Tim David and Kieron Pollard remained calm and determined following a superb partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma as Mumbai Indians concluded their eight-match losing streak in IPL 2022.
MI defeat Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
Trailing a target of 159, MI lost Rohit Sharma early. Ishan Kishan played a quick cameo but was removed for 26.
It was Suryakumar and Tilak that brought the MI trail back on track.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s cameo in the end had given the finishing touches to the RR innings as they put up 158 for 6.
Jos Buttler was the top scorer with 67.
Before, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma triumphed the toss and chose to ball.