MI Beat KKR by 10 Runs: Mumbai Indians (MI) have won their first match of the season. He was defeated in the last match. In the 5th match of the IPL 2021 season, Mumbai defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 10 runs. Rahul Chahar took 4 wickets for 27 runs for Mumbai. KKR opener Nitish Rana made his second consecutive fifty. He has become the top scorer by scoring 137 runs in 2 matches of the season.
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Mumbai team has always been heavy on Kolkata. He has played 28 matches against KKR so far, winning only 22 and losing 6. This is Mumbai’s 12th win against Kolkata in the last 13 matches.
Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai Indians were all out for 152 runs. In response, the Kolkata team could only manage 142 runs after losing 7 wickets. For Kolkata, Nitish Rana scored the highest innings of 57 runs off 47 balls. Shubman Gill scored 33 off 24 balls.
Kolkata’s Innings, Rana’s Half-Century
Against Mumbai, Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill opened the innings. Both batted vigorously in the 6 overs of the powerplay and scored 45 runs. Gill, who scored 33 off 24 balls, was caught by Rahul Chahar at the hands of Pollard. After this, he got Rahul Tripathi, batting on 5 runs, caught behind the wicket. Rana scored a brilliant half-century in the second match in a row. He completed his half-century with the help of 6 fours and 2 sixes off 40 balls. MI Beat KKR by 10 Runs.
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Just after this, the captain of Kolkata, in the circle of big shot, gave his catch to Marcos off the ball of Rahul Chahar. Rana was out behind the wicket after scoring 57 runs off 47 balls. After this Shakib Al Hasan was caught by Suryakumar Yadav by Krunal Pandya on the score of 9 runs.
Mumbai Innings, Suryakumar’s Half-Century
Mumbai’s team landed with a changed opening pair against Kolkata. Quinton Decock went on to start the innings with Rohit Sharma. Varun Chakraborty gave the first blow to the team by getting Decock caught by Rahul Tripathi on the score of 2 runs. Suryakumar Yadav, running in top form, took the front as soon as he came and completed the half-century off just 33 balls while making a dandana shot. During this, he hit 6 fours and also hit 2 sixes. He was caught by Shubman Gill off Shakib Al Hasan after scoring 56 runs.
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Ishan Kishan could not walk much and just 1 run, caught by the famous Krishna off the bowling of Pat Cummins. After this, he sent back the batting captain Rohit Sharma for 43 runs. Hardik scored 15 runs and was caught for a catch from Russell, off the famous Krishna ball. Kieron Pollard was caught by Andre Russell on the back of the wicket for 5 runs by Dinesh Karthik.
Rohit Sharma Injured During Bowling
The 14th over of Kolkata’s innings came for Mumbai team captain Rohit Sharma himself. He was injured just before the first ball after the runup. The heel of his left leg twisted. The doctor gave him treatment on the ground itself. After this, Rohit completed the over.
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nishit Rana, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Famous Krishna, Varun Chakraborty
Mumbai Indians Playing XI
Quinton Dickock, Rohit Sharma (captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Kirron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Janssen Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Jaspreet Bumrah.