Suryakumar Yadav’s consistent half-century and Hardik Pandya’s all-around performance put Mumbai Indians in the playoff controversy in the Indian Premier League by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs. Yadav (59 out of 3 9) pandiyas (35 * out of 20) continued their prosperous run with the fourth fifty of the tournament and 181 runs for the hosts in four wickets to loot KKR attack. Yadav’s opening partner Ewan Lewis (45 in 28) also made an important contribution to the stand of 91 runs. KKR captain Dinesh Karthik (36 * out of 26) tried his best to get his team on the line but the visitors did not need 60 runs in the last 30 balls.
After making 181 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs, Mumbai took the KKR challenge for 168 runs for six wickets. Mumbai registered their fourth win in 10 matches, after which it has eight points. However, Mumbai still has to win in the remaining four matches so that if it does not get caught in the situation. On the other hand, Kolkata had to face the fifth defeat in 10 matches.