IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians: Highest Run Scorers And Leading Wicket-Takers From Both Sides

Steve Smith-led RR are placed at the sixth spot on the points table with 10 points, while MI are at the top spot with 14 points

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians: Highest Run Scorers And Leading Wicket-Takers From Both Sides

Rajasthan Royals won their fifth match of IPL 2020 by outperforming Mumbai Indians by eight wickets. Steve Smith-led RR are placed at the sixth spot on the points table with 10 points, while MI are at the top spot with 14 points.

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Kieron Pollard, the captain of Mumbai Indians, won the toss and elected to bat first. Mumbai received a setback in the initial overs of their innings. Jofra Archer dislodged wickets of Quinton de Kock, who had just scored six runs. Ishan Kishan, who came to open with de Kock, stitched a partnership with Suryakumar Yadav. However, Kishan later got out after making 37 runs and Yadav returned to the pavilion after scoring 40 runs. Then, towards the end of the innings, Saurabh Tiwary and Hardik Pandya smashed boundaries and sixes to help their side reach a decent total. Tiwary made 34 in 25 deliveries, while Hardik scored 60 (not out) off 21 balls. Mumbai’s innings ended on 195.

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Chasing the target, Rajasthan also lost an early wicket. Robin Uthappa, who opened the innings with Ben Stokes, got out at the individual score of 13 runs. Stokes, on the other hand, stayed till the last and helped his side register a win over Mumbai. He stitched a partnership with Sanju Samson to complete the task. The England cricketer scored a hundred (107 not out), while Samson smashed a half-century (54 not out).

Highest run scorer for Mumbai Indians

Hardik Pandya made 60 (not out) off 21 balls at a strike rate of 285.71. He smashed two fours and seven sixes.

Highest wicket-taker for Mumbai Indians

James Pattinson picked two wickets for his side. He conceded 40 runs in 3.2 overs with an economy of 12.

Highest run scorer for Rajasthan Royals

Ben Stokes smashed 107 (not out) in 60 balls at a strike rate of 178.33. He hit 14 boundaries and three sixes.

Highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals

Jofra Archer and Shreyas Gopal clinched two wickets each for their side. Archer gave 31 runs in four overs with an economy of 7.75, while Gopal conceded 30 runs in four overs with an economy of 7.5.



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