“Fireworks in RCB camp”- Twitter reacts as Tim David shines in MI win that takes RCB into playoffs

helped Mumbai Indians slam Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to knock them out of IPL 2022. Tim David stole the day for Mumbai Indians as well as for the Royal Challengers Bangalore too

Tim David
Tim David

A fiery quick fire from Tim David helped Mumbai Indians slam Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to knock them out of IPL 2022 on Saturday, May 21 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Talking about the match, it was Mumbai who opted to bowl first. DC played a slow innings with skipper Rishabh Pant and Rovman Powell scoring 39 off 33 and 43 off 34 respectively. At the end they were able to reach a decent total of 159 by losing seven wickets.

Mumbai Indians responded with opener Ishan Kishan scoring 48 runs off 35 balls by smashing 3 fours and 4 sixes before Kuldeep Yadav dismissed him. Other opener and MI skipper Rohit Sharma yet again scored just two runs off 13 balls and lost his wicket to Anrich Nortje.

Dewald Brevis scored 37 runs off 33 balls with three sixes and a four before Shardul Thakur bowled him. Tilak Verma got dismissed from Nortje’s ball after 21 off 17 balls.

But Tim David stole the day for Mumbai Indians as well as for the Royal Challengers Bangalore too. Tim David smashed 34 runs in just 11 balls with four massive sixes, one even had gone for 114 metre, and two fours before Shardul Thakur sent him back. He had already done the damage.

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“For us we finished off well”: Rohit Sharma

Tim David
Rohit Sharma

Speaking at the post-match presentation, MI skipper Rohit Sharma said:

“I said it at the toss as well, we were here to win the game. I know teams were watching us keenly. But we just wanted to finish on a high, take some positives and try to see what we did wrong, learn from our mistakes. All we wanted to do was come out and rectify those mistakes. Once we lost einght on the trot, it was tough. It’s never easy when you lose games like that.

Congratulations to them (RCB), they’ve qualified. All four teams – they’ve played consistent cricket and may the best team win. For us we finished off well.”

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