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| On Sep 23, 2021 12:02 AM IST

IPL MI vs KKR, Match 34: Possible Playing 11 of Kolkata Knight Riders


KKR Playing 11: In the Match 34, The Kolkata Knight Riders will compete in their 9th final fixture against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2021. In this season, they have secured 3 wins in 8 matches, and it will be important for them to bag wins in most of their next 6 league matches to grab the top 4 spots and enter the playoffs.

In their last league match, they won by 9 wickets and chased down the target of 93 runs in 10 overs. The bowlers were quite impressive to contain runs and dismiss the opposition batters. The spinner Varun and all-rounder Russel scalped 3 wickets each, while Ferguson also took 2 wickets. Then, the openers Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer were quite terrific to score runs in a quick manner.

Team News

  • Kolkata Knight Riders team have reported no injuries until now, and they are good to go for the game with full squad available.
  • Venkatesh Iyer, a new Knight player, had an impressive outing in the last game and will definitely be opening in this game.
  • No changes are expected in the Playing 11 of the team against Mumbai Indians.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

Although the Knights have been average in their performances in the Phase 1, the win in the last game would keep them upbeat ahead of this fixture. The last league match was a perfect combination of both departments providing equal contribution to a win. Hence, no changes are expected in the Team’s Playing 11 for their fixture against Mumbai Indians. The top picks for the game from KKR will be bowler Varun Chakravarthy and opener Shubman Gill who have been quite consistent with their performances in the Indian Premier League for the team. The 4 overseas players are expected to be the same for this game.

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KKR Playing 11 (likely)

1. Shubman Gill
2. Venkatesh Iyer
3. Nitish Rana
4. Rahul Tripathi
5. Eoin Morgan (c)
6. Andre Russell
7. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
8. Sunil Narine
9. Lockie Ferguson
10. Varun Chakravarthy
11. Prasidh Krishna

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

KKR Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee

Where to Watch MI vs KKR Live IPL 2021

WATCH MI vs KKR LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH MI vs KKR Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders from KKR

1. Shubman Gill

The opener has a stable mindset and fine composure to stabilize the team well in crucial situations. Along with providing the foundation for the team in power-play overs, he can play an attacking innings like he played in the last league match against RCB, where he scored 48 off 34 balls.

Name Matches Runs Average
Shubman Gill 8 180 22.50

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2. Varun Chakvarthy

The star in the making, Varun Chakravarthy has been a consistent wicket-taker for the KKR team for the past 2 years, and also made India debut through his break-through performances in the tournament. In 8 matches, he has scalped 10 wickets and will be a valuable pick.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Varun Chakvarthy 8 10 23.20

3. Andre Russell

The West Indies all-rounder will possibly be the best pick for this game due to his confidence-boosting performance in the first game of the Phase 2. He bagged 3 wickets and had an economy of just 3 that helped the team to dismiss opposition to 92. Additionally, he is a proven performer with the bat and look to hit long ball, when the opportunity arises.

Name Matches Wickets/Runs Average
Andre Russell 8 163/10 27.16/12.30

4. Venkatesh Iyer

The top-order batsman from Madhya Pradesh announced his arrival in the Indian Premier League with a match-winning 41 which helped the team to cross the line against RCB with an impeccable net run-rate. He can be a differential for your team.

Name Matches Runs Average
Venkatesh Iyer 1 41 41

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