- Rohit Sharma Hit 37th Fifty in IPL, Became the Second Indian to Hit 200 Sixes
KKR vs MI LIVE: Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 49 runs in the 5th match of the 13th season of IPL. Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai gave a target of 196 runs. In response, Kolkata could score 146 runs after losing 9 wickets. Captain Rohit Sharma, who scored 80 runs, was the hero of the match. Rohit made his 37th fifty in the IPL and also became the second Indian to hit 200 sixes. For Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and James Pattinson got 2-2 wickets.
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Rohit put 37th fifty
Captain Rohit Sharma scored the highest 80 runs in Mumbai innings. This is his 37th fifty in the league. Apart from these, Suryakumar Yadav scored 47, Saurabh Tiwari 21 and Hardik Pandya scored 18 runs. There was an 89-run partnership between Rohit and Suryakumar for the second wicket. Due to which Mumbai scored 195 runs losing 5 wickets. Shivam Mavi took 2 wickets for KKR, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell took one wicket each.
Hardik Pandya the 11th batsman to be hit-wicket
Hardik Pandya is the first batsman to be hit-wicket in this season of IPL. At the same time, he is the 11th player to be dismissed like this in the league. In the first season (2008), the Muse Khote of Mumbai Indians were hit-wickets against Kings XI Punjab. At the same time, the last time in 2019, Rajasthan Paras’ Ryan Parag was hit-wicket against Kolkata. KKR vs MI Live.
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Mavi threw his first maiden over of the season
KKR fast bowler Shivam Mavi bowled Maidan for the second over of the match. In the same over, he got Quinton Dickock caught by Nikhil Naik on a personal score of 1 run. This is the first maiden over of this season.
Rohit’s 200 sixes in IPL
Rohit Sharma has become the second and overall fourth player to hit 200 sixes in the IPL. Chris Gayle is at the top with 326 Sixes. Among the Indians, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has scored the most 212 sixes. He is the third player to do so. AB de Villiers is at number two with 314 sixes. KKR vs MI Live.
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Pollard’s 150th match in IPL
Kolkata’s playing XI includes foreign players Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine. At the same time, Quinton Dickock, Kieron Pollard, James Pattinson and Trent Boult are foreign players in the Mumbai team. This is Pollard’s 150th match in the IPL. He has so far scored 2773 runs and taken 56 wickets in 149 matches of IPL.
Most expensive bowler Pat Cummins looted runs
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has been bought the most by Kolkata for Rs 15.50 crore. He is also the most expensive foreign player in the league, but has spent a lot of time in the first match of this season. He gave 49 runs in 3 overs and did not even get a wicket. In his very first over, Rohit Sharma scored 15 runs with the help of 2 sixes.
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Both Teams Playing XI
Mumbai: Rohit Sharma (captain), Quinton Dickock (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwari, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Jaspreet Bumrah.
Kolkata: Sunil Naren, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (captain and wicketkeeper), Nikhil Naik, Pat Cummins, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier and Shivam Mavi.