MI chased down massive 213 runs target against RR in IPL 2023 before this match. RR and MI played 1000th scheduled game of IPL at Wankhede. Tim David won the game for MI with 3 sixes in the 20th over against Jason Holder. RR scored 212/7 in 20 overs. Yashasvi Jaiswal has been in great form for RR. He scored 124 runs from 62 balls to give them that massive score. MI won the match by chasing down the massive target with 6 wickets remaining. They scored 214/4 in 19.3 overs.
RR won the toss and elected to bat first. Yashasvi Jaiswal continued his form from CSK game. MI bowlers found it tough to contain him. But Jos Buttler looked out of sorts and scored only 18 runs off 19 balls. Sanju Samson started his innings with a six but failed. No other batter could score in RR innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal made his maiden century and took his team to 212/7. Piyush Chawla(2/34) and Jofra Archer(1/35) bowled well for MI. Arshad Khan(3/39) got most wickets.
MI started the chase with birthday boy Rohit Sharma failing. Ishan Kishan(28) and Cameron Green(44) got going. But Suryakumar Yadav made the difference for MI. He scored 55 runs off 29 balls giving his team the momentum. Tim David scored three sixes when 17 runs needed off last over and won the game for MI. Tim David(45) and Tilak Varma(29) finished a sensational chase for their team. No team has ever chased over 200 in Wankhede and home team MI did it. Yashasvi Jaiswal got Player of the Match award for his lone warrior effort. Ravichandran Ashwin(2/27) turned out to be the best bowler of the night.
Akhil Akkineni is shocked by Agent result!