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KKR vs MI LIVE in IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, Eoin Morgan team takes on Rohit Sharma's XI, Follow LIVE Updates

KKR vs MI LIVE Score in IPL 2021 – Kolkata Knight Riders 84/2 (10.3 overs) in reply to 152/10 (20) by Mumbai Indians : Nitish Rana is playing another brilliant knock as KKR is coasting to victory.

Mumbai Indians lost 7 wickets in last 5 overs for just 38 runs as Kolkata Knight Riders led by Andre Russell’s fifer bowled them out just for 152 Runs. KKR now need 153 to register their 2nd consecutive win of IPL 2021. This will also be 2nd consecutive loss for double defending champions MI team.

Russell bowled the best spell ever against Mumbai team as he took 5 wickets for just 15 runs. Earlier in the opening game of IPL 2021, Harshal Patel of RCB took 5/27.

Best figures vs MI:
5/15 Andre Russell Chennai 2021*
5/27 Harshal Patel Chennai 2021

Best figures for KKR
5/15 Andre Russell v MI Chennai 2021*
5/19 Sunil Narine v KXIP Kolkata 2012
5/20 Varun Chakravarthy v DC Abu Dhabi 2020

Andre Russell: I have been working very hard behind the scenes, taking the responsibility. There’s a possibility of going for runs (in the death over), but there’s always a chance to take wickets. I always keep stretching in the field and jogging around, you got to be ready in the 18th over. Bowling against Hardik and Pollard is always a difficult thing, happy we could restrict them. It’s always good to get Polly (Pollard) out early, we all know what he can do.

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Earlier Mumbai Indians started on a bad note as they lost Quinton De Kock early but SuryaKumar Yadav’s 56 (35 balls) gave them the foundation for a decent score. Sky along with his captain Rohit Sharma added 76 of 51 balls for the 2nd wicket.

SuryaKumar completed his 12th IPL 50 off just 33 balls. But after his departure, MI lost Ishan Kishan (1) quickly.

For KKR – other than Russell, Pat Cummins bowled beautifully to pick 2 wickets for just 24 of his 4 overs.

Earlier Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to field. KKR decided to go with the same XI which played the 1st match. Mumbai Indians made one change, as they brought Quinton De Kock in place of 1st match highest scorer Chris Lynn.

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings

Nitish Rana Not out 44 34 5 2 129.41
Shubman Gill c Kieron Pollard b RD Chahar 33 24 5 1 137.50
Rahul Tripathi c Q de Kock b RD Chahar 5 5 0 0 100.00
Extra 2 (b 0, w 2, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 84/2 (10.3)
Yet To Bat Dinesh Karthik, EJG Morgan, AD Russell, S Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, H Singh, M Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

 

Mumbai Indian Innings – 152/10 (20 overs)

 

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

Rohit Sharma said: ‘We would have fielded first as well. There was some dew in the first game against RCB, but the ball was turning. Last game we were 20 runs short, so we need to bat well. Of course you want to win every game, but we didn’t play to our potential in the first game. We need to understand our mistake and learn from it. We got only 30 runs in the last 4 overs, that was our mistake. Let’s hope we rectify our mistakes. Lynn misses and de Kock is back’

Morgan said, ‘We are going to bowl first. Looks similar to the last one, not sure if the dew will come in. We are delighted, we are trying to play aggressive brand of cricket. It’s a challenge to continue in that manner. No changes in the side’

HEAD to HEAD between two teams – only 6 times KKR has won & 21 times Mumbai Indians has won.

 

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KKR vs MI LIVE Score: Eoin Morgan vs Rohit Sharma, follow live updates

Eoin Morgan’s KKR had a terrific start to their campaign as they defeated SRH in their campaign opener. However, it will not be an easy task against the defending champions.

KKR vs MI LIVE Score: What to expect: In the two matches so far at Chepauk, the scores have been – 159, 160, 187 and 177. While there has been no distinct advantage in chasing, expect the team winning the toss to opt to bowl first.

Head To Head: KKR 6 – 21 MI. In the last encounter, in Abu Dhabi last year, KKR went into the game after a massive 82-run loss against RCB. MI then trounced Morgan and Co. by eight wickets to hurt their chances of making the playoffs. In the last four years, KKR have won just one game against MI and have lost 10.

Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI)

Date: 13th April 2021

Time: 7:30 PM IST

KKR vs MI in IPL 2021 LIVE: Where to catch KKR vs MI Live Streaming?

The match between KKR vs MI will be live broadcasted on Star Sports Network in the Indian Sub-Continent. It will also be Live Streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.

Indian Premier League Points Table 2021

Rank Teams P W L D NRR Pts
1 Delhi Capitals 1 1 0 0 +0.779 2
2 Kolkata Knight Riders 1 1 0 0 +0.500 2
3 Punjab Kings 1 1 0 0 +0.200 2
4 Royal Challengers Bangalore 1 1 0 0 +0.050 2
5 Mumbai Indians 1 0 1 0 -0.050 0
6 Rajasthan Royals 1 0 1 0 -0.200 0
7 Sunrisers Hyderabad 1 0 1 0 -0.500 0
8 Chennai Super Kings 1 0 1 0 -0.779 0

 

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