KKR vs MI Stay Rating, At present’s IPL 2021 Match Updates: Rohit falls for 43 as Cummins picks two wickets


Welcome to the LIVE weblog of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians.


MI 119/4 after 15.5 overs: Cummins to Rohit. OUT! Rohit drags it again to the stumps.

MI 114/3 after 15 overs: Chakravarthy continues his wonderful line of attacking bowling however Rohit nudges him with the best of late cuts previous short-third man. The boundaries haven’t come as typically as he would have appreciated, however this could be a begin.

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MI 106/3 after 14 overs:
And eventually Rohit breaks the shackles with that trademark pull! Sends Mumbai previous 100 and have they only stepped on the pedal right here? Krishna as soon as once more started effectively earlier than petering out with some unfastened deliveries. Pandya obtained into this groove with a stifling flick to the deep mid-wicket boundary and was adopted by Rohit’s huge shot into the stands.

MI 94/3 after 13 overs: Chakravarthy silences Hardik with some fast deliveries attacking the stumps. Is Mumbai feeling the warmth barely? Rohit has not reduce unfastened but and has performed simply 25 deliveries as we transfer into the 14th over!

Chakravarthy is again into the assault.

MI 91/3 after 12 overs: Cummins to Kishan. OUT! Kishan hooks and it flies straight to the fielder!  Cummins tucks one onto the ribs with tempo and Kishan falls for the lure. The hook regarded excessive and good-looking for a second, sure for one second earlier than the ball dipped straight into Prasidh Krishna’s palms at wonderful leg. Hardik Pandya has are available to hitch his skipper who has been a quiet observer at one finish.  Ishan Kishan c Prasidh Krishna b Cummins 1 (3b)

MI 88/2 after 11 overs: Shakib to Suryakumar. OUT! Excessive however not lengthy sufficient! Suryakumar has holed out to the long-on fielder. This has been a cracking spell from Shakib and he now has the primary man’s wicket to point out! beside his title.  Suryakumar Yadav c Shubman Gill b Shakib Al Hasan 56 (36b 7×4 2×6) SR: 155.55

MI 81/1 after 10 overs: Suryakumar sends Cummins to the roof! Brings up his fifty in trademark fashion!  99 METRES and over Chepauk’s massive stand!  Cummins started the over with a ripper to beat Surya’s edge however there’s the response from him. Size ball and SKY simply smashes it over deep sq. leg over to the highest of the stadium. A 33-ball fifty and that has put Mumbai effectively in command right here.

MI 70/1 after 9 overs: This has been a wonderful spell from Shakib as he continues to search out the great size persistently to assault the stumps. Rohit and Suryakumar proceed to rotate strike briskly with the singles as they set the Mumbai innings for a powerful end. Nonetheless, MI was in an analogous scenario in opposition to RCB earlier than it started to crumble on the back-end.

MI 64/1 after 8 overs: The SURYAKUMAR present is on! Prasidh Krishna’s tempo is handled disdain as a supply rushed onto the pads is scooped over cow nook for a cracking six- a whole lot of MSD shades in that helicopter-like shot! He follows it up with a silken drive by way of additional cowl. KKR has no reply to this early onslaught. A touch of fortune follows Surya’s method as Krishna induced the thick exterior edge that runs right down to the fence by way of third man.  The deluge of boundaries has additionally introduced up the 50-run stand between Rohit and Surya off 37 balls.

A lot of cropping from skipper Morgs as Prasidh Krishna replaces Cummins.

MI 47/1 after 7 overs: Rohit and Suryakumar are content material with the singles for the time being. Shakib continues to dart the ball in from his wide-arm motion, providing little room for the batsmen to interrupt free.

MI 42/1 after 6 overs: Cummins’ tempo hits the turf arduous however there’s hardly any response from the observe because the ball falls low onto the batsmen. An odd unfastened ball from Cummins is creamed by way of level by Suryakumar who has taken on the mantle to assault the bowlers from the onset.  MI finishes the Powerplay at 42/1.

First signal of tempo and there is Pat Cummins!

MI 37/1 after 5 overs: A wonderful over from Chakravarthy from the opposite finish is spoilt with the odd loosener off the ultimate ball. He had stored a good line all through the over earlier than a juicy short-ball was gifted to Rohit who sweeps it previous sq. leg.

Rohit Sharma goes previous David Warner to grow to be the fourth main run-scorer in IPL historical past. He’s 25 away from leaping to 3rd by going previous Dhawan!

Chakravarthy swaps ends as Harbhajan is taken off the assault.

MI 28/1 after 4 overs: 4 overs of spin first-up within the Powerplay in a T20 recreation! Shakib has backed up Morgan’s punt with a wonderful over. Shakib retains the stump-to-stump line as Surya and Rohit are pressured to rotate strike with singles.

Shakib al Hasan replaces Chakravarthy. 

A weird visible to see as Rohit settles himself to the identical facet of the bowler on the non-strikers’ finish. Marvel what’s that every one about.

MI 24/1 after 3 overs: Suryakumar Yadav arrives with a bang!
Harbhajan is unsettled with the exuberance of this man. Harbhajan fends a large, crazy supply and SKY fetches it from far out and sweeps behind sq.. He follows up with one other slog by way of the long-on fence and completes the early bashing with a pleasant drive by way of additional cowl.

MI 10/1 after 2 overs: Chakravarthy to de Kock. OUT! KKR strikes early! Chakravarthy induces the false shot from de Kock by coming around the wicket. Chakravarthy slides it into his pads as there may be minimal activate that one. de Kock is cramped for room as he goals for the slog over long-on and mistimes it altogether. The ball soars excessive and straigh to Tripathi who makes no mistake working in. Quinton de Kock c Tripathi b Varun 2 (6b)

Spin from each ends as Varun Chakravarthy enters the assault.

MI 3/0 after 1 over: An outstanding begin for the wily veteran, Harbhajan. Rohit is fast to get off the mark with the one however Harbhajan has adopted it up with some tight bowling to de Kock. Bhajji ends the over with a sluggish arm ball that finds the surface edge off de Kock however no harms accomplished there.

Harbhajan Singh up with the brand new ball! Right here we go, of us! Rohit Sharma on strike.

7:27PM: We’re closing in on motion at Chepauk!  In walks Morgan and Co. onto the sphere. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock follows the KKR gamers onto the center.


Rohit v Harbhajan in IPL: 33 runs, 0 dismissals. An early match-up to be careful for. Harbhajan may get greater than an over tonight with the left-handed de Kock partnering Rohit on the prime.

Rohit v off-spinners in Powerplay since 2019 – 61 runs, 3 dismissals

Harbhajan Singh in Powerplay since 2019 – 11 wickets

Gradual turners at Chepauk or fiery belters at Wankhede. Hit ’em huge and lengthy and take the 2 factors dwelling.


TOSS: Kolkata wins the Toss and elects to Discipline

MI XI: Rohit Sharma (C), de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

KKR XI: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy – KKR is unchanged

Rohit: We might have fielded first as effectively. There was some dew within the first recreation in opposition to RCB, however the ball was nonetheless turning. I believed we had been 20 runs quick within the final recreation, so we have to bat effectively. We obtained solely 30 runs within the final 4 overs, that was our mistake. We additionally mentioned the photographs to be taking part in on sluggish pitches. Hope we rectify as we speak. Sadly, Lynn misses and de Kock is again.

Morgan: We’re going to bowl first. The pitch seems to be much like the final one, however I am unsure if the dew will are available. We try to play aggressive model of cricket. It is a problem to proceed in that method. No adjustments within the facet. Shakib is introduced a particular cap because it’s his fiftieth look for KKR.

We have now a black soil floor in play tonight. Fairly much like the one used within the MI-RCB season opener however a extra drier floor by the preliminary seems to be. Batting is primed to be troublesome within the center phases and the openers would wish to set the tone within the Powerplay.Matthew Hayden means that the crew profitable the Toss would hope to chase given the situations. With the longer boundaries down the bottom, the batsmen could have their activity reduce out because the bowlers will hope to assault the stumps and hold it away from the batsmen’s arc.

Can the Hitman attain the particular milestone tonight?

The Hitman eyes a particular 1000 | Rohit wants 61 runs in opposition to KKR to grow to be the primary man to attain 1000 runs in opposition to an opposition within the IPL.   –  BCCI/IPL


6:33PM: Harbhajan Singh and Rohit Sharma have a short chat crammed with smiles as Bhajji units right down to flip his offies. An entire lot of MI reminiscences proper there.

6:16PM: Stay photos present Mumbai’s gamers going about their warm-ups. Hardik Pandya is having a throw-down session. The larger query could be whether or not he’s match sufficient to roll his arm over tonight.

Chepauk hai taiyaar!


Practically an hour away from the Toss. The Knights can be questioning if that is the precise time to strike a telling blow for the Mumbai Indians to cushion the blow dealt by the latter over time.

The rivalry has been a one-sided affair for too lengthy now and one wonders why KKR has not been capable of cease the Mumbai juggernaut. Change in personnel, a stable lineup of stars – none of those have gone in favour for KKR in opposition to MI.

On the venue: KKR gained for the primary time at Chepauk since 2012 on Sunday whereas MI misplaced for the primary time since 2011 in its Friday’s conflict in opposition to RCB.

Save for that one evening in Eden Gardens that occurs to roll again from current reminiscence – the Andre Russell blitz of a 40-ball 80 powered Kolkata to 232/2 and it managed to maintain sufficient strain to see Mumbai perish inside putting distance.  Within the final 5 seasons, nevertheless,  MI has gained the fixture 9 occasions versus KKR’s two.

With the facet lastly seeming to settle below skipper Morgan, Kolkata’s hopes will relaxation on its all-rounder trio of Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan and Pat Cummins firing in unison tonight. Mumbai’s vulnerabilities firstly, in contrast to earlier seasons, have seen faster treatments during the last two years. To additional stamp the purpose, Rohit’s Mumbai is the one facet that has not misplaced successive matches within the league since 2019.

On at the present time in 2016: KKR and MI took on one another in a league conflict on the Eden Gardens. Fifties from skipper Gambhir and Manish Pandey powered KKR to 187/5 in 20 overs. Nonetheless, a Rohit Sharma masterclass (84* off 54) powered Mumbai to a six-wicket win.


  • Rohit Sharma is one fifty away from leaping to the third spot for many IPL fifties. Rohit is at present tied with Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli with 39 fifties.
  • Kieron Pollard wants two sixes to register 200 IPL sixes to grow to be the third abroad participant and seventh total to the mark.
  • Rohit Sharma is 61 runs away from recording 1000 runs vs KKR. Rohit’s tally of 939 runs vs KKR is the league document for many runs by a participant in opposition to an opposition.
  • MI pacer Trent Boult could function in his fiftieth IPL match. Boult has taken 64 wickets at 25.20 in 49 matches thus far.
  • Milestones approaching:
    Quinton de Kock wants 41 to achieve 2000 IPL runs. Shubman Gill is 46 away from 1000 IPL runs.


Prime performers of final season:

MI has dominated the batting and bowling charts in its victorious season

Rank Batsman Runs scored
1. Ishan Kishan (MI) 516
2. Quinton de Kock (MI) 503
3. Suryakumar Yadav (MI) 480
Rank Bowlers Wickets taken
1. Jasprit Bumrah (MI) 27
2. Trent Boult (MI) 25
3. Varun Chakravarthy 17

Forward of the primary encounter between MI and KKR this season, listed below are a number of stats and numbers to look into…

Predicted XIs

Kolkata Knight Riders

1) Shubman Gill 2) Nitish Rana 3) Rahul Tripathi 4) Eoin Morgan (C) 5) Dinesh Karthik (WK) 6) Andre Russell 7) Shakib Al Hasan 8) Harbhajan Singh 9) Pat Cummins 10) Prasidh Krishna 11) Varun Chakravarthy

Mumbai Indians

1) Rohit Sharma (C), 2) Chris Lynn/Quinton de Kock, 3) Suryakumar Yadav, 4) Ishan Kishan, 5) Kieron Pollard, 6) Hardik Pandya, 7) Krunal Pandya, 8) Marco Jansen, 9) Rahul Chahar/Piyush Chawla, 10) Jasprit Bumrah, 11) Trent Boult

– Match Preview –

In a match that has had rivalries and shut battles like no different, the KKR-MI duel has been a type of uncommon one-sided choices over the course of the final 13 years. With a head-to-head document that reads 21-6 in Mumbai’s favour, tonight’s conflict has its sizzling favorite method forward of the primary ball. Nonetheless, the slow-starter Mumbai Indians has begun in typical trend – a loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore within the season opener. Whereas most groups would brood over its poor begin, MI skippers reiterated that the ‘title was extra essential than the primary match.’

IPL 2021 preview: Can KKR break the MI jinx?


As for Kolkata, a slender but agency win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday would increase its morale forward of the conflict with its nemesis, MI on the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.


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