MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Live Cricket Score: Harshal Patel Takes 2 As Mumbai Indians Lose Ishan Kishan | Cricket News


MI vs RCB Live Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrate a wicket vs Mumbai Indians.© BCCI/IPL

Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) are five wickets down against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season opener, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Earlier, RCB captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl. Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard are currently batting for MI, and are trying to build a partnership. Meanwhile, Harshal Patel has taken two wickets for RCB. Yuzvendra Chahal, Kyle Jamieson, Washington Sundar have registered a dismissal each. Devdutt Padikkal has been excluded from RCB’s playing XI due to health concerns. Rajat Patidar is making his debut and has replaced Padikkal. Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson and Dan Christian are the other new additions to the starting XI for RCB. On the other hand for MI, Marco Jansen and Chris Lynn are the only changes to their squad. The defending champions will be hoping to begin their title defence on a winning note. Meanwhile, RCB will be hoping to start with a victory, with Kohli still chasing an elusive IPL title. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 1 Live Cricket Score Between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), From MA Chidambaram Stadium

  • 21:21 (IST)

    One run, MI: 159/8 | TARGET: 160

    A slow delivery by Patel, full at middle stump. Bumrah drives it to long-on for a single.

    After 20 overs, MI have score 159 for eight. Target for RCB is 160 runs.

  • 21:20 (IST)

    OUT! Marco Jansen b Harshal Patel 0 (2)


    A slow yorker by Patel, and Jansen goes for it. But he inside edges on the front foot, to the stumps.

    In walks, Jasprit Bumrah.

  • 21:18 (IST)

    OUT! Kieron Pollard c Washington Sundar b Harshal Patel 7 (9)

    A offbreak delivery at leg stump by Patel. Pollard can only hit it to the fielder at deep square for a catch.

    In walks, Rahul Chahar.

  • 21:16 (IST)

    OUT! Krunal Pandya c Dan Christian b Harshal Patel 7 (7)

    A short delivery by Patel, and Krunal lofts it in front of square for a catch.

    In walks, Marco Jansen.

  • 21:12 (IST)


    A slow short delivery by Jamieson, at middle stump. Pollard tries to pull it, but top edges it past the wicketkeeper for a four!

  • 21:09 (IST)

    FOUR! No-ball!

    A short delivery by Jamieson, at middle stump. Krunal pulls it between deep square and deep midwicket. It is also a no ball.

  • 21:08 (IST)

    DROPPED! One run!

    A length ball by Jamieson, outside off. Krunal drives it flat at Kohli’s face. It goes through his fingers and hits his eye. He is back on his feet though. One run.

  • 21:05 (IST)

    OUT! Ishan Kishan lbw b Harshal Patel 28 (19)

    A good yorker on middle stump by Patel. Kishan misses it, and it hits him on the back leg in front of middle. It looked like there was bat involved and RCB review for lbw. The review shows there was no bat involved and it was hitting middle stump.

    In walks, Krunal Pandya.

  • 21:01 (IST)

    One run

    A short length delivery by Siraj, outside off. Pollard hits it to extra cover’s left for a single.

  • 20:58 (IST)

    One run

    A low full toss by Siraj, on the pads. Ishan hits it down to fine leg for a single.

  • 20:56 (IST)


    Siraj sends a short delivery, and Kishan pulls it past deep square, and it goes for a four! Poor fielding by Sundar, he should have caught it at deep backward square leg.

  • 20:53 (IST)

    OUT! Hardik Pandya lbw b Harshal Patel 13 (10)

    A slow dipping delivery by Patel, and it hits Hardik right in front of middle and leg. The review shows there was no bat involved, and it was hitting the leg stump.

    In walks, Kieron Pollard.

  • 20:49 (IST)


    A short delivery by Patel, on off stump line. Hardik hits it between point and short third for a four!

  • 20:47 (IST)

    Two runs

    A show delivery by Patel, at a length outside off. Hardik flicks it to deep square’s left for two runs.

  • 20:46 (IST)

    Two runs

    Short of a length by Christian, at middle stump. Kishan pulls it to deep midwicket’s left for two runs.

  • 20:43 (IST)


    A length delivery by Christian, outside off. Hardik slams it past the bowler’s face for a four!

  • 20:42 (IST)


    A flat delivery by Chahal, outside off stump. Kishan sends it between backward point and short third man for a four!

  • 20:41 (IST)


    Chahal tosses it up, outside off. Kishan swings his bat and sends it into the sightscreen for a six!

  • 20:41 (IST)

    OUT! Chris Lynn c and b Washington Sundar 49 (35)

    Sundar sends a flat delivery, at middle stump. Lynn clears his front leg, and sends it oevr the bowler to long-on. Sundar runs behind and catches it.

    In walks, Hardik Pandya.

  • 20:34 (IST)


    Sundar tosses it flat, and at leg stump. Lynn smashes it past the non-striker for a four!

  • 20:26 (IST)

    OUT! Suryakumar Yadav c AB de Villiers b Kyle Jamieson 31 (23)

    A big one for debutant Jamieson!

    He sends a short delivery, wide outside off. Suryakumar tried to cut it, but edges it to de Villiers for a catch.

    In walks, Ishan Kishan.

  • 20:24 (IST)


    A offbreak delivery by Jamieson, at off stump. Suryakumar launches it over midwicket for a six!

  • 20:23 (IST)

    One run

    A full legcutter by Jamieson at middle stump. Lynn clears his front leg and inside edges it to deep square for a single.

  • 20:16 (IST)


    A short delivery by Christian, outside off. Lynn smacks it to the sweeper’s right. Sundar slides in to keep it in, but he touched the boundary before letting go off the ball. FOUR!

  • 20:12 (IST)


    A short delivery in off stump line by Christian, and Suryakumar guides it between backward point and short third for a four!

  • 20:09 (IST)

    One run

    A full delivery by Patel, at middle stump. Suryakumar hits it to long-on for a single.

  • 20:08 (IST)


    A short delivery by Patel, outside off. Suryakumar pulls it past long-on to the right for a four!

  • 20:07 (IST)


    A short delivery by Patel, outside off. Lynn launches it over midwicket for a free hit six!

  • 20:06 (IST)

    No ball!

    A short delivery by Patel, outside off. Suryakumar hits it to sweeper cover. One run, and the noball siren goes off.

  • 20:04 (IST)


    A flatter short delivery by Shahbaz, on leg stump. Lynn slams it over deep midwicket for a six!

  • 20:03 (IST)


    Shahbaz delivers a short length delivery, and Lynn slams it to extra cover boundary for a four!

  • 20:00 (IST)

    FOUR! MI: 41/1

    A short delivery by Chahal and its wide. Suryakumar smacks it towards sweeper cover for a four!

    After six overs, MI are 41 for one.

  • 19:58 (IST)


    Chahal tosses it up at middle and leg. Lynn goes down the pitch to launch it over long-on for a six!

  • 19:53 (IST)



    A length delivery by Jamieson, and Suryakumar slaps it over square leg for a four!

  • 19:52 (IST)

    OUT! Rohit Sharma run out Virat Kohli/Yuzvendra Chahal 19 (15)


    Chahal tosses a googly, into middle stump. Lynn hits it to covers, and Rohit wants a single. Lynn doesn’t go for it, and Kohli sends a throw to Chahal. He hits the wickets at the non-striker’s end. Rohit is gone!

    In walks, Suryakumar Yadav.

  • 19:48 (IST)



    Chahal tosses it up, at middle and leg. Rohit goes out and launches it to long-on for a six!

  • 19:47 (IST)


    A length delivery by Chahal, and its straight. Lynn smacks it through cover for a four!

  • 19:46 (IST)

    Two runs

    A length delivery by Siraj, in off stump. Rohit tucks it to deep square’s left for two runs.

  • 19:46 (IST)


    A good length delivery by Siraj, outside off. Rohit plays the lofted drive and it goes over mid-off for a four!

  • 19:41 (IST)

    No run

    A shorter delivery by Jamieson, outside off. Lynn tries to smash it, but inside edges it past the off stump. THAT WAS CLOSE!

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