Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Dinesh Karthik surpasses MS Dhoni:

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Registering a big achievement in the 34th match of IPL 2021against MI’s KKR’s veteran wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik left behind CSK super king Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Eoin Morgan led team defeated Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets on Thursday, scoring 159 runs for 3 wickets in 15.1 overs.

Dinesh Karthik took the most catches in the IPL after catching Suryakumar off fast bowler famous Krishnar and surpasses the record which was earlier in the name of Dhoni.

Dhoni took 114 catches as a wicketkeeper in the history of IPL while Karthik has 115 catches. In this list, former wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel (65) is third while Naman Ojha (65) is at number four. Wriddhiman Saha is at number five with 59 catches.

Kolkata Knight Riders reaches top four of the points table on the back of a brilliant performance by newcomer Venkatesh Iyer. It was Mumbai’s second consecutive defeat. Playing his second IPL match, Iyer scored 53 runs in 30 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes.

On the other hand, Rahul Tripathi remained unbeaten on 74 off 42 balls, while Quinton de Kock’s half-century, Mumbai Indians could only manage 155 runs for six wickets.

KKR’s bowlers finally took five wickets for just 75 runs in ten overs. Shubman Gill and Iyer got KKR off to a great start. Trent Boult and Adam Milne made 15 in the first two overs. Gave 15 runs. Gill was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah in the third over. After this, Iyer and Tripathi shared an 88-run partnership to ensure KKR’s victory.

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