IPL 2024 : Mumbai Indians lost to Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets

Trouble for Mumbai Indians continues. Five-time winners Mumbai, who named Hardik Pandya as captain in place of veteran Rohit Sharma, fell to their third loss. They are at the bottom of the table. Trent Boult’s sensational spell helped to restrict Mumbai to 125-9. Rajasthan overhauled the total with 27 balls remaining. Rajasthan Royals won the match by 6 wickets.

The game was at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. Boult claimed three wickets including Rohit in the space of four deliveries across his first two overs. Rohit, Naman Dhir and Brevis, all three got out for a first ball duck. Another wicket by lNandre Burger made Mumbai Indians slip to 20-4 within four overs. Boult’s lethal opening burst, Yuzvendra Chahal’s 3-11 with his leg-spin restricted Mumbai to 125-9. Hardik Pandya (34) and Tilak Varma (32) helped to get three digit score.

RR were a bit shacky at 48/3 but Ashwin and Parag stablised the innings for them. Riyan Parag hammered an unbeaten 54 off 39 balls for his second successive fifty as he steered the team to victory with more than four overs remaining. Rajasthan achieved their third win of the season in three matches.

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