The first match of IPL 2021 played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians was thrilling. In the match, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Mumbai Indians team, batting first, scored 159 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. The team from Royal Challengers Bangalore came out to answer and won by 2 wickets in the match leading up to the last ball. The scores of both teams were tied on the last ball and required a run. Harshal Patel won the match by taking the last run. Click To Tweet
In this match, his opener Chris Lynn scored the most runs for Mumbai Indians, who scored 49 runs. At the same time, Harshal Patel took the most wickets among bowlers from Bangalore. Harshal Patel took 5 wickets giving 27 runs in 4 overs and he became the first bowler in IPL history to take five wickets against Mumbai Indians. Click To Tweet
On the other hand, talking about Royal Challengers Bangalore, the most runs from their side were scored by their dashing South African batsman AB de Villiers, whose innings of 48 runs came off his bat. During this, Jaspreet Bumrah and Marco Jenson took 2–2 wickets for Mumbai Indians, while Trent Boult and Krunal Pandya took 1–1 wickets.