In the 44th match of IPL 2022, Mumbai Indians (MI) won the first match by 5 wickets with Rajasthan Royals (RR) due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, MI was placed at the 10th or last position with only 2 points in the IPL 2022 points table. RR was placed again at the 2nd position with 12 points in the IPL 2022 points table after losing this match.
Earlier MI won the toss and chose to bowl first thus RR first batted and made a low score of 158/6 (20) due to great bowled by Riley Meredith 2/24 (4), Hrithik Shokeen 2/47 (3), and Kumar Kartikeya 1/19 (4). Jos Butler 67 (52), Ravichandran Ashwin 21 (9), and Daryl Mitchell 17 (20) were good batting from the RR side. After this inning, RR set a target of 159 runs in 20 overs for MI to win this match.
MI loses 5 wickets, chased the target successfully in 19.2 overs, and won this match by 5 wickets with RR due to great batted by Surya Kumar Yadav 51 (39), Tilak Varma 35 (30), and Ishan Kishan 26 (18). Ravichandran Ashwin 1/21 (4), Trent Boult 1/26 (3), and Kuldeep Sen 1/29 (3.2) were bowling from the RR side.
Surya Kumar Yadav (MI), 51 (39), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.