Match 47 of IPL 2018 was played between Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians were looking forward to avenge their loss in the previous encounter with RR. They set a target of 169 runs in front of Rajasthan Royals. RR displayed amazing batting performance and grabbed the win by7 wickets in 18 overs with ease.
Not A Good Start By RR Bowlers In Match 47
Luck played in the favor of Royals as they won the toss. They decided to bowl first but it seemed like the luck ran out as the bowlers could not put pressure on Mumbai Indians openers. To conclude, they smashed 51 runs without any loss in the first six overs.
RR Bowlers Struck Back
RR bowlers finally got the breakthrough in the 11th over when Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed by Jofra Archer. Rohit Sharma was dismissed on the very next bowl. But Evin Lewis was on the crease and he was the one who RR bowlers wanted to get rid of. Finally, they got what they want. Evin Lewis was sent back to pavilion in the fourteenth over.
Evin Lewis Scored 60 Runs
Lewis Scored 60 runs in 42 balls including 4 fours and 4 sixes. The score was pursued further by Hardik Pandya. He played some big shots and contributed 36 runs. Thanks to his contribution, MI was able to put a score of 168 runs on the board after 20 overs.
Buttler And Rahane Aided The Inning Of RR
In the long chase, RR lost their opener, Arcy Short early. But thanks to Jos Buttler and Ajinkya Rahane who aided the inning. The score of RR after the powerplay overs was 51 runs with the loss of one wicket.
Buttler Smashed The MI Bowlers
Rahane lost his wicket after contributing 37 runs. However, Buttler held the ground and smashed the ball over the boundaries multiple times. He scored 94 runs in 53 balls including 9 fours and 5 sixes. He led the team to victory by 7 wickets in 18 overs.
For his amazing batting, Jos Buttler was named as the man of the match. What do you think about this match? Share in the comments.