IPL 2023: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets, Kishan's brilliant half-century
Indian premier league 2023: Mumbai Indians decided to bowl first after winning the toss and Kolkata Knight Riders scored 185 runs while batting first. Mumbai achieved the target by losing five wickets with 14 balls to spare.
The 22nd match of Indian Premier League 2023 was played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). In this match played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Mumbai Indians performed well and defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets. This is Mumbai's second consecutive win in IPL 2023. At the same time, Kolkata has faced its third defeat.
Mumbai Indians decided to bowl first after winning the toss and Kolkata Knight Riders scored 185 runs while batting first. Mumbai achieved the target by losing five wickets with 14 balls to spare. Kolkata Knight Riders have scored 185 runs losing 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Venkatesh Iyer has played an inning of 105 runs off 51 balls for Kolkata. In this inning, he has hit 9 sixes and six fours. At the same time, Hrithik Shokeen took two wickets for Mumbai.
Mumbai started off chasing the target very well. The team added 65 runs for the first wicket. But only then Rohit Sharma, who came as an impact player, scored 20 runs in 13 balls and caught Umesh Yadav off Suyash Sharma's ball. On the score of 87 runs, the opening pair of Mumbai Indians returned to the pavilion. Ishaan Kishan got out after scoring 58 runs in 25 balls. He hit five sixes and five fours in his innings. Varun Chakraborty cleanly bowled him.
Mumbai's third wicket has fallen on the score of 147 runs. Tilak Verma got out after scoring 30 runs in 25 balls. He was clean-bowled by Suyash Sharma. Tilak hit three fours and a six in his innings. Mumbai team's fourth wicket fell on the score of 176 runs. Captain Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed after scoring 43 runs in 25 balls. He hit four fours and three sixes in his innings. Shardul Thakur got him caught by wicketkeeper Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Half of the Mumbai team returned to the pavilion with a score of 184 runs. Nehal Wadhera was dismissed after scoring six runs in four balls. Loki Ferguson got him caught by Rahmanullah Gurbaz.