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Knight Riders vs Rising Pune IPL: Kolkata win by 2 wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to field first against the Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL match in Pune on Sunday.

ipl Updated: Apr 24, 2016 23:21 IST
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IPL 2016

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir plays a shot against Kings XI Punjab during the IPL match in Mohali on April 19, 2016.(PTI)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to field first against the Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL match in Pune on Sunday.

Gambhir explained his decision, saying his side has been chasing well in the tournament and he didn’t want to change that.

Gambhir’s Rising Pune skipper MS Dhoni said it was unfortunate his team’s opener Kevin Pietersen was ruled out of the tournament due to a calf injury.

Teams

Rising Pune Supergiants

A Rahane, F du Plessis, S Smith, S Tiwary, MS Dhoni, T Perera, A Morkel, R Bhatia, R Ashwin, A Sharma, M Ashwin

Kolkata Knight Riders

R Uthappa, G Gambhir, S Yadav, S Al Hasan, Y Pathan, A Russell, R Sathish, P Chawla, S Narine, M Morkel, U Yadav