Kolkata vs Mumbai Full Scorecard

1st match of 2015 IPL season 8 has been played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata. Mumbai with RG Sharma’s 98* runs managed to put 168 runs for Kolkata. Kolkata with outstanding batting performances won the match by 7 wickets with 9 balls remainings. Morne Morkel (KKR) declared man of the match for his tight bowling spell with 2 wickets in his 4 overs spending just 18 runs.

Earlier, Kolkata won the toss and decided to field first and let Mumbai to set target. Putting into bat first, Mumbai could not made batter start and lost AJ Finch early in 2nd over scoring just 5 runs. Next coming AP Tare 7 runs and AT Rayudu 0 runs also left the field early and Mumbai were in deep trouble initially. Skipper RG Sharma took the charge in hand with CJ Anderson and played usefull innings for Mumbai. Both played well and kept wickets in hand as well. RG Sharma made very well 98* runs and Anderson contributed 55* runs and put good totals of 168 runs at the end of 20 overs.

Following target of 169 runs, Kolkata also could not made batter start and lost RV Uthappa early scoring just 9 runs. MK Pandey joined with skipper G Gambhir and played quick inning of 40 runs of just 24 balls and put Kolkata on front foot. Next coming batsman SA Yadav also played firing inning of 46 runs of just 20 balls with 5 massive sixes and gave Kolkata comprehensive win over Mumbai when 9 balls spares to bowl. Skipper Gambhir also contributed very well 57 runs of 43 balls.

Mumbai Runs Wkts Ovrs RR
1st Inning 168 3 20.0 8.40
Top Scorers R B 4s 6s SR
RG Sharma 98 65 12 4 150.76
CJ anderson 55 41 4 3 134.14
Kolkata Runs Wkts Ovrs RR
Target : 169 170 3 18.3 9.18
Top Scorers R B 4s 6s SR
G Gambhir 57 43 7 1 132.55
SA Yadav 46 20 1 5 230.00
Toss : Kolkata Knight Riders, who chose to field
Result : Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Man of The Match : Morne Morkel (KKR)
Points : Kolkata 2, Mumbai 0
Mumbai 1st Innings
Batting R B 4s 6s SR
RG Sharma (c) not out 98 65 12 4 150.76
AJ Finch c UT Yadav b Morkel 5 5 1 0 100.00
AP Tare (w) c UT Yadav b Shakib Al Hasan 7 7 1 0 100.00
AT Rayudu c Pathan b Morkel 0 2 0 0 0.00
CJ Anderson not out 55 41 4 3 134.14
KA Pollard Did not bat
Harbhajan Singh Did not bat
SL Malinga Did not bat
R Vinay Kumar Did not bat
JJ Bumrah Did not bat
PP Ojha Did not bat
Extras (lb 1, w 2) 3
Total Score 168/3 (20.0 Overs) RR: 8.40
Kolkata
Bowling Over M R Wkts NB WB Eco
UT Yadav 3 0 36 0 0 0 12.00
M Morkel 4 1 18 2 0 0 4.50
Shakib Al Hasan 4 0 48 1 0 2 12.00
SP Narine 4 0 28 0 0 0 7.00
AD Russell 3 0 21 0 0 0 7.00
PP Chawla 2 0 16 0 0 0 8.00
Kolkata 2nd Innings
Batting R B 4s 6s SR
RV Uthappa (w) c Harbhajan Singh b Anderson 9 12 0 1 75.00
G Gambhir (c) c Rayudu b Bumrah 57 43 7 1 132.55
MK Pandey c Pollard b Harbhajan Singh 40 24 2 3 166.66
SA Yadav not out 46 20 1 5 230.00
YK Pathan not out 14 12 1 1 116.66
Shakib Al Hasan Did not bat
AD Russell Did not bat
PP Chawla Did not bat
SP Narine Did not bat
UT Yadav Did not bat
M Morkel Did not bat
Extras (lb 2, w 2) 4
Total Score 170/3 (18.3 Overs) RR: 9.18
Mumbai
Bowling Over M R Wkts NB WB Eco
SL Malinga 4 0 27 0 0 1 6.75
R Vinay Kumar 3.3 0 21 0 0 0 6.00
CJ Anderson 2 0 21 1 0 0 10.50
JJ Bumrah 3 0 38 1 0 1 12.66
PP Ojha 2 0 23 0 0 0 11.50
Harbhajan Singh 4 0 38 1 0 0 9.50

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Indian Players : Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa (W), Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Veer Pratap Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Sumit Narwal, Sheldon Jackson, Aditya Garhwal, KC Cariappa, Vaibhav Rawal
Overseas Players : Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel, Shakib Al Hasan, Johan Boath, Pat Cummins, Ryan ten Doeschate, Andre Russell, Brad Hogg, Azhar Mahmood

Mumbai Indians Squad

Indian Players : Rohit Sharma (C), Ambati Rayudu (W), Parthiv Patel, Harbhajan Singh, R Vinay Kumar, Aditya Tare, Jasprit Bumrah, Pawan Suyal, Shreyas Gopal, Pragyan Ojha, Abhimanyu Mithun, Akshay Wakhare, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Hardik Pandya, Jagadeesha Suchitch, Unmukt Chand

Overseas Players : Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Lendl Simmons, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Marchant de Lange, Aiden Blizzard, Mitchell McClenaghan

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