IPL 2021 Results: MI vs RCB Opening Match (RCB Wins) April 9, 2021

It was a thrilling match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB won the toss and decided to field first. Mumbai Indians gave a target of 160 runs by losing 8 wickets during 20 overs. During the second innings, AB De Villiers displayed an exciting playoff by hitting sixes and fours along with Kohli and Glenn Maxwell, contributing to the game. The tension came to a peak when only 1 ball and 1 run target was left at the end. RCB was able to score that one last run when the game was tied and thus won the match in RCB vs MI game.

We were updating our audience live below. Read what we published when the game was happening below.

Welcome to the ipl 2021 live score between the Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Finally, it’s April 9 today and the opening match of the season is about to kick off tonight at 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time. The event is set to take place on the MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch in Chennai. On this page, you will get live updates about MI vs RCB opening match with live preview and possible streaming if there is an official source provided. Otherwise, it will just be live score updates.

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IPL 2021 MI vs RCB Live Match Score & Results (Opening Match)

Kindly stay tuned to our website as the event will set fire tonight and we will inform you of everything here. When we look back at last year’s season, both the team squared off in two matches and they are a 1-1 (loss-win) record. So, this will be an exciting match to watch as both teams look to break the record. Virat Kholi and Rohit Sharma will be the respective captions of both teams Royal Challenger Bangalore and Mumbai Indians.

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RCB won the toss and chose to bowl.

Live Score

MI – 159/8

RCB – 159-7

Winner: RCB

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MI vs RCB 2nd Innings Live Score – RCB Batting Updates

Will be updated here live.

Overs / Balls1st Ball2nd ball3rd ball4th ball5th ball6th ball
1st Over004 + 1 (wide)140
2nd Over200210
3rd Over14 (Kohli)0100
4th Over4101+1 (No ball) + 4 (Free Hit)11
5th Over2W* (Washington Sundar Caught)1121
6th Over4001 (Bounce)*W (Rajat Patidar Clean Bold)0
7th Over002011
8th Over412041
9th Over000114 - Glenn Maxwell
10th Over011111 (Wide) + 1
11th Over6 (Glenn Maxwell)10011
12th Over6 (Maxwell)11 (Caught Missed)111
13th Over21*W (Virat Kohli out - LBW)010
14th Over011101
15th Over*W (Glenn Maxwell Caught Out)1011W
16th Over461121
17th Over10W031
18th Over6 (AB De Villiers)11421
19th Over424 (Ab DE Villiers)1W1
20th Over1112 runs / 1 W* (De Villers Out)11 (RCB Wins)

The scores tied and RCB needed 1 run in 1 ball to win. RCB finally scored and won the match against defending champions.

1st innings – 1st over – MI Batting

Captain Rohit Sharma is opening the match. Rohit scored 2 runs in the first bowl. The second bowl was blocked. No runs in the third bowl.

Two runs in the fourth bowl by the captain. One run in the last bowl of the over. The over ended with 5/0 for Mumbai Indians without losing any wicket.

1st inning  – 2nd over

  • 1st bowl – 1 run
  • 2nd bowl – O runs
  • 3rd bowl – 0 runs
  • 4th bowl – 0 runs (almost caught but failed)
  • 5th bowl – 0 runs
  • 6th bowl – 0 runs

The over ended with 6/0 score for MI.

1st inning – 3rd Over

  • 1st bowl – no runs
  • 2nd bowl – no runs
  • 3rd bowl – 0 runs
  • 4th bowl – 0 runs (looked like stomp but the referee said no, it was not a wicket after watching replay)
  • 5th bowl – Boundary 4 (hit by Rohit Sharma)
  • 6th bowl – 2 runs (Sharma)

Captain Rohit Sharma hits the first four of the season.

4th over

  • 1st bowl – 0 runs
  • 2nd bowl – 4 boundary
  • 3rd bowl – 1
  • 4th bowl – 6
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – Rohit Sharma Out

5th over

  1. 1st bowl – 4 (S Yadav)
  2. 2nd bowl – 0
  3. 3rd bowl – 1
  4. 4th bowl – 1
  5. 5th bowl – 0
  6. 6th bowl – 0

6th over

  • 1st bowl – 0
  • 2nd bowl – 6 boundary – chris lynn
  • 3rd bowl – 0
  • 4th bowl – 1
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – 4 (SK Yadav)

7th over

  • 1st bowl –  2
  • 2nd bowl – 0
  • 3rd bowl – 4 (Chris Lynn)
  • 4th bowl – 6
  • 5th bowl – 1
  • 6th bowl – 1

8th over

  • 1st bowl – 1 (No ball)
  • Free hit – 6 (Chris Lynn)
  • 2nd bowl – 1
  • 3rd bowl – 0 (catch saved)
  • 4th bowl – 4 – hard-fought but got it
  • 5th bowl – 1
  • 6th bowl – 1

9th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 4 (SK Yadav)
  • 3rd bowl – 1
  • 4th bowl – 2 – boundary saved
  • 5th bowl – 1 (wide) – 4
  • 6th bowl – 0

10th over

  • 1st bowl – 0
  • 2nd bowl – 1
  • 3rd bowl – 1
  • 4th bowl – 1
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – 0

11th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 1
  • 3rd bowl – 0
  • 4th bowl – 6 (SK Yadav)
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – Wicket (SK Yadav Out) – Catch Out

12th over

  • 1st bowl – 1 – Ishan Kishan
  • 2nd bowl – 0
  • 3rd bowl – 1
  • 4th bowl – 0
  • 5th bowl – 1 (Barely missed the caught)
  • 6th bowl – 1

13th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 4 (Chris Lynn)
  • 3rd bowl – 1
  • 4th bowl – 1
  • 5th bowl – Wicket (Chris Lynn Out)
  • 6th bowl – 0

14th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 2
  • 3rd bowl – 6 (Ishan Kishan)
  • 4th bowl – 4 (Ishan Kishan)
  • 5th bowl – 2
  • 6th bowl – 1

15th over

  • 1st bowl – 0
  • 2nd bowl – 0
  • 3rd bowl – 4 (Hardik Pandya)
  • 4th bowl – 1
  • 5th bowl – 2
  • 6th bowl -1

16th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 2
  • 3rd bowl – 4 (Hardik Pandya)
  • 4th bowl – 0
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – LBW Wicket (Hardik Pandya out)

17th over

  • 1st bowl – Wide
  • 2nd bowl – Pollard comes in – goes for 4
  • 3rd bowl – 0
  • 4th bowl – 0
  • 5th bowl – 1
  • 6th bowl – 0

18th over

  • 1st bowl – 1
  • 2nd bowl – 2
  • 3rd bowl – Wicket (Ishan Kishan Out via LBW)
  • 4th bowl – 0
  • 5th bowl – 0
  • 6th bowl – 1

19th over

  • 1st bowl – 1 (Kohli missed the catch)
  • 2nd bowl – 1
  • 3rd bowl – 4 (Kunal Pandya) – 1 run extra for wide ball – 0 runs in extra ball (Pandya broke the bat)
  • 4th bowl – 1
  • 5th bowl – 4 (Kunal Pandya)
  • 6th bowl – 0

20th over

  • 1st bowl – Wicket (Kunal Pandya catch out)
  • 2nd bowl – Wicket (Kieran Pollard Catch Out)
  • 3rd bowl – 0
  • 4th bowl – Wicket (Marco Jansen out)
  • 5th bowl – 1
  • 6th bowl – 0

The Innings are over. Mumbai Indians were able to score 159 runs losing 8 wickets. RCB have to score 160 runs to win the game during the second innings.

Mumbai Indians Team Playing 11

Just a few minutes before the event starts, the official MI playing 11 teams will be revealed who will step into the ground. As for now, the speculated players for MI are:

  1. Rohit Sharma (c)
  2. Ishan Kishan (Wicket Keeper)
  3. Chris Lynn
  4. Kieron Pollard
  5. Suryakumar Yadav
  6. Trent Boult
  7. Hardik Pandya
  8. Jasprit Bumrah
  9. Nathan Coulter
  10. Rahul Chahar
  11. Krunal Pandya

Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Playing 11

We will update the official RCB team playing 11 when it’s out just a few moments before the event. The players who will probably be participating in RCB team playing 11 are speculated below:

  1. Virat Kohli (C)
  2. Ab De Villiers (WK)
  3. Glenn Maxwell
  4. Navdeep Saini
  5. Washinton Sundar
  6. Mohammad Siraj
  7. Devdutt Padikkal
  8. Yuzvendra Chahal
  9. Mohammed Azharuddin
  10. Rajat Patidar
  11. Dan Christian

Final Words

As the world tackles with COVID 19, the IPL hopes to bring a smile to fans’ faces with their traditional cricket event that was first started in 2008. The ritual will last for the next 51 days to come. The cricket board has resale media rights which are expected to breaching its $3B marks. The Indian Premier League is the type of culture that has made India famous all over the world besides ‘Bollywood‘ as the most recognized stars will be attendance supporting their respective teams.

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