138th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra49026232728117092 Tamil Nadu2850242275754690 Andhra Pradesh2170401296151939 Karnataka164924842322998 Delhi1441271293624098 Uttar Pradesh118038698332028 West Bengal89666630601954 Telangana7751354330615 Bihar7578648673419 Gujarat68855517922604 Assam5549737225132 Rajasthan5065636310776 Odisha4419328698307 Haryana4005433444467 Madhya Pradesh3729827621962 Kerala3312020862107 Jammu and Kashmir2439020862459 Punjab2193014040539 Jharkhand165427503154 Chhatisgarh11408831987 Uttarakhand89015731112 Goa7947559570 Tripura6014408437 Puducherry5123291475 Manipur3635192711 Himachal Pradesh3242201513 Nagaland26888937 Arunachal Pradesh204913263 Chandigarh137482023 Meghalaya10234236 Sikkim8544061 Mizoram5672890
Sports Cricket 06 May 2019 Knight fall: Sun ris ...

Knight fall: Sun rise to qualify for playoffs after KKR’s defeat

Published May 6, 2019, 12:20 am IST
Updated May 6, 2019, 12:20 am IST
KKR’s defeat helped Sunrisers Hyderabad sneak in to the playoffs on better net run-rate.
Mumbai’s Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav celebrate a KKR wicket.  (BCCI)
 Mumbai’s Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav celebrate a KKR wicket. (BCCI)

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets to finish on top of the league table. Mumbai will now take on Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 to be held in Chennai on Tuesday.

KKR’s defeat helped Sunrisers Hyderabad sneak in to the playoffs on better net run-rate. Sunrisers and KKR finished with 12 points each.


Chasing 134, Mumbai cruised home with four overs to spare. Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 55, while Suryakumar Yadav supported him with a 26-ball 40.

Earlier, Andre Russell failed to deliver when it mattered the most as KKR scored a sub-par 133 for 7.

KKR’s top run-scorer of this IPL, Russell (510 from 13 innings) was dismissed for a first ball duck as the visiting side frittered away a good start to post a modest total after being sent into bat.Openers Chris Lynn (41 off 29 balls) and Shubman Gill (9 off 16 balls) put up 49 runs together in 6.1 overs but KKR suffered a middle-order collapse as Mumbai bowlers made a splendid comeback.


It was left to Robin Uthappa (40 off 47 balls) and Nitish Rana (26 off 13 balls) to stitch a 47-run stand for the fifth wicket to take KKR past the 120-run mark. Lasith Malinga (3/35), Hardik Pandya (2/20) and Jasprit Bumrah (2/31) were the main wicket-takers for the home side.

Lynn and Gill started slowly before they started playing their big shots.  Lynn hammered veteran Malinga for a four and a six in the fourth over as KKR fetched 13 runs of it. There was no stopping Lynn as he struck two sixes off leg-spinner Rahul Chahar.