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Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 56 Match Summary

MI vs KKR, 2019 - T20 Summary

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Scorecard
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Match Ended   
134/1 (16.1/20)
133/7 (20.0/20)
Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets
  • Player of the Match
    Hardik Pandya
KKR 133/7
Bat Top Batsmen
41 (29)
  • 2x4s
  • 4x6s
  • 141.37SR
40 (47)
  • 1x4s
  • 3x6s
  • 85.10SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
4
OVERS
35/3
R/W
Bowler
ECON 6.66
3
OVERS
20/2
R/W
MI 134/1
Bat Top Batsmen
55 (48)
  • 8x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 114.58SR
46 (27)
  • 5x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 170.37SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
3
OVERS
22/1
R/W
Bowler
ECON 6.66
3
OVERS
20/0
R/W
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Right then, after all the intense battle we have got our top four teams. Mumbai and Chennai will be locking horns in Qualifier 1 at the Chepauk Stadium on 7th May at 1930 local (1400 GMT) while on 8th May, Delhi will be facing Hyderabad in Eliminator at the same time. We look forward to your company. Until then, it's goodbye and cheers!
Man of the Match, Hardik Pandya is pleased to get the award for his bowling. Says that as a batsman when you hit the ball nothing is better than that but if you do something people are not expecting from you, nothing like that. When asked about his hitting power, Pandya replies that he has no clue from where he generates all the power to clear the ropes. On playing in Chennai, Hardik mentions that it will be a cracker of a game and hopes for the best. Tells that it depends on the situation on how many overs are required from him.
Mumbai skipper, Rohit Sharma says that it was a team effort that pleases him the most. Adds that they don't depend on individuals and praises the entire bowling unit for restricting the Kolkata batting to a paltry total. Mentions that his bowlers bowled smartly after the first six overs to pull things back and showed a lot of character. States that the business end really matters and he is satisfied that they came back really well in the second half of the tournament. Says that IPL is a very funny tournament and on a given day any team can beat anyone. Wants to focus on taking tiny steps. Mentions about his daughter who has been coming for all the matches but he was not getting runs. Rohit, then, smiles and adds that he got a few runs today but she was sleeping.
Suryakumar Yadav is up next for a chat. He says the role this season for him has been to support the other batsmen and bat as long as possible. Hopes to continue doing well. Says they just wanted to bat and keep things simple and that's what Rohit advised him also. Credits the bowlers for their performance and tells that he felt it was not easy to bowl on this surface. Calls it a team effort. On the Mumbai crowd, Suryakumar Yadav replies that the fans have always been brilliant and thanks them for all the support.
Kolkata skipper, Dinesh Karthik says that they did not find momentum and also failed to get going with the wickets falling regularly. Feels that when they were batting the surface was holding up a bit and Mumbai bowlers bowled good cutters. Adds that they decided to send Russell up the order if there was an opportunity but states that expecting Russell to perform every time is unfair. Finishes by mentioning that it was a decent season although they have had better seasons.
Yet another one-sided affair we witnessed today. Mumbai dominated this match thoroughly apart from the first six overs when Kolkata were batting. Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya brought the home team back in the match and then they built relentless pressure on Kolkata. The touring team ended with a paltry total on the board which got chased down by Mumbai without break a sweat. Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma once again laid the platform up front and then the latter batted through along with Suryakumar Yadav to steer Mumbai home with 23 balls to spare. The duo put together an unbeaten 88-run stand.
A stroll in the park for Mumbai and they have jumped to the top of the points table. Also, Kolkata get knocked out and Hyderabad become the fourth team to qualify for the playoffs. Smiles all around in the Mumbai camp, their players are shaking hands and hugging each other. Now, the blue team is taking a lap of honour to thank the Mumbai crowd. They are carrying a banner that reads - Thank you to the largest family in the world!
16.1
6
Andre Russell To Suryakumar Yadav
SIX! Suryakumar Yadav finishes it off with one blow! A touch short in length and sliding down the leg side, SKY swivels inside the crease and pulls it massively over fine leg for a maximum. MUMBAI WIN BY 9 WICKETS (23 BALLS REMAINING)! A massive victory.
Strategic break. Yeah, you read it right. Maybe, they will plan on how to finish it, with a boundary or in singles. Andre Russell to bowl after the mini-break.
Over 16 : 128/1
7 Runs
  • 115.1
  • 015.2
  • 015.3
  • 415.4
  • 115.5
  • 115.6
S. Yadav
40 (26)
R. Sharma
55 (48)
P. Krishna
3-0-22-1
15.6
1
Prasidh Krishna To Suryakumar Yadav
Digs in a short ball outside off, Yadav goes on his toes and hits it over point for one. 6 more needed now.
15.5
1
Prasidh Krishna To Rohit Sharma
Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single.
15.4
4
Prasidh Krishna To Rohit Sharma
FOUR! Quality shot from a quality batsman! 8 needed more. A fuller length ball on off, angling in, Sharma takes his front leg forward and pumps it over wide mid off for a boundary.
15.3
0
Prasidh Krishna To Rohit Sharma
Play and a miss! A sharp delivery at 141.6 kph, it's short and wide outside off, Sharma throws his bat at it but fails to connect.
15.2
0
Prasidh Krishna To Rohit Sharma
A low dipping full toss wide outside off, Rohit reaches out for it and digs it out towards point. A good stop by Rana there.
15.1
1
Prasidh Krishna To Suryakumar Yadav
Too full in length outside off, Yadav squeezes it out down to third man for a run.
Over 15 : 121/1
13 Runs
  • 214.1
  • 414.2
  • 114.3
  • 114.4
  • 414.5
  • 114.6
S. Yadav
38 (24)
R. Sharma
50 (44)
H. Gurney
3-0-20-0
14.6
1
Harry Gurney To Suryakumar Yadav
Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single. 13 coming from this over.
14.5
4
Harry Gurney To Suryakumar Yadav
FOUR! SKY is going from strength to strength. Short in length on middle, Yadav is on top of the bounce and pulls it in front of square leg for a boundary. Mumbai inching closer to the target.
14.4
1
Harry Gurney To Rohit Sharma
36th League fifty for Rohit Sharma! He is all smiles steering his side home in this run chase. A gentle push through covers by him for a single.
14.3
1
Harry Gurney To Suryakumar Yadav
Strange shot! Gurney bangs in a short ball on off, Suryakumar looks to duck it but then plays it while crouching down. It goes behind square leg for one.
14.2
4
Harry Gurney To Suryakumar Yadav
FOUR! Oh, good shot! Lovely wristwork by SKY! A full ball around middle, Yadav brings his bottom hand into play and flicks it wristily past the right side of the mid on fielder for a boundary.
14.1
2
Harry Gurney To Suryakumar Yadav
Gurney runs in from over the wicket and delivers a full ball on middle, Yadav whips it across the line and Lynn misfields at mid-wicket. They take a couple of runs.
Over 14 : 108/1
12 Runs
  • 113.1
  • 613.2
  • 113.3
  • 013.4
  • 013.5
  • 413.6
R. Sharma
49 (43)
S. Yadav
26 (19)
S. Narine
4-0-33-0
13.6
4
Sunil Narine To Rohit Sharma
FOUR! Lovely shot! Narine is just on the shorter side around off, Rohit hangs back and pulls it with the spin over mid-wicket for one-bounce boundary. Mumbai doing it with ease.
13.5
0
Sunil Narine To Rohit Sharma
Sharp spin down towards leg, Sharma steps out to play it on the leg side but misses. Wears it on his pads.
13.4
0
Sunil Narine To Rohit Sharma
Loopy off spinner around off, Sharma lunges and defends it near his front pad.
13.3
1
Sunil Narine To Suryakumar Yadav
Floated ball on middle, helped with the spin through mid-wicket for a single.
13.2
6
Sunil Narine To Suryakumar Yadav
SIX! This one is dismissed! Narine drops it very full and on middle, Yadav goes with the spin and launches it over mid-wicket for a maximum. 31 needed off 40 balls.
13.1
1
Sunil Narine To Rohit Sharma
Allows the ball to spin back in and nudges it towards short fine leg for a run.
Sunil Narine to bowl.
Over 13 : 96/1
5 Runs
  • 012.1
  • 012.2
  • 212.3
  • 112.4
  • 112.5
  • 112.6
R. Sharma
44 (39)
S. Yadav
19 (17)
S. Warrier
4-0-25-0
12.6
1
Sandeep Warrier To Rohit Sharma
Knocks it down through mid on and takes a run. 38 needed off 42 balls.
12.5
1
Sandeep Warrier To Suryakumar Yadav
Length ball angling into the batsman, Yadav pushes it back past the bowler for a run.
16 OV
7 Runs
P. Krishna to S. Yadav R. Sharma
  • 115.1
  • 015.2
  • 015.3
  • 415.4
  • 115.5
  • 115.6
15 OV
13 Runs
H. Gurney to S. Yadav R. Sharma
  • 214.1
  • 414.2
  • 114.3
  • 114.4
  • 414.5
  • 114.6
14 OV
12 Runs
S. Narine to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 113.1
  • 613.2
  • 113.3
  • 013.4
  • 013.5
  • 413.6
13 OV
5 Runs
S. Warrier to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 012.1
  • 012.2
  • 212.3
  • 112.4
  • 112.5
  • 112.6
12 OV
3 Runs
H. Gurney to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 011.1
  • 111.2
  • 011.3
  • 111.4
  • 111.5
  • 011.6
11 OV
12 Runs
S. Narine to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 110.1
  • 410.2
  • 110.3
  • 410.4
  • 110.5
  • 1 WD10.6
  • 010.6
10 OV
7 Runs
A. Russell to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 09.1
  • 19.2
  • 19.3
  • 49.4
  • 09.5
  • 19.6
9 OV
6 Runs
P. Krishna to S. Yadav R. Sharma
  • 18.1
  • 08.2
  • 18.3
  • 08.4
  • 48.5
  • 08.6
8 OV
8 Runs
S. Narine to R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • 07.1
  • 47.2
  • 17.3
  • 17.4
  • 17.5
  • 17.6
7 OV
9 Runs
P. Krishna to de Kock R. Sharma S. Yadav
  • W6.1
  • 46.2
  • 16.3
  • 06.4
  • 46.5
  • 06.6
6 OV
1 Runs
S. Narine to de Kock
  • 05.1
  • 05.2
  • 05.3
  • 05.4
  • 05.5
  • 15.6
5 OV
6 Runs
S. Warrier to R. Sharma de Kock
  • 04.1
  • 14.2
  • 04.3
  • 14.4
  • 44.5
  • 04.6
4 OV
21 Runs
A. Russell to R. Sharma de Kock
  • 43.1
  • 13.2
  • 63.3
  • 63.4
  • 43.5
  • 03.6
3 OV
5 Runs
S. Warrier to de Kock R. Sharma
  • 1 NB2.1
  • 12.1
  • 02.2
  • 12.3
  • 12.4
  • 02.5
  • 12.6
2 OV
4 Runs
H. Gurney to de Kock R. Sharma
  • 11.1
  • 01.2
  • 01.3
  • 1 WD1.4
  • 01.4
  • 01.5
  • 21.6
1 OV
9 Runs
S. Warrier to de Kock
  • 00.1
  • 00.2
  • 60.3
  • 20.4
  • 00.5
  • 10.6
Match Info
  • Venue Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Weather Clear
  • Toss Mumbai Indianswon the toss and elected to field
  • Result Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets
  • Player of the Match Hardik Pandya
  • Umpire Nand Kishore (IND), CK Nandan (IND) and S Ravi (IND)
  • Referee Manu Nayyar (IND)
Match Notes
  • Kolkata 100/4 in 15.1 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 73/4 in 13.0 overs
  • Kolkata 50/1 in 6.3 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 49/0 in 6.0 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Kolkata 49/0
  • Strategic Time-out: Mumbai 128/1 in 16.0 overs
  • R Sharma T20 Fifty: 50 runs in 44 balls (7x4) (0x6)
  • Mumbai 103/1 in 13.2 overs
  • Mumbai 50/1 in 6.2 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Mumbai 46/0 in 6.0 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Mumbai 46/0
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Match Poll

Who will win the Match

Worm
PlayerRunsAvg.
David Warner SRH69269.20
KL Rahul PBKS59353.90
Quinton de Kock MI52935.26
Shikhar Dhawan DC52134.73
Andre Russell KKR51056.66
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PlayerWicketsEco.
Imran Tahir CSK266.69
Kagiso Rabada DC257.82
Deepak Chahar CSK227.47
Shreyas Gopal RR207.22
Jasprit Bumrah MI196.63
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