MI vs RCB: Too exciting game for a pregnant lady, says Anushka Sharma
New Delhi : Royal Challengers Bangalore had almost lost the game against Mumbai Indians on Monday, but they managed to push the game towards their side with a nail biting performance and a super over. After facing backlash for poor batting performance against Kings XI Punjab, Virat Kohli's team gave a befitting reply to the critics with a super batting performance against Mumbai.
RCB could have won the game easily, but Mumbai Indians' Ishan Kishan and Kieron Pollard took the game to a thrilling finish and both the teams scored same runs in designated 20 overs each.
Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma took to Instagram to express her relief, saying the RCB vs MI encounter was "too exciting a game for a pregnant lady".
(Screengrab of Anushka's Instagram story)
Anushka posted split images of Kohli and De Villiers sharing a hug after the Super Over win, the teams congratulating each other and the RCB bench celebrating their second victory in three games in IPL 2020.
RCB posted 201 run target with the help of good batting performances by Devdutt Padikkal (54), Aaron Finch (52) and AB de Villiers (55) hitting half-centuries.
For Mumbai Indians it was not a good start as they lost their 3 quick wickets and they were in all set of tensions to revive. Ishan Kishan then took things in his hands and played a brilliant knock.
In the final over of the game, MI needed 18 runs of six balls. Ishan scored back to back sixes and brought the numbers to 5 for 2 balls. He was dismissed on 99 while trying to score another six and end things in style. Pollard then scored a boundary on the last ball and took the game to superover.
RCB then won then game in super over.