IPL 2011 Live Updates: Kolkata vs Mumbai

Kolkata players celebrating the fall of a wicket AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Kolkata: May 22, 2011

Ambati Rayudu hit a last-ball six to seal a memorable victory for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata. Needing 21 runs to win off the last over, James Franklin hit four consecutive boundaries to reduce the target to five from two balls before Rayudu clattered Lakshmipathy Balaji into the stands.

Mumbai Indians have an uphill task ahead of them, as they need a further 66 runs to win from five overs against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Rajat Bhatia claimed three wickets to reduce Mumbai to 97 for four in 13 overs.

After dismissing Harbhajan Singh, Bhatia had Rohit Sharma caught for 10. Bhatia then scalped the big wicket of Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 38 off 27 balls.

Before his dismissal, Harbhajan added 57 runs for the second wicket with Tendulkar to provide Mumbai a brisk start.

Harbhajan Singh, promoted up in the order to score quick runs, obliged with smashing five boundaries to provide Mumbai Indians a brisk start, after they lost Tirumalasetti Suman early in chase of 176 against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Harbhajan hit two consecutive boundaries off Brett Lee to start with, and then collected 17 runs from Lakshmipathy Balaji s first over.

Suman, who hit a boundary on the first ball of the match off Brett Lee, was dismissed by Iqbal Abdulla for four in the second over

Sachin Tendulkar, who has been joined by Harbhajan Singh at the crease, hit two consecutive boundaries off Lee to provide Mumbai some momentum.

Brief Scores: KKR 175 for 7 in 20 overs (Jacques Kallis 59, Yusuf Pathan 36, Manoj Tiwary 35; Abu Nechim 2 for 32, James Franklin 2 for 35) lost to MI 178 for 5 in 20 overs (James Franklin 45*, Sachin Tendulkar 38, Harbhajan Singh 30; Rajat Bhatia 3 for 22, Idbal Abdulla 1 for 23) by 5 wickets.