Currently, Mumbai Indians (MI) are locking horns with Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 24th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. MI skipper, Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field first. Mumbai Indians bowlers were struggling to get a breakthrough but thanks to Rahul Chahar they quickly got two wickets of both openers.
Chahar got the wickets of Jos Buttler and Yashavi Jaiswal in back-to-back overs which brought MI back into the match. Rajasthan had a blistering start of the innings with Buttler and Jaiswal going all guns blazing. Both played good cricketing shots against top bowlers of the Mumbai team.
After being smashed for a six in the 10th over, Chahar made a comeback with a beautiful ball to young Jaiswal as he got the wicket on the last ball took the wicket of Jaiswal. Rahul Chahar knew the importance of the wicket and celebrated that Passion. He was seen facing an abusive send0off to the youngster which was completely uncalled for.
Here is the video of the incident:
— Aditya Das (@lodulalit001) April 29, 2021
Here is how Twitterati reacted to the incident:
— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) April 29, 2021
Rahul chahar too much attitude 🤦♂️ well played Jaiswal
— SN (@SRINATH1012) April 29, 2021
Rahul chahar got another one 💥
— Mumbai Indians TN (@MumbaiIndiansTN) April 29, 2021
— Gulf News Sport (@GulfNewsSport) April 29, 2021
Impressive knock from Jaiswal, especially those pull shot and six to Rahul Chahar, he showing some good confidence after a forgettable IPL 2020 in lots of pressure. Good start in #IPL2021.
— Kumar Gourav (@TheKumarGourav) April 29, 2021
Jab Chahar bowling karega to Buttler ho ya Jaiswal koi Bhi.. pic.twitter.com/z8Rr5Fzu9n
— Himanshu Chourasia (@Rain_Man25) April 29, 2021
Both the team are in the lower half of the table with just a couple of wins in eth five matches they have played so far and will now be looking to get the much-needed win.
MI’s Playing XI: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
RR’s Playing XI: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman