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Pragyan in MI playing XI as KKR opt to field


Odisha Sun Times Sports News Bureau
Cuttack, May 14:

Cricket fans in Odisha have got what they wanted: local lad Pragyan is in the playing eleven for Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), which got underway at a packed to capacity Barabati Stadium here a short while ago.

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It will, however, be a while before they get to see the son of the soil in action as KKR captain Gautam Gambhir has won the toss and elected to field.

The teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders: RV Uthappa (wicketkeeper), G Gambhir (captain), MK Pandey, RN ten Doeschate, YK Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, SA Yadav, PP Chawla, M Morkel, UT Yadav, SP Narine

Mumbai Indians: LMP Simmons, CM Gautam (wicketkeeper), AT Rayudu, RG Sharma (captain), KA Pollard, CJ Anderson, AP Tare, Harbhajan Singh, SL Malinga, JJ Bumrah, PP Ojha