IPL 2024: Highlights of the Mumbai Indians’ first innings in their match against RR

In front of their home crowd, Trent Boult and the Rajasthan Royals bowling attack made dents in the illustrious Mumbai Indians batting lineup.

In the fire The 14th match of the IPL 2024 saw the Mumbai Indians take on the Rajasthan Royals. The five-time champions have already dropped their first two games of the year against Hyderabad and Gujarat.

Rajasthan Royals entered the match having triumphed in their previous two encounters. After winning the toss, Sanju Samson decided to bowl first. The only person who had changed was Sandeep Sharma, who had a little ache.

Highlights of RR versus MI’s first innings
Powerplay 1: Mandatory – MI 46/4, Overs 0.1 to 6.

In the opening over, Trent Boult struck twice, taking consecutive balls from Rohit Sharma and Naman Dhir. Before Ishan Kishan was out of Nandre Burger, Dewald Brevis was out for a duck to the Kiwi pacer.

Mumbai Indians: 6.4 overs and 50 runs
After a terrible start to the game, the guys in blue and gold appeared to regain their rhythm. Tilak Varma hit Avesh Khan for a six in 6.4 overs to take MI to fifty.

Mumbai Indians score 59/4 in the first strategic time-out (7 overs)
Mumbai Indians were relieved by Hardik Pandya and Tilak Varma’s powerful hitting. In an attempt to regain pressure on the RR bowlers, the two batsmen counterattacked.

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Tilak Varma and Hardik Pandya had a fifty-run partnership in 5.2 overs.
Hardik Pandya and Tilak Varma combined at 20/4 to contribute 56 runs in 6 overs. Before Pandya was out for 34, the two reached their 50-run partnership in the ninth over with two runs.

Strategic Timeout: 14 overs, Mumbai Indians 97/7
With three wickets in rapid succession, Rajasthan Royals forced a change of ends in the game. Following Hardik Pandya’s out, it was Tilak Varma’s and Piyush Chawla’s turn to be dismissed.

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Mumbai Indians: 14.4 overs and 100 runs
Tim David has the task of leading the Mumbai Indians beyond 100 runs. In the fifteenth over, against Ravichandran Ashwin, a single helped them reach that level.

Mumbai Indians end the innings at 125/9 in 20 overs.
Mumbai Indians made sure they scored more than 120 runs thanks to Jasprit Bumrah and Akash Madhwal. Mumbai Indians gave their bowlers something to bowl at at the conclusion of their 20 overs, finishing at 125/9.

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