Virat Kohli was trying to take a catch of Krunal Pandya while fielding.
Just then Virat’s right eye hurt.
New Delhi. The first match of IPL 2021 opened on Friday between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians suffered a defeat in the match played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Bangalore defeated Mumbai by 2 wickets. But RCB captain Virat Kohli was injured during this match. Virat Kohli was trying to take a catch of Krunal Pandya while fielding. Just then Virat’s right eye hurt. He wanted to take the catch, but the ball got out of his hand and hit it near his eye. In this way, Virat got injured in his first match.
Injuries while taking catches
In the first match of the 14th season of IPL, RCB team decided to bowl first after winning the toss. RCB bowler Kyle Jamison came to bowl in the 19th over of the Mumbai Indians innings. On the very first ball of the over, Mumbai batsman Krunal Pandya hit a shot. Which Virat Kohli tried to catch a catch. But the captain of the RCB lost the catch and the ball went directly under his eye. He wanted to take a catch in the reverse cup style but could not succeed. After the injury, a scar formed under Kohli’s eye. Kohli is standing on the field after being injured.
The match was very exciting
Talking about the first match of IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore achieved the target of 160 runs on the last ball of the 20th over. AB de Villiers scored 48 runs in 27 balls for Virat’s team. The last over was very exciting, when de Villiers was run out on the fourth ball, then 2 runs were left for victory in 2 balls. Siraj and Harshal Patel won their team by running 1-1. Apart from de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell scored 39 and Kohli scored 33 runs in this match.
RCB awaits first trophy
Let me tell you that Mumbai has won 19 times in 29 matches played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore so far. At the same time RCB has been successful in winning 10 matches. At the same time, Virat Kohli could not give a single title to RCB under his captaincy. But this time Virat Kohli will try to get the team the title. For this, the team has also placed bets on several big names in the auction.
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