Suryakumar Yadav smashed his highest score in the tournament as Mumbai Indians put up a clinical performance against a pedestrian Rajasthan Royals outfit for their third successive win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Yadav hammered an unbeaten 79 off 47 balls to fire Mumbai Indians to an imposing 193 for four after Rohit Sharma opted to bat at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. In response, Royals were down and out at 12 for three before Jos Buttler gave them a glimmer of hope with a 44-ball 70. However, he did not get support from the other batsmen and the Royals ended up well short at 136 in 18.1 overs for a 57-run loss, their third in a row. The three changes that they made also did not work for them. Meanwhile, the win help defending champions Mumbai go top of the table. (SCORECARD | POINTS TABLE | CRICKET NEWS)
7:04 PM IST: Rohit Sharma wins the toss and Mumbai Indians will bat first.
7:11 PM IST: Three changes for Rajasthan. Mumbai are unchanged.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler (wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Kartik Tyagi, Tom Curran, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot.
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