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Mumbai Indians take on KKR for place in final

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May 19, 2017 19:43




It's toss time. 

Gautam Gambhir calls wrong and Mumbai Indians win the toss. Captain Rohit Sharma decides to field first.

Rohit Sharma reveals at the toss that his decision is based on the weather. 

"The wicket will play slow, but keeping weather in mind we will chase." he said.

Gambhir for his part said the KKR batsmen have to set a good total and defend it.

"Hopefully our batters can set up the match for the bowlers tonight," he said.

Mumbai have made one change with Mitchell Johnson coming in for the injured Mitchell McClenaghan, while Kolkata have left out the dangerous Yusuf Pathan who will be replaced by Ankit Rajpoot and Colin de Grandhomme comes in place of Trent Boult.

Playing XI:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Ishank Jaggi, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin de Grandhomme, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot

Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Karn Sharma, Mitchell Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga