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IPL 10: KKR, Mumbai Indians to lock horns for final spot

ANI  |  Bengaluru [India] 

Knight Riders ( KKR) will aim to take avenge of their twin defeats in the league stage when they take on Indians in the second qualifier of the Indian League (IPL) here at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium today.

Going into the crucial clash, have an abysmal 5-15 head-to-head record against in all the editions of the league.

Both and have won the trophy twice in the last nine editions.

On Wednesday, entered the second qualifier by knocking out the defending champions Sunrisers by seven wickets via Duckworth-Lewis method.

In the eliminator game, just after Hyderabad's innings, rain interrupted the game and halted the proceedings for more than three hours.

The defending champions had set a target of 129 runs for but after applying Duckworth-Lewis method, the target for reduced to 48 in 6 overs. Eventually, the Gautam Gambhir-led side the target in 5.2 overs to reach Qualifier 2.

The winner of the second qualifier will enter the final where they will meet Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday.

Pune had booked their place in the summit showdown after beating Indians by 20 runs in the Qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 13:22 IST