10th Match (N), Dubai (DSC), September 28, 2020, Indian Premier League

Match tied (RCB won the one-over eliminator)

Super Over
RCB: 11/0CRR: 11.00 

10:41pm Can you ask for more from this league? Two back to back blockbusters. We have our experts on the job to make sense of it all for you. So stay on the site and watch them, read them, and tweet at us as we close off our coverage. Thank you for joining me and I hope you had fun. See you tomorrow!

Kohli standing in for AB, who is too dehydrated to be out for the award: I wish I was AB de Villiers to be honest! I think he was coming off a long break. Some of the shots he played were outstanding. Good with the gloves as well. You speak with him and he keeps things simple. Doesn't watch a lot of cricket, enjoys his life, enjoys his golf. Comes out here relaxed and backs his ability.

AB de Villiers is the Man of the Match.

Virat Kohli: I don't have words because it was such a rollercoaster. We batted really well to get past 200 and the start with the ball was outstanding as well. They played well in the middle overs, patiently, waiting for the dew to kick in. I hope we didn't think we'd done the job [at 90 off 5 overs]. Fielding is something we have to keep working on. If we'd taken out chances again it wouldn't have been so close. As I said, these little things we're not capitalising on, we need to work on. [Super Over] I thought about, Jasprit's going to bowl and use the longer boundary. Thought about who are the best guys to come back for twos and it was me and AB. It was a good match with Jasprit being the best bowler they have. We felt he's in the game, we're in the game, and that's what the people love. But not for the captains involved. We'll take lessons and close the games better in the future. I think the changes that we made, making Washy bowl in the powerplay paid off. I think Isuru did well as well. Gurkeerat didn't get a bat but we had the balance right. Zampa did well too other than that last over. Outstanding super over from Saini aganst Hardik and Pollard. I think the long boundary gave him confidence. [2 in 3] A bit different from the past, isn't it?! Need to plug in those gaps in those performances and keep accumulating those points.

10:25pm Hello, it's me again, with a moment to breathe. What a finish to a game that was headed for a more straightforward end than this. That drop from Pawan Negi - who took three important catches otherwise - kept Pollard in. And keeping Pollard in means staying in the game. Just turned the game with a 27-run over and then Kishan kicked off from the other end too. Unfortunate not to have a hundred, the young man playing his first match in place of state senior Saurabh Tiwary. He nearlyfinished it in regulation time. A little more juice on that shot and it would have been the most incredible finish - 80 runs scored off the last 23 balls. But those are rare in this game, even when you get that close. For RCB, a big sigh of relief. Came in with a rejigged bowling line up today but it still looks like they're overdependent on Saini at the death. It took an extra over from him for them to win a match in which they made 201 after some solid batting. They sneak through to another win. Two matches now that they've narrowly taken But four points in three matches are precious and these wins set you up when you have a more settled team later on. Let's hope they can find that at some point. Always helps to be winning even when you're not entirely 100%.

Washington Sundar: I have to do my job and happy to have contributed to this. I just wanted in any way I could for RCB. I was glad I was given this particular role against a team like Mumbai Indians and shows a lot of confidence as well. I think we did an amazing job to restrict them to seven runs. The win really means a lot because we did really well with the bat and we cannot go back to the room losing this match. We couldn't have lost this, really glad that we won this game.

Rohit: It was a great game. We were not in the game at all when we started with the bat. Great innings by Ishan to get us back. Polly was brilliant as usual. Just that we didn't start well, I thought we could have got 200 with the batting we have. With Polly being there, anything can happen, and Ishan can hit it. We had the belief that we could do it. They held their nerves although we put pressure. [Kishan] was drained out and he was not comfortable for the Super Over. He was not feeling fresh and Hardik is someone we trust hitting the long balls. It's not coming off but we're confident. Seven runs, you have to have luck on your side and get a wicket in the first two balls. And that unfortunate edge over fine leg made it two in two for them.

Bumrah to Kohli, FOUR runs

whipped to the square leg boundary and a win is sealed after the longest of routes for RCB. It's a low full toss at the stumps, he shuffles and whips it through square leg with ease

Conference time between the bowler and captain. Pollard is in on that discussion too. The fielders are coming into the circle, barring a deep midwicket. Short midwicket, short extra cover and big ring square on the off side. Is he going length ball outside off?

Bumrah to de Villiers, 1 run

nails the yorker at off stump. AB looks to clip that into the leg side and it hits his left boot and rolls out pitch side on the off side. They'll sneak the single, no worries there

Bumrah to de Villiers, FOUR runs

"come on!" screeches Kohli as AB gets a top edge on this bouncer that clears short fine. Would have been taken if fine leg was back, so you have to question the tactics from Mumbai here. The field was not set for this ball. It was a good bouncer, mind you, making him evade as he it headed at his helmet. He was swishing out of balance but it was enough

Bumrah to de Villiers, no run

there's a sound on that and the umpire gives the catch behind. AB sends it for a review. Short ball cramping him at helmet height and he's out of shape trying to hook. But replay shows the hands and the bat were far enough out of the way. Ultra Edge confirms no nick on that. And there's no signal even as the ball passes helmet with AB's eyes off the ball. So the sound had nothing to do with any connection. He survives. It's not above the head, so just a dot ball

Bumrah to Kohli, 1 run

he hits it on the bounce to that deep backward square! Sweet timing on it, a short ball fetched from off stump. Boult agile to his left to stop that, some five yards inside the line

Short fine moves into midwicket now and deep square moves finer for Kohli

Bumrah to de Villiers, 1 run

gets in the blockhole. Low trajectory on the low full toss, slanted in for off stump. AB can only tap this towards long-on off the toe of his bat

It will be AB to take strike. Fine leg in, third man in. Point and extra cover in.

As expected, it will be Jasprit Bumrah who'll bowl for Mumbai Indians. Remember, he didn't have a great time with the ball either. Went for 42 off his four. And the man who contributed to that - AB de Villiers - is coming out. To partner him is Virat Kohli, who had the most indifferent innings tonight. He's come out to seal it for his team in the Super Over.

SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER7 runs • 1 wicket
MI: 7/1CRR: 7.00 

The death over RCB never got on the first attempt has kept them in the game. There's still an over to go before we have a result, but this pretty much RCB summed up. They needed a fifth over from Saini to contain Mumbai Indians. Eight to win.

Saini to Hardik, 1 bye

beats him! Superb bowling from Saini. Pandya was braced for the full ball at off stump, deep in his crease and on an off stump line. But Saini goes slower ball, he goes short of a good length, and he digs it in such that Pandya is just hitting air with his attempted drag into the leg side

Rohit is the new man but he will be at the non-striker's end

Saini to Pollard, OUT

Pollard finds Gurkeerat again but this time into his lap at deep midwicket! Low full toss at middle stump. Pollard can't get more than a whip at that because of Saini's pace. It's flat and it's straight to the fielder

Kieron Pollard c Gurkeerat Singh b Saini 5 (4b 1x4 0x6)
Saini to Pollard, FOUR runs

goes straight and long-off tumbles over the ball! Gurkeerat the man. Low full toss outside off, this time he offers the full face and drives past the bowler. Gurkeerat has made the ground and Saini is not please as he lets this go low to his right. Not a great effort. Kohli replaces him at long-off now

Chahal in Saini's ears and drying the ball with the towel

Saini to Pollard, no run

beaten. Pollard misses out on a ball in the slot too! This is overpitched, right in the swinging arc. He was hitting these straight or wide of long-off. This time he looks for the slog and misses

Rohit Sharma is also padded up by the way, and has his helmet on

Saini to Hardik, 1 run

on the bounce to long-on. Lets out a groan, Pandya, he's missed out on a full toss. A full at knee height outside off. His short-arm whip doesn't come off

The field remains the same for Pandya. The leg side is the bigger side.

Saini to Pollard, 1 run

nails the yorker! Just outside off, Pollard can only chop this to sweeper cover's left

Saini has the ball for RCB. Kieron Pollard will take strike. Hardik Pandya at the other end. Kishan is still padded up.

Extra cover, point, third man, fine leg are in the circle

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