Hardik Pandya’s cameo helps MI coast to victory

Hardik Pandya’s cameo helps MI coast to victory

April 16, 2019

Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 5 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Chasing 172, MI were off to a flier as the opening pair of Quinton de Kock and captain Rohit Sharma added 70 runs in 7 overs. De Kock made a quick-fire 40 off 26 balls. His innings included 5 fours and 2 sixes.

Moeen Ali struck twice in his very first over to dismiss both the MI openers. Rohit scored 28 off 19. His innings included 2 fours and 2 sixes.

The middle-order batsmen Suryakumar Yadav (29), Ishan Kishan (21 off 9) and Krunal Pandya (11) kept the hosts going. Hardik Pandya’s unbeaten cameo (37 not out off 16 balls) helped MI coast to victory with an over to spare. Hardik’s innings included 5 fours and 2 sixes.

With this win, MI move to the 3rd position in IPL 2019 points table.

Earlier, RCB scored 171/7 in 20 overs courtesy a fluent 75 by AB de Villiers.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]