The Kyle Jamieson Yorker That Broke A Bat- Some incidents happen on the cricket field which attracts the attention of the viewers. One such incident happened with Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya during the opening match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The incident became the highlights of the first innings during the Mumbai Indians batting.

What exactly happened between Kyle Jamieson and Krunal Pandya

During the penultimate over of the Mumbai Indians’ innings, Kiwi fast bowler Kyle Jamieson was bowling to Krunal Pandya. Jamieson, who was making his IPL debut in this match, was bowling with sheer pace. One such delivery from Jamieson struck Krunal Pandya’s bat and broke it.

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In that over, Jamieson bowled a no-ball, and hence the next ball was a free hit for Krunal. Jamieson decided to bowl a fast yorker at the leg stump. He executed the yorker perfectly and Krunal could not get underneath the ball. While trying to dig out the yorker, Krunal broke his bat. The bat broke in a manner where the handle was in Krunal’s hand and the blade fell on the ground.

Krunal hilariously reacted to the incident. Jamieson bowled an excellent over not letting Mumbai Indians score many runs at the death.

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Summary of the match

Mumbai Indians got off to a bright start but failed to continue the momentum in the middle overs. Chris Lynn scored 49 runs off 35 balls. Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan also came up with useful contributions to guide Mumbai Indians to a total of 159 for the loss of 9 wickets in their 20 overs. Harshal Patel was the destructor-in-chief with the ball for RCB.

Patel registered his maiden 5-wicket haul in the IPL. He became the first bowler to pick up 5 wickets in an innings against Mumbai Indians. Patel also bowled brilliantly in the last over and conceded only 27 runs in his four overs. This time around, he solved RCB’s major weakness in death bowling. Even the debutant Kyle Jamieson bowled superbly. He picked up one wicket and gave away only 27 runs in his four overs.

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In reply, RCB chased down the total in the last ball of the match, with 2 wickets in hand. The Mumbai Indians’ bowlers picked up wickets consistently, to disrupt the momentum of the RCB innings. At one stage, the equation had got serious for RCB, and they were short of batsmen. However, AB de Villiers, as often as he does, came to the party. He scored 48 runs in 27 balls. His innings included four 4’s and two 6’s. He rescued the innings for RCB and brought them to the brink of victory before a run-out sent him back to the Pavillion. Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel knocked off the remaining couple of runs in the two balls to guide RCB to a 2-wicket win in the opening match.