Mumbai Indians, four time Indian Premier League champions, had their first win in 13th edition on Indian Premier League 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders on 23rd September 2020.
5th IPL 2020 match was played between MI vs KKR on 23rd September 2020 at Abu Dhabi, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first, Mumbai Indian in 20 overs made a huge total of 195/5.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma batted brilliantly in the match and made 80 runs in just 54 balls with 3 fours and 6 sixes. SA Yadav also batted equally alongside his captain and made 47 runs of just 28 balls with 6 fours and one six. Rohit Sharma and SA Yadav had 90 runs for the second wicket partnership.
SS Tiwary (21 runs in 13 balls with 1 four and 1 six), HH Pandya (18 runs of 13 balls in ) and KA Pollard had added runs to the total-195 with their short innings.
Shivam Mavi was best from KKR bowling side, picked up two wickets by giving 32 runs in 4 overs.
S Sandeep Warrier ( 3 overs 34 Runs)
Shivam Mavi (4 overs 32 Runs 2 Wickets)
PJ Cummins (3 Overs 49 Runs)
SP Narine (4 Overs 22 Runs and a wicket)
AD Russell (2 Overs 17 Runs and a wicket)
Kuldeep Yadav (4 Overs 39 Runs)
In reply to the huge target of 195, Kolkata Knight Riders never had a good partnership between the players to reach the target and they managed to make only 146/9 in 20 overs.
PJ Cummins (33 Runs in 12 balls with 1 four and 4 sixes) quick and short innings came in the end, but didn’t help the KKR to win the match.
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings:
Shubman Gill (7 Runs of 11 Balls)
SP Narine (9 Runs of 10 Balls)
KD Karthik (30 Runs of 23 balls)
N Rana (24 Runs of 18 Balls)
EJG Morgan (16 Runs of 20 Balls)
AD Russell (11 Runs of 11 Balls)
NS Naik (1 Runs of 3 balls)
PJ Cummins (33 Runs of 12 Balls)
Shivam Mavi (9 Runs of 10 Balls)
Kuldeep Yadav (1 Run of 2 Balls)
Mumbai Indian bowled really well to restrict the KKR for just 146 Runs, took the wickets in regular intervals which halted Kolkata Knight Riders run chase. Each bowler who bowled got the wicket except KH Pandya who just bowled one over.
TA Boult (4 overs 30 runs 2 wickets)
JL Pattinson (4 overs 25 runs 2 wickets)
JJ Bumrah (4 overs 32 runs 2 wickets)
RD Chahar (4 overs 26 runs 2 wickets)
KA Pollard (4 overs 21 runs 1 wickets)
KH Pandya (1 overs 10 runs 0 wickets)
Player of the match: Rohit Sharma
Points: Mumbai Indians:2. Kolkata Knight Riders:0
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