Smith fined as Royals go down to Mumbai
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fairly easy
Rajasthan's captain is lighter in the pocket following a slow-over rate penalty
Pollard's pearler, Jofra's beamer and Mumbai's win

Top-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav has scored a rapid half century and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah grabbed 4-20 as they anchored defending champion Mumbai Indians to an emphatic 57-run win over Australian Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.

Making matters worse for Smith, he was fined Rs 12 Lakh ($23,000) after his side maintained a slow over-rate during the first innings of the match.

Yadav played a career-best IPL knock of 79 off 47 balls as Mumbai rattled 76 runs off the last six overs to post 193-4.

Bumrah had Smith caught behind in his first over before claiming three late wickets to bowl out Rajasthan for 136 in 18.1 overs.

"We strive to play with power," said Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma, who added 49 runs off 29 balls with Quinton de Kock upfront.

"We were not sure how the pitches were going to be, whether it will be…
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