MI vs RCB: Suryakumar Yadav’s masterclass and Nehal Wadhera’s brilliant half-century helped Mumbai Indians register a record win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 54th match. IPL 2023. Chasing a target of 200, Mumbai Indians easily won the game as they won by 6 wickets and 21 balls to spare. Rohit SharmaThe team has also made a big jump in the IPL 2023 points table.
RCB posted a decent score of 199. But the batting paradise of Wankhede always makes life difficult for the bowlers. Suryakumar Yadav and Nehal Wadhera displayed exactly that when they punished the RCB bowlers in Mumbai. Yadav’s brilliant 83 came off just 35 balls and he was at his best, hitting brilliant shots all around the ground. Youngster Wadhera scored 52 off 34 balls and ended things with a six in the 16th over.
The win broke a few records and took Mumbai Indians from the bottom of the points table to the top four in IPL 2023. Mumbai Indians were earlier at 8th position with 10 points but now have made a big jump and have reached 3rd position with 12 points. ,
MI’s chase of 200 in record time
Notably, MI have broken two records in their chase against RCB. They also became the most successful 200+ target chase team in any IPL season in the history of the tournament. He had earlier hunted 200+ targets twice this season and this was his third 200 score in IPL 2023. He has left behind Punjab Kings, who previously chased down 200+ scores twice in IPL 2014, and Chennai Super Kings, who chased down 2 in 2018.
MI’s record win over RCB
Notably, this is Mumbai Indians’ highest ever successful chase against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. MI’s previous highest chase against RCB was 172. He chased down 172 twice against RCB, once in 2012 and second time in 2019.
MI’s highest chase vs RCB in IPL:
200/4 in May 2023 (today)
173/5 in May 2012
172/5 in April 2019
171/4 in April 2016
166/5 in October 2020
Earlier, RCB scored 199 runs on the basis of the captain’s blistering innings. Faf Du Plessis And Glen Maxwell, While, Kohli was dismissed for 1, du Plessis and Maxwell scored 65 off 41 balls and 68 off 33 balls respectively. At the same time, Suryakumar Yadav was awarded the Player of the Match trophy. Also, RCB captain Du Plessis said after the match that they were 20 runs short in the first innings. RCB has suffered a lot with this defeat and has slipped from fifth to seventh position in the latest table.