The Knights of Kolkata and The Paltan of Mumbai squared off tonight with KKR winning the toss and choose to field. The fielding and bowling were done pretty well as Knight Riders restricted Mumbai with 155 runs with 6 wickets down. Quinton de Kock hit the highest runs in the Paltan, scoring 55 runs with 4 fours and 3 sixes. Rohit Sharma creates history by scoring the first-ever 1000 runs against an opponent team in IPL.
The Knights started their innings with a blast carrying momentum in the match with Venkatesh Iyer and Shubhman Gill as opening batsmen. Although Shubhman Gill departed and Rahul Tripathi was sizzling as well. Knights pick up an easy win with Nitish Rana with a reverse sweep in the end. KKR snapped their losing streak against Mumbai Indians. The Knights have issued a statement of solid intent, moving from the second last to the top four in the points table.
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