Mumbai: A change in Jersey and a change in the fate as Kolkata Knight Riders proved with a 11 run in the opening match against Deccan Chargers here on Friday at Mumbai.
Kolkata put their miserable campaign of 2009 behind them to win the opening IPL match by 11 runs, as Deccan ended up on 150/7 after using their full quota of 20 overs.
Kolkata vs Deccan, 1st Match - Scorecard
Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 161 for four against Deccan Chargers in the opening match of the third edition of the Indian Premier League.
Fifty apiece from both OA Shah (58) and Angelo Mathews (65) helps Kolkata Knight Riders to post a manageable total.
IPL 2010: Fixture - Teams - Points - Orange-Purple
Angelo Mathews was adjudged as man of the match for his spectacular knock.