MI vs KKR Prediction – Match Preview
Mumbai Indians will face the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy for match number 56 on Monday. We have looked into the stats and below you find our MI vs KKR prediction.
Kolkata Knight Riders have played 11 games so far. KKR have won 4 and lost 7 matches and with 8 points they are placed at the 8th position.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians have struggled throughout this season and they have managed to win only two games so far this season from their 10 games. As a consequence, Mumbai Indians is at the bottom of the points table.
Mumbai Indians won their previous match by 5 wickets against Gujrat Titans. Mumbai Indians posted 177 runs on the board. Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma scored 45 and 43 runs respectively while Tim David remained unbeaten on 44 runs from just 21 balls. Gujrat Titans fell 5 runs short of the target due to an excellent last over from Daniel Sams.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders were completely outplayed by Lucknow Super Giants in their last match. Kolkata Knight Riders were bowled out for just 101 runs while chasing 177 runs. Andre Russell smashed 45 runs from just 19 balls and also picked up 2 wickets for KKR in that game.
Head to Head
Here is the head-to-head record between these two sides in IPL.
Total Matches Played: 30
KKR won: 8
MI won: 22
Tie/ no result: 0
The pitch at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy assists the bowling side early on. Batting becomes a lot easier as the match progresses and a high-scoring game is expected between these two sides. As a result, chasing the target will be a lot easier as compared to batting first on this pitch.
The temperature will most likely hover around 29°C with 72% humidity during nighttime. There are just about 6 percent chances of rain on Monday.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings total at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai is 168.
MI vs KKR Prediction – Probable XI
Mumbai Indians Predicted XI
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith.
MI Complete Squad
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Tim David, Jaydev Unadkat, Tymal Mills, Jofra Archer (unavailable & injured), Riley Meredith, Daniel Sams, Fabian Allen, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Basil Thampi, Anmolpreet Singh, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Aryan Juyal (wk), Arjun Tendulkar, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Sanjay Yadav, Arshad Khan.
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted XI
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Sam Billings (wk), Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav.
KKR Complete Squad
Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Baba Indrajith, Aman Khan, Pratham Singh, Rinku Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Abhijeet Tomar, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammad Nabi, Anukul Roy, Shivam Mavi, Ashok Sharma, Chamika Karunaratne, Harshit Rana.
MI VS KKR: Match Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Ishan Kishan
Batsmen: Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Tim David, and Nitish Rana.
All-rounders: Andre Russell, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, and Sunil Narine.
Bowlers: Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Murugan Ashwin, and Daniel Sams.
Mumbai Indians have been eliminated from the playoffs but they have gained some confidence with two successive wins. Mumbai will like to end this season on a high and they have nothing to lose now but they can eliminate KKR by beating them on the 9th of May.
Kolkata Knight Riders needs to win all their remaining matches to keep their playoff hopes alive. Therefore, KKR always struggles against Mumbai Indians and it will very difficult for them to win this game.
Hence, in our MI vs KKR prediction, we predict that Mumbai Indians will beat Kolkata Knight Riders in match 56 of IPL 2022.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM IST. Star Sports network will broadcast the game on television, and its live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Our MI vs KKR Prediction
- Who will win the toss? Mumbai Indians
- Who will win? Mumbai Indians
- Top Batsman (Runs scored): Suryakumar Yadav
- Top Bowlers: Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Murugan Ashwin, and Daniel Sams.
- Team Scores Batting First: Between 150 to 170
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Last Updated on May 8, 2022
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