Kolkata, April 28, Sunday at 08:00 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians will square off at Eden Gardens on Sunday night in the second fixture of Sunday’ double header. This is the first time both the teams will be coming face to face in this season.
Knight Riders slipped to their sixth defeat on the trot after facing three wickets drubbing at the hands of Rajasthan Royals in the last fixture. They have now reached a stage where one more defeat will knock them out of the tournament.
Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, are coming after registering a convincing win over Chennai Super Kings at their home and would be looking to finish off in top two positions in the table.
Total – 23
Kolkata Knight Riders -05
Mumbai Indians – 18
MI might remain the same or bring an extra pacer
Kolkata might bring back R Uthappa and Kuldeep Yadav
Mumbai Indians have won the toss and will bowl first
Here’s how the two sides may lineup –
KKR Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen – C Lynn, Robin Uthappa, N Rana, Shubhman Gill
All-rounder –Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
Bowlers – Kuldeep Yadav, P Chawla, H Gurney
MI Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Q de Kock
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Evin Lewis, Surya k Yadav,
All-rounder – Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya
Bowlers -L Malinga, J Bumrah, R Chahar, B Saran
Kolkata Knight Riders –
Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Rinku Singh, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Nikhil Naik, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Nitish Rana, KC Cariappa, Lockie Ferguson, Dinesh Karthik (c), Joe Denly, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Sunil Narine, Shrikant Mundhe, Yarra Prithviraj
Mumbai Indians –
Anmolpreet Singh, Krunal Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Rohit Sharma (c), Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Jayant Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Evin Lewis, Barinder Sran, Beuran Hendricks, Pankaj Jaiswal, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Mayank Markande, Rasikh Salam
In wicketkeeping, both DK and Q de Kock will be right picks
In batting, R Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav will be the safest bets from MI while Nitish Rana and S Gill will be good choices from KKR
R Sharma loves batting at Eden Gardens, remember his 264? Yes, it was on the same ground.
In all-rounders, A Russell, S Narine, and Pandya Brothers will be the key
L Malinga and J Bumrah are the specialists in death over for MI while leaving behind P Chawla, nobody else has impressed with his bowling in KKR.
The final update will be provided at the time of toss. Don’t forget to check!
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