At East London, May 1, 2009. Mumbai Indians won by nine runs. Toss: Mumbai Indians.Mumbai Indians 148-6 (20 overs) (S. R. Tendulkar 34, J-P. Duminy 52*); Kolkata Knight Riders 139-6 (20 overs) (B. J. Hodge 73, M. N. van Wyk 32; Z. Khan 3-31). Mumbai Indians 2 pts. Man of the Match: J-P. Duminy.
Kolkata looked set for a rare victory after restricting Mumbai to 148, but none of their batsmen, Hodge excepted, showed much gumption against Zaheer Khan and company.