MI vs KKR Live Score: Bumrah’s five-fer goes in vain as KKR registers an Emphatic 52 -run win


MI vs KKR: Bumrah’s five-fer went in vain as KKR registers a 52-run win over MI

MI vs KKR Live Score: Jasprit Bumrah produced one of the finest bowling spells you would have ever seen in the IPL at the DY Stadium on Monday night. But all his heroic efforts with the ball went in vain as Mumbai Indians batters failed to capitalize on their stellar bowling performance & suffered a 52 runs defeat at the hands of KKR.

Bumrah’s stellar five-fer restricts KKR to 165-9 

Earlier Jasprit Bumrah’s devastating five-wicket haul for 10 in his four overs spell restricted KKR to 165-9 in 20 overs. Batting first, KKR got off to a flying start with their openers Venkatesh Iyer & Ajinkya Rahane guiding KKR to 60 runs inside powerplay overs. Venkatesh Iyer smashed 43 runs off 24 balls while Rahane smashed 25 runs to anchor KKR innings.

Later Nitish Rana joined hands with Captain Shreyas Iyer & the duo stitched a brief 36-run stand for the third wicket. However, their blooming stand was soon broken with Murugan Ashwin dismissing Shreyas for 6 runs. But there was a collapse as Kolkata slipped from 123 for two to 139 for five, thanks to Bumrah who scalped back-to-back wickets. He first dismissed Russell for 9 runs followed by the prized wicket of Rana who went back to the pavilion after smashing 43 runs.

There was no stopping for Jasprit Bumrah who struck to remove Jackson, Pat Cummins & Sunil Narine in the 18th over reducing KKR to 156-8. However, in the end, Rinku Singh steadied KKR’s innings & helped them to end at 165-9 in the allotted 20 overs.

KKR outclasses MI by bundling them at 113 in just 17.3 overs

In reply, KKR roared back vigorously as they bowled out MI for a meagre 113 in the 17.3 overs to keep their Playoffs alive. MI, done & dusted, lost their last eight wickets for 44 runs in just 42 balls. Fielding like Lions KKR affected three run-outs resulting in MI’s ninth humiliating loss in the IPL 2022.

Pat Cummins 3-22 overshadowed Bumrah’s 5-10 as none of MI’s batters could get going in front of KKR’s fierce bowling attack. Only opener Ishan Kishan could get going with a 43-ball 51 with five boundaries and one six. Ramandeep Singh, Tim David & Kieron Pollard got off to good starts but couldn’t convert them into big scores. Cummins struck thrice in the 15th over to remove Ishan Kishan, Daniel Sams & Murugan Ashwin to dismantle MI in their chase of 166 runs. As a result, Mumbai Indians were bowled out for 113 in 17.3 overs.

MI vs KKR Live Score: For KKR, all their bowlers came back roaring as Pat Cummins (3-22), Andre Russell (2-22) & Tim Southee’s (1-10) returned fire to fire registering a massive 52-run win to keep their playoffs hopes alive. With 10 points in 5 wins, KKR moved up from ninth to the seventh spot on the Points Table with two more games to go. On the other hand, by losing their ninth match in the IPL 2022, MI continues to lag at the bottom of the points table with four points in their kitty.

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