Highlights - IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: MI beat KKR, to face RPS in final
Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 6 wickets in IPL 2017 Qualifer 2 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. MI will now face Rising Pune Supergiant in the final. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders here.ipl 2017 Updated: May 19, 2017 23:29 IST
Rohit Sharma (26) and Krunal Pandya (41*) guided MI to a six-wicket win over KKR. Piyush Chawla took two wickets for KKR. Earlier, Karn Sharma claimed four wickets while Jasprit Bumrah took three for MI to bundle out KKR for 107. Ishank Jaggi (28) and Suryakumar Yadav (31) were the top-scorers for KKR. Mumbai Indians will now face Rising Pune Supergiant in the final. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2017 here.(LIVE SCORECARD | LIVE STREAMING INFO)
23:28 hrs IST:
23:22 hrs IST: Fun fact - Rising Pune Supergiant are unbeaten against Mumbai Indians this season!
23:18 hrs IST: Karn Sharma is the man of the match for his 4/18 with the ball!
23:13 hrs IST: Since the play-offs started, teams that finished first and second have played in the finals 5 out of 7 seasons, and the team finishing second have won 6 times.
23:10 hrs IST: After the match, Gautam Gambhir said - “We discussed after the last game that we couldn’t get 160-170, we needed 140. Lost too many wickets early on. 107 is not a great score unless you can get the opposition all out. We had to be up for it. Had we had wickets, we could have targetted one or two bowlers. Proud, because we put everything we could. We had two opportunities, we missed it. We could have had two cracks at the top two. The boys were professional through the season.”
23:06 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians will now face Rising Pune Supergiant in the IPL 2017 final.
23:04 hrs IST: The IPL 2017 final will feature the two teams who also met in the first match of the tournament!
23:02 hrs IST: That’s all for Mumbai Indians! They have won the match by 6 wickets!
22:58 hrs IST: 4 runs more to win. Krunal Pandya gets another boundary. MI 105/4
22:55 hrs IST: First boundary of the match for Kieron Pollard. MI 96/4
22:53 hrs IST: 13 overs gone. KKR are 91/4
22:48 hrs IST: OUT! Rohit Sharma’s innings comes to an end as Nathan Coulter Nile claimed his first wicket. MI 88/4
22:45 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya (34*) has shown great mettle today and his impressive form continues. MI 88/3
22:43 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma (26*) finishes the 11th over with a massive six. MI 80/3
22:41 hrs: Consecutive boundaries for Krunal Pandya! MI 73/3
22:39 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians need 44 runs to win from 60 balls. MI 64/3
22:35 hrs IST: 9 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 61 for the loss of 3 wickets.
22:32 hrs IST: Piyush Chawla strays down the leg side and another boundary for Krunal. MI 59/3
22:30 hrs IST: Smooth cover drive by Rohit Sharma! MI 54/3
22:27 hrs IST: Sensible batting by Rohit Sharma and Krunal Pandya. MI 49/3
22:24 hrs IST: FOUR! A fine sweep by Krunal Pandya as the ball rushes to the boundary. MI 43/3
22:21 hrs IST: 6 overs gone. MI are 36 for the loss of 3 wickets.
22:19 hrs IST: OUT! Piyush Chawla castles Rayudu as MI lose their third wicket. MI 34/3
22:15 hrs IST: Sunil Narine is introduced in the attack and he will be a big weapon for KKR. MI 32/2
22:11 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians need 78 runs to win from 16 overs. MI 30/2
22:08 hrs IST: 3 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 24 for 2 wickets.
22:06 hrs IST: OUT! Umesh Yadav strikes as Parthiv Patel is caught behind for 14. MI 24/2
22:04 hrs IST: Back-to-back boundaries for Parthiv Patel. MI 23/2
22:02 hrs IST: 2 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 14 for the loss of one wicket.
21:59 hrs IST: OUT! Piyush Chawla strikes for KKR as he traps Lendl Simmons LBW. MI 11/1
21:57 hrs IST: After the first over, Mumbai Indians are 11/0.
21:56 hrs IST: Umesh Yadav strays down the leg side and Parthiv Patel gets the first boundary. MI 7/0
21:54 hrs IST: Close LBW call by Umesh Yadav, but no success. MI 3/0
21:52 hrs IST: Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel are out in the middle for MI. Umesh Yadav to bowl the first over.
21:44 hrs IST: Karn Sharma was the best of the lot for MI with 4/16 from 4 overs.
21:39 hrs IST: OUT! Lasith Malinga castles Umesh Yadav to finish the KKR innings on 107!
21:37 hrs IST: Couple of really close ones from Lasith Malinga, but still no wicket for the pacer. KKR 106/9
21:33 hrs IST: Inside edge and the ball runs to the boundary! KKR 106/9
21:30 hrs IST: OUT! Jasprit Bumrah takes his third wicket! Suryakumar Yadav goes for the big one, but is caught in the deep for 31. KKR 101/9
21:27 hrs IST: OUT! Second wicket for Mitchell Johnson as Coulter-Nile departs for 6. KKR 100/8
21:25 hrs IST: SIX! Nathan Coulter-Nile hits Mitchell Johnson for a huge six! KKR 100/7
21:23 hrs IST: OUT! Kolkata Knight Riders lose their seventh wicket as Piyush Chawla departs for 2. KKR 94/7
21:20 hrs IST: 16 overs gone. KKR are 92 for the loss of 6 wickets.
21:18 hrs IST: Sensible batting by Piyush Chawla and Suryakumar Yadav. KKR 92/6
21:16 hrs IST: Karn Sharma finishes with figures of 4/16 in 4 overs. KKR 88/6 after 15 overs
21:12 hrs IST: OUT! Ishank Jaggi (28) goes for the big one but is caught at long-on. KKR 87/6
21:09 hrs IST: Ishank Jaggi finishes the over with a boundary. KKR 83/5 after 14 overs
21:05 hrs IST: Ishank jaggi joins the party with a brilliant boundary through fine-leg. KKR 76/5
21:04 hrs IST: 13 overs gone. Kolkata Knight Riders are 71/5
21:00 hrs IST: Suryakumar Yadav gets back-to-back boundaries! KKR 69/5
20:57 hrs IST: FOUR! Ishank Jaggi joins the party as he gets his first boundary of the match. KKR 57/5
20:55 hrs IST: 11 overs gone. KKR are 53 for 5.
20:53 hrs IST: SIX! A solid shot by Suryakumar Yadav and the ball crosses the boundary easily. KKR 49/5
20:51 hrs IST: 10 overs gone. Kolkata Knight Riders are 41 for the loss of 5 wickets.
20:49 hrs iST: It has been a brilliant show by MI bowlers till now! KKR 39/5
20:46 hrs IST: Slow and steady stuff by Jaggi and Yadav. KKR 39/5 after 9 overs.
20:43 hrs IST: Really close for Karn Sharma, but no hat-trick for the leg spinner. KKR 36/5
20:39 hrs IST: Ishank Jaggi and Suryakumar Yadav are trying to keep the scorecard ticking. KKR 36/5
20:37 hrs IST: OUT! Karn Sharma claims his third wicket as he traps Colin De Grandhomme for a duck! KKR 31/5
20:35 hrs IST: OUT! The KKR downfall continues as Gautam Gambhir is dismissed for 12. KKR 31/4
20:33 hrs IST: FOUR! A brilliant drive by Gambhir as he continues the fightback. KKR 30/3
20:30 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah’s figures in the match - 2/2 from 2 overs! KKR 25/3
20:28 hrs IST: OUT! Second wicket for Bumrah! Robin Uthappa is trapped LBW for 1. KKR 25/3
20:25 hrs IST: A straighter one from Karn Sharma and Narine missed the shot completely. Easy chance for Parthiv Patel. KKR 25/2
20:23 hrs IST: OUT! KKR lose their second wicket as Sunil Narine is stumped for 10. KKR 24/2
20:21 hrs IST: 4 overs gone. Kolkata Knight Riders are 22 for the loss of one wicket.
20:19 hrs IST: Sunil Narine finally connects and it’s a six over mid wicket! KKR 21/1
20:17 hrs IST: Kolkata Knight Riders are 13/1 after 3 overs.
20:15 hrs IST: It has been a slow start for KKR as they are struggling against the MI pace attack. KKR 13/1
20:13 hrs IST: FOUR! Gautam Gambhir places the ball perfectly for the first boundary of the match. KKR 10/1
20:10 hrs IST: Two overs gone. Kolkata Knight Riders are 5/1
20:08 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah was the given the new ball by his captain and he did not disappoint! KKR 5/1
20:07 hrs IST: OUT! Chris Lynn goes for the lofted shot and is caught in the deep by Kieron Pollard. KKR 5/1
20:06 hrs IST: 8 balls gone. Still no boundary for Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR 5/0
20:05 hrs IST: That’s the end of the first over. KKR 3/0
20:03 hrs IST: A top edge from Lynn, but it lands safely! KKR 2/0
20:02 hrs IST: Chris Lynn is not going for big shots early on, it seems. KKR 0/0
19:59 hrs IST: Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine to start the proceedings for KKR, while Mitchell Johnson will bowl the first over.
19:58 hrs IST: We are minutes away from the match! The umpires are making their way into the ground.
19:54 hrs IST: This is only the second game Yusuf Pathan has missed since being bought by KKR in 2011. The first was against his old franchise Rajasthan Royals in 2014.
19:51 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have been the masters of run chases this season and that can be a huge advantage for them tonight.
19:48 hrs IST: The winner of this match will face Rising Pune Supergiant in the IPL 2017 final on Sunday.
19:45 hrs IST: Now, it’s time to look at the Mumbai Indians team for the night - Simmons, Parthiv, Rayudu, Rohit, Krunal P, Pollard, Hardik P, M Johnson, K Sharma, Bumrah, Malinga.
19:43 hrs IST: A look at the Kolkata Knight Riders XI - Narine, Lynn, Rajpoot, Umesh, Gambhir, Coulter-Nile, Chawla, SK Yadav, Jaggi, Uthappa, Grandhomme.
19:40 hrs IST:
19:35 hrs IST: Two changes for Kolkata Knight Riders - Ankit Rajpoot comes in for Yusuf Pathan and Colin de Grandhomme is back for Trent Boult.
19:34 hrs IST: A big change for Mumbai Indians - Mitchell McClenaghan is injured and Mitchell Johnson is in.
19:33 hrs IST: This was the 10th time that Mumbai Indians have won the toss in IPL 2017!
19:31 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and they will be fielding first.
19:27 hrs IST: We are minutes away from a very important toss. Who do you think will win it?
19:24 hrs IST: Yusuf Pathan, who has played 149 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, will become only fifth player after Suresh Raina (161matches), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (158 matches), Rohit Sharma (157 matches) and Dinesh Karthik (152 matches) to appear in 150 or more matches in IPL.
19:19 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have won the toss nine times in this competition. Can they do it again in this crucial match?
19:14 hrs IST: When it comes to IPL knockout games, Harbhajan Singh has taken 14 wickets!
19:05 hrs IST: There is no rain at the moment, but it is expected to be cloudy through night. It rained quite heavily last night and there is a significantly high chance of rain tonight as per the forecast..
19:02 hrs IST: Gautam Gambhir, who was the hero against Sunrisers Hyderabad, is currently second in the IPL 2017 run-scorer’s list with 486 runs.
18:57 hrs IST: The biggest question in everyone’s mind is whether it will rain or not. The weather gods did help KKR in the last game, but will it be the same once again?
18:52 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have a 15-5 advantage over Kolkata Knight Riders with MI winning both the group stage encounters this season.
18:46 hrs IST: The last match was gruelling for KKR as they had to overcome rain delays and late starts to clinch the victory. But, with momentum on their side, they will be looking to beat MI for the first time this year.
18:41 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians, however, faced a 20-run defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant. However, their top spot finish in the group stage ensured them of a second chance in the competition.
18:38 hrs IST: Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderbad by 7 wickets in the eliminator to book their spot in Qualifier 2.
18:35 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to the IPL 2017 qualifier 2 encounter between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders!
Mumbai Indians had a brilliant league phase, topping the standings to qualify for the playoffs. However, they succumbed to an embarrassing loss against Rising Pune Supergiant in Qualifier 1. (ALL THE RESULTS)
Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand, will be full of confidence after ousting defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in a rain-curtailed Eliminator.
However, history is with MI, who not just have a whopping 15-5 record against Gautam Gambhir’s KKR, they have also beaten Kolkata Knight Riders in both the matches this season.
Both Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders have former two-time champions.
First Published: May 19, 2017 18:27 IST