Live Score Update, IPL 2014, Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Mumbai Indians (MI): Mumbai Indians win by 25 runs

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Mumbai will face the Rajasthan Royals in their 11th game of the season at the Motera in Ahmedabad. With their chances of reaching the playoffs very meek, the Mumbai Indians will be looking to register a victory in this match and at least give themselves a chance to qualify for the Playoffs.

Mumbai Indians have come back well after the UAE leg of the tournament and have won 3 of the five game played in India. they need to win the next four games as well to give themselves a chance for the 4th spot. they will look forward to the performance of their captain and the Big money all rounders in the team to guide them to a victory in this game.

Rajasthan on the other hand have almost qualified for the playoffs, but they need to be vary of these bottom teams who can turn the tables on any day in their favor. they still need a victory to guarantee themselves a place in the Playoffs and they would love to book that spot with a victory in this game. Also their aim would be to qualify for the top 2 spots and get 2 chances at the spot in the finals.

The two teams have played classic matches in the past and the supporters will be looking forward to yet another match that will keep them to the edge of their seats.

Mumbai Indians win by 25 runs. 

Over 20: RR 153/8

Bumrah to continue. Faulkner takes a single off the first ball. Another single off the second delivery. The Mumbai Indians have won the match here itself, just the formalities remaining here. A boundary of an out side edge for Bhatia on the fourth delivery. Single off the last ball.

Over 19: RR 145/8

Santokie to continue. A huge six for Faulkner on the very first ball. A boundary of the second ball for Faulkner, he is playing a blinder here, but is it too little too late for the royals. A single off the third delivery. Another six, this time for Hodge. Rohit takes another good catch at the boundary for the Mumbai Indians, he has almost won it for his team here. Brad Hodge 40(30). Faulkner to face the last ball of the over. Single off the last ball. 18 off it.

Over 18: RR 127/7

Bumrah to continue the attack. A couple off the first delivery. A dot on the second ball. A single off the third delivery. Single off the 4th ball. A six off the 5th ball. 11 runs off the over.

Over 17: RR 116/7

Santokie to continue. Single off the first delivery. Another single off the second ball, they are taking singles and that is not going to help their cause. A couple off the third delivery. A couple off the 4th delivery after a wide ball. A single off the 5th ball. Faulkner hits a six off the last ball. 14 runs off the over.

Over 16: RR 102/7

Ojha into his final over. Single off the first two delivery. Another single off the third delivery. 6 runs off the over.

Over 15: RR 96/7

Gopal to continue. Single off the first delivery for Hodge. Hodge picks up the third ball and puts it straight into the crowd, six runs. Another single on the fourth ball. 12 runs off the over.

Over 14: RR 84/7

Harbhajan to continue. A dot ball on the first delivery. A couple on the fourth delivery for Hodge. A single on the fifth ball. A beauty to end the over. 4 runs from the over.

Over 13: RR 80/7

Gopal to continue. A couple off the second delivery. A single off the third delivery. 5 runs off the over.

Over 12: RR 75/7

Harbhajan to continue. Couple of dot deliveries to start the over again, the bowler are all over the batsman at the moment. A single off the fourth ball. Karun plays one over the fine leg for a boundary. And Karun departs as well, he played a great innings here, but the pressure was just too much. Karun Nair 48(24).

Over 11: RR 70/6

Gopal to continue. Couple of dot balls to start the over. Gopal picks another one, this time his Karnataka team mate is stumped odd a beautiful orthodox leg spinner. Stuart Binny 2(10). Brad Hodge walks out in the middle. Just a single off the over.

Over 10: RR 69/5

Harbhajan to continue. Three dot balls to start the over. Another dot ball. Single off the fifth delivery. Just a single off the over.

Over 9: RR 68/5

Shreyas Gopal is the new bowler into the attack. A couple off the first ball and a wide off the second. Another couple off the second delivery. Shreyas picks up one in his Debut, Ankit sharma departs getting caught at deep mid wicket. Ankit Sharma 4(3). A single off the fourth ball. Stuart Binny is the new man in the middle for RR. Single off the last ball. 7 runs from the over.

Over 8: RR 61/4

Harbhajan is the new bowler in the attack. A wide ball on the third delivery, Cooper is just swinging for every thing. Pollard picks up a stunner, thats the catch off the century, and the umpire gives it out after checking it from the third umpire. That Catch was heavenly for a cricket lover. Kevon Cooper 5(8). Ankit Sharma is the new man in the middle. just 3 runs from the over.

Over 7: RR 58/3

Ojha to continue. Couple of dot balls to start the over. A couple to Cooper on the third ball. Single off the 4th ball. Karun is looking really well here, six off the fifth delivery. Another couple for him. 11 off the over.

Over 6: RR 47/3

Santokie to continue. Single off the first ball to Karun Nair. Santokie has got Samson here, disaster here for Rajasthan. Sanju Samson 2(4). Kevon Cooper the new man in the middle. Karun picks up a couple of the 4th ball. Wide ball on the last ball. Couple off run on the last ball for Karun. 

Over 5: RR 41/2

Ojha to continue. He picks a wicket off the second ball of the over, Watson departs. Shane Watson 5(6). Karun picks up a single off the third delivery. Samson picks up a couple off the fourth delivery. 3 runs off the over. 

Over 4: RR 38/1

Pollard is the new man into the attack. Couple of dot balls to start the over. He cuts on the third ball and gets a boundary. Single off the fourth ball for Watson. Karun Advances down the track and hits the ball for a six over Long onn. 11 runs off the over.

Over 3: RR  27/1

Pragyan Ojha is the new man in the attack. HJe gets the wicket of Chand on the third delivery. Unmukt Chand 2(9). Shane Watson is the new man in the attack. Karun picks a couple off the fourth delivery. He now gets a Boundary. Another cut and another boundary, 10 runs off it. 

Over 2: RR 17/0

Krishmar Santokie is the next bowler in the attack. Single off the first delivery. A wide ball on the second delivery. Another Dot ball on the pads. Karun nair clears the point boundary, six off the 4th delivery. A boundary to end the over. 13 runs off the over.

Over 1: RR 4/0

Karun Nair and Unmukt Chand to open the batting, JAspreet Bumrah with the bat. Single off the first delivery for Nair. A hat trick off dot balls to Chand from Bumrah, Good bowling first up by him. Single off the fifth ball. 4 runs off the over.

End of first Innings. Rajasthan to chase 179 runs.

Over 20: MI 178/3

Faulkner to continue. Single off the first ball. Rohit hoicks him over Deep Mid Wicket for a six on the second delivery. Six on the third ball as well, this time over long off. A short ball this time, no runs off it. A boundary on the fifth ball for sharma, he has gone berserk in this last over. Rohit is run out off the last ball. Rohit Sharma 40(19).

Over 19: MI 161/2

Dhawal Kulkarni to continue. Single off the first delivery for Rohit. Another yorker, just a single off that ball as well. A six off the third ball for Rohit Sharma, short and pulled over square leg. Single off the fourth ball. A double for Pollard on the fifth ball. Another yorker and just a single off it. 12 runs off it.

Over 18: MI 149/2

Faulkner into the attack now. Couple off the first ball. That was a peach delivery from Faulkner, an absolute beauty, dot ball. Single off the third delivery. Another dot ball. The fifth ball takes an edge and flies off to the third man boundary. 8 runs off the over.

Over 17: MI 141/2

Cooper to continue. Single off the first delivery. Good Bowling by cooper here, couple off dot balls in here. He bowls a full toss and Rohit is not missing those. He hits it for a six over the cow corner. Another dot ball. Just 7 runs off the over.

Over 16: MI 134/2

Rajat Bhatia is the new bowler in the attack. Single off the second ball. A run out cal on the third delivery but he is not out because the keeper dropped the ball before taking off the bails. He hits a huge six off the next ball. Single off the 5th ball. Sharma Scores a boundary off the last ball. 12 runs off the over.

Over 15: MI 122/2

Ankit Sharma to continue. Simmons departs off the third delivery off the over, he is caught at long off by Kevon Cooper. Lendll Simmons 62(51). Keiron pollard is the man in the middle. A single off the 4th ball for Hussey. Single to get off the mark for Pollard on his very first delivery. Second wicket in the over, this time the other opener Hussey departs, same form off dismissal also. Caught by Cooper this time at long onn. Michael Hussey 56(39). 

Over 14: MI 119/0

Cooper into the attack. Simmons plays a lofted off drive off the very first delivery for a huge six over mid off. A couple off the second delivery and a single off the third. A good stop by Unmukt Chand at the boundary restricts the scoring to a couple. Another single off the 5th delivery. 12 runs off the over.

Over 13: MI 107/0

Bhatia to continue. A couple off the first delivery for Simmons. He smacks him for a huge six over Mid Wicket, brings up his 50 with that six. Single off the third ball. Another Single off the fourth ball, 11 runs off the over.

Over 12: MI 96/0

Ankit Sharma back into the attack. Couple of runs to start the over. Husset smacks him for a six on the scond delivery over Mid Wicket. He takes a single on the third ball to complete his fifty. 10 runs from the over.

Over 11: MI 86/0

James Faulkner back into the attack. And he is treated the same way that he was treated in the first over, only this time the result is even better for the Mumbai indians, Hussey smacks him for a six over Mid wicket. Single off the third ball. Single off the fourth ball to Simmons. 10 runs off the over

Over 10: MI 76/0

Bhatia to continue. Single off the first 2 balls. They have not played a dot ball for the last 2 and a half overs now. 6 runs off the over.

Over 9: MI 70/0

Kulkarni to continue. Single off the first ball to Hussey. Single off the second delivery for Simmons. Slower Bouncer to Hussey, who plays it to fine leg for a single. Single off the first 4 balls for the Mumbai batsmen, they have got off to a great start. 6 runs off the over.

Over 8: MI 64/0

Bhatia is the new man into the attack. A couple off the first ball for Simmons. Another couple off the second delivery. Single off the 4th ball. Hussey has played the ball between thirdman and point for a beautifully placed boundary. Single off the last ball. 10 runs off the over.

Over 7: MI 54/0

Stuart Binny is the new bowler into the attack. Hussey takes a single off the first ball. Wide on the off side and Simmons places it ion the gap for a boundary. Hussey picks up a couple on the 4th ball and its the 50 partnership for the opening wicket. A cover drive for a boundary on the last ball off the over, 12 runs from it.

Over 6: MI 42/0

Kevon Cooper is the new bowler in the attack. Single off the first delivery for Hussey. Simmons drive and he puts it through the covers for a glorious boundary, he is looking very good here. Short ball by Cooper and simmons plays at it but misses. A no ball for second bouncer of the over on the next delivery. Single off the fifth delivery for Simmons. Single off the last ball, 8 runs off the over.

Over 5: MI 34/0

James Faulkner is the new bowler in the attack. Hussey skips down the track and drives it through the covers for a boundary. This time short on the hips and Hussey pulls it for a single. Short again and Simmons makes no mistake in dispatching that ball for a boundary off a cut. This time Simmons makes room off the fifth ball of the over and plays it through the same region for a boundary, two in a row. 13 runs off the over.

Over 4: MI 21/0

Kulkarni to continue. Boundary off the very first ball, short outside off and Simmons cuts it for a boundary. A single off the third delivery. Hussey drives, but straight to the fielder off the 4th ball. Wide ball on the 5th delivery. Single to Hussey off the fifth ball. 7 runs off the over.

Over 3: MI 14/0

Sharma to continue. Couple of singles to start the over. Hussey picks up three runs playing a ball that was on the pads fine on the leg side. Single off the last ball, 6 runs from it.

Over 2: MI 8/0

Dhawal Kulkarni to continue. 4 dot balls to Simmons to start the over for Kulkarni, Couple of close LBW shouts as well, good start by Kulkarni here. Short delivery and Simmons pulls the ba;ll for a boundary, A good over spoilt by that boundary, 4 runs off it.

Over 1: MI 4/0

Michael Hussey and Lendll simmons to open the batting for MI. Ankit sharma to start with the ball. Hussey gets off the mark with a single. Couple of dot balls to Simmons. 4 runs off the over.

Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat first.

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