IPL 2021, MI vs KKR Highlights: Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer scored consecutive half-centuries to give Kolkata Knight Riders a seven-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians on Thursday.
In 156 chases, KKR Tripathi (74 not out off 42 balls) and Iyer (53 off 30 balls) added 88 runs for the second wicket to take the home side in 15.1 overs. Jaspreet Bumra gave up 43 runs in his four overs and took three wickets for MI.
Earlier, Mumbai Indians (MI) batted 155/6. Defending champions Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock reached a flyer with 33 and 55 runs respectively. But after they were out, the KKR bowlers crushed the MI batsmen by adding just 75 runs in the last 10 overs. Lucky Ferguson ended his spell with 2/27.
Mumbai Indians: 155/6 in 20 overs (Quinton de Cock 55, Rohit Sharma 33; Lucky Ferguson 2/27, Prasid Krishna 2/43).
Kolkata Knight Riders: 159/3 in 15.1 overs (Rahul Tripathi 74 not out, Venkatesh Iyer 53; Jaspreet Bumra 3/43).
The match is overIndian Premier League, 2021 – Match 34
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Match over (Day – Match 34)
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets