Mumbai could not make 15 runs, Jaspreet Bumrah’s five and Ishaan’s fifty were in vain.
Mumbai suffered their ninth defeat in the IPL
New Delhi,Record two-time champions Mumbai Indians suffered their ninth defeat in the IPL. He lost by 8 runs to Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. In the 7th match of the season played at DY Patil Sports Stadium on Monday, Kolkata lost 4 wickets in 50 overs and scored 17 runs. After this, Mumbai team was all out for 114 runs in 18.3 overs. Mumbai opener Ishan Kish played a brilliant innings of 41 runs.
He hit 3 fours and 1 six in 4 balls. Other than that, no other batsman could survive. From Kolkata, pacer Pat Cummins took 3 wickets while Andre Russell took 3 wickets. Chasing a target of 16, Mumbai did not have a good start and captain Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion in the first over.
Rohit (2) was caught out by Sheldon Jackson and Tim Southee. Then Tilak Verma (3) fell victim to Andre Russell, due to which the team’s score was reduced to 2 for 6 in 4 overs. Ramandeep Singh (18) also could not do anything special and fell prey to Russell, who was caught by Nitish Rana. Varun Chakraborty sent Tim David (16) to the pavilion in the 19th over of the innings. Earlier, Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane gave Kolkata a good start.
Young spinner Kumar Karthikeyan broke the partnership and Venkatesh was caught by Daniel Sams. Venkatesh hit 4 fours and 3 sixes in an innings of 3 balls. Apart from that, Nitish Rana scored 4 runs in 4 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes. Rahane contributed 3 and Rinku Singh 5 not out. Apart from him, no other batsman has been able to touch the double figure. Kolkata had their best performance of the current season at 6 for one in the power play.
But Bumrah (5 for 10) and Kumar Karthikeyan (5 for 3) made a comeback for Mumbai. The Knight Riders were able to add only 4 runs in the last 3 overs in which Bumrah scored only one run in 4 overs. Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma chose to bowl after winning the toss, then Venkatesh and Rahane added 50 runs to give the Knight Riders a good start.