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5 moments from KKR Vs MI match that don’t fade away

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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 10:44 IST
Rayudu smashed his way to a fifty in 32 balls with a lip-smacking six over backward square leg

Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians came up against each other in match no. 54 of Vivo IPL 10. It was a must win match for KKR as they required two points to confirm a place in the top two. After winning the toss, the hosts opted to bowl first in front of a jam-packed Eden Gardens.

On the back of Ambati Rayudu and SaurabhTiwary’s individual half centuries, Mumbai Indians posted a challenging total of 173 on the board. But, all of KKR’s promising batsmen disappointed in the chase and gifted Mumbai their second win over them this season as the visitors won by 9 runs to regain their spot at the top of the table.

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

#1 Ambati Rayudu’s innings 

Ambati Rayudu, who was playing only his second match of the season, came out to bat at No.4 and was lucky to survive on 10 after Robin Uthappa dropped him off Sunil Narine. But in no time, he blazed his way to a fifty in 32 balls with a lip-smacking six over backward square leg.

He was soon joined by Pollard, who joined the six-hitting party soon and ripped through the KKR bowlers. Rayudu, who hit Kuldeep Yadav for 10 runs in the previous three balls, was outfoxed by the Chinaman bowler.

He came dancing down the track, could not read Kuldeep’s googly and got his stumps rattled by Robin Uthappa. But, he had caused enough damage before that as he departed for a well made 63 off 37 balls.

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