Kolkata Knight Riders registered yet another victory in the IPL 2021 edition and they kept their hopes alive for the playoffs of the tournament. Kolkata Knight Riders had an easy outing once again and registered a 7 wickets victory over the defending champions Mumbai Indians. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Kolkata Knight Riders versus Mumbai Indians.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field the first in the match and the most dependable opening pair of Mumbai Indians came out in the middle to start the proceedings. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock provided a strong Foundation before they were dismissed for 33 and 55 runs respectively.
Having said that, the captain Rohit Sharma touches a new milestone in the history of IPL. He has scored 1000 runs against a single franchise and that is Kolkata Knight Riders.
Coming back to the innings of Mumbai Indians, after the dismissal of the opening pair of the franchise, none other players capitalized the good start. Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan went back to the pavilion after scoring 5 and 10 respectively. While the big man from Caribbean land, Kieron Pollard was run out for 21. Mumbai Indians ended their innings at 155/6.
In the reply, Shubman Gill was dismissed cheaply after scoring 13 and the sensational fast bowler while his partner showcased an amazing performance by scoring his first half century in IPL. Venkatesh Iyer added 53 runs in his account. After that, it was the turn of Rahul Tripathi, and he smashed 74 from just 42 balls. Well, that was enough for Kolkata Knight Riders to register victory over Mumbai Indians and they won by 7 wickets.
It is worth mentioning that Bumrah was the only bowler who took wickets for Mumbai Indians and he got 3 wickets in the match.