In Dream11 IPL defending champions Mumbai Indians were up against the dynamic Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field proved to be a good decision when Quinton de Kock got out by Shivam Mavi, at this stage, Mumbai Indians were 8/1 in 1.2 Overs.

Rohit Sharma’s Superb Knock of 80

Rohit Sharma along with Suryakumar Yadav ensured Mumbai Indians score at a brisk rate of 10 and over. Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav together made 90 runs partnership before SuryaKumar Yadav Was Run Out for 47 runs.

Rohit Sharma produces another brilliant knock of 80 runs from 54 balls, he bought up his 37th IPL half-century off 39 deliveries.

Rohit Sharma became second Indian to scores more sixes in IPL after MS Dhoni.

Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers tightened their bowling in the final overs not letting the Mumbai Indians to let past 200 plus score which looked imminent with Rohit Sharma on the crease.

Mumbai Indians Scored 195/5 in 20 Overs

Kolkata Knight Riders chasing 196 to win the match needed to score at 9.8 per over lost their opening pair in quick succession to a tight bowling by Trent Boult and James Pattison.

Mumbai Indians were very disciplined with their bowling, fours and sixes were hard to come by for KKR and Mumbai Indians kept taking wickets at regular intervals.

Kolkata Knight Riders half of their side was back in the pavilion with the score of 100 onboard. Jasprit Bumrah picked up two important wickets of Eoin Morgan and Andre Russell proving why he is a great asset to this Mumbai side.

Boult, Pattinson, Bumrah, and R.Chahar all picked up two wickets each for Mumbai Indians.

A good all Team performance by Mumbai Indians today against Kolkata Knight Riders. Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 Runs


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