Krishnappa Gowtham’s Royal Innings vs Mumbai Indians | RR vs MI
Hitting 33 runs in just 11 balls Krishnappa Gowtham won the match for Rajasthan Royals against Mumbai Indians. It was unclear until the final over that who will win the match whether Mumbai Indians or Rajasthan Royals. Krishnappa Gowtham’s Royal innings vs Mumbai Indians made it very clear. He hit a total of 4 fours and 2 sixes in just 11 balls.
Mumbai Indians made 167 runs at a loss of 7 wickets in their stipulated 20 overs. Rajasthan Royals chased the target in 19.4 overs making 168 runs at a loss of 7 wickets. They won by 3 wickets. Krishnappa Gowtham changed the whole equation of the game in only 10 balls. Rajasthan required 22 runs in the final 10 balls and 10 runs in final over. Krishnappa Gowtham finished the game in style by hitting the winning sixer.
IPL’s Season 11 Match 21 played at Jaipur.
This is the third win for Rajasthan Royals in six matches. Whereas Mumbai Indians lost 4 matches out of 5 matches. Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bat first. But, Even Lewis got out in very first over on a duck. Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan kishan build a good partnership of 129 runs in just 82 balls for Mumbai Indians. Furthermore, Mumbai Indians couldn’t take the advantage of this partnership and lost 5 wickets quickly in the final overs. At one point of the game where Mumbai had reached a score of 100 runs in just 11 overs, the projected score was nearing 200 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma got run out on 0 runs.
Rajasthan Royals start was a little slow. They were at 70 runs after 10 overs. So, they needed 98 runs in next 10 overs. Sanju Samson with Ben Stokes put 72 runs for the third wicket partnership. But Stokes got out after 14 over. Rajasthan required 50 runs in the last 30 balls but their wickets started falling quickly. Krishnappa Gowtham played an explosive inning for Rajasthan Royals hitting 33 runs in just 11 balls. Rajasthan Royals won the game with 2 balls to spare.
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