IPL 2024: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians in pix

Yashasvi Jaiswal
RR opener Yashasvi Jaiswal celebrates his hundred. Photo: PTI

Rajasthan Royals (RR) continued their dominant run in IPL 2024 with a thumping nine-wicket win over Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday night.

Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma, second left, was the pick of the RR bowlers. Photo: PTI

Medium-pacer Sandeep Sharma claimed 5/18 as MI ended up with 179/9 after opting to bat. MI openers Rohit Sharma (6) and Ishan Kishan (0) fell cheaply. Tilak Varma top-scored with 65, while Nehal Wadhera slammed a 24-ball 49. The two added 99 for the fifth wicket.

Tilak Varma
Tilak Varma top-scored for MI. Photo: PTI

Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (104 not out) and Jos Buttler (35) put on 74 to set the base for RR chase. Jaiswal and skipper Sanju Samson (38 not out) took them home with an unbeaten 109-run stand for the second wicket.

RR continue to top the table with 14 points from eight games, while MI are struggling in seventh place with six points from eight outings.

Jaiswal and Sanju
Jaiswal and Sanju during their match-winning stand. Photo: PTI

RR next meet Lucknow Super Giants in an away game on Saturday. MI take on Delhi Capitals in another away fixture on the same day.

Rohit Sharma
MI opener Rohit Sharma fell early. Photo: PTI
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