IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Jasprit Bumrah Gets Virat Kohli As His 1st And 100th IPL Wicket
IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Virat Kohli on Wednesday to make the RCB skipper his first and 100th IPL wicket.
- Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Virat Kohli to reach 100 IPL wickets
- Bumrah had got Kohli back in 2013 as his first IPL wicket
- Bumrah's 3 for 14 helped Mumbai Indians restrict RCB to 164 for 6
When Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Virat Kohli in Mumbai Indians' clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, he reached the milestone of 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Incidentally, when Bumrah made his IPL debut in 2013 the first wicket that he picked was also Kohli. Mumbai posted a picture from that clash in 2013 showing a young Bumrah celebrating Kohli's wicket along with similar, though less exuberant, celebratory pic from Wednesday's clash. The "How it started - How it's going" caption captured Bumrah's emphatic IPL journey.
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Bumrah's short ball got big on Kohli in Wednesday's clash as the RCB captain top-edged the ball to Saurabh Tiwary at short mid-wicket. He was dismissed for nine runs as RCB lost four wickets for seven runs in the middle overs, with Bumrah accounting for two of them.
The fast bowler finished with figures of 3 for 14 from four overs as RCB were restricted to 164 runs after their openers had added 71 runs in 7.5 overs.
Overall, Bumrah now has 102 IPL wickets from 89 matches. He is a four-time IPL winner with Mumbai - he was part of the team that won the title in 2013, 2015 and 2017 and 2019.
He is Mumbai's highest wicket taker this season with 20 wickets from 12 games and second behind Kagiso Rabada in the race for the Purple Cap.
Kohli, on the other hand, is IPL's all-time leading scorer with 5836 runs from 189 matches. He is also RCB's top scorer this season with 424 runs from 12 matches.