IPL 2022, MI vs RR: The 44th match of IPL 2022 between Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals and Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians was played at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai Indians won this match. Mumbai team beat Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets. Mumbai Indians got this victory after losing 8 consecutive matches in the 15th season of IPL.
Birthday boy Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl. Batting first, Rajasthan scored 158 runs on the back of Jos Buttler’s half-century. Mumbai achieved the target of 159 runs in 19.2 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 2 while Ishan Kishan scored 26 runs.
Suryakumar Yadav scored a brilliant half-century. Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed after scoring 51 runs. Two balls later, Tilak Verma went on after scoring 35 runs. Kieron Pollard departs after scoring 10 runs. Tim David returned unbeaten on 20 and Sams scored 6.
Padikkal (15) and Samson (16) were quickly returned to the pavilion after scoring runs. After this Buttler handled the innings with Mitchell (17) but both the batsmen were struggling to score runs. Butler completed his half-century off 48 balls, but he increased his strike rate by hitting four consecutive sixes in Hrithik’s over. Butler scored 67 runs in 52 balls. In the end, Ashwin made a stormy innings of 21 runs off 9 balls with the help of three fours and a six to take the team past 150. Hrithik and Meredith took 2 wickets each for Mumbai.