IPL 2022, Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights: KKR remain in competition with big win over MI | Cricket News – Times of India


NAVI MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders lastly discovered the workforce steadiness they have been on the lookout for to outclass Mumbai Indians by 52 runs on Monday and maintain their slim IPL play-off hopes alive.
Lead Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah picked up his maiden five-wicket haul in IPL historical past to limit KKR to 165 for 9 after fantastic knocks from Venkatesh Iyer (43 off 24) and Nitish Rana (43 off 26).
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Barring a 43-ball 51 from Ishan Kishan, Mumbai batters struggled to get going within the chase as their innings ended at 113 all out in 17.3 overs.
KKR lastly performed Tim Southee (1/10) and Pat Cummins (3/22) collectively and the transfer labored with the seasoned pacers sharing 4 wickets. Andre Russell too chipped in with a few wickets.
One other huge constructive was the return to type of Venkatesh Iyer, who needed to be dropped earlier within the competitors on account of his lean run after a sensational debut season in 2021.

Whereas MI have been already out of the play-off race, KKR, who’ve 5 wins from 12 video games, can nonetheless sneak into the highest 4 with two video games remaining.
Earlier, KKR openers Venkatesh and Ajinkya Rahane (25 off 24 balls) added 60 runs in simply 5.4 overs after they have been put into bat however the Shreyas Iyer-led facet did not capitalise on that promising begin.
Rana blazed his approach to a 26-ball 43, with three boundaries and 4 sixes, but it surely was Bumrah (5/10), who took 5 wickets in two overs, to place the brakes on KKR, who suffered a middle-order collapse.

Within the fifteenth over, Bumrah eliminated Russell (9) and Rana after which clinched three wickets — Sheldon Jackson (5), Cummins (0) and Sunil Narine (0), within the 18th over, a maiden, to deliver MI again into the sport.
Venkatesh smashed three boundaries and 4 sixes, however perished within the sixth over, giving a sitter to Daniel Sams at level, with spinner Kumar Kartikeya Singh (2/32) getting his first wicket.
Venkatesh was brutal on spinner Murugan Ashwin (1/35), hitting him for his first most, a pull shot after which hammered a boundary.
The southpaw then walloped his second six over deep mid-wicket off Daniel Sams (1/26), as KKR raced to 26/0 after three overs. He then focused Riley Meredith (0/35), hammering him for boundary and a six, a scoop shot, within the fifth over the place KKR amassed 17 runs.
Mumbai bowlers conceded solely 23 runs from overs 7-10.
Kartikeya cleaned up Rahane, with a full supply that turned in because the opener was overwhelmed whereas making an attempt a reverse-sweep.
After Rahane’s dismissal, Rana upped the ante and launched into Kartikeya, hitting him for 2 successive sixes, one over long-on. He then tore into Kieron Pollard, hammering two sixes and a boundary within the thirteenth over, the place the facet acquired 17 runs.
However then it was Bumrah, who wreaked havoc with the ball and firmly introduced MI again into the competition.


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