Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer played thumps of 74 and 53 respectively as KKR) crushed Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets in an Indian Premiere League 2021 experience here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday.
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KKR beat MI Highlights – Big Turn around by KKR
Before this match, KKR had an inauspicious record against MI, enlisting just 6 wins in a total of 28 games, but Tripathi and Iyer made a difference to the franchise and turn around their fortunes. Chasing 156, KKR got a flying start as Ventakesh and Shubman put on 40 runs inside 3 overs.
However, the opening stand was cut brief as Bumrah bowled Gill (13) within the third over of the innings. At the conclusion of the power play, KKR score studied 63/1 with Iyer going all weapons bursting
KKR beat MI Highlights:
Tripathi and Iyer proceeded with their carnage and both the batters enrolled their respective half-centuries.
Both players put on 88 runs for the moment wicket, however, this stand was at last broken by Bumrah as he sent Iyer (53) back to the pavilion with KKR 28 runs away from the target.
In the conclusion, Tripathi (74*) and Nitish Rana (5*) took KKR over the line by7wickets with 29 balls to save.