Sharma ton sinks Kolkata

2012-05-12 16:28
Rohit Sharma (Gallo Images)

Kolkata - Rohit Sharma scored a century as the Mumbai Indians beat the Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League on Saturday.

Sharma made 109 off 60 balls in sharing an unbroken 167-run stand with Herschelle Gibbs (66) for Mumbai to reach an impressive 182/1 after electing to bat at Eden Gardens.

Kolkata managed 155/4 in reply, with Jacques Kallis (79) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not out) keeping the home side in the hunt.

Mumbai climbed to third place in the standings with eight wins and five losses. Kolkata are second with eight wins, four losses and one no-result.

The Delhi Daredevils lead the standings with nine wins and three losses.

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