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MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - RR won by 6 wickets

IPL 2024: MI vs RR – Rajasthan Royals Won By 6 Wickets

The 14th match of the IPL 2024 season saw a thrilling encounter between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals (MI vs RR) at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. RR won the toss and elected to bowl first, setting the stage for an exciting match.

Let check out MI vs RR head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Wankhede Stadium

27 games played between the MI vs RR at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Mumbai Indians has won 15 games while Rajasthan Royals has won 12 game.

Around 109 matches played at Wankhede Stadium, 50 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st) while 59 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).

Toss Moments

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - Toss Moment
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Rajasthan Royals, after winning the toss, chose to take the offensive by bowling first.

“We’ve decided to bowl first, given the fresh condition of the wicket. It’s the season’s opener here, and we aim to leverage any potential swing, especially with our swing bowlers in the squad. Our goal is to maintain our winning momentum without altering our approach too much.

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

“Bowling first was our preference, but losing the toss isn’t a setback. We’re eager to see the total we can set. This franchise and its fanbase mean a lot, and I’m thrilled to be part of its 250th IPL game—a significant milestone. Our slow start doesn’t concern us; our focus is always on what lies ahead. We trust our process and are committed to playing the cricket that our fans adore. There will be no changes to our line-up; it’s the same XI.”

Hardik Pandya, MI Captain

First Innings

MI Batting Performance

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - MI Batting
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MI’s innings was a mixed bag with some players making notable contributions. Hardik Pandya led the charge with a quickfire 34 off 21 balls, hitting six boundaries.

Tilak Varma supported with a steady 32 from 29 balls, including two sixes. Tim David and Ishan Kishan chipped in with 17 and 16 runs respectively.

However, MI couldn’t capitalize fully on these starts and ended their innings at 125/9.

RR Bowling Performance

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - Trent Boult
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RR’s bowlers were on fire, with Yuzvendra Chahal taking 3 wickets for just 11 runs in his 4 overs.

Trent Boult also impressed with 3 wickets for 22 runs, and Nandre Burger took 2 wickets for 32 runs. Their disciplined bowling restricted MI to a modest total.

Second Innings

RR Batting Performance

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - Riyan Parag
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Chasing 126, RR had a solid start. Riyan Parag was the star of the show, scoring an unbeaten 54 from 39 balls, including five fours and three sixes. R Ashwin and Jos Buttler made small but valuable contributions of 16 and 13 runs respectively. RR reached the target in 15.3 overs, losing only 4 wickets.

MI Bowling Performance

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - Akash Madhwal
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MI’s bowlers tried to defend their low total, with Akash Madhwal picking up 3 wickets for 20 runs. Kwena Maphaka also took a wicket. Despite their efforts, RR’s batting proved too strong.

Player of the Match

MI vs RR - 1 April 2024 - Trent Boult - Man of the Match
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Trent Boult’s early strikes and economical spell earned him the Man of the Match award. He taking 3 wickets for 22 runs in his 4 overs.


Rajasthan Royals secured a comfortable win by 6 wickets, thanks to a combined effort from their bowlers and a calm innings from Riyan Parag.

This victory was a testament to RR’s balanced team performance and strategic approach to the game.

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