IPL 2023 Highlights MI vs RR: An unbeaten 62-run partnership between middle-order batters Tilak Varma (29 not out) and Tim David (45 not out), coupled with a half-century by Suryakumar Yadav (55), helped Mumbai Indians defeat Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in the 1000th Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
Mumbai Indians chased down the target of 213 with three balls to spare, reaching 214 for 4 in 19.3 overs.
Young Royals opener Yashasvi Jaiswal’s fine century and a 72-run partnership with skipper Jos Buttler went in vain as the team suffered a defeat despite putting a mammoth score on the board.
Jaiswal’s 124, studded with 16 boundaries and eight maximums, came off just 62 deliveries at a strike rate of 200.
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Indian Premier League, 2023Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 05 June 2023
Mumbai Indians 214/4 (19.3)
Rajasthan Royals 212/7 (20.0)
Match Ended ( Day – Match 42 ) Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets
Impressive innings from MI batters helped them in defeating Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets. Mumbai Indians also became the first team to chase a 200+ run target at Wankhede Stadium.
The chase gets intense by the ball with Tim David and Tilak Varma looking for big hits. David adds to the chase with a sixer and a boundary as MI need 17 runs off the last over.
Tilak Varma starts Holder's over by smashing a boundary. Tim David follows the lead by smashing a maximum of the 4th delivery. MI need 43 runs off 18 balls.
An incredible catch by Sandeep Sharma in Trent Boult's over help RR dismiss hitter Suryakumar Yadav for 55. MI need 57 runs off 24 balls.
Suryakumar Yadav keeps the scoreboard ticking for Mumbai Indians. Finishes his half-century off 24 balls. He ends the over with a boundary. MI need 62 runs off 30 balls.
Suryakumar Yadav starts Kuldeep Sen's over with a maximum, followed by three consecutive 4s. Mumbai take DRS for Varma's LBW decision and win. MI need 89 runs off 42 balls to win.
Ashwin picks up his second wicket in the form of Cameron Green for 44. Suryakumar Yadav stands strong, Tilak Varma joins him. MI 101/3 (11)
Ashwin dismissed Ishan Kishan and broke the 60-run partnership between him and Green. Suryakumar Yadav comes in. Starts off with a Maximum. MI 84/2 (9)
After two singles, Green hits a long sixer to Chahal. Jaiswal hurts his hand while fielding. Kishan adds a boundary to the total in the last delivery. MI 75/1 (8)
Ashwin bowls a tight over by giving 4 runs off 6 balls. RR take DRS for a wide ball decision and win. MI 62/1 (7)
After the end of the powerplay, Mumbai Indians are at 58/1 (6). Cameron Green and Ishan Kishan plays with the intent to speed up the chase against Rajasthan Royals.
Cameron Green plays with an intent to speed up the chase against Rajasthan Royals. Ashwin gives 11 runs in the over. MI 47/1 (5)
Sandeep Sharma took down Rohit Sharma for 3 as Mumbai suffers early loss in chase. MI 14/1 (2)
A memorable inning by Yashasvi Jaswal (124) powered Rajasthan Royals to post a 213-run target for Mumbai Indians.
Yashasvi Jaiswal smashes a century off just 53 balls in the 18th over. Bows down to crowd. In the 19th over, he hits 2 back-to-back maximums in Archer's over. RR 196/6 (19)
Shimron Hetmyer departs for 8 in Arshad's over. Unforgiving Jaiswal (92) ends the over with a Maximum. RR 168/5 (17)
With four more overs to go and Jaiswal (85) on the pitch, the target of 200 doesn't seem to be too big to score for Rajasthan Royals. RR 153/4 (16)
Despite some quick fall of wickets, Jaiswal is sill holding his ground strong at 77 runs. Mumbai bowlers aim at taking him out as soon as possible. RR 143/3 (14)
Piyush Chawla takes down Devdutt Padikkal for 2, bagging his second wicket of the match. RR 103/3 (11)
Arshad Khan takes down RR captain Sanju Samson in the 5th delivery for 14. Jaiswal still on pitch. RR 97/2 (10)
Piyush Chawla takes first big wicket for Mumbai by dismissing Jos Buttler and in turn breaking the opening partnership between him and Jaiswal. Samson comes in to play. Starts with a maximum. RR 80/1 (8)
What could have been a tight over by Piyush Chawla was ruined by Jaiswal with a Maximum on the last delivery. After the end of powerplay, RR is 65/0 (6)
An opening partnership of 50 runs comes up between Jaiswal and Buttler. There's no stopping Jaiswal from raining boundaries in almost every over. Hits three consecutive fours. RR 58/0 (5)
Jofra's over starts with a boundary from Buttler. Followed by two more boundaries. Gives 16 runs in the over. RR 42/0 (4)
The intensity of the clash is palpable in the 3rd over itself. Jos Buttler takes DRS against umpire's decision of out. Wins the review, stays on pitch. Jaiswal finishes the over with a boundary straight down the ground. RR 26/0 (3)
After hitting the second delivery by Jofra out of the park (94-metre-long sixer), Jaiswal also gifted with a Free Hit. Risky single comes off it. Jofra makes a good comeback by bowling last two dot balls. RR 19/0 (2)
Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler start the innings for Rajasthan Royals. Jaiswal hits a sixer on the fourth ball of Cameron Green. Team takes a review for wide and lose. RR 8/0 (1)
BBCI celebrates the 1000th match milestone at Wankhede Stadium. Rohit Sharma, Sanju Samson, Sachin Tendulkar and Kumar Sangakkara were awarded mementos by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah among other officials.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan (W), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Riley Meredith, Arshad Khan
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (WK/C), Devdutt Padikkal, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
Rajasthan Royals win the toss and elected to bat first. This is also the 150th match of Rohit Sharma as MI captain.
Wankhede Stadium’s pitch has a history of high-scoring battles in limited-over formats. Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals are expected to face a similar outcome as the surface favours batting. Pacers will benefit from good bounce and swing with the new ball, while spinners can make use of middle overs. The dew factor may aid the chasing team, making the toss crucial in deciding the game’s fate.
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the IPL 2023 match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals at MI's home ground Wankhede Stadium. The match will start at 7.30 pm and the toss will take place half an hour earlier. Stay tuned to catch all the updates of the match.