IPL 2018: MI chokes KKR in crucial fixture

Known for late flourishes in the cash-rich league, Mumbai Indians beats Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs to remain in hunt.

Mumbai Indians has set 211-run target for Kolkata Knight Riders.   -  AFP

 

TOSS: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and chose to field first.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk/capt), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Tom Curran, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav

Mumbai Indians: Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Rohit Sharma (capt), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Jean-Paul Duminy, Ishan Kishan (wk), Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah.

Good evening and welcome to the LIVE coverage of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians match at the Eden Gardens.

In its last clash, Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede, but in the away fixture, it has to be seen how the Rohit-Sharma led side performs.

Mumbai, currently experiencing an upswing in the second leg of the tournament and is still alive in the race for a spot in the playoffs. For detailed read on tonight's big game, read the full preview.