Mumbai Indians came victorious against Royal Challengers Bangalore with a great run-chase at Abu Dhabi. It was a high voltage match as both groups needed to snatch the best position on the points table. It included a few sensational fights between the players of both the groups. While the gazing between Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav snatched the features, there were a few words traded between Chris Morris and Hardik Pandya also.
Pandya and Morris have been censured for penetrating the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct. The heat started when Morris attempted to throw the ball at Hardik Pandya in the fifteenth over. Later, they traded a few words in the center after Pandya was dismissed by Morris in the penultimate over.
After the match finished, IPL gave an official statement. The announcement said that Morris has admitted to the Level 1 offense 2.5. On the other hand, Pandya has admitted to the Level 1 offense 2.20 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct.
MI defeated RCB to remain at the top of the points table
After RCB began their innings very well, Jasprit Bumrah bowled a marvelous spell to limit them at 164. The all-out was never going to be sufficient for such a talented side like Mumbai and Suryakumar Yadav’s extraordinary knock took them home in the last over.
With this win, Mumbai Indians got their eighth victory in the competition. They turned into the first side to secure 16 points in IPL 2020 and are close to sealing their spot in the playoffs. In any case, they would be hoping to win their next two games also to guarantee the Top 2.