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Pandya and Russell show at Eden Garden
source The match between Kolkata knights riders and Mumbai Indians played at Eden garden on Sunday night. The match was high voltage match and it was done or die match for Kolkata knights Riders because they have to win all the remaining 3 matches to qualify for playoffs. On the other side, Mumbai Indians have to win the match to book the pace for playoffs. source In the 12th season of Indian premier league no team able to score 230+ runs on the target. Kolkata knights riders want to remain alive in the team they must have to win the match. So, Kolkata knights riders want a good total on the board and they had a good start from their opener and both had 50 runs on their name and cross 100 runs partnership. Now, Dinesh Kartik sends Andrew Russell to first down. source As Andrew Russell comes to the crease after 1st wicket fallen. Eden garden public start roaring Russell Russell everywhere on the stadium. Andrew Russell played a brilliant knock of 80 runs with a 200 strike rate which means that they have to cross 200 runs because the opponent team was so good in their batting line up. Finally, Kolkata knights riders players given a target of 232 runs. source Mumbai Indians want a good partnership from the openers as Kolkata players did but it not happen and Mumbai Indians start losing the wicket and Hardik Pandya comes to the crease and played a knock of 91 runs in just 36 balls which he was able to take a match and that time wicket fell and Kolkata back to match. It was a great inning from Hardik Pandya and so he was awarded as a stylish player of the match.

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