Indian T20 Commentary

Mumbai VS Rajasthan Cricket Commentary

Match 2429-Apr-2021

171/420.0 oversRun rate: 8.55
VS
172/318.3 oversRun rate: 9.3
Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets
Mumbai Indians First innings
Kieron Pollard16 | 8)*
Quinton de Kock(70 | 50)
Mustafizur Rahman3.3|0|37|1
418.318.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Kieron Pollard, FOUR! Pollard puts the finishing touches in this game! Mumbai are back to winning ways! On the pads, Pollard clips it through fine leg. There is no one in the deep. Convincing win for Mumbai, they WIN BY 7 WICKETS!
118.218.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, Full toss on middle, de Kock hits it to long on off the lower half for a single.
418.118.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Valiant chase from Tewatia but to no avail. Full around off, de Kock hits it over extra cover. Tewatia runs from long off and puts a dive but to no avail. 
18 Overs | Runs : 163/3 | Run rate : 9.06
117.617.6: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, Single to end the over. 9 needed off the last two overs now. Length ball around off, de Kock knocks it to cover and keeps the strike.
117.517.5: Chris Morris to Kieron Pollard, Good length delivery around off, Pollard runs it down to third man for a single. Just 10 needed now.
017.417.4: Chris Morris to Kieron Pollard, Slower short ball outside off. Pollard slaps it to cover.
017.317.3: Chris Morris to Kieron Pollard, FOUR LEG BYES! This sums up Rajasthan's day! Bouncer on middle, Pollard looks to duck under it. It hits his helmet and goes fine down the leg side for a boundary. 
417.217.2: Chris Morris to Kieron Pollard, FOUR! Brilliant from Pollard! Low full toss, almost a yorker. Nothing wrong with the delivery. Pollard is just too good. He goes deep in his crease and wrists it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
617.117.1: Chris Morris to Kieron Pollard, SIX! How easily has Pollard done that? Shorter around off, Pollard smacks it over covers with the minimum of fuss for a biggie.
17 Overs | Runs : 147/3 | Run rate : 8.65
116.616.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Kieron Pollard, Single to end the over. 25 needed off the last 3 overs. The last ball is full on middle, Pollard milks it past Mustafizur for a single at long on.
016.516.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Kieron Pollard, Short ball at pace around off. Pollard looks to play but misses. He comes out of his crease to defend. Samson has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. 
016.416.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Krunal Pandya, OUT! BOWLED! The Fizz strikes and has the last laugh. It has been a strong comeback from Mustafizur in this over after being hit for a six. A very full ball and this time it is pace on from  Mustafizur Rahman. Krunal swings but misses and the ball sneaks under the bat to disturb the stumps.  26 needed in 20, are Rajasthan still in this or is it too little too late?
016.316.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Krunal Pandya, Slower ball bowled into the surface. Krunal looks to smack it through the leg side but misses and gets hit on the thigh pad. 
016.216.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Krunal Pandya, Length ball on off, Krunal blocks it. 
616.116.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Krunal Pandya, IN THE AIR AND SIX! Full ball around the pads, Krunal swings hard at it. It goes high in the air and gets just over the ropes for a biggie at deep mid-wicket. 
16 Overs | Runs : 140/2 | Run rate : 8.75
115.615.6: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, A 137. kph full delivery on middle, Krunal bunts it down in front of mid off and steals a quick run. 9 from the over, 32 needed off 24 balls.
115.515.5: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, Fullish and on off, de Kock drives it to deep cover for one.
115.415.4: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, Morris goes short and delivers it outside off, Krunal pulls it down to long on for a single.
115.315.3: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, Fuller in length and on middle, de Kock flicks it to deep square leg and takes a run. 35 needed off 27 balls.
115.215.2: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, Full in length and outside off, Pandya lofts his drive over covers for a single.
415.115.1: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, FOUR! Again it's a good start to the over for Mumbai. A low dipping full toss outside leg, Pandya does well to get bat on ball and places it superbly behind square leg for a boundary. The 50-run stand comes up!
15 Overs | Runs : 131/2 | Run rate : 8.73
114.714.6: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Shorter around off, Krunal punches it past diving extra cover. Morris cleans it up from long off. KP will keep the strike. Just 41 needed now off the final 5 overs. 
114.614.5: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, Another single. Short outside off, de Kock punches it to the right of sweeper cover for one. 
114.514.4: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Floated on off, Krunal knocks it to deep mid-wicket for one. 10 off the over already.
014.414.4: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, WIDE! Tewatia misses his line and darts one down the leg side. Krunal looks to paddle but misses. 
214.314.3: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Short outside off. Krunal cuts it to deep point and gets two. Excellent running. 
014.214.2: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Quicker on the pads, Krunal clips it to short fine leg.
614.114.1: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, SIX! See you later, alligator! Krunal Pandya has deposited way into the stand. Floated on off, Krunal slogs it down the ground for a huge six. 
14 Overs | Runs : 119/2 | Run rate : 8.5
113.613.6: Chetan Sakariya to Krunal Pandya, An off pace delivery, short and wide outside off, Krunal plays a mistimed shot to covers for one. 8 from the over, 53 needed off 36 balls.
113.513.5: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Excellent fielding by David Miller! Fuller in length and on off, de Kocks hammers his heave shot to the left of long on. Miller reacts quickly, sides and stops the ball. Only a run taken.
213.413.4: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, DROPPED! You cannot afford to do that but it was a tough catch. Fuller in length and outside off, slower in pace, de Kock slices his attempted inside out shot towards extra cover. Yashasvi Jaiswal runs behind from the ring, gets to it but ends up spilling the ball. Top effort. Two taken.
213.313.3: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Aerial but safe! Sakariya pitches it up and wide outside off, de Kock reaches out and lifts it over covers for a couple of runs.
113.213.2: Chetan Sakariya to Krunal Pandya, A near yorker on off, Krunal digs it down to long off for a single.
113.113.1: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Fullish and on off, de Kock drives it through cover-point and crosses for a single.
13 Overs | Runs : 111/2 | Run rate : 8.54
112.612.6: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, Flatter and shorter outside off, de Kock plays a mistimed back foot punch to cover-point. A single to finish, Mumbai are Nelson for two.
112.512.5: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Loopy and around middle, Pandya walks across and sits down to sweep it behind square leg for a single.
012.412.4: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Short and wide outside off, Pandya cuts but finds the point fielder.
012.312.3: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, Probably a googly landing around leg, de Kock walks down the track and tries to flick but misses. It goes off his pads to point for a run.
112.212.2: Rahul Tewatia to Krunal Pandya, Too full in length on middle, forced down to long on for a single.
112.112.1: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, Nicely played! Quinton de Kock fetches a full ball from around leg and reverse sweeps it to deep point for a run.
12 Overs | Runs : 106/2 | Run rate : 8.83
411.611.6: Jaydev Unadkat to Krunal Pandya, FOUR! Timing and placement, wow! Fuller in length and outside off, Krunal times his drive sweetly and places it through the gap between extra cover and mid off. Glorious. 66 needed off 48 balls.
111.511.5: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, A full toss outside off, Quinton eases it down to long on and takes a single.
211.411.4: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Shot and well stopped as well. Back of a length delivery outside off, de Kock packs a punch past the cover fielder inside the ring. Parag does well in the deep to pull it back and saves two runs for his team. 100 up for Mumbai!
111.311.3: Jaydev Unadkat to Krunal Pandya, Good length delivery outside off, Krunal punches it through extra cover and rotates the strike.
111.211.2: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, FIFTY FOR DE KOCK! His 15th in the League and he will be mighty relieved after having a tough time in Chennai. Gets there by nudging a full ball towards square leg for a run.
011.111.1: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Beaten all ends up! A length delivery outside off, de Kock tries to drive without taking his front foot forward and misses.
11 Overs | Runs : 97/2 | Run rate : 8.82
210.710.6: Shivam Dube to Krunal Pandya, A touch short in length and outside off, Krunal cracks it off his back foot and it races through point. Tewatia, in the deep, puts in a dive and saves a few runs for his team. The third umpire finds it to be a clean stop.
010.610.5: Shivam Dube to Krunal Pandya, Fractionally short and on off, angling away, Pandya tries to punch it through the off side but it takes the inside half and rolls off his pads to the bowler.
210.510.4: Shivam Dube to Krunal Pandya, Dube alters his length and goes very full on leg, Krunal clips it behind square leg and collects a couple.
010.410.4: Shivam Dube to Krunal Pandya, Wide called for height! A short ball on off, Pandya leaves it as it's too much over his head.
110.310.3: Shivam Dube to Quinton de Kock, Short and wide outside off, Quinton punches it to deep cover for a single.
010.210.2: Shivam Dube to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! A full toss outside off, Quinton shuffles across the stumps for the paddle scoop but gets an inside edge and clips his right leg before evading Sanju Samson to the fence behind.
010.110.1: Shivam Dube to Quinton de Kock, Short in length and outside off, de Kock tries to beat the point fielder with his late square cut but finds the fielder instead.
10 Overs | Runs : 87/2 | Run rate : 8.7
29.69.6: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, Brace to end the over. Length ball on off, Krunal guides it away from third man for a couple. Very good over from Morris. Just 4 from it and a wicket.  Rajasthan were ahead at this stage as they were 91/2 but after this the Mumbai bowlers took center stage. Can Rajasthan bolwers do the same?
09.59.5: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, A crispy bouncer. It is at pace and well-directed too. Krunal sways away from it. 
19.49.4: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, Full and slow on middle, de Kock clips it to fine leg for one.
19.39.3: Chris Morris to Krunal Pandya, Short and on middle, Krunal glances it to deep mid-wicket and opens his account with a single.
09.29.2: Chris Morris to Suryakumar Yadav, OUT! CAUGHT! Morris does the trick once again as he gets rid of Suryakumar Yadav. Another tame dismissal but Rajasthan will take it gladly. Suryakumar once again looks good out in the middle, gets a start but fails to capitalize on it. Fuller ball on middle, Suryakumar looks to play his stylish flick but he hits it uppishly and straight to short mid-wicket. Buttler there makes no mistake and takes a simple catch.
09.19.1: Chris Morris to Suryakumar Yadav, Length ball outside off, Suryakumar drives it straight to short cover. 
9 Overs | Runs : 83/1 | Run rate : 9.22
48.68.6: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Easily done! Full toss on middle, de Kock does not try to hit it hard. He just times and places it away from long on for a boundary straight down the ground. 
18.58.5: Jaydev Unadkat to Suryakumar Yadav, Length ball outside off, Suryakumar gets on top of the bounce and drives it to sweeper cover for a run. 
18.48.4: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Full on middle and leg, Quinny taps it through mid on for one.
08.38.3: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Length ball on leg, de Kock moves away from the stumps and blocks it.
48.28.2: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! De Kock has finally arrived this season! He is enjoying this Delhi track to the fullest. Short on middle and leg, de Kock swivels and pulls it away from the fine leg fielder for a boundary.
28.18.1: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Length ball around off, de Kock glances it to mid-wicket.
8 Overs | Runs : 71/1 | Run rate : 8.88
17.67.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, Length ball around off, de Kock knocks it to long on and eases to the other end. He will keep the strike.
17.57.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Suryakumar Yadav, Full on middle, SKY churns a single at long on for one.
17.47.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, On middle, de Kock milks it to long on for one.
07.37.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, NOT OUT! There is a big inside edge before the ball hits the pad. Rajasthan have lost their sole review. Good length ball around off. It is a slower one. De Kock looks to late cut it but it is taken aback by the lack of pace. A huge cry for LBW follows but the umpire is unmoved. Samson, Mustafizur, and Buttler get in a quick chat. It looks like Samson will not review it but he signals the 'T' at the eleventh hour.  Samson will regret it as the replays roll in and Ultra Edge confirms bat before pad.
17.27.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Suryakumar Yadav, Slower ball which is very full outside off. Suryakumar gets down and runs it down to third man for one. 
47.17.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Suryakumar Yadav, EDGED AND FOUR! Nothing is going Rajasthan's way! Good length ball outside off, Suryakumar Yadav looks to drive it on the up but gets an outside edge which goes away from third man for a boundary. 
7 Overs | Runs : 63/1 | Run rate : 9
46.66.6: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Quinton de Kock is on the march today! Expensive start for Tewatia. 14 off his first. The last ball is tossed up on middle, de Kock premeditates his shot. He gets in a position to reverse sweep it and sends it behind point for a boundary.
16.56.5: Rahul Tewatia to Suryakumar Yadav, Flighted on off and middle, Suryakumar now decides to show his calypso flick to deep mid-wicket for one.
46.46.4: Rahul Tewatia to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! Lovely from Surykumar Yadav! Short but not very short around off. Suryakumar gets on his back foot and manages to punch it through point for a boundary. 
46.36.3: Rahul Tewatia to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! Supreme from Suryakumar Yadav! One of the toughest shots to play but SKY has played it without beating a sweat. Tossed up on middle, Suryakumar gets outside the line of the ball and goes inside-out over extra cover for a boundary.
06.26.2: Rahul Tewatia to Suryakumar Yadav, Floated on middle, Suryakumar pushes it back to the bowler. 
16.16.1: Rahul Tewatia to Quinton de Kock, Tewatia starts with a tossed up ball on off. De Kock turns it to the leg side for one. 
6 Overs | Runs : 49/1 | Run rate : 8.17
05.65.6: Chris Morris to Rohit Sharma, OUT! CAUGHT! Soft dismissal and Rohit is out of here. Mumbai looked in control and this wicket has come against the run of play. A surprising but delightful end to the Powerplay for Rajasthan. Mumbai are 49/1 at the end of the first phase.  Full on middle, Rohit pumps it uppishly straight to mid on. Chetan Sakariya does not even have to move an inch to take the catch. 
25.55.5: Chris Morris to Rohit Sharma, Length delivery on off, Rohit punches it with good timing away from sweeper cover for a brace.
05.45.4: Chris Morris to Rohit Sharma, Length ball on off, Rohit blocks it.
05.35.3: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, Full but pitching outside leg. De Kock looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pad. The ball goes to the off side and the batters take a leg bye. There is a hopeful shout but the umpire is unmoved.
05.25.2: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, FOUR LEG BYES! Short again but this time down the leg side. De Kock looks to whip but misses it. It clips his thigh pad and goes down to fine leg for a boundary.
65.15.1: Chris Morris to Quinton de Kock, SIX! SMOKED! That was six the moment it left the bat. Shortish ball around off, de Kock swivels with his pull shot and whacks it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
5 Overs | Runs : 36/0 | Run rate : 7.2
14.64.6: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, A full toss on middle, de Kock flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 22 runs in the last two overs for Mumbai!
04.54.5: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Confusion over a run, no harm done! Fuller and on off, de Kock walks forward and pushes it to mid on. Rohit comes out of the crease in search of a run but is sent back in time. The fielder misses his shy at the bowler's end but Rohit anyway was safe.
14.44.4: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, A length ball outside off, Sharma strides forward and drives it on the up to long off for a single.
04.34.3: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, Shortish and on middle, Sharma moves back to play it on the off side but is cramped for room. Ends up pushing it back to the bowler.
64.24.2: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, SIX! The Hitman connects well! Mumbai will hope that breaks the shackles for him. Short of a good length delivery around off, Rohit picks it up early, rides the bounce and nails his pull shot in front of square leg for a biggie.
14.14.1: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Shortish and on off, de Kock shuffles across and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
4 Overs | Runs : 27/0 | Run rate : 6.75
13.63.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, Mind games! De Kock premeditates yet another paddle scoop but this time Mustafizur stays away from that line. He smartly bowls a slower full ball wide outside off, Quinton adjusts and pushes it to the off side for a single. 13 from the over!
13.53.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, Back of a length delivery outside off, Sharma stays back to punch it through covers but it goes off the outer edge towards short third man. They cross.
03.43.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, A delivery around leg, Sharma swings his bat and misses. Currently struggling to time his shots.
13.33.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, Slower and fuller one on off, it's worked in the gap at mid-wicket for a run.
63.23.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, SIX! Uses the pace and the angle of the bowler this time. This time it's a full length ball on middle and leg, angling down, de Kock walks across the stumps and thwacks it over fine leg. Knock knock - de Kock, flashes the giantscreen!
43.13.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Well executed! Very, very delicate from Quinton de Kock. Lots of skills and timing. A length ball outside off, de Kock opens the face of the bat late and threads the gap between short third man and backward point.
3 Overs | Runs : 14/0 | Run rate : 4.67
02.62.6: Chetan Sakariya to Rohit Sharma, Swing and a miss! Slightly short in length and landing on leg, Sharma tries to pull but misses and is hit on the thigh pad. A slow but steady start from Mumbai, just like Rajasthan had. 
12.52.5: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Uses the angle of the bowler and works it in the vacant mid-wicket area for a single.
02.42.4: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Angling around leg leg, fuller in length, de Kock flicks but finds the mid-wicket fielder.
42.32.3: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Crunched! Full in length and wide outside off, de Kock reaches out for it and leans into the drive as he crunches it through covers.
02.22.2: Chetan Sakariya to Rohit Sharma, A delivery landing outside leg, fuller in length and Sharma tries to sweep. Misses to get hit on the pads. The bowler appeals and the batsmen steal a leg bye.
12.12.1: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, On a length and outside off, de Kock forces it from the crease to deep cover-point for a single.
2 Overs | Runs : 7/0 | Run rate : 3.5
11.61.6: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Slower one on off, de Kock flicks it to square leg and takes a single.
11.51.5: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, Direct hit would have been curtains for Rohit Sharma. A length delivery outside off, Sharma cracks it off his back foot to point and sets off for a quick run. Tewatia makes a good stop there and has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. Rohit was not even in the frame. Could have taken his time, Rahul Tewatia.
01.41.4: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, Keeps it fuller and on middle, Sharma gets forward and pushes it from the inner half to mid on.
01.31.3: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, Beautifully bowled! Unadkat dishes out a fuller length ball on middle and off, a good seam presentation, Rohit tries to defend but it nips away to beat the outside edge. Samson fails to collect it cleanly.
01.21.2: Jaydev Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, Shortish ball, wide outside off, Sharma sticks back and tries to run it down to third man but finds the fielder inside the ring.
11.11.1: Jaydev Unadkat to Quinton de Kock, Unadkat serves it on a good length around off, angling in, de Kock tickles it to square leg and takes a single.
1 Overs | Runs : 4/0 | Run rate : 4
10.60.6: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Full ball, angling down from middle and leg, de Kock helps it to short mid-wicket and gets off the mark with a single.
00.50.5: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, Yet another sweetly timed cover drive finds the fielder on the off side.
00.40.4: Chetan Sakariya to Quinton de Kock, A length delivery outside off, de Kock plays a well-timed drive but finds the cover fielder.
10.30.3: Chetan Sakariya to Rohit Sharma, A touch short in length and outside off, Sharma punches it to deep cover for a single.
00.20.2: Chetan Sakariya to Rohit Sharma, Fuller in length and around off, Rohit is on the front foot in defense.
20.10.1: Chetan Sakariya to Rohit Sharma, Mumbai are off and running with a couple of runs. Back of a length ball on middle, Rohit turns it through mid-wicket and opens his account.
Rajasthan Royals First innings
419.719.6: Nathan Coulter-Nile to David Miller, FOUR! RAJASTHAN END ON 171/4! A low full toss around leg, Miller steps towards the leg side and drills it down the ground for a boundary. No chance for long off.
119.619.5: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, BOWLED OFF A FREE HIT! A dipping low full toss outside off, Parag tries to dig it out but it takes the bottom edge and collides with the stumps behind. They cross for a run. What an eventful over this has been! Miller is finally on strike.
019.519.5: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, NO BALL CALLED! It has probably landed off the pitch. Coulter-Nile misses his mark and lets out a wild delivery, way wide outside off. Free Hit coming up...
219.419.4: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, DROPPED! The fielder never looked settled underneath it. Fullish and outside off, Riyan slices his attempted aerial shot over the off side and it flies towards extra cover. Rohit Sharma runs back but never looked like catching it. Two taken.
019.319.3: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, Two dots now! Full again, around off, Riyan tries heaving but it takes the inside edge and deflects behind to the keeper off the pads. Miller has a word with his partner.
019.219.2: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, Play and a miss! Parag tries to be innovative but it didn't come off. Fuller in length again, outside off, Riyan shuffles across the stumps for a big paddle shot but fails to connect.
419.119.1: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Riyan Parag, LUCKY FOUR! They all count. Fuller in length and outside off, Parag throws his bat at it and it goes off the inside edge, past the stumps and the keeper, for a boundary at fine leg.
19 Overs | Runs : 159/4 | Run rate : 8.37
118.618.6: Jasprit Bumrah to Riyan Parag, Too full and on middle, Parag forces it down to long on for a run. Bumrah ends his spell, 4-0-15-1, what a bowler!
018.518.5: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Bumrah tries to spear in a yorker on middle but it turns out to be a full toss, Dube is deep inside the crease, not expecting a friendly delivery. He tries to swing it over the leg side but is late into it. Ends up chipping a return catch to the bowler and Bumrah makes no mistake. An uncharacteristic knock by Dube is over.
118.418.4: Jasprit Bumrah to David Miller, A low full toss outside off, Miller drives it through cover-point for a run.
118.318.3: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, A near yorker around leg, this time Shivam keeps it out towards mid on and takes a single.
018.218.2: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, DOT BALL! Bumrah sends in a perfect yorker on leg, Dube can't do much and just digs it out back to the bowler.
118.118.1: Jasprit Bumrah to David Miller, Full toss on middle, Miller flicks it firmly to deep mid-wicket for a run.
18 Overs | Runs : 155/3 | Run rate : 8.61
617.617.6: Trent Boult to Shivam Dube, SIX! Dube finally middles one shot and sends it packing. Boult tries to serve a yorker on middle but it turns out to be a fuller length in the hitting zone, Dube clears his front leg and launches it over mid-wicket. Spoils a very good over from the Kiwi. 
117.517.5: Trent Boult to David Miller, Too full and on middle, Miller flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
017.417.4: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, OUT! CLEANED UP! That's a top delivery by Trent Boult. He spears in a 140.7 kph yorker, landing on middle, Samson hangs on the back foot to whip it on the leg side but misses to find his stumps shattered. A timely breakthrough for Mumbai as Sanju can prove to be dangerous in the end overs. 
117.317.3: Trent Boult to Shivam Dube, Once again Dube has not middled his attempted heave shot. Drags a fuller length to deep square leg for a run. 
117.217.2: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, Sharp delivery this time, fuller and around leg, Samson tries to flick but gets an inside edge onto the pads. It ricochets to covers and they cross.
117.117.1: Trent Boult to Shivam Dube, Slower one, full and on off, Dube stands back to hammer it over the leg side but it takes the inner half and goes to deep mid-wicket for only a run. Shivam is struggling.
17 Overs | Runs : 145/2 | Run rate : 8.53
116.616.6: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, Is that dropped? A low full toss on off, Dube tries to heave it across the line over the leg side but gets it away off the outside edge. Boult makes the stop at short third man and they cross. Not sure whether that carried. Top over by Bumrah, only 5 from it.
116.516.5: Jasprit Bumrah to Sanju Samson, A low full toss on off, stroked to deep cover for a single.
016.416.4: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, Bumrah once again targets the pad of Dube and delivers a very full ball around leg, Shivam fails to keep it out. It deflects off his pads to square leg and they take a leg bye.
116.316.3: Jasprit Bumrah to Sanju Samson, Back of a length ball outside off, Samson guides it to short third man and takes one.
116.216.2: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, Fullish and on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a run. The 50-run stand is up.
016.116.1: Jasprit Bumrah to Shivam Dube, Bumrah begins with a dot. Spears in a fuller length ball on middle and leg, Shivam is beaten for pace as he fails to flick it on the leg side.
16 Overs | Runs : 140/2 | Run rate : 8.75
215.615.6: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, Lands it on a fuller length around leg, Sanju heaves it off the inner half and it races in front of square leg. The batsmen pick up a couple of runs. 14 from the 16th over. Rajasthan have started the death stage well.
115.515.5: Trent Boult to Shivam Dube, Boult nails his yorker this time, around middle and leg, Dube digs it out back past the bowler to long on for one.
115.415.4: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, A low dipping full toss on middle, Samson digs it out and lifts it over mid-wicket for a single. 11 off the over so far.
415.315.3: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, STREAKY FOUR! Samson has been flying. A length ball angling away from the batsman, Samson camps back to crack it through the line but it takes the bottom edge and runs wide of short third man. Doesn't look intentional.
415.215.2: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Easily put away! Boult goes searching for a yorker but ends up serving a low full toss on middle, Samson clears his front leg and hammers it down the ground for a boundary at long on.
215.115.1: Trent Boult to Sanju Samson, Starts his new spell with a fuller length ball close to off, Samson squeezes it out square of the wicket on the off side and picks up a couple.
15 Overs | Runs : 126/2 | Run rate : 8.4
114.814.6: Jayant Yadav to Sanju Samson, Floated on off, Samson hits it to the on side but again no timing. Just a run. This partnership has struggled to get a move on.
014.714.6: Jayant Yadav to Sanju Samson, WIDE! On the wrong side of the tramline outside off, Samson leaves it alone.
114.614.5: Jayant Yadav to Shivam Dube, Flatter on off, Dube hits it to long on, on a bounce to the fielder, without much timing. Another run.
114.514.4: Jayant Yadav to Sanju Samson, Floated on off, Samson stretches and hits it to long on for a single.
114.414.3: Jayant Yadav to Shivam Dube, Floated on off, Dube churns a single at mid off. 
014.314.3: Jayant Yadav to Shivam Dube, WIDE! Flat and too wide outside off. Dube leaves it alone. 
614.214.2: Jayant Yadav to Shivam Dube, SIX! Dube needs more of these now. Short on middle, Dube gets on his back foot and smokes it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
114.114.1: Jayant Yadav to Sanju Samson, Darted fuller on middle, Samson nudges it to long on for one. 
14 Overs | Runs : 113/2 | Run rate : 8.07
013.613.6: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Quicker one which spins away from Dube. He looks to play but misses. 
113.513.5: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, Tossed up around off, Samson goes for the big slog across the line. He mistimes it to deep mid-wicket for one. 
113.413.4: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Slightly flatter on off, Dube knocks it down to long off for one.
013.313.3: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Floated delivery, outside off and spinning away, Dube stays back and lets it be.
113.213.2: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, On the pads, Samson flicks it to the on side for a run.
113.113.1: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Darted fuller on the pads, Dube glances it to square leg for one.
13 Overs | Runs : 109/2 | Run rate : 8.38
112.612.6: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, Short ball to end the over. Dube pulls it but not with authority. It goes to the man at deep mid-wicket on a bounce. Shivam takes a single and keeps the strike. 
112.512.5: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Sanju Samson, Back of a length delivery around the body. Samson clips it to the right of fine leg for one. 
112.412.4: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, NCN pulls his length back now and keeps it around off. Dube taps it to the off side for one.
412.312.3: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, FOUR! Stand and deliver! Full ball around off, Dube does not move much as he thwarts it through extra cover for a boundary.
112.212.2: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Sanju Samson, A slower bouncer. Samson takes his eyes off the ball and pulls it uppishly but away from fine leg for one.
112.112.1: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, IN THE AIR AND JUST SHORT! It looked Boult had taken it but the Kiwi was quick to say it bounced in front of him. Shortish ball on off, Dube pulls it awkwardly to the left of long on. Boult almost gets there but misjudges it. He dives to his left but the ball bounces just in front of him. He says he has not caught it and his honesty will surely give his side some Fairplay points.
12 Overs | Runs : 100/2 | Run rate : 8.33
111.611.6: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Short around off, Dube knocks it to long off and keeps the strike. 8 off the over, Mumbai will take that.
111.511.5: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, Floated on off, Samson pushes it to long off for one.
011.411.4: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, Slower and given a lot more air on middle. Samson blocks it.
111.311.3: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Around the pads, Dube tucks it to the leg side for one.
411.211.2: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, FOUR! A much-needed boundary for Dube. He was going very slow and slowing the tempo. This should get him going. Floated on off, Dube hits it across between long on and deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
111.111.1: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, Short and wide outside off, Samson punches it through point for one.
11 Overs | Runs : 92/2 | Run rate : 8.36
010.610.6: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, Another dot. Fantastic comeback from the Australian. Just a run off this over. The last ball is also on the stumps and Dube blocks it.
010.510.5: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, Fuller on off, Dube pushes it to mid off. 
010.410.4: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, On off, Dube struggles to get it past the fielder. 
010.310.3: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, Length ball on off, Dube punches it to cover.
010.210.2: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Shivam Dube, Shortish ball on top of middle. Dube taps it to point. 
110.110.1: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Sanju Samson, Full around off, Samson milks it to long on for one. 
10 Overs | Runs : 91/2 | Run rate : 9.1
09.69.6: Rahul Chahar to Shivam Dube, Fuller and on off, Dube pushes it off his front foot to point. Rajasthan are 91/2 at the halfway mark!
09.59.5: Rahul Chahar to Yashasvi Jaiswal, OUT! Soft dismissal! Chahar roars in delight. Hit him for a six and he will get the revenge immediately. Did that with Jos and now Yashasvi has also fallen. Floated ball, landing full and around leg, Yashasvi tries to work it on the leg side but closes the face of the bat a shade early. It pops out off the leading edge and Rahul accepts the return catch gleefully. An entertaining knock by Yashasvi Jaiswal is over and now Rajasthan have both their openers in the hut.
09.49.4: Rahul Chahar to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Flatter and shorter on off, it's flicked on the leg side but straight to mid-wicket.
69.39.3: Rahul Chahar to Yashasvi Jaiswal, SIX! Jaiswal shows his range there! Floated and full ball on middle, turning away after landing, Yashasvi takes his front leg out of the way and smokes it against the spin over mid-wicket. High and handsome.
19.29.2: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, Loopy full ball around off, Samson eases it down to long off and takes a single.
19.19.1: Rahul Chahar to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shortish and on off, punched to deep cover for one.
9 Overs | Runs : 83/1 | Run rate : 9.22
48.68.6: Krunal Pandya to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Started the over with a boundary and ends it the same way. So much similarity that it was also not from the middle of the bat. Shorter delivery and on middle, Samson hangs back to pull and it speeds off the inner half to bisect the two fielders in the deep on the leg side. A boundary at square leg results.
18.58.5: Krunal Pandya to Yashasvi Jaiswal, A low full toss on leg, Jaiswal clips it to deep mid-wicket to rotate the strike.
18.48.4: Krunal Pandya to Sanju Samson, Quicker one on middle and leg, Samson moves back turns it through square leg for a single.
18.38.3: Krunal Pandya to Yashasvi Jaiswal, A loopy full ball around leg, Jaiswal flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
18.28.2: Krunal Pandya to Sanju Samson, Flatter and shorter one on middle, it's helped towards short fine leg for one.
48.18.1: Krunal Pandya to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Not from the middle of the bat but still enough! Floated and full around middle, Sanju advances down the track for a big heave-ho, connects it from the inner half of his bat and it flies over mid-wicket for a boundary.
8 Overs | Runs : 71/1 | Run rate : 8.88
17.67.6: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, A delivery around leg, tucked behind square leg for a run. Eventful over, 13 runs and a wicket from it.
47.57.5: Rahul Chahar to Sanju Samson, FOUR! Smashed away! Flatter delivery, short and wide outside off, Samson could not have asked for better delivery to open his account. He just rocks back and whacks it to the deep extra cover boundary.
07.47.4: Rahul Chahar to Jos Buttler, OUT! Stumped! Rahul Chahar has his revenge immediately. A lovely delivery from the leg spinner. Once again he possibly sensed the charge from the batsman. Slows it up in the air and lands it around middle, Buttler wears his skates to reach the pitch of the ball but fails to do so. Still, the Englishman goes on with his shot, swings his blade across the line but the ball lands, grips and spins past his bat. Quinton de Kock calmly takes the bails off. The square leg umpire still wants to check whether it was collected in front of the wickets or not but it's all good. Dangerous Buttler is gone.
67.37.3: Rahul Chahar to Jos Buttler, SIX! Buttler has nailed it. Chahar drags his length short and around leg, Buttler goes deep inside the crease and pulls it disdainfully over square leg. Jos is in the six-hitting mood. Ominous signs for Mumbai!
17.27.2: Rahul Chahar to Yashasvi Jaiswal, With the spin goes Jaiswal. Flighted and full around off, it's swept to deep square leg for one.
17.17.1: Rahul Chahar to Jos Buttler, A flighted delivery around leg as Chahar senses the charge from Buttler, it's worked to deep mid-wicket for a run.
7 Overs | Runs : 58/0 | Run rate : 8.29
16.76.6: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Fuller and on middle, Buttler flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a run. A good comeback by the offie after going for a biggie on the second ball.
06.66.6: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, This time it's a WIDE! It's the action replay of the last delivery but this time the ball is bowled outside the guidelines. Buttler leaves again.
06.56.5: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Smartly bowled! Jayant sees Buttler is making room by moving to the leg side and he bowls it wide outside off. Jos leaves.
16.46.4: Jayant Yadav to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Flatter and shorter on middle and leg, the left-hander punches it to long on for a run.
16.36.3: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Jayant bowls a fuller ball on the pads now. Buttler flicks it through square leg for one.
66.26.2: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, SIX! Buttler has found his groove now! Short around off, Buttler goes on his back foot and hits it over the cow corner region for another maximum. 
16.16.1: Jayant Yadav to Yashasvi Jaiswal, On the pads, Jaiswal glances it to square leg for one. 
6 Overs | Runs : 47/0 | Run rate : 7.83
15.65.6: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Yashasvi Jaiswal, A length ball on off, Jaiswal taps it down to third man and takes a run. 47/0 in the Powerplay!
65.55.5: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Yashasvi Jaiswal, SIX! Good hit and towards the big side of the ground as well. This is now the best Powerplay for them by some distance. NCN digs in a short ball around middle, Yashasvi rides the bounce and pulls it massively over square leg.
45.45.4: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Nice and strong shot from Yashasvi Jaiswal! Reminds of Sourav Ganguly! A length delivery is served in the line of the stumps, Jaiswal moves back to create room and hammers it over extra cover.
15.35.3: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Jos Buttler, Slightly short and on off, Buttler hangs back to heave it over mid-wicket but ends up dragging it off the inner half to deep square leg. A single to rotate the strike.
15.25.2: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Back of a length ball on middle, Yashasvi Jaiswal glances it to square leg for a single. This is now the highest opening stand for Rajasthan this season.
05.15.1: Nathan Coulter-Nile to Jos Buttler, Coulter-Nile begins with a full ball on middle and leg, drifting down, Buttler fails to flick and it goes off his pads to fine leg. They cross for a leg bye.
5 Overs | Runs : 34/0 | Run rate : 6.8
14.64.6: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Single to end the first over. Eventful first over from Jayant Yadav! 13 off it. The last ball is short on middle, Buttler comes down the track and knocks it to the on side to keep the strike.
64.54.5: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, SIX! KABOOM! First maximum of the day and it comes from the bat of Jos Buttler! Short on off, Buttler decides to stay inside his crease this time. He rocks on his back foot and smashes it over the cow corner region for a biggie.
44.44.4: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, FOUR! This time Buttler charges and connects too! Short around off, Buttler comes down the track and hits it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 
04.34.3: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Darted on middle, Buttler tucks it to mid on.
04.24.2: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, Play and a miss! Short and outside off, Buttler looks to cut but misses. 
24.14.1: Jayant Yadav to Jos Buttler, DROPPED! Rahul Chahar is the guilty party here and Jayant Yadav cannot fathom it. He could have had Jos Buttler on the very first ball. Tough chance though. Tossed up ball on off, Buttler comes down the track and swings at it. It takes the outer half of his bat and goes away from point. Rahul Chahar runs behind and stretches but cannot hold onto the ball.
4 Overs | Runs : 20/0 | Run rate : 5
03.63.6: Jasprit Bumrah to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Very full, around off. Almost a yorker. Jaiswal jams it behind point.
13.53.5: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Direct hit and Buttler would have been gone for all money. Fullish ball on middle, Buttler taps it in front of mid on and calls for a quick run. Pollard gets to the ball quickly and tries to score a direct hit while being in motion of pick up and throw. Unfortunately, the big West Indian misses by a whisker at the bowler's end. 
03.43.4: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, LOBBED BUT SAFE! Good length delivery on off, Buttler looks to drive but gets an inside edge which hits the pad and lobs to the off side. Bumrah tries to reach the ball but it falls well wide of him.
03.33.3: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Another dot. Bumrah is right on the money here. Another length ball targetting the stumps. Jos blocks it back to the bowler again.
03.23.2: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Length delivery on off, Buttler taps it back to the bowler. 
03.13.1: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Good length delivery on middle and off. Buttler taps it to the off side of the pitch. The Englishman comes a few steps for a run but Jaiswal quickly says no. 
3 Overs | Runs : 19/0 | Run rate : 6.33
22.62.6: Trent Boult to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Misfield from the skipper! Back of a length delivery on off, Jaiswal pulls it but once again not in control. It is to the left of mid on. Rohit moves to that side but misfields, allowing them to get the second.
02.52.5: Trent Boult to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Length ball on off, Yashasvi Jaiswal blocks this.
42.42.4: Trent Boult to Yashasvi Jaiswal, FOUR! Jaiswal gets his first boundary of the day! Bouncer from Boult. It is bowled at over 141 kph. It hurries onto Jaiswal. The youngster pulls but not in full control. He hits it in fornt of square on the leg side. There is no one in the deep so the young man fetches a boundary. 
12.32.3: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, Shortish ball on middle, Buttler pulls it to deep square leg for one. 
12.22.2: Trent Boult to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Another run off the edge! Good length ball on middle and off, Yashasvi Jaiswal looks to drive it on the up through the off side. The ball though comes back in, takes the inner half of his bat and goes behind square leg for one.
02.12.1: Trent Boult to Yashasvi Jaiswal, Fullish ball on off and middle, Yashasvi Jaiswal tucks it to the on side.
2 Overs | Runs : 11/0 | Run rate : 5.5
01.61.6: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Bumrah special to end the over! A crispy yorker on middle, Buttler does really well to jam it out.  6 off Jasprit Bumrah's first.
11.51.5: Jasprit Bumrah to Yashasvi Jaiswal, EDGY BUT AWAY! Jaiswal gets off the mark! Good length ball on off, Jaiswal closes his face of the bat a fraction too early towards mid on. It takes the outer edge and goes towards third man for one.
11.41.4: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Follows the boundary with a quick single. Length ball on off, Buttler taps it towards mid off and takes a quick run to give Jaiswal the strike for the first time this afternoon.
41.31.3: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Intentional or not? Does not matter as Buttler will take the runs! Good length ball around off, Buttler looks to defend with soft hands. Makes the adjustment at the last minute as he slightly opens the face of his bat and the ball goes past slip and short third man off the outer half of the bat and to the fence. 
01.21.2: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Full toss on middle. Buttler cannot get it away as he just places it to mid on. 
01.11.1: Jasprit Bumrah to Jos Buttler, Bumrah starts right on the money. It is full and coming in a bit from off. Buttler defends it to cover. 
1 Overs | Runs : 5/0 | Run rate : 5
10.60.6: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, EDGED AND AWAY! Excellent start for Boult. Very encouraging and Mumbai have started well here. Full on off, it nips back in. Buttler looks to drive but gets an inside edge which goes towards backward square leg. Jos takes a nervy single and keeps the strike.
00.50.5: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, This one comes back into the right-hander. It is on the pads, Buttler tucks it to the on side.
00.40.4: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, Length ball outside off. Buttler looks to punch it on the off side but again a lack of foot movement sees him miss it.
00.30.3: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, Play and a miss! Full and wide outside off, Buttler looks to drive but his feet are glued to the ground and he misses his shot.
00.20.2: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, Good amount of swing for Boult. He will be happy to see that. Good length delivery pitching on middle and leg and angling into the right-hander. Buttler looks to flick but the ball hits his pad and lobs in front of short cover.
40.10.1: Trent Boult to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Buttler and Rajasthan are off the mark with a boundary! Boul starts with a ball too straight. It is on the pads, Buttler clips it fine down the leg side and gets off the mark with a boundary. 
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