The match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders was won by the Mumbai team with 13 runs to keep the hopes of reaching the playoffs alive. Mumbai had given Kolkata a target of 182. In reply, Kolkata’s team could only manage to get 168 runs in 20 overs losing 6 wickets.
The start of Kolkata was very bad and the team lost their 2 wickets at 28 runs only. But after this Nitish Rana and Robin Uthappa handled the innings and delivered Kolkata to a strong position. Both batsmen batted brilliantly and Uthappa also completed his half-century during this period.
However, Kolkata lost the wickets of Uthappa and then Nitish Rana shortly before. Losing the wickets of the two batsmen came on the backfoot. After this Russell, Naren too cheaply got out On one end, Karthik was batting well but he did not get any support from the other end and Kolkata loos the game.