Bangla Hunt Desk: Five-time champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore faced off in the opening match of the IPL on Friday. RCB picked up two important points in this match by defeating five-time champions Mumbai Indians. This match became a very important record. Let’s find out all those records:
1) This match was the IPL debut of three cricketers together. Marco Johnson made his debut in Mumbai Indians jersey while Rajit Patidar and Kylie Jamison made their debut in RCB jerseys.
2) Hershel Patel took five wickets against Mumbai Indians yesterday. Hershel Patel was the first bowler to take five wickets against Mumbai Indians.
3) This is the eighth time Harlo Mumbai Indians have played their first match.
4) Hershel Patel took five wickets for just 27 runs off four overs in this match. This is the first five wickets of Hershel Patel’s IPL career.
5) Mumbai Indians have not won their first match in the IPL since 2013.