Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in their last round league match of the Indian Premier League here today. Kolkata made one change, bringing in Trent Boult in place of Chris Woakes, who is out with an ankle niggle. Mumbai, however, have decided to test their bench strength and made as many as six changes in their playing XI. Ambati Rayudu, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Vinay Kumar, Tim Southee and Mitchell Johnson were included in the MI team, while Lasith Malinga, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasrprit Bumrah and Harbhajan Singh were rested for the game. Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa (WK), Manish Pandey, Colin de Grandhomme, Yusuf Pathan, Trent Boult, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Ambati Rayudu (WK), Sourabh Tiwary, Rohit Sharma (C), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Karn Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell Johnson, R Vinay Kumar, Tim Southee.
KKR win toss, elect to field against MI
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