IPL8: KKR won by 7 wickets


MI: 168/3 (20 overs)

KKR: 170/3 (18.3 overs) 

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets. With 9 balls remaining.

Man of the Match: Morne Morkel 


17th over: 20 runs came from this over.

15th over: Gambhir innings finally came to end. He made 57 runs.

14th over: Gambhir scores his half-century!

12th over: OUT! Manish Pandey out at 40. Harbhajan broke the partnership.

10th over: Big relief for KKR! Corey Anderson missed a catch of Manish pandey at long-off. KKR 85/1 after 10 overs.

7th over: SIXER! BIG Hit by Gautam Gambhir.

6th over: 6 runs comes from Bumrah’s over.

5th over: Good over for KKR. 13 runs comes from it.

3rd over: OUT! first wicket fall for Knight Riders. As opener Robin Uthappa (9) was caught at slip.

2nd over: Gambhir breaks his bat. Mumbai wicket keeper Aditya Tare missed a caught behind chance of Gambhir. KKR 5/0.

1st over: KKR scores only 3 runs in the first over.


20th over: Anderson’s catch miss by Morne Morkel at deep mid-wicket. Very unfortunate for Rohit Sharma as he did not able to make his century. Not Out at 98. Mumbai scores 168 runs in 20 overs. Mumbai makes 110 runs in last 10 overs. 131 runs partnership between Rohit and Corey Anderson. 

Team Owner Shahrukh Khan cheering for KKR at Eden Gardens Hospitality Box.
Team Owner Shahrukh Khan cheering for KKR at Eden Gardens Hospitality Box.

17th over: Uthappa missed a stumping as well as caught-behind chance. Rohit looks danger now. two more sixes for him.

16th over: Costly miss for KKR! Andre Russell missed an easy catch at deep mid-wicket. Corey Anderson the batsman.

15th over: Rohit and Anderson still fighting. Mumbai Indians 101/3. Umesh gives 21 runs in this over.

10th over: After 10 overs Mumbai 57 for 3. Rohit Sharma still in crease.

9th over: Strategic time-out. MI 54/3.

7th over: Narine gives only 5 runs in his first over.

6th over: 3rd wicket down for Mumbai Indians. Ambati Rayadu departs at 0. Morne Morkel took his first wicket in his very first over. Wicket-maiden for Morkel.KKR-celebration

5th over: OUT! this time Tare. Umesh Yadav took an easy catch at Long Off.

4th over: Rohit and Aditya looking solid in the middle. Mumbai 28/1

2nd over: First Success for KKR! Mumbai opener Aaron Finch out at 5. Morne Morkel the bowler.

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first. 

Kolkata Knight Riders: Russell, Narine, Morkel and Shakib are the four overseas players in their XI.
Mumbai Indians:  Finch, Anderson, Pollard and Malinga are Mumbai Indians overseas players.

KKR Team:  Gautam Gambhir (Captain), Robin Uthappa†, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Yousuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Morne Morkel.

MI Team:  Rohit Sharma (Captain), Aaron Finch, Ambati Rayudu, Aditya Tare (Wicket Keeper), Corey Anderson, Kioron Pollard, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Vinay Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Pragyan Ojha

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