IPL 2020, Match 10: Here are the records scripted as RCB beat MI
This was Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) second win of the season, with their only loss coming against Kings XI Punjab. As for Mumbai Indians, it was their second loss of the season, having lost their opening tie against Chennai Super Kings. RCB have now risen to the third spot.
In what turned out to be another thrilling encounter, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) seemed to have found their rhythm back. They tamed defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Super Over, in Dubai, on Monday. The win takes them to the third spot in the table, for now.
Match report: Winning the toss, MI skipper Rohit Sharma elected to bowl first. However, the decision boomeranged, as the RCB openers, Devdutt Padikkal (54) and Aaron Finch (52), put up an 81-run opening stand. Later, AB de Villiers' unbeaten 24-ball 55 ensured a challenging total of 201/3.
In reply, MI felt the heat right from the start, having lost their opening three wickets in just the first seven overs. Ishan Kishan's fruitful knock of 99, along with Kieron Pollard's unbeaten 60, was promising, as they managed to tie the score. It was an all-round bowling effort for RCB.
The Super Over saw Navdeep Saini into the attack, as MI could manage only seven runs. In reply, Kohli and de Villiers saw it through in the final ball of Jasprit Bumrah.
RCB score third-most runs against MI in final five: RCB's prolific batting show allowed them to score 78 runs in the final five overs of the innings. Consequently, they scored the third-most runs against MI during the phase in the tournament. They also top the list, having scored 88 in 2015, followed by Delhi Capitals, who scored 82 last season.
Kohli stoops to a new low: So far, in three innings, Kohli has managed to score just 18 runs. As a result, this is his lowest score in the tournament to date following the first three innings. His best performance after the opening three innings was back in 2016 when he had scored 187.
Padikkal becomes fifth to score two half-centuries in first three: Padikkal's knock of 54 played a significant role in RCB's win tonight. In the process, he also became the fifth batsman to score a couple of half-centuries in their first three contests of their debut IPL season. The other four happen to be Kumar Sangakkara, Mathew Hayden, Naman Ojha and Paul Collingwood.
MI score third-most in powerplay during run chase in Dubai: The teams have gone off to a terrific start, especially during the run chases this season. MI managed to score just 35/2 during the powerplay tonight. Nonetheless, it happened to be the third-best score during the phase while chasing in Dubai, this season. The list is led by RCB (40/3) and SRH (48/1).
Washington Sundar scripts third joint-best economy: Sundar was impressive with the ball, as he scalped 1/12 in four overs. Consequently, he became the third joint-best bowler with the best economy in a match for RCB after a complete spell. Sundar shares his feat with Anil Kumble, with an economy of 3.00. The list is led by Samuel Badree (2.25) and Yuzvendra Chahal (1.50).
Kishan scores third-highest by an uncapped Indian: Kishan's commendable innings of 58-ball 99 was highly impressive, Consequently, he became the third uncapped Indian with the highest score in the tournament to date. He is led by Manish Pandey (114*) and Paul Valthaty (120*). He is also the fifth in the IPL to play an innings of 99, after Suresh Raina, Kohli, Prithvi Shaw and Chris Gayle, besides being the third to be dismissed on the score. He also became the third batsman with the highest score this season.
Highest total in a tied IPL match: Both the teams ended their 20-over campaign at the score of 201. In the process, it became the highest-ever total in the IPL to have ended in a tie. The previous record happened to be 191, between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kings Xi Punjab (KXIP), in 2015.
MI score second-lowest Super Over total batting first: MI struggled to score against Saini, as they could only manage seven runs batting first. It happened to be the second-lowest total for a side batting first in the Super Over, in the tournament. The record for the same is held by KXIP, who scored just three this season.
Bumrah loses first career Super Over: Bumrah's grey patch with the ball continued, as MI suffered their first Super Over loss under his bowling. Previously, MI had won two Super Overs under him, against Gujarat Lions (GL) in 2017 and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in 2019. It was also Bumrah's first Super Over loss in five matches for MI and India.