AB de Villiers play brilliantly, Royal Challengers win in thrilling match

MI vs RCB, IPL 2021 Match 1 Result | AB de Villiers play brilliantly, Royal Challengers win in thrilling match

Chennai:   Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers have given a winning opener. Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians by 2 wickets. Mumbai had challenged Bangalore for 160 runs to win. Bangalore completed the winning challenge by losing 8 wickets. AB de Villiers top-scored for Bangalore with 48 runs. Glenn Maxwell scored a crucial 39 runs. From Mumbai, Jaspreet Bumrah and Marco Jansen took 2 wickets each.




  • Winning run on the last ball

    Bangalore beat Mumbai by a run in the first match of the IPL, which lasted till the last ball. AB de Villiers was run out on the fourth ball of the last over of the match and it looked as if the match would be lost to RCB. But Hershal Patel, who was brilliant in bowling, was instrumental in winning the match with the last run.

  • Hershal Patel, the ‘Punch’ of Mumbai, is the man of the match

    On the other hand, Bangalore’s fast bowler Hershal Patel, who was batting first, scored a ‘punch’. Herschel took 5 wickets for 27 runs in his spell of 4 overs. Notably, he took 3 out of 5 wickets in the 20th over of the match. Hershel became the first bowler in IPL history to take 5 wickets against Mumbai. He was awarded the Man of the Match award.

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    • 09 APR 2021 23:16 PM (IST)

      Bangalore need 7 off 6 balls to win


      Bangalore need 7 off 6 balls to win. AB de Villiers and Hershel Patel are playing on the field.

    • 09 APR 2021 23:09 PM (IST)

      Bangalore need 19 off 12 balls to win


      Bangalore need 19 off the last 12 balls to win. ABD Wheelers and Kyle Jeminson are playing on the field.

    • 09 APR 2021 23:02 PM (IST)

      Mumbai’s sixth win, Bumrah bowled by Dan Christian



      Mumbai Indians have achieved their sixth victory. Fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah has kept Mumbai’s challenge alive in the match by catching Dan Christian off Rahul Chaharkarvi. (Bangalore 122/6)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:51 PM (IST)

      Mumbai’s fifth win, followed by Maxwell and Shahbaz Ahmed



      Marco Jansen has kept alive the appeal of Mumbai Indians in this match. He showed Maxwell the way to the pavilion in the first individual over, but on the last ball of the same over, he forced Shahbaz Ahmed to catch Krunal Pandya. The fifth wicket has been added to Mumbai’s account. Ahmed was dismissed for a run. (Bangalore 106/5)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:46 PM (IST)

      Mumbai’s comeback with the fourth wicket, in the deadly Glenn Maxwell Pavilion!



      Marco Jansen has made a comeback for Mumbai Indians. Jansen shows Glenn Maxwell, who looks dangerous, the way to the pavilion. Chris Lynn dismisses Maxwell after catching Maxwell. He scored 39 off 28 balls. (Bangalore 103/4)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:39 PM (IST)

      Third win for Mumbai, Virat Kohli dismissed on Bumrah’s bowling



      Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli (LBW) has been caught by fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah. Kohli scored 33 off 29 balls. (Bangalore 98/3)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:32 PM (IST)

      Maxwell’s two skyscraper sixes



      Offensive batsman Glenn Maxwell was unable to hit a single six in the IPL last season. But he has made a good comeback with today’s match. In the 11th and 12th overs, he hit two skyscraper sixes to push the Mumbai bowlers to the backfoot. (Bangalore 95/2)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:28 PM (IST)

      Kohli-Maxwell march towards victory


      After losing the second wicket for 46 runs, skipper Virat Kohli (30) and Glenn Maxwell (26) have recovered RCB’s innings. (Bangalore 90/2)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:25 PM (IST)

      Maxwell’s four off Krinal’s delivery



      Glenn Maxwell hit a four off the last ball of the 9th over. (Bangalore 69/2)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:19 PM (IST)

      Maxwell before de Villiers for batting


      RCB has sent Glenn Maxwell to bat at number four ahead of AB de Villiers. The team has high hopes for Maxwell as he has spent a lot to get Maxwell into his squad. Maxwell can relieve pressure on Kohli-de Villiers. (RCB- 50/2)

    • 09 APR 2021 22:05 PM (IST)

      Another blow to Bangalore



      Trent Bolt has given Bangalore another blow. Bolt has made Rajat Patidar clean bold. Rajat scored 8 runs.

    • 09 APR 2021 22:00 PM (IST)

      The first blow to Bangalore



      Krunal Pandya has given the first blow to Bangalore. Pandya has caught opener Washington Sundar for 10 off Chris Lynn.

    • 09 APR 2021 21:49 PM (IST)

      Sundar was given life on the second ball


      Sundar was saved on the second ball. The first over Trent was throwing bolts. Sundar tried to hit a drive on the second ball of the over. But the ball hit the bat and went towards Rohit Sharma who was on the second slip. But the catch was dropped by Rohit. Thus Sundar got life.

    • 09 APR 2021 21:45 PM (IST)

      Bangalore’s batting begins


      Bangalore’s batting has started. The opening pair of captain Virat Kohli and Washington Sundar are playing on the field. Bangalore need 160 runs to win.

    • 09 APR 2021 21:27 PM (IST)

      Bangalore need 160 runs to win


      Mumbai Indians have challenged Royal Challengers Bangalore by 160 runs to win. Mumbai lost 9 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and scored 159 runs. Chris Lynn top-scored for Mumbai with 49 runs. From Bangalore, Hershel Patel took the most 5 wickets.

    • 09 APR 2021 21:17 PM (IST)

      Two back-to-back hits to Mumbai



      Hershal Patel has given Mumbai 2 back-to-back hits. Hershel has dismissed Krinal Pandya and Kieran Pollard.

    • 09 APR 2021 21:05 PM (IST)

      Fifth blow to Mumbai



      Mumbai have suffered a fifth blow. Hershal Patel lbw out Ishaan Kishan. Ishan Kishan scored 28 runs.

    • 09 APR 2021 20:52 PM (IST)

      Fourth blow to Mumbai, Hardik Pandya out


      Mumbai have lost the fourth wicket. Hardik Pandya is out. Pandya’s Hershal Patel lbw out Hardik for 13.

    • 09 APR 2021 20:38 PM (IST)

      Third blow to Mumbai



      Mumbai has suffered a third blow. Chris Lynn, who was batting brilliantly, is out. Chris Lynn was unlucky. Lynn was caught out for 49. Washington Sundar caught Lynn on his own bowling.


    • 09 APR 2021 20:28 PM (IST)

      Another blow to Mumbai



      Mumbai has suffered another blow. Suryakumar Yadav has been dismissed by Kyle Geminsal. Surya’s wicket became the first wicket of Jeminson’s IPL career. Surya scored 31 off 23 balls.

      09 APR 2021 20:15 PM (IST)

      Chris Lynn-Suryakumar Yadav’s half-century partnership for the second wicket


      Chris Lynn and Suryakumar Yadav have a half-century partnership for the second wicket. During this partnership, the two hit hard. 
    • 09 APR 2021 20:05 PM (IST)

      41 runs in 6 overs of Mumbai’s power play


      Mumbai Indians have lost 1 wicket in the first 6 overs of the power play and scored 41 runs. Mumbai lost the lone wicket of skipper Rohit Sharma. Suryakumar Yadav and Chris Lynn are playing in the field.

      09 APR 2021 19:55 PM (IST)

      Suryakumar started with a four



      After Rohit Sharma’s dismissal, Suryakumar Yadav came on the field. Surya Chaukara has made a great start to the 14th season.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:53 PM (IST)

      First blow to Mumbai



      Mumbai have lost the first wicket. Captain Rohit Sharma has been run out. Rohit Sharma was run out due to a wrong call from Chris Lynn on strike. Rohit scored 19 runs.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:48 PM (IST)

      The first six of the 14th season of the IPL by Rohit’s bat



      Hitman Rohit Sharma has hit the first six of the 14th season of the IPL. Rohit hit a six off the fourth ball of the fourth over of the match off Yujvendra Chahal.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:32 PM (IST)

      Mumbai’s batting begins


      Mumbai’s batting has started. The opening pair of captain Rohit Sharma and Chris Lynn are playing on the field.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:22 PM (IST)

      Such is Virat Sena


      Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Yujvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Siraj, Rajat Patidar, Dan Christian, Hershal Patel, Kyle Jamienson and Shahbaz Ahmed.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:20 PM (IST)

      Regiment of Mumbai Indians


      Rohit Sharma (captain), Kieran Pollard, Jaspreet Bumrah, Chris Lynn, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Krinal Pandya, Trent Bolt, Marco Yanson, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:16 PM (IST)

      Debut of 3 players from RCB


      3 players are making their debut from Bangalore. This includes all-rounders Glenn Maxwell and Kyle Jaminson. Both the players are playing for the first time from Bangalore. Also included are Silver Patidar and Daniel Christian. This is Patidar’s debut match. So Daniel has made a comeback in Bangalore after 8 years.

    • 09 APR 2021 19:12 PM (IST)

      Opportunity for 2 new faces from Mumbai


      Mumbai Indians have given a chance to 2 new players. In this, Australia’s opener Chris Lynn has been given a chance to replace Quinton de Kock. Therefore, this will be Lynn’s first match while playing for Mumbai Indians. Also, African fast bowler Marco Jansen has a chance.

      09 APR 2021 19:06 PM (IST)

      Bangalore won the toss


      Royal Challengers Bangalore have won the toss. Skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat.

      09 APR 2021 18:36 PM (IST)

      Who is the boss of the toss?


      All eyes will be on who will win the toss in the first match of the season. The toss will be blown at 7 p.m. So, it will be interesting to see who will win the coin toss.

    • 09 APR 2021 18:34 PM (IST)

      Mumbai v Bangalore


      The 14th season of IPL is starting from today. The first match of the season will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match will start at 7:30 p.m.

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