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IPL 2017 | RCB vs MI: Pollard's explosive knock helps Mumbai Indians win sea-saw battle against Royal Challengers Bangalore Live

Mumbai Indians' Bowlers Have Bowled With A Lot Of Discipline And In The Right Channels To Restrict The Power Packed Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting Line-up To Below Par 142 In Their 20 Overs

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 14 Apr 2017, 08:04:45 PM
IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

New Delhi:

Mumbai Indians' Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match at the MA Chinnaswamy Stadium at Bengaluru on Friday. The match is scheduled to commence at 4 PM.

Royal Challengers Bangalore shall be boosted by the return of their batting maestro Virat Kohli who was declared fit by the medical team to play against Mumbai. Virat would be all geared to lead his side and begin his IPL campaign with a win.

Also Read: IPL 2017 | RCB vs MI Match Preview: Can Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore fend off upbeat Mumbai Indians' challenge at Bengaluru

Here are the Live match updates

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

#What an absorbing encounter.Badree dented the MI top order but Pollard held on and then launched an onslaught to sieze the encounter for Mumbai Indians

#Game Over!!!!Hardik Pandya hits Mills out the ground for a huge six

#He has been on the shorter side in this over

#Tymal Mills is looking short of confidence

#Hardik Pandya joins borther Krunal at the crease

#Chahal eventually gets Pollard but it has come too late, the damage has been done

#Chahal dosent get the best possible welcome, Pollard hits one to the sky!!!That's massive, that is maximum

#Mumbai are 120 for 5 in 17 overs

#Mumbai Indians are in striking distance of winning this sea saw battle

#Mumbai Indians would surely fancy their chances with 30 off 22 required

#Pollard has shown his class!!!What an innings under pressure

#Pollard at his explosive best!!!! Smokes Negi for back to back sixes!!!!

#Can he finish off well!!!

#Negi has done a good job so far.Hasnt conceded any boundaries in the over

#Negi come back into the attack

#Mumbai Indians require 52 off the last 5

#Mumbai Indians are looking promising to chase down this total

#Pollard clips one to the boundary to make it an 11 run over

#Krunal Pandya hits a timely boundary after keeping it very tidy in the first three deliveries

#Tymal Mills is back into the attack

#So it is set for an exciting finish 63 runs required off 36 balls

#Mumbai Indians are 80 for 5 after 14 overs

#Pollard hits Negi for a six off the last delivery

#Negi has bowled pretty flat and hasnt given Pollard a chance to use the long handle

#Negi has done well to keep Pollard quiet so far

#Pawan Negi, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack   

#Mumbai Indians are 70 for 5 after 13 overs

#While Badree has hogged all the limelight with his hattrick, Badree has been the unsung hero

#Sreenath Arvind bowls yet another tidy over

#Pollard brings up 7000 runs in T 20 cricket

#This could go down to the wire if Pollard and Pandya hang in there

#Mumbai need 78 runs off 48 balls

#Mumbai Indians are 63 for 5 after 12 overs

#Apart from the boundary, Binny pretty tidy in his over

#Kieron Pollard has woken up from a slumber. Binny a lil on the shorter side and Pollard  smoks one to the fence

Stuart Binny [1.0-0-3-1] is back into the attack 

#Mumbai Indians are 54 for 5 after 11 overs

#Mills gets his line back, comes back strongly to keep Pollard quiet

#Pollard carved out a yorker, hits Mills for a boundary, though cheeky

# Is there a recovery on the cards!!!T 20 is a funny game

#Oh Nitish Rana has different ideas, smokes one straight down the ground for six

#He has been the applying the pressure from the other end

#Chahal comes back into the attack

#Mumbai Indians require 106 off 66 balls with only 5 wickets left

#The asking rate has gone above 10

#Pollard hasnt been in the best of form so much cant be expected of the big hitter

#Krunal Pandya has come ahead of Hardik Padya, a tactical move for sure

Mumbai Indians are 37 for 5 after 9 overs

#Mumbai have been rocked by Badree,RCB would look to wrap it up

#Arvind comes back into the attack

#Badree has turned this match around for RCB

#Badree dismisses Rana, Mumbai are reeling at 33 for 5

#Badree starts off with three dots.

#After 7 overs, Mumbai Indians are 31 for 4

#Pollard hits the leggie for a massive six

#Chahal comes into the attack

#Mumbai Indians are 21 for 4 after 6 overs

#Badree completes another good over

#Badree winning the contest at the moment, he is all over Pollard

#Badree to Pollard, now that's the beauty of IPL, West Indians face off each other

#Samuel Badree comes back into the attack

#After 5 overs, MI are 18 for 4

#A welcome boundary for Mumbai Indians

#After three singles, Nitish Rana hits him four a boundary

#He settles into a good line as he has done through the tournament

#Mills has quite the variation!!!!

#Mills comes into the attack

#Chahal might be brought in shortly

#It is 9 for 4 after 4 overs

#Kohli doing a team huddle, the skipper wants to press on the early advantage and seal the game

#Pollard in defensive mode.That's the need of the hour

#Sreenath Arvind comes into the attack

#Mumbai stuttering at 8 for 4

#Pollard has come in rather early for his liking

#Badree is on a roll!!!dismissess Rohit Sharma to bag a hattrick. The West Indian leggie has cast a web

#Badree strikes double blow, scalps Mitchell McClenaghan

# Parthiv Patel gone!!!!Double blow for MI. Badree dismissess the dimunitive opener

#Now Mumbai shall be looking for their captain to get some runs under his belt

#Rohit Sharma joins Patel at the crease
#Binny strikes early, gets Butler for 2

#Binny comes into the attack

#Badree starts off well, gives only 4 off the first over

#Samuel Badree starts off with proceedings for RCB

#Mumbai Indians begin chase with Jos Butler and Parthiv Patel

#The players are off for the mid innings break and action shall resume with the Mumbai chase in around 20 minutes from now

#Given the small boundaries and the pitch which has held up well so far, it should not be a problem for Mumbai Indians to chase down this below par 143 target

#RCB end their innings at 142 for 5.They would be dissapionted with that effort

#Negi belts a loose delivery from Bumrah for another two

#Low full toss, slogged away for two by Pawan Negi

#Binny gets 3 off the firsrt delivery

#Bumrah comes to bowl the last over

#RCB 132 for 5 after 19 overs

#Stuart Binny, right handed bat, comes to the crease    

#And another RCB batsman departs, McClenaghan clean bowls Mandeep Singh

#They could never build any sort of momentum all through the innings

#RCB stuttering at 127 for 4 after 18 overs

#Kedhar Jadhav walks back to the pavilion after being runout

#Oh Bumrah bowls a no ball,now that's unsual

#Bumrah is brilliant as usual,Yorkers have become his go-to-style in T20 cricket

#Bumrah comes back into the attack to finish off proceedings

#RCB shall now be looking at Negi and Jadhav to finish with a bang

#Krunal Pandya scalps Villiers!!!!RCB on the backfoot for sure. Rohit Sharma takes a brilliant catch to effect the dismisal

#He has worked a lot on his line and length as went for plenty in the last three matches

#McClenaghan has been pretty impressive tonite

#Kedar Jadhav, right handed bat, comes to the crease 

Here are the live updates from the match:

#Mitchell McClenaghan deals huge blow!!!!dismisses Virat Kohli just as he was looking dangerous

#Mitchell McClenaghan [2.0-0-11-0] is back into the attack

#RCB are 104 for 1 after 14 overs

#Kohli now gets into the groove, hits a maximum to bring up his fifty

#De Villiers now gets into the attack, smacks Kohli for a huge six

#Bumrah comes back into the attack

#So after a long spell, a good over for RCB, nine off it

#RCB need many of those hits if they are targetting 180 plus on this small ground

#Finally the shackle are broken, De Villiers hits Pandya for a four

#Krunal Pandya is putting up a show tonite

#Oh Jos Butler has dropped De Villiers!!!That could prove costly

#RCB are 76 for 1 after 12 overs

#Hardik Pandya slips to another good over, only 5 off it

#The Proteas genius has taken his time, now its time to explode

#The Bangalore crowd is waiting for De Villiers special

#Chants of 'ABD, 'ABD'.. 

#He has bowled very straight all through the evening

#Pandya also bowling a very tight line

#It is Hardik Pandya from the other end

#RCB are 71 for 1 after 11 overs

#Pandya gets through the over by giving just 5 runs

#Krunal Pandya is hardly giving any room to De Villiers and Kohli

#Krunal Pandya settles into a good line

#Mumbai Indians bowlers have been very disciplined with their line and length

#Krunal Pandya, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

RCB 66 for 1 after 10 overs

#Kohli opens the face of the bat and steers the delivery for a single

#Now he is dangerous player and we know what he can do

#De Villiers comes into the middle to join Kohli

#Gayle again misses on the 10000 run mark

#Pandya strikes big!!Gets the dangerman Gayle for 22

#Hardik Pandya, right-arm medium, comes into the attack 

#RCB end the 9th over at 62 for no loss

#That has been the norm of the over

#Gayle and Kohli content with taking singles and seeing of Bhajji

#Bhajji comes back strongly to bowl a tidy line

#Kohli once again goes on the offensive!!!!Bhajji bowls it short and wide. Kohli hits him for a four

#Bhajji comes back for his final over

4:40 PM

#RCB are 57 for no loss after 8 overs

#Brilliant over by Bumrah, only three runs of it

#He has so much of variety that always keeps the batsmen guessing

#Bumrah mixing it well against Kohli and Gayle

#Jasprit Bumrah, right-arm medium, comes into the attack

RCB bring up their fifty in the powerplay

#Gayle tonks Bhajji for a huge six

#MI desperately want to break this partnership

#Bhajji back with his third over

#RCB are 41 for no loss after 6 overs

#Gayle hits McClenaghan    for a boundary!!!.Stand and Deliver by the big Jamaican

#Kohli steers a widesh delivery to third man for a single

#Gayle clips McClenaghan for a single thrugh mid wicket 

#Kohli quite content to tap him for a single

#McClenaghan goes round the wicket

#RCB are 34 for no loss after 5 overs

#Harbhajan keeps it tidy in the next few deliveries

#Gayle has been troubled the Harbhajan in the past

#Gayle rocks back and cuts the offie for a four

#Harbhajan Singh comes back in to the attack

#4:23 PM

#RCB 28 for no loss after 4 overs

#McClenaghan bowls the last ball in the right channel, Kohli defends it well

#Kohli picks up another two, flicks one to mid-wicket and scampers for two quick runs

#The big man Gayle comes to strike!!!He gets a big inside edge and the ball flies to the third man for a single

#Kohli taps a short of a length delivery for one

#Mitchell McClenaghan, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack 

#4:19 PM

RCB off to a breezy start!!!It is 24 for 0 after three overs

#The RCB skipper is looking good for a big one

#Kohli looked he had never got injured. Back to back fours off Southee.

#Kohli smacks Southee for a six!!!!!.Its his first maximum of this season

#Southee comes in for his second over

#4:15 PM

#Harbhajan Singh, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

#RCB are 13 for no loss after two overs

#Kohli comes out to bat in the middle.Its a sea of Red in Bangalore

#Harbhajan Singh, right-arm off break, comes into the attack 

#Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli come out to bat


Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore


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First Published : 14 Apr 2017, 02:09:00 PM