In an exciting encounter between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), MI emerged victorious by 6 wickets in Match 54 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday.
After winning the toss, MI elected to bowl first and put RCB to bat. The Challengers put up a challenging total of 199/6 in their 20 overs, thanks to impressive batting performances by skipper Faf du Plessis (65 runs off 41 balls) and Glenn Maxwell (68 runs off 33 balls). MI’s bowling was led by Jason Behrendorff, who took 3 wickets for 36 runs in his 4 overs.
In response, MI chased down the target in just 16.3 overs, with impressive performances from their top order batsmen. Ishan Kishan (42 runs off 21 balls), Suryakumar Yadav (83 runs off 35 balls), and Nehal Wadhera (52 runs off 34 balls) all contributed with vital runs to take their team to victory.
Winning with most balls to spare in a 200+ chases:
- 21 balls: 200 by MI vs RCB Mumbai WS 2023
- 15 balls: 208 by DC vs GL Delhi 2017
- 10 balls: 201 by PBKS vs KKR Kolkata 2010
Here is how Twitter reacted:
Surya Kumar yadav the best T20 player in the world .. it seems he bats on a computer .. @surya_14kumar @mipaltan
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) May 9, 2023
What a sensational innings from @surya_14kumar!! Just WOW!! And how amazing @nehalwadhera has been!! Special knocks to take @mipaltan to the 3rd place!! 200 was never a huge target for #MI at Wankhede!! @RCBTweets need to sort their middle-order woes!! #MIvRCB
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) May 9, 2023
S K Y just tooooooooooo goood bhai where we bowlers bowle to you now 🤔🤔🤔🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 @surya_14kumar
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) May 9, 2023
Supremacy 💙 chasing 200 runs in 16.3 overs shows the quality in the @mipaltan camp. Superb knock by SKY and very special knock from the youngster Nehal Wadhera 👏👏 #RCBvMI #Sky #NehalWadhera #OneFamily #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/qdWwA30IpJ
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) May 9, 2023
Surya is a real treasure of mumbai Indians…
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 9, 2023
𝗦 on krypton stands for hope, but on earth 🌍 it stands for 𝙎𝙐𝙍𝙔𝘼 𝘿𝘼𝘿𝘼 𝘾𝙃𝘼 𝙑𝘼𝘼𝘿𝘼 #OneFamily #MIvRCB #MumbaiMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #IPL2023 @surya_14kumar pic.twitter.com/OthOyi6uYf
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 9, 2023
Nehal Wadhera said, “more than my fifty, I’m more happy that my team won the game”. pic.twitter.com/y6uKKlNVvR
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 9, 2023
Suryakumar Yadav propels Mumbai Indians to victory!#cricket #MIvRCB #IPL2023 #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/RlirCDdYXn
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 9, 2023
Mumbai Indians move to 3rd in the Points Table from 8th.
What a comeback by Rohit Men. pic.twitter.com/2qdBylYNFO
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 9, 2023
Most successful 200+ chases in an IPL season:
7* – in 2023
3 – in 2014
2 – in 2010
2 – in 2018
2 – in 2019
2 – in 2022
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) May 9, 2023
Chased 213 vs RR ✅
Chased 215 vs PBKS ✅
Chased 200 vs RCB ✅
Mumbai Indians create history by becoming the first team to chase 3 200+ targets in an IPL season. #MI #MIvsRCB pic.twitter.com/t4kuZrZPEi
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) May 9, 2023
I have not seen any batter playing shots like he does.
Surya Kumar yadav, we all bow down to you. The best in the business. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/bXeSrtEXpS
— ANSHUMAN🚩 (@AvengerReturns) May 9, 2023
I asked ChatGPT to show me a better T20 batsman than Surya kumar Yadav.
It replied – Error 404 not found. pic.twitter.com/Qnc3IEXMJE
— Vishal. (@SPORTYVISHAL) May 9, 2023
Mumbai Indians have just made this chase into बच्चों का खेल
Hope you’ve watched @surya_14kumar treating you to a T-20 Masterclass #MIvRCB @mipaltan
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) May 9, 2023
Repeat after me:
Surya Kumar Yadav is the best T20 player in the world.
— R A T N I S H (@LoyalSachinFan) May 9, 2023
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TAGS: IPL 2023, IPLT20, MIvRCB, Mumbai Indians, Nehal Wadhera, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Suryakumar Yadav
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