Kolkata Knight Riders Faced Mumbai Indians in Match 41 of IPL 2018. Mumbai Indians grabbed the victory with ease. Batting first they put up a huge total of 210 runs in 20 overs. Replying to this, the KKR team fell flat. They could not make an impact with their bat. To conclude, Mumbai Indians won the match by102 runs.
KKR won the toss and opted to ball. Mumbai Indians started strong, the openers were looking forward to building a good partnership while eventually breaking the hopes of KKR bowlers. However, Edwin Lewis was dismissed in the final over of the powerplay and after the end of six overs, the team was on the score of 47 runs with the loss of 1 wicket.
Ishan Kishan Played A Stunner In Match 41
The in-form batsman, Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed in the ninth over and Mumbai’s Inning slowed down after that. Thanks to Ishan Kishan who played a spectacular inning of Ishan Kishan, he revived the pace in MI scorecard. He scored 62 runs in 21 runs hitting 5 fours and 6 sixes. He was selected as man of the match.
A Huge Target For KKR
By the end of the 20 overs, Mumbai Indians scored 210 runs with the loss of 6 wickets. Undoubtedly, Kolkata Knight Riders had a huge target to achieve. Piyush Chawla struck 3 wickets but the economy rate was too high.
Struggle Started For KKR Batsman
The struggle for the KKR batsman started early and Sunil Narine was dismissed in the very first over. After the powerplay overs, they scored 47 runs with the loss of two wickets.
KKR Came On The Back Foot
The Mumbai Indians bowlers put KKR batsman on the back foot after the powerplay. KKR lost wickets after wickets. Moreover, Hardik Pandya took two wickets in the tenth over. After the tenth over, the score of MI was 75 runs with the loss of 6 wickets.
KKR Was All Out
KKR could not bat for the 20 overs and they got all out in 18.1 overs. KKR scored 108 runs. The Pandya brothers took 2 wickets each.
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