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MI187/5(20.0ov)RR188/6(19.3ov)

Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Jos Buttler

19.3Pandya to Gopal

4
FOUR! Here it is... RAJASTHAN WIN BY 4 WICKETS! Pandya offers a bit of room around off, Shreyas Gopal gives it the full whack of his bat and slaps it over extra cover for the winning runs. Rajasthan break their losing streak, their dugout is all pumped up!

19.2Pandya to Gopal

0
Play and a miss! Shortish this time, on off, Gopal tries to slam it through the line but fails to connect.

19.1Pandya to Gopal

2
IN THE AIR... DROPPED! The batsmen take two, two important runs. Fullish length ball on off, Gopal stands tall and lofts it over mid off. The fielder runs back to attempt for the catch but fails to hold on. It rolls behind and the long on fielder stops it from crossing the rope.

18.6Bumrah to Gopal

1
EDGED, BUT DROPPED! Will that cost Mumbai? Outside off, Gopal looks to force it through the off side again but gets another outside edge. This time it is closer to the keeper who dives to his right but cannot quite hang on to the catch. Sensational over from Bumrah. Almost did it for his side. Again.

18.5Bumrah to Gopal

4
FOUR! Edged and a boundary! On a length outside off, Gopal looks to force it through the off side but gets a thick outside edge which flies past the keeper and beats even the very fine third man!

18.4Bumrah to Gopal

0
Is that a nick? Not out, says the umpire. Gopal backs away to the leg side, attempting to force it through the off side but is cramped for room as the ball comes in. There is a noise as the ball goes through and Mumbai appeal but the umpire shakes his head. Mumbai do not have a review left. Replays show that there was no edge involved.

18.3Bumrah to Gopal

2
Lovely shot, excellent effort but has Alzarri Joseph done himself a lot of harm? Full and outside off, Gopal leans and drives it through mid off. Joseph gives it a chase and tries to pull it back but then while trying to do so, he lands awkwardly on his shoulder and is in immense pain. Meanwhile, 2 runs taken.

18.2Bumrah to Gowtham

1LB
NOT OUT. MISSING LEG. Cannot blame the fielding unit for taking the review. It was a yorker, fired in on middle and leg and Gowtham was looking to flick, getting across. Was hit on the pads and up went Bumrah but the umpire was firm. There is a massive team meeting and just when the time remaining for DRS says 1 second, Rohit smilingly takes the review. Hawk Eye does not support the hosts though.

18.1Bumrah to Smith

W
OUT! Caught behind! Is that the game? Is that the game? Rajasthan pulling off a sensational choke here. A length ball outside off, Smith looks to force it through the off side but the ball comes back in, cuts him for room and goes through. There is a noise and the keeper appeals but the umpire is unmoved. However, Smith walks and the hopes of Rajasthan sink.

17.6Pandya to Livingstone

W
OUT! BOWLED! Are Mumbai pulling off the unthinkable? Another rash shot. The arm ball, outside off, Livingstone looks to play a wild slog but misses. The ball hits the timber and Mumbai think they can...

17.5Pandya to Smith

1
Full and outside off, driven wide of long off for one more.

17.4Pandya to Livingstone

1
Outside off, dabbed straight to short third man for a quick run. Rohit is not happy with the fielder. He wanted the new man on strike.

17.3Pandya to Smith

1
Short and outside off, dragged wide of long on for a single.

17.2Pandya to Smith

0
Dot ball. Outside off, short and wide, Smith lashes out the cut, but finds point. Smiles immediately after playing that shot. Indicates that he should have played it behind point.

17.1Pandya to Tripathi

W
OUT! Tripathi holes out and Mumbai have got 2 wickets in the span of 3 balls! Time for a choke? Full and outside off, Tripathi reaches out and looks to play the slog sweep. Seems to connect well too but to his dismay, the hit is flat, lacking elevation. Hardik Pandya races to his left from deep mid-wicket and accepts the catch. Scoreboard pressure... 17 needed from 17.

16.6Bumrah to Tripathi

1
Outside off, watchfully pushed towards third man for a single. 3 runs and a wicket from the over.

16.5Bumrah to Samson

W
OUT! LBW! The decision stays as it is and Rajasthan are very lucky that they do not lose a review. Samson walked across his stumps and Bumrah lined it very straight, from over the wicket. Sanju missed his flick and was hit dead straight in front of the stumps, prompting an LBW appeal and the raise of the umpire's finger. Smith was adamant that this was missing leg and forced Samson into the review. Hawk Eye shows it to be clipping leg stump. Now then. Mumbai get the set batsman. Relatively two new batsmen at the crease. Are we in for another humdinger? 18 needed from 19 balls.

16.4Bumrah to Smith

1
Short and outside off, pulled awkwardly through mid-wicket for a run.

16.3Bumrah to Smith

0
Oops... looks to pull, does Smith but is early into the shot. Gets hit on the pads and the ball rolls to the off side. Steven instantaneously looks for the single without even knowing where the ball is. Samson sends him back in time as Bumrah races across.

16.2Bumrah to Smith

0
Around off, coming in, solidly defended.

16.1Bumrah to Samson

1
Down the leg side, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.

15.6Pandya to Samson

1
Outside off, punched down to long on for one more. 10 from the over.

15.5Pandya to Samson

4
FOUR! This time it runs to the boundary. Full and outside leg, Samson paddles it very fine. The ball races away.

15.4Pandya to Smith

1
Full on middle, Smith gets across and paddles it fine for a single.

15.3Pandya to Smith

0
Comes down the track and pushes it back to the bowler.

15.2Pandya to Smith

0
Full and outside off, driven straight to cover.

15.1Pandya to Smith

4
FOUR! Off the edge! Full and outside off, Smith looks to sweep but gets a top edge. Hardik Pandya starts to give it a chase from short third man and thinks of pulling it back but then eventually looks to chase. Then he tries to pull it back again, but in the end, is late.

14.6Pandya to Samson

0
Outside off, played straight to point.

14.5Pandya to Smith

1
Dropped short, pulled through mid-wicket for one more. That was a cutter and it barely came off the pitch. Samson is extremely important for the visitors now. New batsmen will find it difficult to score.

14.4Pandya to Samson

1
Outside off, eased past point for another single.

14.3Pandya to Smith

1
Banged in short, pulled through mid-wicket for one.

14.2Pandya to Samson

1
On middle and leg, flicked away for a run.

14.1Pandya to Smith

1
Outside off, steered towards third man for a single.

13.6Chahar to Smith

1
A back of a length delivery on off, Smith drives it uppishly towards the cover region. The fielder at covers makes a diving effort to his left but the ball is far from him. Single taken.

13.5Chahar to Samson

1
A length delivery on off, Samson taps it towards the covers region for a run.

13.4Chahar to Samson

2
On middle and off, turning in, the googly, worked through mid-wicket for a brace.

13.3Chahar to Samson

2
Excellent effort from Jason Behrendorff. A flighted delivery on off, Samson lifts it above covers, Beherndorff at sweeper cover dives to his right and pulls the ball in. Then realises the ball rolling towards the ropes, he again pulls it back watchfully. Brilliant effort.

13.2Chahar to Buttler

W
OUT! Caught! No century for Buttler but his 89 might prove enough to give Rajasthan a couple of points tonight. Full and outside off, Buttler, who is in six-hitting mood, looks to go big. But he is done in by the turn and miscues it towards long off. Simple catch for Suryakumar Yadav. Replays show that Chahar bowled that from almost behind the wickets. So along with the turn, the lack of pace was also the issue. Well played, Jos.

13.1Chahar to Samson

1
DROPPED! A nice tossed up delivery on off, Samson cross bats it and wants to play above bowler's head but gets it off the bottom of the bat. The ball lobs in the air towards the cover region. Rohit Sharma tries to get under it, running back but drops it.

12.6Joseph to Buttler

6
SIX! 28 from the over! Has this over turned the tide completely? Full and on middle, Buttler whips this over mid-wicket and clears the fence with ease! Rohit has done well to keep his calm. He applauds his bowler and is not too angry. The required rate is below 6!

12.5Joseph to Buttler

4
FOUR! Another boundary! This is sensational batting. Full and outside off, this time Buttler just opens the face of his bat and steers it past short third man! 6, 4, 4, 4, 4. What is coming on the final ball?

12.4Joseph to Buttler

4
EDGED, FOUR! This is hard luck on the bowler. It is a fast yorker, outside off, Buttler looks to squeeze it out but the ball goes off the outside edge past the keeper and beats short third man!

12.3Joseph to Buttler

4
FOUR! Short and outside off, this is bad bowling, Buttler brings out his square cut and beats the man racing to his left from sweeper cover!

12.2Joseph to Buttler

4
FOUR! BEAUTY! Classic batting. Full and outside off, Buttler leans and drives it wide of mid off. The fielder gets across to his left but...

12.1Joseph to Buttler

6
SIX! Going, going and gone! That is the third time in this innings that an over has begun with a biggie. A length ball, on middle, Buttler just swings this through the line and clears long on!