KKR Vs MI- Mumbai Indians crush Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 Runs, Mumbai’s Victory Was Set-Up by Young Ishan Kishan & Rohit Sharma!
Mumbai Indians continued their May resurgence to crush Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs victory over the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens. After posting a massive total of 210, the Mumbai bowlers came to the party, bowling KKR out for just 108 in 18.1 overs.
After being put into bat the Mumbai Indians, who had had a dismal start to the tournament, rode on blistering innings by Ishan Kishan (62 off 21), who continue their return to form. Suryakumar Yadav and Evin Lewis gave Mumbai the perfect start. And the show stopper Ishan took the game away from the Knights in the first innings itself. Opening the innings for Mumbai, Suryakumar and Lewis built a slow but steady partnership, laying the groundwork for the innings.
In reply, Kolkata Knight Riders needed a big start but it never came. In pursuit of quick runs, they kept throwing their wickets away and failed to plan their chase properly. Credit to Mumbai’s bowlers and fielders for applying pressure and it was a complete team effort which saw them jump into the top 4 of the points table. Whereas, KKR slipped down to the fifth courtesy at the net run rate. That’s it! All over for Kolkata. Mumbai win by a massive margin of 102 runs!
Catch all the highlights from the 41st game of the 2018 Indian Premier League between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians here- https://www.iplt20.com/video/134686/m41-kkr-vs-mi-match-highlights?tagNames=indian-premier-league,highlights,indian-premier-league,highlights
Courtesy : IPLT20, Espncricinfo & BCCI.