KKR vs MI: Kolkata Beat Mumbai Indians By 5 Wickets

KKR vs MI: Kolkata Beat Mumbai Indians By 5 Wickets
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KKR vs MI: Kolkata Knight Riders team won by five wickets with 24 balls to spare. Kolkata washed Rohit Sharma Led Mumbai Indians based on Pat Cummins’s record half-century. Pat Cummins, who was amazing with the ball, also made a splash with the bat against Mumbai Indians and scored a scintillating half-century to help Kolkata Knight Riders win by 5 wickets with 24 balls to spare. In the match played on Wednesday, Kolkata won the toss and decided to bowl first. Mumbai scored 161 runs for 4 wickets. In reply, Kolkata won by scoring 162 for 5 in 16 overs.

Fifty in 14 balls

Pat Cummins, the joint-fastest in the history of the league, completed his half-century in 14 balls with smoky batting. He has become the joint batsman to score the fastest century in the history of the league. Before him, Lokesh Rahul also has a half-century in 14 balls. Pat Cummins scored an unbeaten half-century with 56 runs off 15 balls which is the best score of his career. During this, he hit 4 fours and 6 sixes.

Strong partnership

Pat Cummins also made an unbeaten partnership of 61 runs in 18 balls with Venkatesh Aiyer for the sixth wicket. Venkatesh scored an unbeaten 50 off 41 balls with six fours and four sixes.

The innings did not work: Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav scored 52 runs for Mumbai Indians. Sunil Kumar Yadav, who returned from injury, hit 5 fours and 2 sixes in his innings.

Good news for Delhi

Warner and Nortje will play the match against Lucknow. Explosive batsman David Warner and fast bowler Anrich Nortje will be available for the match against Lucknow Supergiants on Thursday. Shane Watson, assistant coach of the Delhi Capitals team gave this information on Wednesday. Delhi has played two matches so far in the IPL season. In which one is won and one is lost, Lucknow has won two out of three matches and lost one. Australian batsman David Warner played against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Anrich Nortje fit: Giving information about the South African pacer, Watson said that Anrich Nortje has become completely fit. he said Nortje has passed all the fitness tests.

Quarantine completed: Watson said David Warner has completed his quarantine and is available to play against Lucknow. We are all very excited to have Warner join the team. And we hope that his playing will be of great benefit to the team.

Shock to Rajasthan

Nathan Coulter-Nile is out of the league due to injury. The Rajasthan Royals team, which is trying to win the title of IPL, has suffered a major setback. Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has been ruled out of IPL 15 due to injury. Rajasthan had bought Coulter Nile for two crores in the mega auction. According to a report, Coulter is suffering from Nile hamstrings and it will take him a long time to recover from the injury. Due to this, he will have to withdraw from the league. Rajasthan is yet to announce an alternative to Coulter Nile.