Rohit Sharma‘s controversial dismissal in the 1000th IPL match against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium is making rounds on the internet. Rohit was dismissed for just 3 runs by Sandeep Sharma on the final ball of the second over. Slow-motion videos of Rohit’s dismissal went viral on social media, revealing that it was not the ball but the gloves of Sanju Samson which dislodged the bails.
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However, Rohit’s fielding efforts inside the circle made up for his dismissal, saving crucial runs for his team. Mumbai Indians triumphed over Rajasthan Royals with a scintillating 6-wicket win. The Wankhede Stadium witnessed a nail-biting encounter between the two teams, where Tim David’s hat-trick of sixes in the final over sealed the victory for the five-time champions.
Mumbai Indians’ recovery began with Ishan Kishan and Cameron Green’s crucial 64-run partnership for the second wicket. Green and Suryakumar Yadav‘s magnificent fifties set-up the foundation of a thrilling win for MI. The big-hitting Australian all-rounder smashed 44 runs off 26 balls, laced with 4 fours and two sixes. Meanwhile, Suryakumar continued his fine form with the bat, slamming 55 runs off 29 balls, striking 8 fours and two sixes.
Meanwhile, Tim David‘s heroics in the final over stole the show. The 27-year-old smashed the Royals’ bowlers and scored an unbeaten 45 off just 14 balls, including 2 fours and 5 sixes, helping Mumbai Indians claim their fourth win of the season. The match provided non-stop action on the field and was a special one for Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, who celebrated his 36th birthday on Sunday.
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