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Rohit, Malinga shine as MI knock out KKR to secure top-spot in IPL 2019

Catch all the top moments from match 56 of the 2019 Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) travelled to the Wankhede Stadium needing a win against Mumbai Indians (MI) to ensure their place in the playoffs. A win for MI would propel them to the top of the table which would ensure a place in Qualifier 1. Mumbai made two changes with Mitchell McClenaghan and Ishant Kishan replacing Evin Lewis and Barinder Sran. KKR brought back Prasidh Krishna in place of Piyush Chawla. Rohit Sharma won the Toss and opted to bowl. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) travelled to the Wankhede Stadium needing a win against Mumbai Indians (MI) to ensure their place in the playoffs. A win for MI would propel them to the top of the table which would ensure a place in Qualifier 1. Mumbai made two changes with Mitchell McClenaghan and Ishant Kishan replacing Evin Lewis and Barinder Sran. KKR brought back Prasidh Krishna in place of Piyush Chawla. Rohit Sharma won the Toss and opted to bowl. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

KKR got off to a decent start with Chris Lynn and Shubman Gill scoring 49 runs in the first 6 overs. Hardik Pandya was then introduced into the attack and he made immediate impact trapping Gill (9 off 16) LBW off his very first delivery. Hardik then returned to get rid of Lynn in his next over with the KKR man edging back to the keeper. Lynn returned with 41 off 29 balls as KKR were reduced to 56/2. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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KKR got off to a decent start with Chris Lynn and Shubman Gill scoring 49 runs in the first 6 overs. Hardik Pandya was then introduced into the attack and he made immediate impact trapping Gill (9 off 16) LBW off his very first delivery. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Hardik then returned to get rid of Lynn in his next over with the KKR man edging back to the keeper. Lynn returned with 41 off 29 balls as KKR were reduced to 56/2. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Hardik then returned to get rid of Lynn in his next over with the KKR man edging back to the keeper. Lynn returned with 41 off 29 balls as KKR were reduced to 56/2. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

KKR were struggling to score with Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik at the crease. Lasith Malinga then decided to come from around the wicket in the 13th over and it paid immediate dividends as he got Karthik caught out on the 4th delivery. Malinga followed that up by getting the dangerous Andre Russell caught behind on the very next delivery sending him back for a duck. It was Russell’s first single digit score of IPL 2019 as KKR were reduced to 73/4. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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KKR were struggling to score with Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik at the crease. Lasith Malinga then came from around the wicket in the 13th over and it paid immediate dividends as he got Karthik caught out on the 4th delivery. Malinga followed that up by getting the dangerous Andre Russell caught behind on the very next delivery sending him back for a duck. It was Russell’s first single digit score of IPL 2019 as KKR were reduced to 73/4. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Uthappa and Nitish Rana enjoyed a decent spell scoring 47 off the next 27 balls. Malinga then returned in the 18th over and got Rana caught out at long-off. Rana returned with 26 off just 13 balls with KKR struggling at 120/5. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Uthappa and Nitish Rana enjoyed a decent spell scoring 47 off the next 27 balls. Malinga then returned in the 18th over and got Rana caught out at long-off. Rana returned with 26 off just 13 balls with KKR struggling at 120/5. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Uthappa struggled to time his shots all night and was finally dismissed by Bumrah in the final over having scored 40 off 47 deliveries. Bumrah followed that up with the wicket of Rinku Singh off the final ball of the innings. KKR could post only 133/7 after 20 overs. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Uthappa struggled to time his shots all night and was finally dismissed by Bumrah in the final over having scored 40 off 47 deliveries. Bumrah followed that up with the wicket of Rinku Singh off the final ball of the innings. KKR could post only 133/7 after 20 overs. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

MI got off to a great start with Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock stitching together a 46-run opening partnership. KKR finally got a breakthrough in the 7th over when Prasidh Krishna got de Kock to edge a delivery high behind and Karthik covered a lot of ground before putting in a dive to take a good catch. de Kock returned with 30 off 23 balls with MI well-placed at 46/1. Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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MI got off to a great start with Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock stitching together a 46-run opening partnership. KKR finally got a breakthrough in the 7th over when Prasidh Krishna got de Kock to edge a delivery high behind and Karthik covered a lot of ground before putting in a dive to take a good catch. de Kock returned with 30 off 23 balls with MI well-placed at 46/1. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav then stitched together an unbeaten 88-run partnership for the 2nd wicket to take Mumbai home. Rohit brought up his fifty off 44 balls in the 15th over and finished with 55* off 48 balls. The win ensured MI finish at the top of the table while knocking KKR out with Sunrisers Hyderabad sealing the final playoff berth. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav then stitched together an unbeaten 88-run partnership for the 2nd wicket to take Mumbai home. Rohit brought up his fifty off 44 balls in the 15th over and finished with 55* off 48 balls. The win ensured MI finish at the top of the table while knocking KKR out with Sunrisers Hyderabad sealing the final playoff berth. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

First Published on May 5, 2019 11:33 pm
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