Spinners Yusuf Pathan and Shakib-Al-Hasan scalped three wickets each as Kolkata Knight Riders fought back to restrict Kochi Tuskers Kerala to 132 for seven in their Indian Premier League match here on Wednesday.
Put into bat, the Tuskers had a flying start, courtesy Brendon McCullum and Mahela Jayawardene but once the inform opening duo were back in the hut, Kochi got caught in the spin web of Pathan (3/20) and Shakib (3/28) and lost the momentum.
Sent into bat, Kochi Tuskers Kerala posted 132 for seven against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League at the Eden Gardens at Kolkata on Wednesday.
In red hot form after back-to-back wins, Kochi Tuskers Kerala would be aiming to halt Kolkata Knight Riders' three-match winning run.
After beating heavyweights Mumbai Indians and holders Chennai Super Kings, Kochi have suddenly become giant-killers from underdogs.