AB de Villiers said It was a challenge to defeat a team like Mumbai Indians in a thrilling first match of IPL 2021
Harshal Patel’s five-wicket haul and AB de Villiers’ 48-run stand. Mumbai Indians, batting first, set a target of 160 runs in front of Bangalore, which Kohli’s team achieved on the last ball of the 20th over.
AB de Villiers played brilliant innings of 48 runs for Bangalore. After this victory, de Villiers said that he knew that this match was not going to be easy.
AB de Villiers said, “It has been a good match. These are the kind of matches against Mumbai. We knew that this match was not going to be easy. It is one of those pitches that would have been difficult with the passage of time in the match. Goes.
Mumbai has a great bowling line that kept us under pressure. It was not easy to play on this pitch. It is my pleasure to play with Maxwell, I have a lot of respect for his game”
AB further added, “The reason behind Mumbai becoming 5 times champions is that there is so much in their team. Defeating this team was a challenge and we got it done. From here we have to keep moving forward and this match has given us a lot of confidence. We did well tonight. “