IPL 2023: As the IPL tournament progresses. The comparisons are getting very exciting. New records are being made in every match. The match played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday was historic. Mumbai has done that, so far no team has been able to do it.
Mumbai chased the fastest 200+
Mumbai Indians made two big records. Mumbai successfully chased down RCB’s target of 200 runs. With this win, Mumbai Indians have secured the third position in the points table. MI became the first team to chase 200 or more runs in a season.
Mumbai Indians made this record
Till now this record was with Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings. Both these teams achieved the target of 200 or more runs in 2014 and 2018 respectively. Now Mumbai Indians have achieved this record by chasing 200 runs thrice.
Mumbai Indians have become the only team in the IPL to score 200 or more runs in the fewest overs. Mumbai scored 200 against RCB in 16.3 overs. Earlier in 2017, Delhi Capitals scored 208 runs against Gujarat Lions with 15 balls remaining. However, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, Mumbai chased 200 runs with 21 balls remaining.
Match won in 16.3 overs
Talking about the match, while batting first, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 199/6. Captain Plessis scored 65 runs and Maxwell scored 68 runs. Plessis completed thousand T20 runs while playing for RCB. Suryakumar Yadav made this victory easy for Mumbai Indians. He scored 83 runs in 35 balls. Yadav thrashed the fast bowlers of RCB. Surya 83 and Wadhera 52 * added 140 runs for the third wicket. This is the biggest partnership from the team for this wicket.