Mitchell Starc Sweeped Mumbai Indians Hope of Playoffs
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Mitchell Starc Sweeped Mumbai Indians Hope of Playoffs
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Mitchell Starc cleanly swept the Mumbai Indians and ended the tiny hope of Mumbai Indians fans to somehow qualify for the playoffs with lots of miracles for them.

Mumbai Indians became the first team to get officially eliminated from the playoffs race after losing by 24 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders. 

Royal Challenger Bengaluru are also on the verge of getting eliminated if they lose 1 match from here.

Mumbai Indians played a total of 11 matches out of which they only managed to win 3 and lose 8 of them which caused them to the end of the table with only 6 points and a negative run rate.

Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Rider locked horns on the 51st match of IPL 2024 at Wankhede Stadium.

Mumbai Indians won the toss and invited the visitors to bat first restricting them to just 169 runs as Kolkata Knight Riders were bundled up in the 20th over of the match.

Nuwan Thusara’s brilliant bowling in the powerplay overs bagged 4 wickets for Mumbai Indians, Nuwan Thusara picked 3 crucial wickets dismissing Phil Salt, Shreyash Iyer, and Angkrish Raghuvanshi

Hardik Pandya cleaned Veteran Sunil Narine and KKR were in huge trouble after losing Rinku Singh in the 6.1 over.

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Venkatesh Iyer came up with a brilliant batting performance for Kolkata Knight Riders under a pressure situation scoring 71 runs in 52 balls with 6 boundaries and 3 maximum at a strike rate of 134.62. 

Kolkata Knight Rider only managed to post 169 runs to the boards with Venkatesh Iyer and Manish Pandey. 

Jasprit Bumrah cleaned the lower order for cheap runs and bowled out Kolkata Knight Riders for just 169 runs.

Mumbai Indians came for an easy-looking runchase at the shorter boundary-ground Wankhede but things completely get different.

Mumbai Indians lost their 3 top-order batters in the powerplay overs as Both the openers Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma along with Naman Dhir were back into the pavillions.

Wickets kept falling at regular intervals as None of the batters were able to make a partnership with Suryakumar Yadav. 

Suryakumar Yadav and Tim David were looking set to chase the target but Andre Russell had some other plans as he got Yadav with a juicy full toss also Mitchell Starc got Tim David in the other over with another full toss delivery which was mistimed and caught by Shreyash Iyer.

Mitchell Starc in 19th Over

Mitchell Starch bowled the best over of the inning so far his best over of the IPL 2024 dismissing 3 lower-order batters in a single over.

Mitchell Starc dismissed Tim David in the second ball of the 19th over. Piyush Chawla got caught by Sunil Narine for a duck and Starc got his 3rd wicket. 

Starc bowled out Gerald Coetzee in the 5th delivery of the 19th over bagging 3 wickets in the over and Mumbai Indians were bowled out for just 145 runs losing the match by 24 runs and were eliminated from the race of Playoffs.

Mitchell Starc bagged 4 wickets for Kolkata Knight Riders defending just 169 runs in the Wankhede pitches and making their strong leg for qualifying for the playoffs. 

Mumbai Indians couldn’t end their losing streak but Kolkata did by winning against Mubai Indian by 24 runs at Wankhede.

KKR appreciated Mitchell Starch brilliant bowling through their social media handles.

Mitchell Starc

Kolkata Knight Riders are currently in second position with 14 points after 10 matches. 


What is Mitchell Starc Bowling Speed?

Mitchell Starc bowled around 140 Kph delivery in the match against Mumbai Indians.

KKR Points table

Kolkata Knight Riders are currently in second position with 14 points after 10 matches with 7 wins and 3 loses and Net Run Rate of +1.098.

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