Indian Premier League, MI vs KKR: Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar Assist Mumbai Indians Outclass Kolkata Knight Riders

By | October 16, 2020

IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians go to the highest of the factors desk with 8-wicket win over KKR.© BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by Eight wickets on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The win has taken the Mumbai-based franchise to the highest of the factors desk. Rahul Chahar arrange the win with an financial spell of two for 18 from his 4 overs after which Quinton de Kock batted KKR out of the sport together with his 13th Indian Premier League half-century as he remained unbeaten on 78. KKR, who took the sphere underneath their new captain Eoin Morgan, by no means obtained going with the bat after profitable the toss.

Trent Boult, Jasprit Burmrah and Rahul Chahar made certain that Mumbai get wickets at common intervals.

Boult, Bumrah and Nathan Coulter-Nile all picked up one wicket apiece.

Coulter-Nile was taken to the cleaners by Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins within the 20th over as he gave away 21 runs.

In reply, Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock obtained Mumbai off to a flying begin. The openers scored 51 runs within the powerplay and carried on to place 94 runs for the primary wicket.

Rohit Sharma scored 35 off 36 deliveries in an innings comprising of 5 boundaries and a six. Shivam Mavi despatched him again with an out-swinger because the MI skipper edged one straight to Dinesh Karthik behind the stumps.

Varun Chakravarthy obtained one previous Suryakumar Yadav as he chopped a sweep shot onto his stumps.

Hardik Pandya then swung his bat round and remained unbeaten on 21 off simply 11 balls as Mumbai registered a snug win.


Mumbai now have 12 factors from eight video games, similar as Delhi Capitals however a greater web run-rate sees them sit on high of the factors desk.

KKR keep on the fourth spot however this heavy defeat has taken a toll on their web run-rate and they’re now in peril of sliding down the factors desk.

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