IPL 2022, MI vs KKR: With this win, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have 10 points in 12 matches and the team is running in seventh place. Mumbai’s team is already out of the race for the playoffs and is running in the last place with four points from 11 matches.
IPL 2022, MI vs KKR: Mumbai Indians (MI) fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took 5 for 10 in 4 overs in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and created chances of victory for Mumbai, but Mumbai’s batsmen ruined their hard work. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Mumbai Indians by 52 runs, thanks to a solid bowling effort led by Pat Cummins.
Mumbai Indians were bundled out for 113 runs
Chasing the target of 166 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai’s team Cummins (3/22), Andre Russell (2/22), and Tim Southee (one wicket for 10 runs) fast bowling. Got bold. Despite a half-century from opener Ishan Kishan (51), he was bundled out for 113 runs in 17.3 overs.
Mumbai batsmen spoiled Bumrah’s hard work
Knight Riders put up their best performance of 64 for one in the Powerplay, but Mumbai was put on 165 for 9 after Jasprit Bumrah took a career-best five off 10 balls, but stalled. Kumar Karthikeya Singh (2 for 32) showed a good game for Bumrah. Only nine runs were scored in the final three overs, with Bumrah scoring one run in two overs.
Openers Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana scored 43 each for Knight Riders. Ajinkya Rahane (25) and Rinku Singh (23 not out) also put in solid performances, but none of the batsmen were able to put in a major performance. Venkatesh hit four fours and three sixes in his innings of 24 balls, while Rana also hit the same number of fours and sixes in his innings of 26 balls.
Rohit Sharma’s flop show continues
Chasing the target, Mumbai lost the wicket of captain Rohit Sharma (02) in the very first over, who was caught by Southee off wicketkeeper Sheldon Jackson. Tilak Verma also scored six runs and Rana was caught at the slips by Russell. Kishan looked in a good rhythm. He hit two fours against Cummins and one against Southee. In the power play, though, Mumbai could only muster 37 runs for two wickets.
Tim David couldn’t even walk
Kishan along with Ramandeep Singh (12) led the innings but the team scored 66 for two in 10 overs. By having Ramandeep nabbed by Rana, Russell dealt Mumbai the third blow. Tim David (13) started his innings with three consecutive fours on Russell, but Varun Chakraborty was caught by Rahane on the boundary while waving the ball in the air.
Pollard’s bat also remained silent
Kieron Pollard opened the account with a six off Chakraborty, while Kishan completed his half-century in 41 balls with the help of sixes and a run on Narine. In the same over, captain Shreyas Iyer gave life to Pollard at midwicket. After this, Cummins returned to the bowling and on the very first ball, Kishan was caught by Rinku at deep backward square leg. He faced 43 balls and hit five fours and a six. Cummins also sent Daniel Sams (1) and Murugan Ashwin (0) to the pavilion in the same over.
The real hope of Mumbai’s victory has also been shattered.
Mumbai needed 64 runs in the last five overs. Five runs each were scored in the overs of Southee and Cummins, due to which Mumbai’s troubles increased further. Pollard was run out for 15 in Russell’s next over, shattering Mumbai’s real hopes of victory. Knight Riders won after Bumrah (0) was run out.