MI vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma’s destructive innings led Mumbai Indians to a solid victory by 49 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday.
It as Mumbai Indians’ day last night. Rohit Sharma scored 80 runs off 54 balls including 3 boundaries and 6 sixes. On the other hand, Suryakumar Yadav scored 47 runs off just 28 balls including 6 boundaries and a six.
Saurabh Tiwary (21), Hardik Pandya (18), and Kieron Pollard (13) played a cameo in the match. Undoubtedly, Hardik Pandya remained a gossip of the match as was not bowled by a bowler but by himself. Hit-wicket!
Mumbai Indians scored 195-5 in the first inning. While chasing 196, Kolkata Knight Riders’ lost its openers — Shubman Gill (7) and Sunil Narine (9). KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik tried to create a partnership with Nitish Rana.
However, Karthik (30) was trapped by Rahul Chahar while Nitish Rana went back to the pavilion after scoring 24 runs including 2 boundaries and a six. There was a high expectation from the destructive batsmen Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan.
Eoin Morgan went back to pavilion after scoring 16 runs while Russell (11) was bowled out by Jasprit Bumrah. Pat Cummins, whose day with the bowl was not that good, but he did really great with the bat.
Cummins scored 33 runs off just 12 balls including 1 boundary and 4 sixes. Though there was a power-pack performance by Kolkata Knight Riders’, it was still not able to perform well.
For Kolkata Knight Riders, Shivam Mavi claimed 2 wickets while Sunil Narine and Andre Russel bagged one wicket each. On the other side, for Mumbai Indians, Trent Boult, James Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah, and Rahul Chahar claimed 2 wickets each while Kieron Pollard bagged one wicket.