The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League got off to an impressive start on Wednesday as the Kolkata Knight Riders beat the defending champions, Mumbai Indians, by 41 runs in Abu Dhabi.
Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has staved off suggestions of retirement from limited-overs cricket - and fixed focus to Australia's 2015 World Cup campaign.
An entertaining sextet of memorable Indian Premier League achievements.
George Bailey as captain and the acquisition of Mitchell Johnson is sure to bring plenty more punch to a franchise capable of doing so above their weight.
Successive titles have taken a backseat to the disappointment of 2012 and 2013, but the five key players retained this year - and a handful of promising new recruits - will have plenty to promise Chennai's faithful fans.
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