Defending champions Mumbai went down to Bangalore by 54 runs in what turned out to be a one-sided affair at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, September 26.
Chasing 166 for victory, Mumbai got off to a brilliant start with Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma leading the charge with a 57-run opening stand. However, their middle-order failed to provide any resistance as Mumbai lost their last seven wickets for 30 runs.
For Bangalore, Harshal Patel picked up a hat-trick to become only the third Bangalore bowler to achieve the feat in the Indian T20 League. He was ably supported by Yuzvendra Chahal and Glenn Maxwell who snapped three and two wickets respectively from the quota of four overs.
The victory has taken Bangalore to the third spot in the standings whereas Mumbai have slipped further below to the seventh spot.
Here's what happened in the match
Bangalore climb to third spot...Mumbai slip to seventh!
A convincing win over Mumbai has meant Virat Kohli and Co. move to third place in the standings. Meanwhile defending champions slip further down to the seventh spot. That brings us to the end of today's match. Do join us tomorrow for the game between Rajasthan and Hyderabad.
Final nail in the coffin! Harshal completes formalities
Another well-disguised slower one from Harshal Patel on the stumps. Adam Milne is completely deceived only to see his stumps fly. Bangalore win by 54 runs!
Another one bites the dust!
Bumrah looks to go for the big sweep. Is cleaned up by Chahal with a beautiful slower one! Mumbai 111/9 in 17.3 overs
Hat-tricks for Bangalore in Indian T20 League
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Harshal Patel vs Mumbai, Dubai 2021 *
HAT-TRICK for Harshal Patel!
Another slower one as Rahul Chahar is trapped in front! Mumbai crumbling thick and fast here!
Out! Pollard is gone!
Excellent slower ball from Harshal Patel to deceive the West Indian. Surely this is the game for Bangalore!
Mumbai need 67 off 30 balls!
All Mumbai hopes are now down to Kieron Pollard! Required run-rate is over 13
OUT! SKY departs!
Suryakumar Yadav chases a wide ball from Siraj. Unable to keep it down. Hands a simple catch to the short third-man fielder. Mumbai in trouble at 97/5 in 14.1 overs