IPL 2021: In the IPL (IPL 2021), Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 8 wickets in the 51st match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Batting first, Rajasthan had given a target of 91 runs to Mumbai, which the Mumbai team achieved by losing two wickets in 8.2 overs. With this win, Mumbai’s playoff hopes remain intact. Ishan Kishan scored an unbeaten 50 for Mumbai. In this match, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma took the record of hitting 400 sixes in T20 cricket.
With this win, Mumbai have 12 points with six wins from 13 matches and have kept their hopes of reaching the playoffs alive, while with this defeat of the Rajasthan team, the journey of this IPL season is almost over. And he has to face the eighth defeat in 13 matches. However, the fate of Mumbai’s team will be decided after the next match of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Rohit Sharma made a unique record
Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma on Tuesday became the first Indian cricketer to hit 400 sixes in Twenty20 cricket. In the IPL against Rajasthan Royals, Rohit made this record by hitting a six off Shreyas Gopal. Rohit scored 22 runs in 13 balls in this match. West Indies’ Chris Gayle has the most sixes in T20 cricket. He has hit 1042 sixes so far. Other cricketers with more than 400 sixes in this format of cricket include Kieron Pollard (758), Andre Russell (510), Brendon McCullum (485), Shane Watson (467) and AB de Villiers (434).
Such was the thrill of the match
Mumbai bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile bowled brilliantly by taking 4 wickets in this match. Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl and his decision proved to be correct and Rajasthan team batting first could score only 90 runs for nine wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target, Mumbai won the match by scoring 94 for two in 8.2 overs on the help of Ishan’s unbeaten 50 off 25 balls with the help of five fours and three sixes. Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakariya got one wicket each for Rajasthan.
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