Suryakumar Yadav IPL 2022: In another Indian Premier League (IPL) season, five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) have not had the best of starts in the T20 tournament. The Rohit Sharma-led MI team have ended up losing two back-to-back matches in the ongoing IPL 2022 season against Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals. However, Mumbai Indians will be aiming to open their winning account when they face arch-rivals Kolkata Knight Riders on 6 April at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
Ahead of their important clash against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday, the good news for Mumbai Indians is that middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav is all set to play his first match of this IPL 2022. After having completely recovered from his thumb injury and undergoing mandatory isolation period. Suryakumar will walk straightaway into the MI playing 11. With Tilak Varma scoring his maiden fifty in the last game, Anmolpreet Singh will have to make way for Yadav in the Mumbai Indians side against KKR.
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Mumbai Indians retained Suryakumar Yadav ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction due to his remarkable performance especially in the last couple of years. The right-hander notched up a total of 317 runs from 14 matches in the IPL 2021 season.
Suryakumar Yadav Stats in IPL
|Matches||Runs||Strike-Rate||IPL 2021 Performance||Recent Form|
|115||2341||135.71||317 runs||65, 8, 34*, 6, 64|
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The Mumbai Indians have always dominated the proceedings against Kolkata Knight Riders in the history of the Indian Premier League. In the 29 matches played between these two teams so far, MI have managed to win a total of 22 games while KKR have emerged victorious on just 7 occasions.
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MI Playing 11
1. Rohit Sharma (C)
2. Ishan Kishan (WK)
3. Suryakumar Yadav
4. Tilak Verma
5. Tim David
6. Kieron Pollard
7. Daniel Sams
8. Murugan Ashwin
9. Basil Thampi
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Tymal Mills
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MI 2022 Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markandey, N Tilak Verma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Arshad Khan.
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