Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs


Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs in the IPL match played at the Kolkata Knight Riders in Mumbai yesterday.Chasing the target of 182, Kolkata Knight Riders’ were able to score 168 runs for the loss of six wickets.Batting first, Robin Afzola scored 54 off 35 balls with six sixes and three sixes.Robin Utappa and Nietistu Ravana scored 84 runs for the third wicket in 56 balls, but failed to take the team to victory.Niethan Ratna scored 31 runs while Dinis Karthik made 36 not out.Hurdik Pandya took 2 wickets in 19 overs as Sri Lanka lost their 4 wickets for 19 runs.Mumbai Indians scored 181 runs for the loss of all wickets at the end of 20 overs.Yuvraj scored a half-century for New Zealand with a partnership of 91 runs with Lewis and Mumbai Indians.He hit 59 off 39 balls including two sixes and seven fours in his 39-ball innings, while Yvonne Leavis scored 43 runs in 28 balls with two sixes and five fours.Hiddink Pandya scored 35 runs in 20 balls with 35 fours in 20 balls, while Mumbai Indians posted an unbeaten innings.Andrul Russel and Sunil Narain picked 02 wickets each.
The Mumbai Indians team did not make any changes to the squad, but the two teams made changes to the Kolkata Knight Riders team and removed Santhi Mendis and Sinha Mavya to replace Nishith Rana and Prishid Krishna.
Kolkata Knight Riders’ team captain Dinis Karthik chose to field first.Video