IPL: Defending champ Mumbai Indians beat KKR by 10 runs


In IPL Cricket, defending champions Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai on Tuesday.

In pursuit of a 153-run target, Kolkata Knight Riders were restricted to 142 for 7 in 20 overs.

Nitish Rana top-scored for KKR with a 47-ball 57.

Mumbai Indians spinner Rahul Chahar took 4 wickets for 27 runs.

Earlier, Andre Russell claimed a five-wicket haul to register his best IPL bowling figures as Kolkata Knight Riders bowled out Mumbai Indians for 152 after opting to field.

For Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav top-scored with 56 off 36 balls while captain Rohit Sharma contributed with 43 off 32 balls.

Today Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.