Match: 17th T20, IPL3
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date: March 22, 2010
Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat first.
Result: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings:
After winning the toss, Kolkata Knight Riders decided to bat first, they got to a good start as both openers Chris Gayle and Ganguly played off well. Chris Gayle, playing his first match in IPL 3, scored a 50 off 47 balls. Kolkata Knight Riders completed 50 runs in 7.1 overs. After 10 overs, KKR had reached 67 without any loss of wickets. Saurav Ganguly scored 31, and was out bold by Harbhajan Singh. Chris Gayle was out lbw by Zaheer Khan, he scored 75 off 60 balls. Owais Shah scored 31 off 23 balls. Kolkata Knight Riders finished their inning scoring 155 for a loss of 3 wickets.
Mumbai Indians Innings
Chasing the target of 156, Mumbai Indians had a great start as they completed 50 runs in just 4.2 overs with S Dhawan scoring 23 off 21 balls. It was Sachin Tendulkar who played a brilliant innings and made sure Mumbai win this crucial encounter. Mumbai Indians completed 100 runs in 12.3 overs. Saurabh Tiwary scored 30 runs off 24 balls. S Tendulkar made 70 runs off just 47 balls. The master was in full flow and dashed the hopes of KKR to get back on the victory path. Mumbai Indians scored 156 for a loss of 3 wickets and 9 balls remaining.
Match 17 – IPL 2010 Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Scorecard