Mumbai Indians Vs Rajasthan Royals 21/09/2013 – Results, Review and Statistical Highlights
The first Twenty20 cricket match of the champions league 2013 between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) held on 21/09 kicked off with RR winning the toss and electing to field first. Rohit Sharma (MI Captain) confirmed he would have batted first in either case, so the toss didn’t matter much for them. To know about what happened during the course of the Twenty20, Read on for the complete Mumbai Indians Vs Rajasthan Royals 21/09/2013 Results along with the batting and bowling performance review and the statistical highlights of the match.
When MI came in to bat on 21/09/2013, they had a somewhat slow start and lost regular wickets, but a partnership between Kieron Pollard and Rohit Sharma ensured they got their team to a competitive total of 142 on a pitch which seemed to be assisting the bowlers. They ended their innings at a score of 42 and 44 respectively. As far as Rajasthan Royals (RR) bowling was concerned, Vikramjeet Malik was the pick of their bowlers as he took 3 wickets.
When RR came in to bat, they lost a wicket of Rahul Dravid early but a partnership between Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson ensured they always remained in the hunt to reach the target comfortably in the end. Samson was the best highlights of their innings as he made 54 and as far as MI bowling was concerned, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rishi Dhawan and Kieron Pollard picked up a wicket each but unfortunately could not pull the results in their favor.
Take a look at the scorecard/results of the complete match below.
|Mumbai Indians innings (20 overs maximum)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|DR Smith||lbw b Malik||9||7||2||0||128.57|
|SR Tendulkar||c †Samson b Binny||15||17||3||0||88.23|
|KD Karthik†||b Malik||2||11||0||0||18.18|
|RG Sharma*||c †Samson b Watson||44||37||3||2||118.91|
|AT Rayudu||run out (Rahane/Dravid)||3||3||0||0||100|
|KA Pollard||c †Samson b Malik||42||36||4||2||116.66|
|Harbhajan Singh||run out (Binny/Malik)||8||4||1||0||200|
|NM Coulter-Nile||not out||12||5||1||1||240|
|R Dhawan||not out||0||0||0||0||-|
|Extras||(lb 2, w 5)||7|
|Total||(7 wickets; 20 overs)||142||(7.10 runs per over)|
|Did not bat MG Johnson, PP Ojha|
|Fall of wickets 1-9 (Smith, 1.4 ov), 2-26 (Karthik, 5.1 ov), 3-38 (Tendulkar, 7.2 ov), 4-43 (Rayudu, 8.1 ov), 5-95 (Sharma, 15.4 ov), 6-130 (Pollard, 19.1 ov), 7-141 (Harbhajan Singh, 19.5 ov)|
|Rajasthan Royals innings (target: 143 runs from 20 overs)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|R Dravid*||c Pollard b Coulter-Nile||1||4||0||0||25|
|AM Rahane||b Dhawan||33||31||3||1||106.45|
|SV Samson†||c Smith b Pollard||54||47||8||0||114.89|
|SR Watson||not out||27||22||0||2||122.72|
|STR Binny||not out||27||14||3||1||192.85|
|Extras||(lb 4, w 2)||6|
|Total||(3 wickets; 19.4 overs)||148||(7.52 runs per over)|
|To bat BJ Hodge, AL Menaria, K Cooper, JP Faulkner, VS Malik, R Shukla|
|Fall of wickets 1-5 (Dravid, 1.3 ov), 2-79 (Rahane, 11.2 ov), 3-107 (Samson, 15.3 ov)|
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