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KKR opt to bowl against Mumbai in IPL opener

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Kolkata Knight Riders _IPL

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to field in the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.

The teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Piyush Chawla, Morne Morkel, Sunil Narine, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Robin Uthappa, Surya Yadav, Umesh Yadav


Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Corey Anderson, Aaron Finch, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Pragyan Ojha, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Aditya Tare, Vinay Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah