IPL 2016 News & Reports
Match-5 (Kolkata Knight Riders VS Mumbai Indians)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
Time : 08:00 IST | 02:30 GMT
Match-5 : KKR vs MI Post Match Report
RG Sharma Mumbai

5th Match of IPLt20 2016 has been played between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolata on 13th April 2016. Putting into bat first by Mumbai, Kolkata put huge score of 187 runs in 20 overs. Skipper Gambhir 64, MK Pandey 52 and Ad Russel's quick 36 of 17 bals were top scorer for Kolkata. Mumbai in reply chased successfully the given target in 19.1 overs and win the match by 6 wickets. RG Sharma made 84* runs and declared man of the match for his anchoring inning.

Earlier, Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field first. Kolkata lost RV Uthappa early scoring 8 runs but, G Gambhir and MK Pandey played superb inning for Kolkata and contributed very well 64 and 52 runs in middle overs. In later overs AD Russell played qiuck inning of 36 runs of 17 balls and put Kolkata on huge score of 187 runs in 20 overs.

Following huge target of 188 runs, Mumbai made good opening start with PA PAtel and RG Sharma initially. Both played good cricket in opwer play. PA PAtel got out scoring 23 runs but, skipper RG Sharma stood in middle till end and presented comprehensive win to Mumbai by 6 wickets with 5 balls spare to bowl. RG Sharma made very well 84* runs with JC Buttler 41 of 22 runs and MJ McClenaghan quick 20 of 8 balls contributed well in Mumbai's victory. RG Sharma declared man of the match for hus 84* runs.

Player of the match - RG Sharma (Mumbai Indians)

Points - Mumbai Indians 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0

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