IPL 2015: KKR secures victory in tournament opener

Apr 8, 2015 | Cricket, Sports | 0 comments

South African bowler Morne Morkel set up a 7-wicket victory for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League T20 opener against Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens. Mumbai batted 168/3 from 20 overs; Rohit Sharma was the top scorer with 98 not out, and Corey Anderson was unbeaten on 55. Bowling for KKR, player of the match Morkel took 2/18 from 4 overs. The hosts made a bigger noise in their response of 170/3 from 18.3 overs. Scores from skipper Gautam Gambhir 57, Suryakumar Yadav 46 not out, and Manish Pandey 40.
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