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Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Mumbai Indians by 24 Runs

Mumbai: In a thrilling encounter at Wankhede Stadium, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) showcased a dominant bowling performance to secure a hard-fought victory against the Mumbai Indians in the ongoing IPL season. Despite a modest target set by KKR’s batters, the team’s bowling unit rose to the occasion, delivering a cohesive performance to outshine their opponents.

The match began with KKR’s batting lineup facing a formidable challenge from the Mumbai Indians’ bowlers. Despite Venkatesh Iyer’s commendable knock of 70 runs, KKR struggled to build momentum and were ultimately bowled out for just 169 runs. However, the team’s bowlers quickly turned the tables, capitalizing on the tricky wicket conditions at Wankhede Stadium.

Mumbai Indians’ batters, facing a challenging target, found themselves struggling against KKR’s disciplined bowling attack. The combination of accuracy, variation, and strategic field placements proved to be too much for Mumbai Indians to handle as they faltered under pressure. With wickets falling at regular intervals, Mumbai Indians were eventually bowled out for 145 runs in 18.5 overs.

The defeat dealt a significant blow to Mumbai Indians’ hopes in the IPL competition, leaving them with little chance of advancing further. For Hardik Pandya and his team, the season has been a challenging one, with the latest loss adding to their woes.

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