IPL: Gowtham's 33 off 11 balls breaks Mumbai's hearts
Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by 3 wickets in a nail-biting contest at Jaipur. Batting first, the defending champions posted 167/7 courtesy of Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan. In reply, the Royals needed 43 off the last 3 overs but Gowtham's 33 off 11 balls sealed the win. Here are the records that were broken in this fixture.
Rajasthan Royals pull things back in the final overs
Mumbai Indian scored 43 runs in the powerplay losing just one wicket at 7.17 runs per over. In the middle overs, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan accelerated scoring 92 for the loss of 1 wicket at 10.22 runs an over. However, Rajasthan Royals staged a fantastic comeback giving away just 37 runs in the last 35 balls.
Mumbai Indian's have 3 century stands this season
The 129-run partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan is the highest partnership in this edition of the IPL. There have been only 6-century partnership stands so far this year and Mumbai Indians have had 3 of them.
Samson is now the Orange Cap holder
Sanju Samson is now the leading run-scorer in this edition of the IPL. The Rajasthan Royals youngster's 39 ball 52-run knock took him past Virat Kohli's tally of 231 runs for the season. Samson has scored 239 runs this season.
Bumrah's double strikes rattles RR
Jasprit Bumrah has been at his lethal best in the death overs this season. The Mumbai Indians pacer has bowled an aggregate of 11 overs in the first 15 overs of the game so far and has bagged 0 wicket. However, that record drastically changes in the death overs where he has bagged 7 wickets in 8 overs.