IPL 2022, MI vs RR Score: Jos Buttler smacks Basil Thampi for 26 runs in the fourth over.© BCCI/IPL
IPL 2022, Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Live Score Updates: Jos Buttler has brought his A-game to the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy and he his eyeing a century against the Mumbai Indians. The right-handed batter got the much-needed support of Sanju Samson and the duo put on 82 runs for the third wicket. The partnership was finally broken by Kieron Pollard in the 15th over of the innings. Earlier, the Sanju Samson-led side had lost Yashasvi Jaiswal and Devdutt Padikkal inside the first six overs. after being put into bat by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai on Saturday. Suryakumar Yadav is not in the playing XI for Mumbai Indians and the franchise are fielding the same playing XI from the previous game against Delhi Capitals. Rajasthan Royals have made one change as they brought in Navdeep Saini in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi.
Indian Premier League 2022, Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Live Score Updates From Dr DY Patil Sports Academy In Mumbai
FOUR! Buttler five runs away from his century
Buttler glances the ball off his pads for a FOUR! He moves onto 95.
OUT! Samson departs
In trying to hit a massive six, Sanju Samson departs after scoring 30. Kieron Pollard with the much-needed wicket for Mumbai Indians. RR 130/3.
RR cruising towards a big total
Buttler and Samson are in full control and they have taken Rajasthan Royals to 129/2 after 14 overs.
FOUR! Buttler smacks a full toss
Jasprit Bumrah bowls a full toss and Buttler takes full toll of it and sends it to the boundary. He moves to 87.
With wickets in mind, Rohit Sharma brings Bumrah back
Rohit Sharma has turned to his trump-card and has introduced Jasprit Bumrah into the attack.
FOUR! Buttler nearing his century
A four and Jos Buttler is closing on another ton in the IPL. RR 123/2 after 13 overs.
SIX! Samson showing off his power
Sanju Samson brings all his power and smacks Daniel Sams for a six over the covers!
Ominous signs for Mumbai Indians
Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson are in full flow and the duo have smashed Murugan Ashwin for 21 runs in the 11th over. RR 108/2.
SIX! Samson showing off now!
Samson makes some room, dispatches the ball into the stands! Ominous signs for Mumbai Indians with Samson and Buttler in full flow.
SIX! Samson hits his first big one of this game
Sanju Samson sends the ball into the stands and RR are 87/2 after 10 overs.
Buttler now the holder of Orange Cap
Jos Buttler now has the Orange Cap after going past the tally of Andre Russell this season.
FOUR! Buttler takes full toll of a a short one
Tymal Mills bangs one in, but Buttler is able to rock back and dispatch it to the boundary.
FOUR! RR 73/2 after 9 overs
Jos Buttler paddles Murugan Ashwin for a four! RR 73/2 after 9 overs.
FOUR! Buttler registers half-century
Jos Buttler takes full toll of a loose deliveries! He brings up his fifty! It has come off just 32 balls.
FOUR! Samson opens his account in style
Sanju Samson opens his account and he dispatches on a loose delivery. The batter smacks it to the boundary ropes!
Pollard into the attack after the strategic timeout!
After the strategic timeout, Rohit Sharma has thrown the ball to Kieron Pollard. It would be interesting to see how Sanju Samson approaches his game.
OUT! Mills removes Devdutt Padikkal
A tight over brings about a wicket! Tymal Mills removes Devdutt Padikkal and Rajasthan Royals are 48/2 after the end of powerplay overs.
Tymal Mills keeping it tight for MI
Rohit Sharma brings Tymal Mills into the attack. The left-arm seamer is keeping it tight and he has maintained a stranglehold over Jos Buttler.
Murugan Ashwin pegs it back, keeps it tight.
Murugan Ashwin pegs things back for Mumbai Indians, concedes just four runs. RR 47/1 after five overs.
26 runs from Basil Thampi’s first over!
Jos Buttler smacks Basil Thampi for FOUR! SIX! SIX! FOUR! SIX! 26 runs from the over, RR 43/1 in 4 overs.
Buttler on the charge
Jos Buttler takes a liking to Basil Thampi’s medium pace and he dispatches him for a FOUR! SIX! SIX! 16 off 3 balls.
Four! Padikkal opens his account with a four
Devdutt Padikkal opens his account with a boundary. RR 17/1 after 3 overs.
OUT! Bumrah sends back Yashasvi Jaiswal
OUT! Jasprit Bumrah sends Yashasvi Jaiswal back to the hut! Jaiswal clips a ball off his pads onto the legside but he hands a simple catch to Tim David inside the 30-yard circle. Rajasthan royals 13/1 in 2.4 overs.
RR off to steady start against MI
Rajasthan Royals are 12/0 after the first two overs. The openers Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal will look to keep the momentum going.
SIX! Buttler dispatches the ball to the legside boundary
A inswinger does not bother Buttler and right on the next delivery, Buttler departs the ball ten rows into the stands. First six of the game for Rajasthan Royals.
Sams gets the ball to talk, Buttler clueless
A perfect inswinger from Daniel Sams and Jos Buttler is left searching for answers.
Daniel Sams to bowl from the other end.
Daniel Sams takes the newball alongside Jasprit Bumrah and Yashasvi Jaiswal is able to open his account straight away with a quick run single.
Tight and probing from Bumrah!
Jasprit Bumrah concedes just four runs in the first over and that too came through leg byes. No run off the bat yet for the Royals.
Four legbyes for Rajasthan Royals.
A yorker from Jasprit Bumrah, but is was tad on the pads and hence RR get four legbyes to open their account.
Perfect nipbacker from Bumrah to start!
A perfect inswinger from Bumrah to start the proceedings for Mumbai Indians.
Buttler, Jaiswal walk out to bat in the middle.
All in readiness for the match to begin. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler have walked out to open for the Rajasthan Royals while Jasprit Bumrah has the ball in his hand for Mumbai Indians.
Rajasthan bring in Navdeep in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile
Rajasthan Royals have made one change to their lineup as they have brought in speedster Navdeep Saini in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Here are the playing XIs of both teams
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna
Mumbai Indians playing same XI, no Suryakumar Yadav.
Suryakumar Yadav who was deemed fit for the clash against Rajasthan Royals is not playing for the franchise. Mumbai Indians are fielding the same playing XI.
Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to field first against the Rajasthan Royals.
Mumbai Indians remember 2011 WC triumph
Before the game against Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians celebrated the 11th year anniversary of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph. They shared a video in which Zaheer Khan and Sachin Tendulkar can be seen getting ready to travel to the Dr DY Patil Stadium.
𝗛𝗘𝗥𝗢𝗘𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝟚𝟘𝟙𝟙 | VANDE MATARAM 🇮🇳#OneFamily #DilKholKe #MumbaiIndians #MIvRR @sachin_rt @ImZaheer pic.twitter.com/0AMBye3Zb5
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 2, 2022
RR seem ready to face MI in Match 9 of IPL 2022
Rajasthan Royals are ready to face MI today
MI will look to gather first points but RR’s talented line-up can pose much difficulty
Your favourite Royals are off for their first game under the afternoon sun. #RoyalsFamily | #HallaBol | #MIvRR pic.twitter.com/xf4e1hTadC
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 2, 2022
Hello and Welcome to the Live Blog of MI vs RR Match
Hello and Welcome to the Live coverage of MI vs RR Match 9 of the ongoing IPL 2022
Mumbai Indians are yet to open their account in this year’s Indian Premier League and will be eager to get their first points as they face Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai on Saturday
Rohit Sharma-captained MI lost their opening encounter against Delhi Capitals by four wickets while RR won their first game of their IPL 2022 season against SunRisers Hyderabad by 61 runs
So, stay tuned as a cracker of a match awaits us !
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