IPL 2021 is all set to entertain fans with nail-biting matches. The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League starts on April 9, 2021, with the first game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Both the teams are led by star Indian cricketers. Virat Kohli is the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore while Mumbai Indians are led by Rohit Sharma. A total of 60 matches will be played during IPL 2021 at 6 different venues across the country.
Mumbai Indians is the most successful team in the Indian Premier League so far. The team won their first IPL trophy in 2013 and have won the titles for a record five times. In IPL 2013, Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings in the final by 23 runs to take away the trophy. IPL 2013 also witnessed few nail-biting matches that thrilled the audience to a great level. IPL 2013 saw two tied matches with exciting super overs and the match with the highest ever team total in IPL. Here we take a look at the 3 most exciting matches of IPL 2013.
IPL History: 3 Most Exciting Matches Of IPL 2013
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (Rajiv Gandhi Int. Stadium, Hyderabad)
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s home game against Royal Challengers Bangalore ended in a tie. RCB batted first in the match and scored a low total of 130-8. Virat Kohli and Moises Henriques were the only players with a good knock of 46 and 44 runs respectively. The rest of the batsmen were dismissed for a single-digit score. SRH’s Ishant Sharma took 3 wickets in the match. While bowling, Royal Challengers Bangalore also performed brilliantly. Hanuma Vihari played an unbeaten 44 run-knock for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In the final over, Sunrisers Hyderabad needed 7 runs to win. With Vinay Kumar’s great bowling, the match went to the final ball in which Sunrisers Hyderabad needed to score 2 runs. However, they could only score 1 run and the match ended in a tie. In the super over, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s batsmen Cameron While and Thisara Perera scored 20 runs off Vinay Kumar’s over. Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle batted for RCB but with Dale Steyn’s challenging bowling, they could only score 14 runs and lost the match.