first_imgMumbai captain Sachin Tendulkar and Ambati Rayudu put on a 110-run unbeaten partnership and in the process helped their team to an impressive 9-wicket win over Bangalore in their IPL match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday. Score | Photos A 141 run target wasn’t a very tough one for the Mumbai team considering their fine batting line-up and openers Sachin Tendulkar and Davy Jacobs got off to a flyer. The two had put 33 runs for the first wicket when Bangalore’s Aussie import Dirk Nannes clean bowled Jacobs on 22 to stop their charge.Soon Master Blaster Tendulkar and Rayudu got going at the Chinnaswamy Stadium nipping in bud Bangalore’s hopes for a win.Like Bangalore opener Tillakaratne Dilshan, Tendulkar too carried his bat through to help his team win by a massive nine-wicket margin. Tendulkar remained unbeaten on 55 and Ambati Rayudu on 63 even as the final team total read 143/1 in 18.3 overs.Bangalore inningsEarlier, Bangalore opener Tillakaratne Dilshan carried his bat through scoring an unbeaten 59 and helped his team post 140/4 against Mumbai.Earlier, Mumbai skipper Sachin Tendulkar won the toss and put the hosts in the middle. And it proved to be a good decision as Mumbai’s Sri Lankan import Lasith Malinga clean bowled Bangalore opener Mayank Agarwal on the first ball of the match.Next man Virat Kohli too did not last long and fell to Kieron Pollard while trying to smash him across the line. An edge off his bat got carried away towards keeper Davy Jacobs on 19/2.advertisementThen Bangalore opener Tillakaratne Dilshan and AB de Villiers got on with a partnership thwarting the opposition attack. The duo batted on to put 91 runs for the third wicket before AB de Villiers fell to Kieron Pollard getting caught by the West Indian off his own ball on 38. Bangalore were 110/3 at the stage.No sooner had De Villiers departed that next man Asad Pathan too fell with Malinga crashing his yorker into his stumps. He was out for a nought as Bangalore went down to 112/4.Dilshan, who was still at the crease and Sourabh Tiwary added 28 runs to help Bangalore to a fine 140/4 in 20 overs.last_img

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