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5 memorable moments from Mumbai Indians’ win over Kolkata Knight Riders that don’t fade away

A phenomenal bowling performance from the Mumbai Indians ensured a comfortable 6-wicket victory.

Top 5 / Top 10 19 May 2017, 23:46 IST
Karn Sharma’s four-wicket haul put Mumbai in command

The penultimate game of the Indian Premier League had fans excited. After all, it was a clash between two of the most in-form teams in the tournament. In the end, KKR fans, as well as the neutrals, were left disappointed as the game ended up being a highly one-sided affair. 

Batting first, KKR were dismantled by an inspired Mumbai Indians bowling attack. Gautam Gambhir’s team could manage just 107 runs, a target easily chased down by Rohit Sharma and co.

Extra Cover: IPL 2017 Qualifier 2, MI vs KKR: 5 things that went wrong for Kolkata Knight Riders 

Here are 5 memorable moments from the match that don't fade away, quite like the Axe Signature range of body perfumes:

#1 Karn Sharma’s insane spell

When something good comes from an unexpected source, it feels nice. However, when the same unexpected source provides something insane, it feels hardly believable. Karn Sharma’s spell for the Mumbai Indians was precisely that.

The left-handed batsman delivered a fiery spell with the ball as he finished with figures of 4-0-16-4, taking the important wickets of Sunil Narine, Gautam Gambhir, Ishank Jaggi and Colin de Grandhomme. Karn equalled Anil Kumble’s 8-year record for the best figures by a spinner in a knockout match of the IPL.

The Knight Riders had no answer to his unlikely brilliance and they were further washed away by…

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