Twitter Reactions: Mumbai Indians thrash Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs

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Twitter Reactions: Mumbai Indians thrash Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs

In a very crucial encounter, Dinesh Karthik put in Mumbai Indians to bat first and the Rohit Sharma led side got to a good start but lost the openers in quick succession.

After Suryakumar Yadav’s wicket, in came Ishan Kishan who scored a 21-ball 62 and built a partnership of 82 runs from just 34 balls with the skipper.

After Kishan got out, Rohit and Hardik Pandya followed the suit trying to up the ante.

Ben Cutting and Krunal Pandya gave the perfect end to the innings as they scored 24 off 9 balls and 8 off 2 balls respectively. With the final flourish, MI ended with a score of 210/6 in 20 overs.

Chasing a mighty target of 211, Kolkata Knight Riders lost Sunil Narine of the second ball of the innings.

From there on, KKR did not recover at all as they kept on losing wickets at regular intervals. The biggest partnership in KKR’s innings was of 28 runs for the second wicket describes how bad a situation KKR were in.

In the end, KKR were bowled out for 108 and MI have won the match by 102 runs and now climb to the fourth position on the points table.

Here are the Twitter reactions to MI’s win over KKR:

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