Mumbai Indians got victory against KKR

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2018 | 0

Mumbai Indians is still regarded as the most successful franchise team in Indian Premier League. They have won highest three titles of IPL already and also they are the defending champion. But in the ongoing 11th season of IPL they are in under pressure. They hardly manage only four victories. They have only couple of matches in hand and if they would fail to get victory in their rest matches, they would be ruled out from the competition it seems. In their last match, Mumbai Indians got victory against KKR.

Mumbai Indians got victory against KKR

The match was took place at the home venue of Mumbai named Wankhede Stadium and so, Kolkata Knight Riders was the guest team. So, Mumbai Indians took the home venue favour and won the match.

Now, if we consider the fact of Kolkata Knight Riders, they are also one of the most successful team and like Mumbai Indians, they are also one of the eight founding member in IPL. They won the IPL title twice times so far. They are also in good position in the ongoing season. KKR is also very well known team in IPL which represents Kolkata in the competition. They are holding the 4th position on the point table now and have chance to qualify for the playoff round.

The match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians was the first head to head battle between this two teams in the ongoing season. They have still one head to head battle ahead. So, this time Mumbai Indians won at their home venue. In next KKR will try to take revenge at the Kolkata.

The match between them was the 37th match in the tournament which was staged in 6th May, 2018. In the match, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and let MI to bat first.

So, Mumbai Indians came to open the innings against KKR. With Yadav and Lewis, they started their innings. Both of them made good partnership and added 91 runs to the scoreboard. Yadav scored 59 runs and Lewis scored 43 runs so far. Later, Sharma, Pandya and Duminy played a bit and at the end of 20 overs, MI lost four wickets and scored 181 runs so far. Narine and Russell took two wickets each for the team KKR.

Later, KKR came to chase the score but basically the chasing score was so high and KKR failed to make a good opening partnership and as a result they suffered. Just Uthappa, Rana and Karthik played well but it was not enough. By losing 6 wickets KKR stopped their innings scoring 168b runs. So, KKR was lost in the match by 13 runs.

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