IPL Playoff Eliminator: Mumbai Indians WINS will play RCB for 2nd Qualifier match

IPL Playoff Eliminator: Mumbai Indians WINS will play RCB for 2nd Qualifier match

Mumbai : India | May 25, 2011 at 4:52 AM PDT
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Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Result UPDATE:

1st Innings

KKR 147/7

20 Overs

2nd Innings

MI 148/6 in 19.2 overs



Mumbai Indians will face the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second qualifier for place in the finals. The target wasn't big but the KKR bowlers made it tough for the Mumbai batsmen. It was a close contest towards the end, but the New Zealander James Franklin played another good play towards the end.

It's IPL Playoff Eliminator today between the teams ranked third and fourth in the group stage according to IPL playoff system that would be Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders eliminator game May 25 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The loser of this eliminator game will exit for vacation early while the winner will face the loser of 1st qualifier game yesterday which is Royal Challenger Bangalore.

Gambhir's Kolkata Knight Riders won 8 out of 14 cricket game matches to grab 16 points which earns them the fourth spot in the IPL team standings. Mumbai Indian last meeting with the Knight Riders was in May 22 thriller were they lost by 5 wickets to the Indians.

Sachin Tendulkar will led the Mumbai India squad with a quite formidable line up of Symonds, Sharma, Pollard, Malinga and Harbhajan. While Knight Riders will definitely ride with Kallis, Gambhir and Pathan batting order plus Lee, Shakib and Abdulla in the bowling department.

KKR's Jacques Kallis will have to step up the plate for Knights Rider to get off to a good start and deal with the lethal Lasith Malinga. Tendulkar's experience versus Gambhir's flair will certainly be the key match up of the game.

IPL playoff eliminator match will start from 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 24 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Check the 2011 IPL Playoff eliminator of Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Result - CLICK HERE

The expected line up for both teams are:

Mumbai Indians: Suman, Tendulkar, Harbhajan, Rohit, Pollard, Franklin, Rayudu, Sathish, Abu Nechim, Price, Malinga

Kolkata Knight Riders: J Kallis, S Goswami, G Gambhir, M Tiwary, Y Pathan, Doeschate, R Bhatia, Shakib Al Hasan, B Lee, L Balaji, Iqbal Abdulla

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Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manoj Tiwary plays a shot
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manoj Tiwary plays a shot
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