East London: JP Duminiy's late fire works helped Mumbai Indians to post 148/6 against Kolkata Knight Riders at East London on Friday.
Duminy's entertaining half century 52(37) was studded with four big sixes and one boundary.
Electing to bat first Mumbai Indians were off to a poor start as the lost their veteran opener Sanath Jayasurya for six runs. Harbhajan Singh who was promoted to the top could not flare with the bat as he was dismissed for six runs.
Mumbai's captain Tendulkar hit two sixes and 3 fours in his 30-ball 34 before hitting a low full toss to short extra cover for his Kolkata counterpart Brendon McCullum to take the catch.
Mumbai Indians are indebted to Duminy for their respectable total of 148/6.
Mumbai Indians: Sachin Tendulkar (Capt.), Sanath Jayasuriya, Jean Paul Duminy, Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Saurabh Tiwary, Pinal Shah, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Lasith Malinga, Graham Napier.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Brendon McCullum (Capt.), Chris Gayle, Sourav Ganguly, Brad Hodge, Morne van Wyk, Wriddhiman Saha, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Ajit Agarkar, Murali Kartik, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda.