Rohit, Buttler power Mumbai Indians to 6-wicket win over KKR


Kolkata, April 13 : Rohit Sharma’s love affair with Eden Gardens continued as he smashed an unbeaten 84 to power Mumbai Indians to a six-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Wednesday.

A half-century from Rohit Sharma, coupled with explosive cameos from Jos Buttler and Mitchell McClenaghan, helped Mumbai Indians gun down 188 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens

Jos Buttler with a quickfire 22-ball 41 was the other major contributor.

For KKR, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla and Kuldeep Yadav picked up a wicket each.

Mumbai Indians 188 for 4 (Rohit 84*, Buttler 41) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 187 for 5 (Gambhir 64, Manish 52) by six wickets