Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match 5
Mumbai Indians were on top form with both bat and ball. They defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs. They started slowly as they lost the wicket of Quinton de Kock in the second over of the match. But, Rohit Sharma played an outstanding inning as he scored 80 runs in just 50 balls. Surya Kumar Yadav supporting him well with boundaries but he got run out on 47. However, they missed 200 run mark by 5 runs. But still, it is a good score. They posted a total score of 195 for 5 in 20 overs. Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, and Kieron Pollard played small cameos.
Shivam Mavi impressed everyone with his bowling. Because he picked a couple of wickets. While Patt Cummins who is the most experienced bowler went for 47 runs in three overs. He did not even bowl four overs. Kuldeep Yadav also bowled poorly and gave 39 runs and did not take any wicket. Sunil Narine and Andre Russel took one wicket as well. Andre Russel was completely shocked after taking a wicket of Hardik Pandya. He did not realize how he got out. Pandya hit the bat on to the stumps. This is an unusual way to get out.
KKR never looked like they were going to chase the score. Shubhman Gill was dismissed in the third over. Dinesh Karthik and Nitish Rana contributed with 30 and 24 but they could not last long. One big inning needed if they want to win the game. After 15 overs, they were 100 for 5. They needed 95 runs in 5 over. It was a difficult task. Russel and Morgan were on the crease. Jasprit Bumrah came into bowl and dismissed both of them and finished their hope of winning the game.
Jasprit Bumrah bowled exceptionally well in the first three overs. Because he gave only 5 runs in three overs. But, Pat Cummins smashed four sixes in his final over. Bumrah conceded 27 runs in his last over. James Pattinson dismissed Patt Cummins on 33 in the 19th over. KKR managed to score 146 for 9 in 20 overs. Mumbai Indians won the match by 49 runs. Rohit Sharma receives the Player of the Match award. It was their first-ever IPL win IN UAE.