Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Qualifier 2 of IPL 2017
Kolkata Knight Riders
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Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Qualifier 2: The rain-hit Eliminator at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium saw underrated KKR working their way to the Qualifier 2. Needing 48 runs to win in 6 overs, Kolkata made the most of their laudatory bowling efforts and then the wet outfield after rain. Nathan Coulter-Nile, to his credit, bowled a game-changing spell in the crucial time thus restricting SRH to 128. Bowlers did their job well as assigned, and the rest was done by the rain in the second innings. However, when batting, they suffered early losses. Despite losing three of their key batsmen in a mere of 1.1 over, KKR didn't panic. Luckily, Gambhir was there to once again get his team out of the daunting situation. As expected, he punched hard to lead KKR to a crucial 7-wicket win single handedly. They will now be keen to become the winner of Qualifier 2, scheduled to be played in Bangalore on Friday.
Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Qualifier 2 of IPL 2017 will be of great importance for both the teams. Kolkata Knight Riders are set to deal a blow in another knockout punch, Qualifier 2 on Friday. However, this time, they will have Mumbai Indians in opposition. Mumbai, on the other hand, will be little under pressure. Though they finished top of the table in the league stage, a drastic loss to Pune in the Qualifier 1 requires them revival of fortune. They will face Kolkata in a must-win clash wherein the pressure will on their shoulders.
Winner of Qualifier 2 will move to the final and be having Rising Pune Supergiant as their opponents in IPL 2017. The track at M. Chinnaswamy is reported to be double-paced. Also, there will be overcast conditions in the afternoon. Dew will not play a part to affect the match. But, the rain prospects will make the captions choose to bowl first.
Who between Mumbai and Kolkata will become the second finalist in IPL 2017?