KKR set Mumbai Indians a challenging target of 188
Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders have set Mumbai Indians a challenging target of 188 in the fifth match of the Indian Premier League here at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and invited KKR to bat first on the slow wicket of Eden Gardens.
After losing Robin Uthappa early, Gautam Gambhir and Manish Pandey made a partnership of 100 runs from just 60 balls for the second wicket.
Gambhir made 64 runs from 52 balls that included 4 fours and a six, whereas Manish Pandey smashed 52 from just 29 deliveries with three fours and 3 sixes.
Andre Russell, then, with his speedy 36-run innings from just 17 balls that included 4 sixes and a four, guided KKR reach a challenging total of 187/4.
For Mumbai, McClenaghan grabbed two wickets giving away 25 runs in his 4-over slot. Harbhajan Singh and Hardik Pandya shared one wicket each giving away 31 and 22 runs respectively.