Mumbai Indians (134/) beat KKR (133/7) by 9 wickets23.18 IST: Andre Russell to Suryakumar Yadav, SIX! Suryakumar Yadav finishes it with one blow! A touch short in length and sliding down the leg side, SKY swivels inside the crease and pulls it massively over fine leg for a maximum. MUMBAI WIN BY 9 WICKETS
23.12 IST: Prasidh Krishna to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Quality shot from a quality batsman! 8 needed more. A fuller length ball on off, angling in, Sharma takes his front leg forward and pumps it over wide mid off for a boundary.
23.08 IST: Harry Gurney to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! SKY is going from strength to strength. Short in length on middle, Yadav is on top of the bounce and pulls it in front of square leg for a boundary. Mumbai inching closer to the target. MI 122/1 in 15.2 overs
23.07 IST: FIFTY! Rohit Sharma slams his 36th IPL half-century. Mumbai Indians 116/1 in 14.4 overs
23.03 IST: Sunil Narine to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Lovely shot! Narine is just on the shorter side around off, Rohit hangs back and pulls it with the spin over mid-wicket for one-bounce boundary. Mumbai doing it with ease.
23.00 IST: Narine to Suryakumar, SIX! This one is dismissed! Narine drops it very full and on middle, Yadav goes with the spin and launches it over mid-wicket for a maximum. 31 needed off 40 balls. MI 103/1 in 13.2 overs
22.58 IST: Sandeep Warrier to Rohit Sharma, Top stop, DK! Full in length and sliding down the leg side, Rohit tries to flick but misses. It goes behind off his pads and Karthik dives full length to his left to make an outstanding stop.
22.52 IST: Sunil Narine to Suryakumar Yadav, A stifled appeal from the keeper. Flatter off spinner landing on middle and spinning down, Suryakumar tries to flick but misses. He is hit on the pads and Dinesh Karthik puts in a desperate appeal. Nothing doing, easily missing leg. 12 from the over, 46 needed off 54 balls.
22.49 IST: Sunil Narine to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! Fine shot! Narine gets this one to turn back into the batsman from around off, Yadav sticks back and muscles it past the diving mid-wicket fielder for a boundary.
22.46 IST: Andre Russell to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Smacked! Russell looks to bowl a bouncer but serves a length ball on off, Rohit gets on top of it and pulls it through mid-wicket fir a boundary.
22.42 IST: Prasidh Krishna to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! Gorgeous shot! Full on off, Suryakumar whips it stylishly through mid-wicket for a boundary.
22.32 IST: Sunil Narine to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Slightly short on middle and off, Rohit sees the fine leg is inside the circle so he gets on one knee and paddle sweeps it fine of the man there for a boundary.
22.30 IST: Prasidh Krishna to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR! Suryakumar is off the mark in style. Shorter in length, Suryakumar picks the length early and pulls it through fine leg for a boundary.
22.27 IST: Prasidh Krishna to Quinton de Kock, OUT! WHAT A CATCH! This is Karthik's wicket as much as it is Prasidh's. First ball from Prasidh and he provides the breakthrough. Shorter in length, de Kock goes for the pull but gets a top edge which flies towards fine leg. For a moment it looks like it will fall in no man's land but Dinesh Karthik runs and puts in a dive to take a brilliant catch. This could just be the inspiration Kolkata needed. Quinton departs after giving the required start.
22.21 IST: Sandeep Warrier to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Shot! Rohit Sharma fetches a short delivery from wide outside off and pulls it with perfection over wide mid on for a boundary. Good timing.
22.16 IST: Andre Russell to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! That was off the middle. What a shot! Back of a length ball again from Russell, this time de Kock picks the length early and pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary. Mumbai are cruising.
22.12 IST: Andre Russell to Quinton de Kock, SIX! This one is off the edge but it still travels. Back of a length ball on the body, Quinton looks to pull but gets a top edge over the fine leg fence for a maximum.
22.09 IST: Andre Russell to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Deft touch! Length ball on off, Rohit runs it down fine of third man and gets a boundary. That was not an easy shot to play but that's the class of this man.
22.06 IST: Sandeep Warrier to Quinton de Kock, NO BALL! Warrier bowls it on a length outside off, de Kock strokes it to mid off. The umpire signals it as a no ball as Warrier flicked the stumps at his end with his hand while bowling. Free Hit to follow.
22.00 IST: Sandeep Warrier to Quinton de Kock, SIX! Just over! Back of a length ball on middle, Quinton gets behind it and pulls it over fine leg. He does not time it well but has enough to send it over the ropes.
* Back for the run chase. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock are the in-form Mumbai openers. Sandeep Warrier is battle ready with the ball. Here we go...
* Magnificently bowling performance by Mumbai! They were under the pump when Chris Lynn was going great guns and Kolkata reached 49/0 in the Powerplay. But the tides turned after that. The Pandya brothers were in the thick of things after the first six overs and played a crucial role in bringing Mumbai on top.
21.42 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Rinku Singh, OUT! Rinku holes out! Kolkata finish with 133/7 off their 20 overs.
21.40 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Robin Uthappa, OUT c Rohit Sharma b Jasprit Bumrah. Kolkata have lost their sixth wicket.
* Jasprit Bumrah to bowl the final over.
21.36 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Robin Uthappa, Miscued shot! Shortish delivery outside off, slower in pace, Uthappa plays a mistimed pull shot in the air and it falls safely at long on. They take a single.
21.30 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Robin Uthappa, Almost another wide. McClenaghan flirts with the tramline outside off, Robin leaves it thinking it to be a wide. The umpire gestures that it's just in.
* Rinku Singh's turn to bat.
21.18 IST: Lasith Malinga to Nitish Rana, OUT! Malinga has the last laugh. The pressure of upping the ante has got to Rana. Slower delivery once again on off, this time it is slightly fuller. Rana does not pick it up.
21.27 IST: Lasith Malinga to Nitish Rana, SIX! Destroyed the slower ball there. It is on a length on middle, Rana heaves it over the mid-wicket fence and sends it 2-rows behind the rope for a maximum.
21.24 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Robin Uthappa, SIX! Just over. Low full toss on off, Uthappa looks to hit it straight, he does not time it well but hits it good enough to send it over the short boundary over long off.
21.18 IST: Lasith Malinga to Nitish Rana, Full on off, Rana plays it to point and keeps the strike. Good over from Malinga. Just 6 off it.
21.13 IST: Hardik Pandya to Nitish Rana, SIX! Not too much power on this one, it is all about timing here. Good length ball on leg, Rana moves away and guides it over the third man fence for a maximum.
21.12 IST: Hardik Pandya to Nitish Rana, SIX! Beautiful shot from Rana! He is continuing his good run of form.
21.10 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Robin Uthappa, SIX! Excellent from Uthappa. 10 runs off the over. Back of a length ball on off, Utha[ppa moves to his off stump early in anticipation and then pulls it over backward square leg for a maximum.
21.08 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Robin Uthappa, FOUR! This should give Uthappa some confidence. Full outside off, Uthappa squeezes is past backward point for a boundary.
* Strategic time-out. This match has completely turned on its head. After the first six overs, Kolkata were on top but then Mumbai bounced back on the back of superb overs from the Pandya brothers. The junior Pandya picked up a couple of wickets while Krunal Pandya snapped a fantastic catch to dismiss Dinesh Karthik. The biggest breakthrough though was of Andre Russell who went for a golden duck. Mumbai roaring and Kolkata are under immense pressure in this must-win encounter. The home team is going for the kill. Rohit Sharma has brought Jasprit Bumrah back into the attack.
* Nitish Rana walks in next with Kolkata in deep trouble in this do-or-die match.
21.02 IST: Lasith Malinga to Andre Russell, OUT! No Russell-muscle in Mumbai tonight. He is gone for a golden duck. Excellent bowling this from Malinga. KKR 73/4 in 12.5 overs
21.00 IST: Lasith Malinga to Dinesh Karthik, OUT! What a catch! The Kolkata skipper is a goner. It looks like it's the day of the Pandya brothers. Slower ball full on middle. It is not the best of deliveries from Malinga. Karthik looks to flick it over mid-wicket which is inside the circle. He hits it but Krunal times his jump to perfection and grasps it out of thin air. He kisses the ball later on and Karthik walks back to the dug out.
20.55 IST: Krunal Pandya to Robin Uthappa, Flighted on off, Uthappa milks it to long off and keeps the strike. 16 runs off the last 6 overs.
20.52 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Robin Uthappa, MAIDEN! Yes, it is a maiden. Uthappa is struggling here. Good length ball once again outside off, Uthappa for the umpteenth time this over looks to cut but misses. KKR 61/2 in 11 overs
20.51 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Robin Uthappa, Back of a length ball outside off, Uthappa looks to upper cut it but once again does not get bat on ball.
20.47 IST: Krunal Pandya to Robin Uthappa, Flatter outside off, Uthappa guides it to third man and keeps the strike. Another tight over from Krunal. KKR 61/2 in 10 overs
20.43 IST: Hardik Pandya to Dinesh Karthik, Peach of a delivery. Good length just outside off. It moves away slightly after pitching. Dinesh Karthik looks to run it down to third man but misses and the ball just about misses the outside edge.
* Dinesh Karthik is in next.
20.41 IST: Hardik Pandya to Chris Lynn, OUT! Caught! Second wicket for Hardik. You just cannot keep this man out of the game. Wide off cutter from Hardik, it is away from Lynn. He stretches out and reaches it. He looks to flat-bat it straight but gets a top edge which flies towards the fine leg region. Quinton de Kock runs for it gets there to take an easy catch.
20.38 IST: Krunal Pandya to Chris Lynn, Flighted one outside off, Chris shapes up for a big slog sweep across the line but mistimes it down towards long on for a run.
20.35 IST: Krunal Pandya to Chris Lynn, Flatter delivery, full and on off, Lynn stays leg side to this one and carves it through covers for one.
* Robin Uthappa is the new batsman.
20.30 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shubman Gill, OUT! The bowling change works and Hardik strikes on his very first ball. Slower delivery on off and middle. Hardik rolls his finger on it like and off-spinner. Gill looks to play it across the line but misses. KKR 49/1 in 6.1 overs
20.28 IST: Strategic break. A rollicking start from Kolkata. Chris Lynn, in particular, is once again looking in fine form and has raced to 38 in no time. The pitch appears to be a batting paradise and Mumbai will have to bowl really well in the middle overs to pull things back. Hardik Pandya to bowl after the break...
20.26 IST: Rahul Chahar to Chris Lynn, SIX! Flighted on middle and leg, Gill is going after the leggie and smashes it over long off for another maximum.
20.23 IST: Rahul Chahar to Chris Lynn, SIX! Lynn looks in the mood. Tossed up on middle and leg, Lynn tonks it over the bowler's head for a mammoth six.
* Time for Rahul Chahar.
20.21 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Chris Lynn, FOUR! No ball as well for the height. Slower one gone wrong. Bumrah serves it a full toss over the waist height. Lynn smokes it over covers and gets a boundary.
20.19 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Chris Lynn, Full toss on leg, Lynn hits it between cover and mid off. He does not time it well. Pollard runs in and stops the ball from going to the fence.
* Jasprit Bumrah is introduced into the attack.
20.16 IST: Lasith Malinga to Chris Lynn, SIX! One trick too many from Malinga. Short once again from Malinga, this time Lynn picks the length early and pulls it over the fine leg fence for a maximum.
20.13 IST: Lasith Malinga to Chris Lynn, FOUR! Slapped and slapped hard. Slower delivery on a length outside off, Lynn smacks it uppishly through covers for a boundary.
* Lasith Malinga to steam in now...
20.11 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Chris Lynn, SIX! First maximum of the game and it comes off the bat of Chris Lynn. Full-length delivery from McClenaghan, Lynn picks the length early and smokes it over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie. 10 runs off the over. KKR 15/0 in 3 overs
20.06 IST: Krunal Pandya to Chris Lynn, Shorter on middle and leg, Lynn hits it straight to the man at cover.
20.02 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Chris Lynn, Huge appeal but turned down by the umpire. Full-length ball on middle and leg, Lynn looks to play it straight but gets an inside edge onto the pads. McClenaghan goes up in appeal but the umpire turns it down.
20.01 IST: Mitchell McClenaghan to Shubman Gill, We are up and running. Full-length ball on off, Gill strokes it towards mid off and takes a quick single. The fielder has a shy at the bowlers end but misses.
20.00 IST: We are all set to begin. The umpires are out in the middle. Shubman Gill and Chris Lynn are the openers for Kolkata.
19.58 IST: Don't go anywhere as the battle for the fourth spot is still on. Kolkata are taking on Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium and a win will hand them the ticket to the playoffs. Hyderabad will be closely watching this game too. Switch to the concerned tab and follow all the updates. Cheers!
19.36 IST: Playing XI of both teams are out.
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Harry Gurney, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna
19.30 IST: Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders in Mumbai
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