Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians LIVE SCORE (t20)

Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians At Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, 23 September, 2020

23 September, 2020
Starts (IST)
Match Ended

195/5 (20.0 ov)

Match 5

146/9 (20.0 ov)

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs

195/5

Overs

20.0

Fours

13

Sixes

9

Extras

14

Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Kieron Pollard not out 13 7 1 0
Krunal Pandya not out 1 3 0 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Sandeep Warrier 3 0 34 0
Shivam Mavi 4 1 32 2

146/9

Overs

20.0

Fours

13

Sixes

7

Extras

5

Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Kuldeep Yadav not out 1 2 0 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Trent Boult 4 1 30 2
James Pattinson 4 0 25 2

That is it from here! Mumbai get the 2 points. The next match is on Thursday where Punjab take on Bangalore in Dubai on 24th September, 2020. Join us at 1800 local (1400 GMT). Till then, take care and cheers!

Rohit Sharma is named the Man of the Match. He starts by saying that he is happy with the team's performance. Adds that the batsmen played well and everyone contributed as a team. Mentions that they got couple of good practice games before the tournament. Sharma also says that the side were ruthless on their display today. On his own batting, Sharma says that he backs himself to play that shot. On going with three pacers, Rohit says that this pitch had something for the fast bowlers and that prompted him to take three quicks. Says it was not easy to bat in the heat.

Trent Boult is down for an interview. He starts by saying that he is comfortable to bowl but mentions that it is a bit hot out there. Further adds that bowling to Russell and Morgan is a challenge. Boult also says that the temperature here is a bit challenging than back home. Boult also says that he is happy to be a part of the Indian T20 League and is enjoying his new franchise.

Dinesh Karthik, Kolkata skipper, starts by saying that they had to do good with both bat and ball but they were a bit rusty out there. Mentions that the boys learnt from their mistakes. Karthik also says that Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins finished their  quarantine today. On the batting order Karthik says that he will chat with the coach.

Earlier in the day after being put into bat by Kolkata, Mumbai raked up 195 on board thanks to their skipper's superb knock where he smashed 80 off 54 balls. He was well assisted in the middle by Suryakumar Yadav who scored 47 and Saurabh Tiwary who made 21. Contributions from younger Pandya and Pollard took them to a total which was too much for the opposition. Kolkata bowling first were looking like amatures as the pacers were constantly bowling short and were getting dispatched out of the park Only Sunil Narine was the one to have conceded less than 6 runs in his four overs rest all the bowlers were taken on a leather hunt. All in all an off day for the Kolkata team both with the bat as well as the ball. They would look to get back on track before the second game whereas, Mumbai will look to buid on the momentum they got today from the win. Let's head toi the presentations..

Mumbai finally came to the party after being beaten in their opening fixture against Chennai. They showed the Kolkata bowlers as to how to bowl on this slow surface. They were just perfect with the ball today. Trent Boult, James Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah all stood up to the challenge and it didn't look like this is a Malinga-less Mumbai. They executed their yorkers, the slower ones and the bumpers to perfection. To add to their efforts, Rahul Chahar and the big man who also played his 150th game for Mumbai today, Kieron Pollard did exceptionally well with the ball. Pollard bowled 3 overs and gave away 21 runs along with a wicket. In the end, a complete team effort in the field from Mumbai as Hardik Pandya though did not bowl, did not contribute much with the bat but was seen on the field taking catches and saving runs for his team.

Mumbai continue their dominance over Kolkata as they win the game comfortably. With this they open their win account too. Kolkata chasing 196 runs were never comfortable in the middle. They lost two early wickets in the Powerplay. Since then they failed to recover as they lacked partnerships. Nitish Rana looked a bit promising but the mounting run rate pressure consumed him. Skipper Dinesh Karthik too could not add much to the total despite coming one down in the batting order. Morgan and Russell too struggled to get adjusted to the pace of the wicket which was on the slower side. In the end, both departed without any substantial contibutions. In the end, some few lusty blows from Pat Cummins helped Kolkata achieve some respectability with the score. Overall a poor display of batting from them which they would like to rectify before going ahead in the tournament.

19.6

OUT! STUMPED! MUMBAI WIN BY 49 RUNS! Tossed up delivery outside off, Mavi comes down the track and looks to go big but misses it. It goes towards the keeper where de Kock whips the bails off. It is referred upstairs. Replays show that Mavi is way short of his crease. 146/9

19.5

Outside off, Mavi punches it through covers for a couple.

19.4

Full ball on middle, Kuldeep pushes it through mid on for a single.

19.3

Full and outside off, Yadav looks to play the reverse sweep but misses it. It goes safely towards the keeper.

19.2

Short ball on middle, Mavi pulls it through mid-wicket for a single.

19.1

Short and outside off, Mavi cuts it to point.

18.6

Full delivery on off, Mavi punches it through mid on for a run. 142/8

18.5

Short ball on off, Mavi slaps it to point.

18.4

Short delivery on off, Mavi looks to cut but gets a bottom edge on this one. It goes on one bounce to the keeper.

18.3

Slower bouncer outside off, Mavi looks to pull but misses it.

Kuldeep Yadav is the new batsman in.

18.2

OUT! CAUGHT! Length ball outside off, Cummins looks to loft it over mid-wicket but does not get the distance on it. It goes towards the fielder where Hardik Pandya takes a good catch.

18.2

WIDE! Pattinson bowls it wide outside off, Cummins lets it go.

18.1

Length delivery outside off, Mavi steers it towards third man for a single.

James Pattinson is back on.

17.6

SIX! Full on middle, Cummins lofts it over the bowler's head for a biggie. 139/7

17.6

WIDE! Down the leg side, Cummins looks to flick but misses it. It goes towards the keeper where de Kock fumbles but the batsmen don't take a run.

17.5

SIX! That is hammered! Length delivery outside off, Cummins lofts it over mid-wicket for a maximum.

17.4

Full delivery on off, Cummins drives it through covers. The batsmen get two runs.

17.3

SIX! Short delivery on middle, Cummins looks to pull but gets a top edge. It goes over square leg for a maximum.

17.2

Short and outside off, Cummins swings at it but misses it.

17.1

SIX! Good shot! Length delivery on middle, Cummins pulls it over square leg for a maximum.

16.6

FOUR! Nice shot! Short delivery on middle, Mavi pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 112/7

16.5

Full delivery on off, Cummins pushes it towards mid off for a single.

16.4

FOUR! Length delivery on off, Cummins lofts it over covers for a boundary.

Shivam Mavi is the next man in with the bat.

16.3

OUT! CAUGHT! Boult gets his second wicket! Mumbai bowlers are showing here how to bowl on this surface. Short delivery on middle, Naik pulls it over mid-wicket but does not get the distance on it. It goes towards the fielder where Hardik Pandya takes a simple catch.

16.2

Full ball on off, Naik drives it to covers.

16.1

Length delivery on off, Cummins looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto the pads. The batsmen cross ends.

15.6

Full again outside off, Cummins drives it through covers for a single. 102/6

15.5

Full delivery on middle, Cummins flicks it towards the leg side.

Pat Cummins with the bat now.

15.4

OUT! CAUGHT! Bumrah is on a roll here as he gets his second wicket! Full delivery outside off, Morgan looks to drive but gets an outside edge. It goes safely towards the keeper where Quinton de Kock takes a comfortable catch.

15.3

Length delivery on off, Morgan looks to guide but gets a bottom edge on this one. It goes on one bounce towards the keeper.

15.2

Back of a length on off, Naik pushes it towards the off side for a single.

Final Break in the innings of Kolkata and also the final nail in the coffin has been hit just before the break. Kolkata never looked in the chase as they kept losing wicket early on and then they failed to get the runs quickly. Mumbai being spot on with their fielding, bowling and catching today. Just a formality now as Mumbai clinch their first win of this year's tournament. Nikhil Naik comes out to bat after the break.

15.1

OUT! BOWLED! No fireworks from the big man Andre Russell! Bumrah gets his first wicket! Fuller length delivery on middle, Russell looks to swing at it but misses it as the ball goes onto meet the leg pole.

Jasprit Bumrah is back on.

14.6

Slower bouncer on off, Morgan looks to swing at it but misses it. Kolkata need 96 from 30 balls. 100/4

14.5

Slower short ball on off, Russell slogs it towards long on for a single.

14.4

FOUR! Length delivery outside off, Russell looks to go big but gets a top edge. It goes over third man for a boundary.

14.3

Back of a length and outside off, Russell leaves it alone.

14.2

FOUR! Excellent shot! Full toss outside off, Russell slaps it through covers for a boundary.

14.1

Full delivery on middle, Morgan lofts it over mid on for a single.

Trent Boult is back on.

13.6

A bumper to end the over from Pattinson. Short ball on middle, Russell ducks under it. A rare sight with DreRuss there. 90/4

13.5

Length ball outside off, Morgan cuts it through point for a single.

13.4

SIX! Finally a hit! Length ball on middle, Morgan flicks it uppishly towards deep mid-wicket as the ball just about crosses the ropes there. Kolkata need more of these.

13.3

Slower and wide outside off, Morgan looks to go downtown but misses it in the end.

13.2

Short ball on off, Russell pulls it towards long off for a single.

13.1

Full on off, driven straight to long off for no run.

James Pattinson is back on. 2-0-14-1 are his figures so far.

12.6

Another bumper but once again Morgan fails to nail the pull as he misses it. 82/4

12.5

Short ball on the body of Morgan, Eoin goes for the pull but misses it. The ball goes of his belly and goes onto hit the stumps. Luckily for the batter the bails don't  lit up. Morgan has a smile as Bumrah is not happy there.

12.4

Full on middle, driven to long on for a single.

12.3

Lenght ball down the leg side, Russell goes for the tuck but the ball takes the pads and goes towards fine leg. A couple of leg byes taken.

12.2

Length ball on off, Russell hit it powerfully down the ground but is well fielded by the bowler in his followthrough.

12.1

Length ball outside off, Morgan runs it down to third man for a single.

Jasprit Bumrah is back on. 1-0-1-0 are his figures so far.

11.6

Full ball on off, Morgan drives it through covers for a single. 78/4

11.5

Full and outside off, Morgan looks to slash but misses it.

Andre Russell is the new batsman in.

11.4

OUT! CAUGHT! Excellent catch by Hardik Pandya! Full delivery on off, Rana lofts it over covers but does not get the distance on it. It goes towards covers where Pandya runs to his left and takes a good catch.

11.3

Full ball on middle, Morgan pushes it through mid on for a single.

11.2

PLAY AND A MISS! Full delivery outside off, Morgan looks to drive but misses it.

11.1

FOUR! Good shot! Length delivery on off, Morgan punches it through point. Hardik Pandya in the deep tries to stop it but misfields and concedes a boundary.

10.6

Floated outside off, pushed to long off for a single. 72/3

10.5

BEATEN! Tossed up outside off, Morgan looks to be tentative there but gets beaten on the push as the ball goes past the outside edge.

10.4

Floated outside off, Morgan goes for the reverse sweep but misses it completely.

10.3

Another huge shout from the bowler and the keeper. Floated outside off, Morgan looks to push it to the off side. The ball brushes the front pad and goes to the keeper who appeals for a caught behind but the umpire is not interested.

10.2

Full and outside off, tapped to point.

Eoin Morgan is the new batsman in.

10.1

OUT! LBW! Karthik has to depart. Kolkata in all sorts of trouble. Quicker and fuller in line with the stumps, Dinesh goes for the slog sweep but misses it altogether to get caught on the crease. There is an appeal from the bowler and umpire Gaffney gives it as out. Karthik knows it as he walks off without even thinking of taking the review.

Rahul Chahar is back on. 2-0-21-0 are his figures so far.

9.6

Short of a length ball on off, Karthik pulls it towards deep mid-wicket where it goes on the bounce to the fielder. The batters take a run. 71/2

9.5

Slower ball outside off, Rana pushes it towards deep covers for a single.

9.4

Length ball around off, Karthik plays it towards deep mid-wicket for a run.

9.3

Length ball on off, punched through covers for a run by Rana.

9.2

Full and outside off, driven to long off by DK for a run.

9.1

Short and wide outside off, Rana cuts it through cover-point for a single.

9.1

WIDE! Length ball down the leg side. Wided by the umpire.

Strategic Time-Out! Kolkata are doing well through this partnership between Rana and Karthik. They would look to stay till the end. Mumbai, on the other hand, need wickets to put pressure back on Kolkata. Kolkata need 132 runs in 66 balls.

8.6

Shorter on middle, Karthik pushes it back towards the bowler. 64/2

8.5

Quicker delivery on off, Rana pushes it through mid on for a run.

8.4

FOUR! Cracking shot! Short and outside off, Rana punches it through covers for a boundary.

8.3

Tossed up delivery on off, Karthik drives it through covers for a single.

8.2

FOUR! Nice shot! Full delivery on off, Karthik lofts it over point for a boundary.

8.1

Short delivery on off, Karthik punches it to covers.

Krunal Pandya is on.

7.6

Short delivery on middle, Karthik pulls it over square leg for a single. 54/2

7.5

Floated delivery on leg, Rana plays a reverse sweep towards third man for a run.

7.4

FOUR! Nice improvisation! On middle, Rana plays a reverse sweep over short third man for a boundary.

7.3

Loopy delivery outside off, Rana punches it through point for a couple.

7.2

Flighted delivery on middle, Karthik flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.

7.1

FOUR! Good shot! Tossed up delivery on off, Karthik drives it uppishly over covers for a boundary.

6.6

Back of a length delivery on off, Karthik punches it through covers for a run. 41/2

6.5

Full delivery on middle, Rana flicks it through square leg for a single.

6.4

Short delivery on off, Rana looks to punch but gets a bottom edge on it. It goes on one bounce to the keeper.

6.3

Full ball on middle, Karthik flicks it towards square leg for a single.

6.2

FOUR! Cracking shot! Short and outside off, Karthik cuts it uppishly between point and third man for a boundary.

6.1

Back of a length on middle, Rana tucks it towards mid-wicket for a run.

Kieron Pollard is into the attack.

5.6

Shorter and on middle, Rana slogs it towards deep square leg for a single. Kolkata end Powerplay with 33/2! 33/2

5.5

Floated on leg, Rana sweeps it towards short fine leg this time.

5.4

Tossed up on middle, Rana tucks it to the leg side.

5.3

SIX! THAT GOES ALL THE WAY! Floated outside off, Rana frees his arms and lofts it over mid off and into the fence behind for half a dozen.

5.2

Floated on leg, tucked to mid-wicket.

5.1

Flighted on leg, Dinesh tucks it to the leg side for a single.

Rahul Chahar is into the attack.

4.6

Length ball on middle, blocked off the front foot towards mid-wicket. 25/2

Nitish Rana is the next batsman in.

4.5

OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! That was a tough catch though. Narine departs. Kolkata in dire straits. Banged in short on middle, Narine looks to hoick it towards the cow corner by making some room on the leg side. He though gets a thick outside edge and the ball flies over to the keeper where de Kock times his jump to perfection to grab a one-handed stunner.

4.4

Length ball on off, Karthik taps it to the leg side and gets a single.

4.3

Short ball on middle, Karthik goes for the pull but is beaten by the pace as he gets rapped on the thigh pad.

4.2

FOUR! That's slapped! Length and wide outside off, Karthik slaps it through covers and gets a boundary.

4.1

Short of a length ball on middle, Narine goes for the pull but gets it high and in the no man's land at mid-wicket for a single.

James Pattinson is back on.

3.6

Back of a length delivery on off, Karthik defends it to point. 19/1

3.5

Length delivery outside off, Karthik leaves it alone.

3.4

Length delivery on middle, Karthik flicks it to mid-wicket.

3.3

Short ball on middle, Narine pulls it towards square leg for a single.

3.2

Back of a length on off, Narine pushes it to point.

3.1

Full delivery outside off, Narine looks to drive but misses it.

Jasprit Bumrah is into the attack.

2.6

FOUR! Glorious hit! Full ball on off, Karthik drives it through covers and fetches a boundary. 18/1

2.5

Length ball on off, defended by Karthik.

Dinesh Karthik is the new batsman in.

2.4

OUT! CAUGHT! The youngster falls to the scoreboard pressure. Change of length this time from Boult and Gill fails to read it as he goes for a hit over the leg side. He though goes hard at it but there is no elevation on it. Pollard at mid-wicket takes it with ease.

2.3

FOUR! GREAT SHOT! Length ball outside off, Gill cuts it powerfully through cover-point for a boundary.

2.2

Length and on middle, Gill punches it to the bowler.

2.1

LUCKY! Full and around off, Gill goes for the drive only to get an inside edge past the leg stump. A couple taken.

1.6

Short of a length ball on middle, Narine looks to pull but ends up playing it on the pitch. 8/0

1.5

SIX! Classy! Full and on the pads, Sunil Narine flicks it off his legs and deposits into the fine leg fence for a maximum.

1.4

Full on middle, flicked to mid-wicket for a quick single by Gill.

1.3

Length ball on middle, Narine pulls it towards the leg side where Pattinson fields in his followthrough. The ball goes towards mid-wicket as the batters take a run. Kolkata are off the mark here.

1.2

Brilliant stop! Length ball and wide outside off, Narine slaps it towards covers where Hardik Pandya does well to field it.

1.1

Slower ball around leg, Narine fends it away to the leg side.

James Pattinson to bowl from the other end.

0.6

BEATEN! Length ball around off, Gill looks to flick it but gets beaten. A maiden to begin with from Boult. 0/0

0.5

Full ball outside off, Gill drives it straight to the man at mid off.

0.4

Short of a length ball outside off, Gill looks to cut but under edges it behind towards the slips.

0.3

Short of a length ball outside off, Gill punches it to covers.

0.2

Length ball angled across outside off, Gill lets it be.

Trent Boult will start the proceedings for Mumbai.

0.1

Full ball outside off, Gill dabs it to covers.

We are back for the chase. The Mumbai players are out in the middle. Sunil Narine and Shubman Gill will open the innings for Kolkata.