Mumbai Indians batter Suryakumar Yadav unleashed his batting brilliance against the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday, May 9 at the Wankhede Stadium in the 2023 Indian Premier League. The hosts won the all-important game by six wickets, chasing 200 runs. They jumped to third place in the points table after the win.
The Mumbai Indians got off to a good start, with Ishan Kishan taking on the bowlers. He slammed a quick-fire 42 runs with four boundaries and as many sixes. After his and Rohit Sharma’s dismissal, Neha Wadhera and Suryakumar Yadav put together a match-winning partnership. They scored 140 runs, with Suryakumar Yadav smashing 83 runs. His knock witnessed seven boundaries and six sixes.
Meanwhile, Nehal Wadhera remained unbeaten in the innings. He slammed a six to get to his fifty and take Mumbai Indians home. He scored 52 runs off 34 deliveries, with four boundaries and three sixes. The Mumbai Indians chased down the target in the seventeenth over, with six wickets in hand.
Let’s take a look at how fans reacted to Mumbai Indians win against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2023 Indian Premier League:
Surya Dada loves to chase ☀️
83 (35) vs RCB
66 (31) vs PBKS
55 (29) vs RR#OneFamily #MIvRCB #MumbaiMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #IPL2023 @suryakumar pic.twitter.com/idEoWhEQWE
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 9, 2023
Suryakumar Kumar is brilliant. Mumbai Indians go to third place on the table. WOW.
— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) May 9, 2023
🔵🔥 THE CLASS OF SKY! When Suryakumar Yadav gets going, there's no stopping him.
👏 What a fantastic knock from him!
📷 BCCI • #SuryakumarYadav #MIvRCB #IPL #IPL2023 #TATAIPL #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/5pR9pHIuH2
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) May 9, 2023
SURYAKUMAR YADAV THE BEAST.
83 in just 35 balls with 7 fours and 6 sixes. A freakish knock at the Wankhede, Sky at his very best. He unleashed himself tonight against RCB, take a bow Surya! pic.twitter.com/Zsi5w1ECbX
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 9, 2023
Supremacy 💙 chasing 200 runs in 16.3 overs shows the quality in the @mipaltan camp. Superb knock by SKY and very special knock from the youngster Nehal Wadhera 👏👏 #RCBvMI #Sky #NehalWadhera #OneFamily #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/qdWwA30IpJ
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) May 9, 2023
The GOD OF CRICKET is happy after witnessing the freak-hitting show of Suryakumar Yadav. #IPL2023 #MIvsRCB pic.twitter.com/tcTt3AjEZY
— Ridhima Pathak (@PathakRidhima) May 9, 2023
Suryakumar Yadav’s Diwali rocket finally took off it seems! Been so long Surya! Carnage unleashed today. #MIvRCB #IPL2023
— Jainam Mehta (@Jainam09) May 9, 2023
Things I love about MI now :
Suryakumar Yadav ❤️🔥👑
End of list.
— Shubham Gupta🏹🧡 (@_shubhtweets_) May 9, 2023
Wasn't just light reflected from the sun in that partnership. Nehal Wadhera can bat!
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) May 9, 2023
Surya bhai is a top-class player: Nehal Wadhera
Mumbai Indians batter Nehal Wadhera was all praise for his batting partner Suryakumar Yadav. The duo’s partnership led the team to their sixth win of the 2023 Indian Premier League season. Nehal expressed that Suryakumar Yadav is a top-class player. He added that the veteran batter boosted his confidence during the game. Nehal said,
“Surya bhai is a top-class player and I also try to copy some of his shots but I cannot. While he was batting I was talking to him and he was saying ‘Keep playing, keep playing’ and he was giving me confidence. He told me, ‘If both of us bat till the 15th-16th over, we can finish the game even early.’ And that’s what we did.”
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