IPL 2019
WATCH – Moeen Ali Gets Both The MI Openers In His First Over
By CricShots - Apr 15, 2019 11:38 pm
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Currently, one of the biggest rivals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) history, Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are locking horns with each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. After winning the toss, the MI skipper, Rohit Sharma asked the visitors to bat first. However, the hosts started on a rough note as both their openers, Virat Kohli an and Parthiv Patel got dismissed in the first powerplay overs itself. 

Moeen Ali dismissed Quinton de Kock

During the toss, the RCB skipper, Kohli revealed that they have made no changes to their winning squad. On the other hand, MI skipper, Rohit Sharma revealed that they had a forced change as the young pacer Alzarri Joseph got dislocated his shoulder and he was replaced by none other than Lasith Malinga.

WATCH – AB de Villiers Clobbered Lasith Malinga For A Huge Six

after the dismissals of both the openers early in the innings, the in-form AB de Villiers was looking in the mood as he enthralled the capacity audience present at Wankhede with his breathtaking strokeplay. He scored a magnificent 75 to power the visitors to a competitive total of 171/7 in 20 overs.

Along with de Villiers, Moeen Ali added as many as 95 runs for the third wicket as he himself scored a fifty Before getting out in the 18th over and in the same over, Marcus Stoinis also got out without troubling the scorers. During his entertaining knock, ABD smashed six boundaries and four huge sixes.

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During the chase, both the MI openers, Rohit and Quinton de Kock started smashing the RCB bowlers from the word go as they amassed as many as 67 runs for the power play. They added 70 runs for the first wicket before the skipper getting out to Ali on the first ball of the 8th over followed by De Kock on the fourth ball of the over.

Here are the videos of both the dismissals: