Cummins takes his 50th lead in just 14 balls, with KL Rahul at the top of the leaderboard, while opening the scoring Venkatesh Iyer went through the innings with his undefeated 41 tackles 50, as KKR completed a 162 chase with as many as four passes to spare.
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It was unbelievable from Cummins that KKR, needed 35 from 30 balls, got it all in just six serves with the Australian Test captain hitting six sixs and four in his 15 56 balls. .
It was Daniel Sams who bore the brunt of Cummins’ onslaught, conceding 35 runs in the 16th round, helping KKR make their mark.
Along with Iyer, Cummins, who came in sixth, shared 61 runs in just 2.5 laps to overhaul MI’s 161 total for four.
MI, therefore, fell to its third defeat in as many games.
KKR that started with sedation scored 16 in the first four passes. Goals from Ajinkya Rahane and captain Shreyas Iyer made life difficult for KKR as they dropped to 35th place for two goals in the sixth inning.
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Sam Billings made 17 12 balls before being disqualified by Murugan Ashwin.
On the other hand, Iyer started the business on his own terms and kept a positive transcript.
While Iyer stood firm at one end, backswepts continuously messed up from the other as Nitish Rana failed again, caught by Sams beyond Ashwin in deep midwicket.
Andre Russell played a five-ball 11 times before he stuck Iyer, getting ahead on a short Tymal Mills serve to Dewald Brevis.
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Cummins then attacked his opponent and hit Mills for the touchline and six balls in a row.
Conceding 23 times in the final as MI beat, Cummins dressed MI pitchers in all parts of the ground to take KKR home in a grand manner.
Before that, the veteran Kieron Pollard supplement Suryakumar YadavHalf a century of their boom by accumulating the last 23 runs to boost MI after KKR kept things tight for a major part of their innings.
After the fourth match 83 matches stood between Suryakumar Yadav (52) and Tilak Varma (38 didn’t come out), Pollard (22 didn’t come out) beat the world’s top fast bowler Pat Cummins in three sixth rounds to end MI’s rounds on a high.
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Choosing to hit the first ball on the new grassy pitch, KKR’s opening pitchers used the conditions to perfection as player caught up with Umesh Yadav (1/25) and debutant Rasikh Salam ( 0/18) relied on long serves to make it difficult for MI’s opening duo. by captains Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan.
Umesh and Cummins (2/49) pick early spots to reduce MI to 55 for three.
Umesh looked the more menacing of the two as he repeatedly experimented with high-end MI openers with his probe lengths, creating a great first match that yielded only one run.
Salam tried to compare with his senior experts.
Umesh hit the blood first in the third round with a long serve to get Rohit for the fifth time in the IPL, with the MI captain failing to control a pull.
Then another debutant was Dewald Brevis (29 years old), known as ‘Baby AB’ for his 360 degree shooting, and he managed to hit KKR archers.
He succeeded in his attempt for a short period of time, hitting two hits and several rounds of six, but was again defeated by Varun Chakravarthy (1/32).
Meanwhile, MI’s Ishan Kishan (14 years 21) was a quiet spectator on the other end.
Unlike the previous two rounds, Kishan seemed to have struggled from the start and the poor start didn’t help him either.
Kishan’s struggle ended in the 11th round when he mistook Cummins for KKR captain Shreyas Iyer.
Varma paid off in season 13 when Ajinkya Rahane stoned him after a mistake with Billings.
Yadav hit a huge four and a six in the last two serves of the same inning to fuel the MI rounds.
Varma grabbed the missed opportunity with both hands and hurled Cummins over his good leg to the max and then a slash to the center of the frame to create a border away from Chakravarthy.
On the other hand, Yadav looked ominous after returning from injury, mostly playing with fours and sixs to boost his 50-of-34.