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IPL updates: RCB in trouble after early wkts, Mumbai on top

16:39  RCB in trouble after early wkts, Mumbai on top:  

RCB 56-2 (7 ovs) vs Mumbai | Scorecard

McClenaghan comes back and strikes with the key wicket of Kohli with the first delivery of his second over.

Kohli looks to flick a full delivery through the leg side but hits it straight into the hands of the fielder at midwicket.

Kohli perishes for 20 from 14 balls as RCB are reduced to 40 for two in the sixth over.

AB de Villiers cuts a short ball from McClenaghan over the short thirdman fielder for a four to get off the mark in some style. He comes down the track and slashes the next ball square on the off-side for a six before pulling the last ball behind square on the leg side for a couple.

Left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya comes into the attack. He makes a tidy start, giving away just four singles in his first over as RCB reach 56 for two in seven overs.

16:24  Mandeep out for 17, RCB lose early wicket:  

RCB 40-1 (5 ovs) vs Mumbai | Scorecard

Hardik Pandya comes into the attack after just one over from McClenaghan with the new ball.

Kohli takes a single from the first ball before Mandeep hits it on the leg side for two runs followed by two more singles as just five runs come from the over.

Mumbai introduce spin early as leggie Karn Sharma comes into the attack. Kohli finally gets his first boundary as he lofts Karn over long-on for a six.

Mandeep tries the slog sweep two balls later but only manages to hole out to deep midwicket to fall for 17.

Mumbai juggling their bowlers around as Jasprit Bumrah comes into the attack, the fifth new bowler in a row. Five overs, five new bowlers!

Kohli chips down the track and lofts Bumrah off his pads over the fence at midwicket for a six. Travis Head gets off the mark with two runs as Rohit Sharma misfields in the covers with RCB reaching 40 for one in five overs.


RCB 16-0 (2 ovs) vs Mumbai | Scorecard

RCB have a new opening pair as Mandeep Singh walks out to open the innings with his captain Virat Kohli.

Mitchell McClenaghan opens the bowling for Mumbai in front of a packed Wankhede stadium.

Kohli gets off the mark with a single from the first ball before Mandeep hits the next ball square on the off-side for a four. Two balls later, he pulls a short ball through midwicket for another boundary and keeps strike with a single from the last ball as nine come from the first over.

Lasith Malinga to bowl the second over. Two singles before Malinga bowls a full toss on the pads as he misses his line and Mandeep easily glances it fine on the leg side for a four.


15:39  RCB elect to bat, Mumbai’s Harbhajan out with injury:  Welcome to the coverage of the 38th match of the Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mumbai on Monday.

RCB captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bat at the Wankhede stadium.

Mumbai suffer a blow as the in-form Harbhajan Singh is ruled out with injury, with leg-spinner Karn Sharma replacing him in the only change for the hosts.

Meanwhile, RCB have made three changes with Shane Watson, Mandeep Singh and Aniket Choudhary replacing Samuel Badree, Sachin Baby and Stuart Binny.

Source: Rediff