IPL 2018 MI vs KKR: Mumbai Indians’ ‘terrific effort’ against Kolkata Knight Riders keep them alive in competition

Mumbai Indians kept their hopes alive in this edition of the Indian Premier League after they defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs at home on Sunday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: May 7, 2018 8:39:24 am
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Mumbai Indians kept their hopes alive in this edition of the Indian Premier League after they defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs at home on Sunday. Chasing 182, Kolkata failed to go over the line. Batting first, MI compiled 181/4, after riding on some power-hitting from Suryakumar Yadav and Evin Lewis. Yadav who has earlier played for KKR hammered his former team to score 39-ball 59.

Evin Lewis on the other side notched up 43. Later, KKR lost early wickets before Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana provided them with some resistance. Captain Dinesh Karthik remained not out on 36 but didn’t get his team to a win in Mumbai. For Mumbai Indians, Hardik Pandya scalped a couple of wickets while Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya and Mayank Markande bagged one apiece. Here’s a look at who said what about Mumbai’s win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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