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In the 69th match of IPL 2022, Mumbai beat Delhi by 5 wickets. This victory may have satisfied the players of Mumbai, who were already out of the playoffs, that they ended the league with a win, but the players of RCB were the most happy with their victory. The players of Bangalore, who were watching the match on TV in the hotel room, started dancing with the victory of Mumbai.
Kohli scored 74 runs in 54 balls in the last match with the last Gujarat Titans.
Kohli and Faf du Plessis keep playoff hopes alive
Kohli and Faf du Plessis had kept RCB’s playoff hopes alive by playing important innings in the last league match. Kohli scored 74 runs in 54 balls against GT. At the same time, Du Plessis scored 44 runs in 38 balls. Because of this, Kohli and Duplessis also could not stop their happiness. He had also said before this match that he would pray for Mumbai’s victory.
The RCB players were in awe as the winning run came off the bat of Ramandeep Singh for Mumbai.
The fate of Bangalore was in the hands of Mumbai
While this match was important for Delhi, Bengaluru’s hopes were also pinned on the result of this match. The three teams for the play-offs had already been decided. Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Giants had got their tickets cut by staying in the top-3. The fourth team was to be decided only after this match.
Bengaluru kept their playoff hopes alive by defeating Gujarat Titans in their last league match. But the fate of RCB was in the hands of Mumbai Indians. She reached the play-offs only when MI finished their last match with a win. For this reason, the entire team management of RCB was eyeing this match.
Mumbai beat Delhi by 5 wickets
Batting first in the match, DC had given a target of 160 runs to Mumbai. MI completed this target in the last over and achieved it by losing 5 wickets in 5 balls. In the last over, Tim David scored 34 runs in just 11 balls, batting with a bang. Ramandeep Singh’s bat got the winning run for Mumbai. Khaleel Ahmed was bowling this over. His first ball was a no ball. On the second ball, Ramandeep gave Mumbai victory by hitting a four.