Mumbai Indians Thrash Kolkata Knight Riders By 49 Runs
Rohit Sharma smashed 80 as Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs in Abu Dhabi.
Rohit Sharma scored a fluent 80 as Mumbai Indians posted 195 on the board batting first.
Suryakumar Yadav gave Rohit Sharma ample support, scoring a quickfire 47.
Hardik Pandya provided a moment of entertainment as he smashed the stumps with his bat while trying to leave an Andre Russell delivery.
Shivam Mavi was the pick of the bowlers for Kolkata Knight Riders, picking up two wickets for 32 runs.
James Pattinson's 2-25 were Mumbai Indians' best bowling figures as they restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 146/9.
Jasprit Bumrah got the crucial wickets of Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan, and had just given five runs in his first three overs before Pat Cummins' assault damaged his fine performance.
While Pat Cummins failed to deliver with the ball, he was KKR's best performer with the bat, scoring 33 off just 12 deliveries.