Pandya-Pollard Help Mumbai Stun Kolkata in Thriller, Keep Play-off Hopes Alive
Yusuf Pathan's late 52 off 37 went in vain as Mumbai Indians held their nerves till the end to defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by five runs in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday and keep their play-offs hope alive.
With their win, Mumbai Indians climb from sixth spot to fourth spot with 14 points from 13 games, whereas Kolkata remain in second spot with 15 points from 13 games.
Kolkata managed to score 166 for 7 in 20 overs, in response to Mumbai Indians' 171 for 4 in 20 overs.
For Mumbai, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Vinay Kumar, Harbhajan Singh and Kieron Pollard picked up one wicket.