MI vs KKR: Kolkata beat Mumbai

MI vs KKR: In the 34th IPL 2021 game played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Mumbai Indians by seven wickets (MI vs KKR). Along with that, Kolkata also avenged Mumbai’s first half loss. Mumbai had scored 155 for six in 20 overs after playing the first. In response, Kolkata easily chased the target in just 15.1 overs for the loss of three wickets.

Venkatesh Iyer and Rahul Tripathi were the heroes of this Kolkata victory. Iyer scored 53 points on 30 balls. At the same time, Rahul played 72 undrawn innings with 40 balls. The two share 88 tracks for the second wicket.

Venkatesh Iyer Reaches IPL’s First Half Century

Opener Venkatesh Iyer played an explosive 53-point inning on just 30 balls. From the first ball, he dominated the batsmen of Mumbai. He hit four fours and three sixes in his half-century innings. During that time, his strike rate was 176.67. This is Iyer’s first fifty in IPL.

At the same time, Rahul Tripathi, who came to bat at number three, played 74 undrawn innings with 42 balls. Meanwhile, his bat hit eight fours and three sixes. Other than that, Eoin Morgan scored seven and Nitish Rana scored five.

change of points table

This is Kolkata’s fourth victory in 9 matches. With that, the KKR team came in fourth in the points table with eight points. Along with this, his net stroke rate also became more. On the other hand, the Indians of Mumbai have moved from fourth to sixth place.

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