MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. MI so believe in this.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

It wasn't a typical Shakespearean drama though as all of it happened so very quickly. Who writes the script for them?

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

They treat the IPL like a marathon and pip others mostly at the last lap. That last bend of the last lap has begun.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

And MI are picking up their pace. Their NRR has had a facelift. A cosmetic one delivered by their bowlers and Kishan.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

They added Neesham at the expense of QDK for this game. One might have had a smirk at the choice made.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

But Neesham returned with figures of 4-0-12-3. NCN was more than an able ally as he accounted for four wickets and Bumrah chipped in with a couple as well.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

Kishan was brought back and he was on fire. A 25-ball 50 ensured the chase was just as how they imagined at the half way mark.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

MI go up to fifth in the points table. RR had their destiny in their own hands but not anymore.

MI VS RR : ROUND 2, IPL 2021

Their NRR and chances have had a traumatic experience today.RR have shot themselves on their own foot and have been pushed behind at the business end of the tourney.