Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians

Indian Premier League, 2008-09

Nagraj Gollapudi

At Port Elizabeth, May 10, 2009. Mumbai Indians won by 16 runs. Toss: Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians 157-2 (20 overs) (A. M. Rahane 62*, J-P. Duminy 59*); Royal Challengers Bangalore 141-7 (20 overs) (M. V. Boucher 48*). Mumbai Indians 2 pts. Man of the Match: J-P. Duminy.

Desperate for a win after three straight defeats, Mumbai lost Tendulkar for a duck, but recovered thanks to a third-wicket stand of 104* between Duminy and Ajinkya Rahane. Bangalore struggled to 58-4 at halfway, and fell short in the end despite a typical innings from the resilient Boucher.

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