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IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians officially out of playoff race; KKR Qualifies

Mumbai Indians were knocked out of IPL 2021 when Sunrisers Hyderabad crossed the 65-run mark while chasing a target of 236 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday (October 8). Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders qualified for the knock-out stage as they finished the league stage with a better run-rate than the defending champions.

Notably, Mumbai have failed to make the IPL playoffs for the first time since 2018, while the Knights make it to the last four for the first time since 2018.

Talking about the match, Ishan Kishan scored the fastest fifty of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 while Suryakumar Yadav smashed a 40-ball 82 as Mumbai Indians won the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday. Made his highest score – 235/9. .

Mumbai Indians scored 235/9 in their stipulated 20 overs against Sunrisers Hyderabad to be sure of the tournament. The team scored 223/6 against Punjab Kings (KXIP) in May 2017.

However, the Rohit Sharma-led side had to bowl out SRH for 65 or less to improve their run-rate and overtake fourth-placed KKR in the points table. But, to the dismay of MI, it did not happen as SRH crossed the 65-run mark in the sixth over for the loss of just one wicket.

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