat Kohli c sub (AS Roy) b Milne 51 (42b 3×4 3×6)

RCB 118/2 in 15 overs: Wonderful over from Boult. He mixes up his size and tempo in opposition to Maxwell who fails to attach correctly on 4 consecutive deliveries. In the meantime, Kohli reaches his forty second IPL fifty! A wonderful innings from the RCB skipper, can he mark the proper end right here?

Boult into the assault

RCB 117/2 in 14 overs: Maxi in full circulate! Chahar will get a style of the switch-hit and it is excessive and good-looking this time. Maxwell’s on it in a flash and Chahar is smoked for a six. Rohit just isn’t completely satisfied and shares a number of phrases with the bowler. Maxwell goes once more however Chahar hits the pads outdoors leg-stump.  Chahar and QDK drive Rohit for a evaluation and MI loses it.

Chahar again on.

RCB 109/2 in 13 overs: 100 up for RCB as Maxwell steps on the fuel. Milne goes brief first-up and Maxwell crams the ball to the midwicket boundary.  He oversteps off the following and Maxi drills the freehit for an additional boundary to cow-corner. RCB constructing on momentum once more as Rohit wears a frown in his face.

Milne is again

RCB 97/2 in 12 overs: The Massive Present particular clicks this time. Maxwell makes an attempt to put on down Krunal’s line with the switch-hit. He connects this time and it goes all the way in which for six!

RCB 85/2 in 11 overs: Wonderful over from Chahar. Maxwell is tied to the crease as he drifts the ball into him with the mistaken’un. Simply the three runs within the over and RCB’s struggling to change gears after Bharat’s departure.

RCB 82/2 in 10 overs: Kohli brings the drag-flick to cow nook in opposition to Krunal and sneaks in two runs. Krunal nonetheless retains it fairly straight forcing Kohli to play with a extra straighter bat. Maxwell makes an attempt for the reverse-sweep however leads to a multitude and is fortunate that the ball does not jag again onto the stumps.

RCB 75/2 in 9 overs: Chahar to Bharat. OUT! Straight to long-on.  Bharat eyes to proceed the momentum after slashing an enormous slog-sweep for six. Chahar is unfazed as he tosses it full and huge outdoors off. Bharat goes for the slog over long-on however fails to generate sufficient energy on it and SKY takes a wonderful catch close to the boundary.  Srikar Bharat c Yadav b Chahar 32 (24b 2×4 2×6)

RCB 63/1 in 8 overs: No nonsense stuff from Krunal. He cramps Bharat for room as soon as once more whereas Kohli’s exhibiting some restraint in opposition to the left-armer. Simply the 5 runs within the over. That is the part the place RCB let it slip within the final recreation. Settling in and giving it away.

RCB 58/1 in 7 overs: Bharat is clueless in opposition to a fiery leg-spinner first-up from Chahar. He is attempting to slog his means out and succeeds with a cracking stroke over midwicket for six. Kohli and Bharat have not allowed the bowlers to quiet down after Padikkal’s dismissal.

Rahul Chahar to proceed

RCB 48/1 in 6 overs: Krunal retains it easy and assaults the stumps. Bharat struggles with no room on provide and Kohli locations the ball down the bottom with a straight bat for a few singles. Powerplay performed and now we have the primary Timeout of the match.

Krunal into the assault

RCB 44/1 in 5 overs: Enter the Virat world! Kohli unleashes his very best by utilizing the tempo of Milne. He milks the bowler on the off-side with a thumping extra-cover drive for 4. Kohli advances once more and this time smacks Milne over long-on for a biggie. He is up an working tonight, of us!

Milne replaces Boult

RCB 31/1 in 4 overs: 10,000 T20 runs for Virat Kohli as he wins the battle in opposition to Bumrah. Bumrah bangs one in and Kohli’s top-edge carries it over de Kock for 4. Bumrah fends one other and this time Kohli elegantly rocks again and swivels in model to ship it over midwicket for six! He change into the primary Indian to achieve Mt. 10000 in T20s. Bumrah drills one in to Bharat and he crashes the ball with a fierce sq. lower for an additional boundary.

RCB 15/1 in 3 overs: Streaky boundary for Bharat! Boult troubles him with the in-swinger, angling in the direction of the pads. Bharat makes an attempt to flick one off the road however the outdoors edge carries it over brief third for 4. Edgy stuff early on from RCB.

RCB 8/1 in 2 overs: Bumrah to Padikkal. OUT! Edged and brought! Bumrah squares him up with a magnificence! Padikkal by no means settled in in opposition to the away-seamer from Increase. Bumrah curls it away and likewise lures some wooden from Padikkal onto it. The ball kisses the surface edge and de Kock has a straightforward seize behind the stumps.  Devdutt Padikkal c †de Kock b Bumrah 0 (4b)

Bumrah into the assault

RCB 7/0 in 1 over: Kohli is DROPPED and the ball parries over for six! Boult fires within the bowl full to Kohli and follows up with the brief ball onto the shoulders. Kohli pulls handsomely however the ball falls in the direction of a stretching Rahul Chahar at sq. leg. Chahar fails to maintain maintain of the ball and he lobs it over the boundary for six as an alternative.

Trent Boult up with the brand new ball.

Sport On in Dubai! Kohli and Padikkal on the center for RCB. Rohit’s males take their positions.


7:27PM IST: Day for absolute humdinger finishes I presume! First with India’s girls’s crew clinching a streak-breaking win in Australia and now CSK’s final ball win in opposition to KKR! Hope now we have extra in retailer for tonight.

7:10PM IST: Properly, properly. RCB is again juggling with the XI as Hasaranga, Saini and Tim David all exit and are changed by Jamieson, Christian and Shahbaz Ahmed. Extra all-round choices being rolled in by Kohli for this important encounter. In the meantime, Rohit would hope for Mumbai’s finest XI to lastly come good.

Mumbai Indians (Taking part in XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Taking part in XI): Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

TOSS: Mumbai wins toss, opts to bowl

Rohit Sharma: We’re gonna bowl first. We now have tried every thing within the two video games we performed and I although a rating in entrance us to have a crack could be splendid. Necessary to give attention to recreation in hand and preserve ticking these small containers. He (Hardik) could be very passionate in regards to the recreation and obsessed with his comeback, from a crew’s perspective it is a terrific enhance for us. only one change. Hardik is again and Saurabh Tiwary is out.

Virat Kohli: Would have bowled first as properly, do not assume the monitor will change a lot. We had a crew chat collectively and we’ve not been outplayed and made some errors ourselves. When the crunch second arrives, it’s important to again your self and that is been the chat to play expressive cricket. It is about executing them with braveness. They’re one of many strongest sides within the IPL and are a really tough aspect to play in opposition to and wish to match the depth and perception. We should be on the prime of our recreation tonight . Saini, Hasaranga and Tim David are out. Shahbaz, Dan Christian and Jamieson are in.



6:53PM IST: But to hit the highest gear, might this be the night time for VK?

Virat Kohli can be aiming to steer RCB to its first win of the second leg.   –  SPORTZPICS


6:42PM IST: Visuals counsel Hardik Pandya goes about his warm-ups and throwdowns in a jovial temper. That is an absolute crunch recreation for each side and Hardik’s health will surely enhance MI’s morale.

Pitch report | Ian Bishop: The outfield is sort of excellent right here. It is a recent pitch for as we speak’s recreation. It is a very onerous and compact floor and there’s a good grass protection. It seems as if the ball will come on properly and the spinners are gonna should work actually onerous as I do not know the way a lot buy the slower males can get out of this floor. The quicker males are the important thing on this floor.

6:36PM IST: Quinton de Kock speaks to the broadcaster: It is a huge recreation and it will be good if we get a win tonight. It will likely be a powerful contest as we speak and hopefully we would be the ones that come out on prime. Our guys know what to do precisely, so once they get on the market, it is simply going again to what they’ve performed up to now and simply attempt to get the job performed. I do know it is tough however they’ve come again earlier than and I am positive they are going to do it, no less than beginning as we speak. i

6:25PM IST: It has been a uninteresting begin for many of India’s T20WC stars. Can Chahar and Increase hearth in unison tonight?

Can Rahul Chahar and Jasprit Bumrah step up tonight for MI?   –  SPORTZPICS


6:10PM IST: Numbers Sport

  • Virat Kohli is 13 runs away from turning into the primary Indian to achieve 10,000 T20 runs. He can even change into the second quickest behind Chris Gayle.
  • Rohit Sharma wants 3 sixes to change into the primary Indian to hit 400 T20 sixes.
  • Quinton de Kock is 26 runs away from the 7000-run mark in T20 cricket.
  • AB de Villiers wants 4 sixes to finish 250 IPL sixes.
  • Mumbai Indians has misplaced every of its final two IPL matches, the final time it recorded an extended dropping run was a three-match span in April 2018.
  • RCB will goal for successive wins in opposition to MI for the second time in IPL historical past (Could 2011 – Could 2012).

5:40PM IST: RCB vs MI H2H briefly


Matches: 30

RCB:11, MI:19

HS (RCB) vs MI: 235

LS (RCB) vs MI: 108

HS (MI) vs RCB: 213

LS (MI) vs RCB: 115


Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI), each but to report a win within the second leg of the IPL, conflict at Dubai Worldwide Stadium on Sunday.

The groups will search to discover a fast repair to their batting woes. RCB stuttered to 156/6 in a loss to Chennai Tremendous Kings on Friday, just some days after being bowled out for 92 by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

MI has not fared significantly better, recording sub-par totals of 155/6 and 136/8 in its earlier two outings. Skipper Rohit Sharma can be tempted to herald explosive all-rounder Hardik Pandya, offered he’s declared match.

The crew just isn’t brief on firepower, with the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya in its ranks. Just a few huge knocks from the star-studded line-up is bound to convey MI again to profitable methods.

RCB may have equally excessive expectations from its skilled duo, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell. Each batsmen have failed on this second leg, resulting in the aspect’s wrestle within the center overs.

Captain Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal bought fifties within the CSK outing, however the openers have been unable to step on the fuel after getting settled in.

RCB and MI, with 5 and 4 wins respectively in 9 matches, want an excellent consequence right here to construct some momentum within the playoff race.

Stars of the fixture (total)


Greatest Batsmen


Runs Scored

1. Virat Kohli RCB (2008-Current) 728
2. AB de Villiers RCB (2011-Current) 682
3. Kieron Pollard MI (2010-Current) 546


Greatest Bowler


Wickets Taken

1. Harbhajan Singh MI (2008-2017) 22
2. Yuzvendra Chahal MI (2011-2013, RCB 2014-Current) 21
3. Jasprit Bumrah MI (2013-Current) 21


Full Squads:

Group MI squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar

Group RCB Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sachin Child, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rajat Patidar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Dushmantha Chameera, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Azharuddeen, George Garton, Suyash Prabhudessai, Tim David, Akash Deep


IPL 2021 can be aired Reside on Star Sports activities channels – Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities 1 HD, Star Sports activities 3 and Star Sports activities 3 HD. It will likely be streamed reside on Hotstar.


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