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Kolkata Knight Riders bat against Mumbai Indians in IPL opener

Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

Kolkata: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Jacques Kallis, Manish Pandey, Robin Uthappa (wicketkeeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, R Vinay Kumar, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel
Mumbai: Rohit Sharma (captain), Mike Hussey, Aditya Tare (wicketkeeper), Ambati Rayudu, Chidhambaram Gautam, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Zaheer Khan, Pragyan Ojha