IPL 2021: KKR vs MI Match Result
Mumbai Indians were successful in defending 152 against Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday.
After losing the toss, Mumbai Indians were invited to bat first. Despite Lynn good performance in the previous game, Mumbai Indians preferred Quinton De Cock over Chris Lynn.
However, De cock was sent early in the dugout by Pat Cummins. Surya came at no.3 and stabilised the game with Rohit sharma.
SKY seems to be in the peak form of his life. That flick against pat cummins which travelled to 99 metres for a skying six was the epitome of his excellent form. He scored 56 runs off 36 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes.
Moving Furthure, when surya got out mumbai indians fumbled and with rohit wickets afterwards they collapsed. They only managed to hit 38 runs in the last 5 overs.
Kolkata Night Riders faltered in the end
In Reply, Kolkata got a flying start in which Nitish Rana fired and Shubman gill anchored the innings. They lost their first wicket on 75. However, they were in total control of the game with Nitish Rana on the crease. In the meanwhile, he also completed his 13th fifty of his IPL career.
However, KKR lost 4 wickets in succession and Rana was back in Pavillion but the team needed 31 runs for 30 balls.
Mumbai Indians brilliant Comeback
It seemed to be easy for Kolkata with 6 wickets in their hand. But again, you can’t underestimate Mumbai Indian. Krunal bowled extremely well and gave just 1 run in the 15th and 4 runs in the 18th over. In the last two overs, KKR needed 19 runs, with Dinesh Kartik and Russell on the crease.
Bumrah bowled the penultimate over and gave just 4 runs, leaving boult to defend 15 in the last over. Trent Boult too bowled magnificently, giving 2 singles off the first 2 balls.
He removed Russell on the 3rd ball who threw his bat in defence but ended up giving a catch to the bowler. On the next ball, boult bowled Cummins and then KKR was needed 13 off 2 balls. But with 2 legal balls, it wasn’t possible and Mumbai Indians won the game by 10 runs.
KKR vs MI Match Result : Player of the Match
Rahul Chahar was awarded the Man of the Match award for his splendid performance. He bagged the initial 4 wickets and was the reason for Mumbai’s came back in the game.