Royal Challengers Bangalore had to depend upon Mumbai Indians for safe passage to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The entire team watched the full proceedings between Delhi Capitans and MI.
Rohit Sharma, who won the toss, invited Delhi to bat first. However, the Rishabh Pant-led franchise kept losing regular wickets and managed to post 159 runs on the board, with Jasprit Bumrah taking three big wickets.
Chasing 160, Mumbai lost Rohit early in the innings, but the five-time champions never looked in trouble and easily completed the task.
RCB players celebrated wildly after Mumbai’s win confirmed their place in the knockout stage of the 15th season.
The Bangalore-based franchise posted a video of the players watching the match and their celebration after making it to the most important stage of the tournament.
RCB will take on Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator, while Gujarat Titans will battle with Rajasthan Royals for a spot in the final.