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Kolkata Knight Riders will be facing Mumbai Indians who tasted defeat in their opening match against Chennai Super Kings. Rohit Sharma had seen his side slump to loss after strong performances from Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu. KKR will kick-start their IPL campaign this year this evening. Knight Riders have bolstered their squad by buying several quality players in the last year’s auction who they hope could turn the fortunes of their team.

Kolkata brought international players Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan and Tom Banton into their squad. On the other side, Mumbai Indians despite losing their first match in this campaign is predicted to take the fight to the Knight Riders boasting the likes of Rohit Sharma, Kieran Pollard and Quintin de Kock. Whatever the result turns out to be, the IPL fans can surely expect a battle of high flying sixes and wicket breaking fixture this evening.