In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi tonight.
MI 155/6 (20)
KKR 159/3 (15.1)
Put into bat first, Mumbai Indians posted 155 runs for six in the stipulated 20 overs with the help of Quinton de Kock’s 55 off 42 and Rohit Sharma’s 33 off 30 balls. For Kolkata, Lockie Ferguson and Prasidh Krishna picked up two wickets apiece while Sunil Narine took one.
In reply, Kolkata easily chased down the target in just 15.1 overs for the loss of three wickets riding on Eoin Morgan’s unbeaten knock of 74 off 42 and Venkatesh Iyer’s 53 off 30 balls. For Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah scalped all the three wickets. Earlier, Kolkata won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Tomorrow, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah at 7:30 p.m.