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IPL: MI beat RCB by 19 runs

Posted on May 07 2014 | IBNS

Mumbai, May 6 : Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 19 runs in a Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday.

Mumbai bowlers bowled well to restrict RCB to 168 for 8 after the batsmen posted 187 for five.

Chris Gayle (38), Parthiv Patel (26), Virat Kohli (35) and Rilee Rossouw (24) reached double figure mark.

Jasprit Bumrah gave RCB a big blow by picking up the wicket of AB de Villiers at his personal score of 9.

Yuvraj Singh's run out at crucial juncture also was crucial for Mumbai.

Bumrah, Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga picked two wickets each for Mumbai.

Earlier, riding on Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 59, Mumbai posted 187 for five in 20 overs.

Sharma hammered three boundaries and four sixes in his 35-ball knock.

Kieron Pollard blasted 31-ball 43.

Ashok Dinda, Harshal Patel, Varun Aaron and Yuzvendra Chahal took a wicket each.

Brief scorecard:

MI 187for five in 20 overs (R Sharma 59 no; H Patel 1/28)

RCB 168 for eight in 20 overs (C Gayle 38; J Bumrah 2/22)

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