Result: Mumbai Indians edge past Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five runs to keep alive their hopes of reaching the IPL playoffs.

Mumbai Indians have kept alive their hopes of reaching the IPL playoffs by beating Kolkata Knight Riders by five runs this evening.

Hardik Pandya hit 61 not out, with Kieron Pollard adding an additional 33 runs as Mumbai set a daunting target of 171-4.

Yusuf Pathan fired 52 and Gautam Gambhir struck 38 as Kolkata edged towards the 172 runs that they needed to win.

However, a crucial wicket in the final over from Pollard on Pathan saw the visitors finish just shy on 166-7.

The result moves Mumbai up to fourth in the IPL table, with one game of the regular season left to play.

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West Indies' Kieron Pollard walks off the pitch after being caught out by Pakistan's Kamran Akmal during the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between Pakistan and West Indies at The Oval cricket ground in London on June 7, 2013
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