KKR vs MI -Match Report 5

Mumbai Indians (MI) were successful at beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 49 runs and were successful in winning the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. 

The match was undoubtedly spellbinding. It was KKR who won the toss and were elected to the field in their first game of the season. Shivam Mavi dismissed Quinton de Kock in the second over. However, MI skipper Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav counterattacked and made the utmost use of every scoring opportunity meticulously. While Suryakumar hit 4 fours in the 3rd over of the innings, Rohit went after Pat Cummins in the fifth over, hitting two sixes. Rohit and Suryakumar successfully completed the fifty-run partnership and team’s fifty in the final over of the powerplay. Rohit then hit a four and a six, taking on Andre Russell in his first over.


Further, KKR needing 196 runs to win, lost their first wicket and Trent Boult dismissed Shubman Gill. While KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik hit a couple of fours, MI got their second wicket as de Kock held onto a fine flying catch off James Pattinson’s bowling to get Narine out in the fifth over. 

Finally, Cummins, scored 33 off 12 balls, hitting Bumrah for three sixes in the 18th over. But later, he was dismissed in the penultimate over by James Pattinson. Chahar, on the final ball of the match, had Mavi stumped as MI went on to win the match.

Match Info

Match: KKR vs MI, 5th Match, Indian Premier League 2020

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opt to bowl

Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Umpires: Chris Gaffaney, Sundaram Ravi

Third Umpire: Virender Sharma

Match Referee: Manu Nayyar 

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Nikhil Naik, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi

Mumbai Indians Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah


MI Innings

Quinton de Kockc Nikhil Naik b Shivam Mavi1333.3300
Rohit Sharmac Pat Cummins b Shivam Mavi8054148.1436
Suryakumar Yadavrun out (Sunil Narine)4728167.8561
Saurabh Tiwaryc Pat Cummins b Sunil Narine2113161.5311
Hardik PandyaHit wicket1813138.4621
Kieron PollardNOT OUT137185.7110
Krunal PandyaNOT OUT1333.3300
EXTRAS(nb 1, w 11, b 0, lb 2, pen 0)14
TOTAL(5 wickets; 20 overs)195
Sandeep Warrier334011.338
Shivam Mavi4322810
Pat Cummins349016.333
Sunil Narine42215.58
Andre Russell21718.54
Kuldeep Yadav43909.753

KKR Innings

Shubman Gillc Kieron Pollard b Trent Boult71163.6310
Sunil Narinec Quinton de Kock b James Pattinson9109001
Dinesh Karthiklbw Rahul Chahar3023130.4350
Nitish Ranac Hardik Pandya b Kieron Pollard2418133.3321
Eoin Morganc Quinton de Kock b Jasprit Bumrah16208011
Andre Russellb Jasprit Bumrah111110020
Nikhil Naikc Hardik Pandya b Trent Boult1333.3300
Pat Cumminsc Hardik Pandya b James Pattinson331227514
Shivam Mavist Quinton de Kock b Rahul Chahar9109010
Kuldeep YadavNOT OUT125000
EXTRAS(nb 0, w 3, b 0, lb 2, pen 0)5
TOTAL(9 wickets; 20 overs)146
Trent Boult43027.513
James Pattinson42526.2513
Jasprit Bumrah4322814
Rahul Chahar42626.511
Kieron Pollard321174
Krunal Pandya1100102