IPL 2018 21st match played between Rajastha Royals and Mumbai Indians at Jaipur stadium. Krishnappa Gowtham cameo inning and debutante Jofra Archer bowling, star in the win for Rajasthan Royals. Check here the RR vs MI 21st match IPL 2018 highlights.
Jofra Archer made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals and his performance gave him player of the match award.
RR vs MI 21st Match IPL 2018 Highlights
IPL 2018 Match 21 Analysis : RR vs MI, 21st Match
Toss : Mumbai Indians won the toss and opt to bat first.
Man of the Match : Jofra Archer
Match Number : 21
|Match||Date||MI Inns||RR Inns||Result||MoM|
|RR vs MI||Sunday, April 22, 2018||167-7(20)||168-6(19.4)||Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets||Jofra Archer|
MI won the toss and started the inning with the early loss of Evin Lewis, but Suryakumar Yadav(72 runs of 47 balls) and wicket keeper batsman Ishan Kishan(58 runsof 42 balls) were to good today that at one stage Mumbai Indians were looking for a total of 200 runs on board; but they managed only 167 runs with loss of 7 wickets that’s why we call cricket is a game of uncertainty. It happened because of Jofra Archer’s one over spell in 19th over as he took 3 major wickets in that over and bagged the Man of the match award for his economical spell and wickets in hes ipl debut match.
The target of 168 runs looked tricky as RR lost their opener Ajinkya Rahane(14) and Rahul Tripathi(9). Sanju Samson and Ben Stokes were going steady in the chase as both batsman made 52 and 40 runs respectively before getting out and in no time RR were 6 wickets down with 125 runs on the board. New batsman Krishnappa Gowtham played a last moment cameo inning of 33 runs in 11 balls to snatch the win from Mumbai Indians.
MI Inns : Suryakumar Yadav – 72(47), Ishan Kishan – 58(42), Dhawal Kulkarni – 4-32-2, Jofra Archer – 4-22-3
RR Inns : Sanju Samson – 52(39), Ben Stokes – 40(27), Jasprit Bumrah – 4-28-2, Hardik Pandya – 2.4-25-2
With 3 wickets win over Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals now moved to 5th place of IPL point table. See the complete ipl run rate table of IPL 2018 here.