MUMBAI - - Match number 21 and 22 of ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 201) were played on 20th April between Mumbai Indians v Pune warriors and Kolkata Knight Riders v Kochi Tuskers.
Both matches were low scoring thrillers; especially the second one, in which Kochi Tuskers came up with a dazzling bowling performance to restrict KKR to just 126 after a poor show in batting for managing just 132 on the board; but defended their low score with excellent bowling. Ravindra Jadeja and RP Singh picked up 2 wickets each. Kochi skipper Mahela Jayawardene was named man of the match for his leading skills and 20 odd runs.
First match was also a “Bowlers’ Show”, especially MI quick bowlers exhibited stunning skills to get Pune out for just 118 on the board and succeeded to achieve the target on the last ball of their innings with 7 wickets in hand. Munaf Patel was named man of the match for his 3 wickets while Ali Murtaza, Lasith Malinga and Abu Nechim picked up 2 wickets each for Mumbai Indians.
Third victory by spirited Kochi Tuskers led them to number three spot on the points table while KKR and MI are firm on first and second spot.
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