KKR vs MI: Rohit Sharma joins Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni in IPL elite list
KKR vs MI: The other three cricketers to achieve this brilliant milestone apart from Rohit Sharma are MS Dhoni (169*), Gautam Gambhir (129) and Virat Kohli (108*).Updated: Apr 28, 2019 20:40 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Rohit Sharma became the fourth cricketer to play 100 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as skipper as he took the field for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata on Sunday. The other three cricketers to achieve this brilliant milestone are MS Dhoni (169*), Gautam Gambhir (129) and Virat Kohli (108*).
Out of the 99 matches till now, Rohit has 57 victories with an impressive win percentage of 58.08.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field first against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Facing a must-win situation to harbour any chances of qualifying for the playoffs, KKR brought up Robin Uthappa, Harry Gurney and Sandeep Warrier in place of Prasidh Krishna, Carlos Brathwaite and Prithvi Raj.
Mumbai, looking for a ninth straight win over KKR, drafted in Barinder Sran in place of Anukul Roy.
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock (w), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Barinder Sran
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (w/c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney
(With agency inputs)
First Published: Apr 28, 2019 20:40 IST