Mumbai Indians pulled off an improbable win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday night, their first victory of IPL 2021. KKR appeared to be coasting of their chase of Mumbai’s 152, nevertheless it all went downhill shortly with MI eking out a 10-run win at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. There had been many star performers on the day for Mumbai Indians amongst them — Suryakumar Yadav and Trent Boult. After the match, the duo determined to have a enjoyable chat in entrance of the digicam with Suryakumar even testing Boult’s ‘Hindi’.
Watch how he fared:
When SKY meets Thunder Boult
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Suryakumar Yadav was the standout for Mumbai Indians with the bat. The trendy right-hander scored 56 off simply 36 balls, together with a monster six off Pat Cummins.
Captain Rohit Sharma was the one different MI batsman to attain greater than 15 runs, dismissed for a 32-ball 43.
In the context of the sport, Suryakumar and Rohit’s knocks proved essential to MI’s trigger because the group solely managed to attain 38 runs within the final 5 overs, shedding seven wickets within the course of.
Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill’s 72-run stand for the opening wicket put KKR utterly in cost. Rana went on to attain his second consecutive half-century as KKR cruised in the direction of MI’s whole.
Despite shedding Rahul Tripathi and Eoin Morgan cheaply, KKR nonetheless had been favourites, needing 31 off the final 5 overs. However, panic appeared to set in after as Rana and Shakib fell on the identical rating.
At the dying, Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik simply could not get going. Karthik remained unbeaten on 8 off 11 balls whereas Russell was dismissed within the final over by Boult after huffing and puffing his strategy to 9 off 15 balls.
KKR can be kicking themselves after shedding the match from a successful place whereas MI, regardless of successful their first sport of the season, have some tinkering to do with reference to their batting.
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