The 5th t20 game of the Indian Premier League will be played between he Shahrukh Khan owned Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Mukesh Ambani’s Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Mumbai Indians win the toss and bowl first.
Flash news: Tremors were felt at the box as it shaken during the toss. Many spectators also felt the shake.
Gautam Gambhir is the skipper of the KKR while Rohit Sharma will lead the Mumbai Indians.
In India, Sony Six and Set Max TV channels will be broadcasting the IPL. There will be Hindi commentary on Sony Six and English in Set Max.
But the live streaming is available at the official website of Star Sports here. and on Hotstar mobile App.
The defending champions Mumbai Indians lost miserably in their opening against the brand new Pune team led by Dhoni. That was the first ever game by the Pune Franchise, and they won it.
According to the latest news, the Mumbai Court has ordered to shift all the IPL games from Maharastra due to severe drought and lack of water.
So all the games from May 1 need to be shifted to somewhere else by the BCCI.
A Huge amount of water is required to prepare a pitch to make it to international standards.
Two changes for Kolkata, Kuldeep in for Umesh Yadav.
Three changes for the Mumbai Indians Southee, Suchith and Parthiv Patel replace Lendl Simmons, Shreyas and Vinay Kumar.
The squads are as below:
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Parthiv Patel, Jos Buttler, Suchith, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tim Southee and Jasprit Bumrah.
Kolkata Playing XI: Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Colin Munro, Andre Russell, John Hastings, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav and Brad Hogg.
IPL T20 live score: