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Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa added 57 together

Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Mumbai

KKR look to seal playoff spot

With the league stage reaching its business end, the objective for most teams is simple - win. Four points separate first from sixth and every result involving those sides count

Sandeep Sharma successfully appeals for the wicket of Robin Uthappa

Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2015, Kolkata

KKR eye playoff berth, KXIP pride

Kolkata Knight Riders will be going for the kill to secure a play-of berth while Kings XI Punjab will look to salvage some pride against the team that beat them in last year's final

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Piyush Chawla picked up 4 for 32 in his four overs

Kolkata Knight Riders v Dehi Daredevils, IPL 2015, Kolkata

Batting promotion a tactical move - Chawla

Piyush Chawla said the decision to promote him to No. 4 was tactical, so Knight Riders could have a left-hand batsman to upset the rhythm of Daredevils' legspinners

Brad Hogg is mobbed by his team-mates

Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2015, Kolkata

KKR set to extend spin formula at home

Spin has been Kolkata Knight Riders' tried-and-tested formula to win at home. It's unlikely the surface for their next game will change too much, even though their opponents, Delhi Daredevils, possess a tasty spin attack themselves