Defending champions Mumbai Indians destroyed Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata and with this win, MI jumped to fourth place in the points table and now have five wins from eleven games in this IPL season.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders suffered their sixth loss and slipped to fifth place in the standings.
Kolkata Knight Riders asked Mumbai Indians to bat first and the visitors posted a massive total of 210/6 with the help of Ishan Kishan's 62 runs off just 21 balls. In the chase Knight Riders never looked on the track and kept losing wickets regularly and were dismissed for a mere total of 108 runs in the 19th over.
All the stats and facts from the forty first match of IPL 2018 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians in Kolkata :
8 - This was Mumbai Indians' 8th consecutive win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
Most consecutive wins against an opponent in IPL :
8* - MI vs KKR (2015 - 2018)
8 - KKR vs KXIP (2014 - 2017)
8 - RCB vs DD (2011- 2015)
7 - RR vs DD (2013 - 2018)
7 - CSK vs DD (2012 - 2015)
17 - Ishan Kishan's 17 balls fifty is the joint fastest IPL fifty by a Mumbai Indians player, Kieron Pollard too scored 17 balls fifty against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2016.
17 - Ishan Kishan's 17 balls fifty is the joint second fastest fifty of IPL 2018.
Fastest fifties in IPL 2018 :
KL Rahul - 14 balls vs DD at Mohali
Sunil Narine - 17 balls vs RCB at Kolkata
Ishan Kishan - 17 balls vs KKR at Kolkata
Jos Buttler - 18 balls vs DD at Delhi
18 - Mumbai Indians have registered 18 wins against Kolkata Knight Riders - the most against an opponent in the IPL.
Most wins against an opponent in IPL :
18 - MI vs KKR
14 - MI vs RCB
14 - KKR vs KXIP
14 - CSK vs RCB
100 - This was Rohit Sharma's 100th T20 match as captain, he became the 4th Indian player to captain in 100 T20 matches after MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli.
102 - Mumbai Indians' 102 runs win is their second biggest win in terms of runs in the Indian Premier League.
Biggest wins for Mumbai Indians in IPL (By runs) :
146 vs DD at Delhi, 2017
102 vs KKR at Kolkata, 2018
98 vs DD at Delhi, 2010
92 vs KKR at Port Elizabeth, 2009
102 - Kolkata Knight Riders' 102 runs defeat is their biggest defeat in terms of runs in the Indian Premier League.
Biggest defeats for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL (By runs) :
102 vs MI at Kolkata, 2018
92 vs MI at Port Elizabeth, 2009
65 vs MI at Mumbai, 2013
55 vs CSK at Kolkata, 2010