Mumbai Indians pulled off a victory from nowhere against Kolkata Knight Riders in match 5 of the tournament at Chepauk on Tuesday.
All the credits must go to the bowling attack, especially, for the death overs.
Batting first, Mumbai lost Quinton de Kock early. The keeper came back after missing out in the first match. However, Suryakumar Yadav and Skipper Rohit took on bowlers, added good partnership. Yadav made yet another half-century while Sharma got out for 43.
Mumbai failed in the 2nd half of the batting as they kept losing wickets. In the end, they managed only 152 and Russell had 5 wickets to his name.
In return, Gill and Rana began well, added 72 for the 1st wicket. Soon, Rahul Chahar took over and dismissed the top order. When the team was needing almost run a ball, Mumbai spinners aproduced dots and made the match closer than KKR would have wanted.
The team needed 15 runs from last over but Boult bowled well to give away just 5 runs and took two wickets.
Now, MI have moved to number two in the points table with DC top