Rohit Sharma © IANS
Rohit Sharma continued his good form from the 2015 World Cup © IANS (File photo)

Sunil Narine bowled for the first time since Champions League T20 2015 for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the first match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on Wednesday. After Aaron Finch was dismissed top-edging a pull shot off Morne Morkel to Umesh Yadav at backward square leg, Aditya Tare and Ambati Rayudu were dismissed early as well to leave Mumbai reeling at 37 for three. Live scorecard: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), IPL 2015

Tare started well and was looking good batting on seven when Shakib Al Hasan induced a false shot from him. Tare holed out to Umesh Yadav at long off, and Morkel snapped up Rayudu for a duck. Morkel bowled a quick, short ball that Rayudu could only deflect to Yusuf Pathan at slip. Live scorecard: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), IPL 2015

KKR won the toss and elected to bowl first in a battle between the winners of IPL 2014 and IPL 2013. Finch, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, and Lasith Malinga were the four overseas players for MI, while Sunil Narine, Shakib, Andre Russell, and Morkel were the four foreign players for KKR. Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015: Complete coverage