Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah highlighted how the Indian Premier League (IPL) has become the best cricket competition in the world by producing exciting matches day by day.
His comments came after, RCB defeated Mumbai Indians in a super over at Dubai International Stadium on Monday.
Taking note of the match between RCB and MI, Jay Shah tweeted: “Another day, another youngster rising to the occasion @ishankishan51 and another Super Over. World’s best Cricket league is giving us some breathtaking performances day in and day out.”
Another day, another youngster rising to the occasion @ishankishan51 and another Super Over.
World's best Cricket league #Dream11IPL is giving us some breathtaking performances day in and day out.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 28, 2020
For Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal played another brilliant knock of 53 runs of just 37 balls whereas Ab De Villiers had played an unbeaten knock of 55 runs off just 24 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes to take RCB’s score to 201/3 in the allotted twenty overs.
For Mumbai Indians, it was not a good start as they lost their top three batsmen at an early stage of the innings. Ishan Kishan played a knock of 99, studded with two fours and nine sixes.
On the other hand, Pollard registered an unbeaten inning of 60 off just 24 balls with the help of three fours and five sixes. With this 119 runs to take the side closer to the target.
In the Super Over, Mumbai Indians could manage only seven runs as Saini bowled a brilliant over, and was easily chased by Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. In normal match action, both Mumbai and Bangalore scored 201 runs on the board.