Mumbai Vs KKR Preview
KKR’s only loss in the Tournament in this campaign came against Mumbai at Eden garden. Mumbai chased down a target of 187 in the match with the help of Rohit Sharma‘s 66.Back Rohit Shrama to to top score the match
Match Winner-Mumbai Indians
First Quarter of the match was completely dominated by GL lions with the power of B MCCullumn and Dwayne Smith. They were cruising to 240 at the mid-way of first innings. Imran Tahir is the first to give break for Delhi. He sent smith back to pavilion, but not before he scored a half century. Chris Morris had bowled sensational over which sent Suresh Raina and McCullumn to the Pavilion. But in a unusual manner Delhi restricted Gujarat to 172 runs. At half way mark, Delhi would have taken the target with both feet and both legs.
In Contrary manner Gujarat almost sealed the match in first 10 over session .Delhi were struggling with 40 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. Pitch looked almost dead and ball was not coming on to the bat. Everybody thought it was curtains for Delhi ,But unreal performance from Chris Morris not only brought Delhi in to the game, but also made Delhi favourites.Delhi just need needed 29 in their last 3 over’s, which was not daunting compared to their momentum. Departure of Jp Duminy made situation critical for Delhi. Chris Morris Couldn’t finish the job with the help of Pawan negi.
CricBuzz Turning Point
18th over of the match, bowled by Praveen kumar, can be said as turning point of the match.Delhi needed 18 runs of final 12 balls before Praveen Kumar Bowled an over which only gave 4 runs.
Delhi needed 14 in final over which bravo bowled.T hough he conceded four of the first ball, he managed to hinder Delhi crossing the line