May 1, 2015 7:08:54 pm
RR, chasing a stiff total, had a mixed start but were kept in the contest by Sanju Samson. The talented right-hander smoked a 46-ball 76 but his wicket towards the end triggered a mini collapse which swayed the game MI’s way. (Full Coverage| Fixtures|Points Table)
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Mumbai have shown in past seasons that they can easily get on to a winning spree after a slow start to their campaign. But the Royals will be keen to avenge their infamous defeat to the home team last year, which knocked them out of playoff contention. Karun Nair certainly will be looking forward to bat again at the Wankhede, considering he scored a triple-ton—in the Ranji Trophy final—the last time he took guard here.
Mumbai Indians had a break of five days after their 20-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in a low-scoring Indian Premier League cricket game and captain Rohit Sharma said that the short respite was very helpful in recharging their batteries.
Without mentioning any individual names, former India skipper and Rajasthan Royals’ mentor Rahul Dravid came out in full support of the BCCI move to eradicate ‘chuckers’ from the Indian Premier League.
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