Updated: April 15, 2021 11:01:33 am
In an epic thriller last night at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium, Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 10 runs, completing a rousing comeback from a seemingly hopeless position. The unexpected twist left cricket fans in a frenzy online, and of course it sparked some hilarious memes summing the match.
Although it looked like KKR was set up for an easy win, with Andre Russell picking up his career-best IPL figures of 5/15 and restricting MI to 152, it managed to score only 20 runs in the last five overs.
It was Rahul Chahar who brought MI back into the game as he picked the crucial wicket of Nitish Rana in the 15th over.
From Andre Russel’s performance to Rohit Sharma’s captaincy and, of course, how the match changed in last five overs became subject of memes online.
Check out some of the funniest memes summing the match here:
Till 15 overs After that pic.twitter.com/fj0UETYu75
— A.J. (@beingabhi2712) April 13, 2021
Batting Performance of MI
1 to 10 over in Last 5 over pic.twitter.com/z0j5BNPGW3
— Radian⚡𝗥 𝗗 📖 (@therdmeme) April 13, 2021
— Sai Teja (@csaitheja) April 13, 2021
— SAHIL (@o_sahil03) April 13, 2021
— Aalok (@Chuckle_Some2) April 13, 2021
— Not.so.cool 🤡 (@b_kul25) April 14, 2021
— Neeche Se Topper (@NeecheSeTopper) April 13, 2021
— Muskurahat (@__Muskurahat__) April 13, 2021
— Sindhi Chhokro (@seerwani_piyush) April 13, 2021
— 🅱️🆎🅰️ 🅱️🅾️🅰️ (@P_A_R_A_D_O_X_Y) April 13, 2021
— Rajabets (@RajaBets) April 13, 2021
— Pratik (@fake_engineer7) April 13, 2021
KKR’s embarrassing collapse at the end from what looked like an easy win drew criticism from all quarters, and even forced the team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan to apologise to the fans.
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