Mumbai: Mumbai Indians won the match against Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets.
The 16th IPL season is going on in full swing. In that way, the Kolkata team and the Mumbai team clashed in today’s game. The Mumbai team won the toss and chose to bowl in this match held at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Arjun Tendulkar made debutant in Mumbai squad; Similarly the team was led by Suryakumar Yadav.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Jagadeesan started for Kolkata, but Jagadeesan was wicketless in the first over. Venkatesh Iyer, who came next, hit the balls of the Mumbai team, and none of the players who came from the other side made any mistakes. Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 8 runs, Nitish Rana scored 5 runs and Shardul Thakur scored 13 runs. Venkatesh Iyer scored 9 sixes in 51 balls and added 104 runs, while Rinku Singh also started with 18 runs. At the end of the stipulated 20 overs, the Kolkata team lost 6 wickets and added 185 runs. Andre Russell was in the field with 21 runs and Sunil Narine with 2 runs. Hrithik Shokeen took 2 wickets and Piyush Chawla, Green, Duane Jansen and Riley took 1 wicket each for Mumbai team.
After that, the Mumbai team showed a responsible start. Although Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 20 runs, Ishan Kishan showed fireworks with 5 sixes. He was bowled by Varun Chakraborty who showed action by accumulating 58 runs in 25 balls. Next Tilak Verma was bold on 30 runs and Suryakumar Yadav returned to the pavilion after adding 43 runs. Mumbai beat Kolkata by 5 wickets with Nehal Vadera out for 6 runs. Suyush Sharma took 2 wickets and Varun Chakraborty, Shardul Thakur and Logie Ferguson took 1 wicket each for Kolkata team.