Mumbai: Sachin stars as Mumbai Indians thrash Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets in the 17th match of the 3rd edition Indian Premier League here on Mumbai.
Sachin Tendulkar struck 71 not out off 48 balls to guide Mumbai to a comfortable 7-wicket win over Kolkata, and take Mumbai to the top of the points table.
Mumbai vs Kolkata, 17th Match - Scorecard
Earlier, Chris Gayle made an impressive start to his IPL campaign as his solid 75 helped Kolkata Knight Riders to post 155-3 against Mumbai Indians at the Brabourne Stadium on Monday.
IPL 2010: Fixture - Teams - Points - Orange-Purple
Gayle and Ganguly got the visitors off to a solid start but never managed to tear into the bowlers. The openers added 70 runs for the first wicket but it took up 11 overs before Harbhajan Singh struck, bowling Ganguly for 31.
Sachin was adjudged as Man of the Match for his brilliant innings.