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IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians scoreboard, Match 1

 Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coasted to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the eighth Indian Premier League opener here on Wednesday.Sent in to bat, Mumbai Indians scored 168/3, with skipper Rohit Sharma scoring an
India TV News Desk April 09, 2015 10:10 IST
India TV News Desk

 Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coasted to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the eighth Indian Premier League opener here on Wednesday.

Sent in to bat, Mumbai Indians scored 168/3, with skipper Rohit Sharma scoring an unbeaten 98, while Corey Anderson was not out on 55. KKR pacer Morne Morkel returned figures of 2/18.

In reply, KKR picked up 170/3 in 18.3 overs.

Earlier, 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.   Riding on a brilliant unbeaten 98 by skipper Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians scored 168/3 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the eighth Indian Premier League opening game at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.

Mumbai Indians innings:

R Sharma not out   98
A Finch         c U Yadav b Morkel 5
A Tare c U Yadav b Shakib Al Hasan 7
A Rayudu         c Pathan b Morkel 0
C Anderson        not out 55
Extras          (lb 1, w 2) 3
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Finch, 1.3 ov), 2-37 (Tare, 4.6 ov), 3-37 (Rayudu, 5.2 ov)  
Total          (3 wickets; 20 overs) 168

Did not bat:  K Pollard, Harbhajan Singh, S Malinga, R Vinay Kumar, J Bumrah, P Ojha

Bowling:

Bowler Over Maiden Runs Wicket
U Yadav 3 0 36 0
M Morkel 4 1 18 2
Shakib Al Hasan 4 0 48 1
S Narine 4 0 28 0
A Russell 3 0 21 0
P Chawla 2 0 16 0

Kolkata Knight Riders innings:

R Uthappa c Harbhajan Singh b Anderson 9
G Gambhir c Rayudu b Bumrah 57
M Pandey          c Pollard b Harbhajan Singh 40
S Yadav          not out 46
Y Pathan         not out 14
Extras    (lb 2, w 2) 4
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Uthappa, 2.5 ov), 2-98 (Pandey, 11.6 ov), 3-121 (Gambhir, 14.2 ov)  
Total  3 wickets; 18.3 overs     170

Did not bat: Shakib Al Hasan, A Russell, P Chawla, S Narine, U Yadav, M Morkel    

Bowling:

Bowler               Overs Maiden Runs Wicket
S Malinga 4 0 27 0
R Vinay Kumar 3.3 0 21 0
C Anderson 2 0 21 1
J Bumrah    3 0 38 1
P Ojha     2 0 23 0
Harbhajan Singh 4 0 38 1