Kolkata Knight Riders show their class in the yesterday match. As they defeat the current champions by 7 wickets. It’s AMI KKR in the Abu Dhabi stadium. Now after the match parties over trouble rang the bell of KKR camp. Like Morgan, the skipper of KKR was fined Rs.24 lakhs for a slow over-rate. In yesterday’s match versus Mumbai KKR slow overrate bowling makes it troublesome for the whole KKR team. Every playing 11 members of the team is find with Rs.6 lakhs or 25% of match fees. KKR enters in the 4th spot after defeating the current champions.
As it was the team’s second offense of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to a minimum over-rate offenses, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan was fined Rs 24 lakh,” read an official IPL statement. No doubt KKR just defeat the champions in a ruthless manner. They didn’t give hope to Mumbai in any phase of the match. But they have to maintain the norms as laid by BCCI for the slow over rates. This makes me have a bounty on the players of KKR camp. Iyer and Rahul Tripathi played a tremendous knock of 53 and 74 each.
KKR makes the stats meaningless
KKR doesn’t have a good winning percentage against Mumbai. Just before the match stats are they KKR Won 6 and Mumbai Indians 22 matches in a head-to-head comparison. But after the match, the stats look meaningless because KKR performed superbly. This match makes us believe that stats are just the number focus on the present game.
Quick match analysis of KKR vs MI
Mumbai Indians of batting first score 155 on the loss of six wickets. This target seems to be respected as Abu Dhabi’s ground is big and we can defend total there. But Iyer and Rahul Tripathi have another plan for the Mumbai camp. They both scored 53 runs and 74 and respectively. With their destructive knocks, KKR chased the target in just 15.1 overs. No bowler of Mumbai Indians seems effective against the KKR batting line-up. Lockie Ferguson of KKR bowled an economical spell against Mumbai in which in four overs he can see only 27 runs and took two crucial wickets. KKR won the match by seven wickets and enter in the fourth spot of the current point table situation.