IPL Points Table: Mumbai Indians have received 4 of their six matches to this point.© BCCI/IPL
Mumbai Indians romped Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs on Tuesday to go to the highest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 factors desk, successful their third match in a row. Suryakumar Yadav hit an unbeaten 47-ball 79 as they set a 194-run goal for the Royals, earlier than their pacers took the sport away from Steve Smith’s group throughout the powerplay on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Jasprit Bumrah took 4 wickets and Trent Boult and James Pattinson took two apiece as RR had been dismantled for 136. The massive defeat sees the Royals slip to seventh within the desk, after three defeats on the trot.
Delhi Capitals, nonetheless, may have an opportunity to reclaim the highest spot, once they play their sixth recreation of the season towards Rajasthan Royals on Friday.
Rohit Sharma, who scored 35 for Mumbai Indians, rose to fourth within the run-scorers’ desk, with 211 runs this season. Suryakumar Yadav additionally shot up a couple of spots within the race for the Orange Cap along with his high quality knock, sitting at sixth, only a run behind Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer.
Yadav now has 180 runs this season.
The MI pacers are proper up there within the race for the Purple Cap as effectively, with Jasprit Bumrah’s four-for taking him to 11 scalps for the season – only one behind DC’s Kagiso Rabada, who took a four-wicket haul himself on Monday.
Trent Boult’s two wickets means he now has 10 this yr.
Rajasthan Royals will look to get again to successful methods of their subsequent match towards Delhi Capitals on Friday.
Mumbai Indians even have the Shreyas Iyer-led facet subsequent on their fixture listing, as the 2 are slated to face one another on Sunday.
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