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MATCH PREDICTION: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS MUMBAI INDIANS

MATCH PREDICTION: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS MUMBAI INDIANS 

After their narrow defeat against Rajasthan Royals in the 43rd match, the Kolkata Knight Riders will look to make a strong comeback against the mighty Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens to keep their chances alive. Read on to know more about MyTeam11 prediction about the match.

Despite of having some exceptional players in the squad, Kolkata Knight Riders have lost their previous five matches and will look to end their losing streak in the 47th match against the Mumbai Indians. While on the other hand, the Mumbai Indians will be full of confidence after their victory against Chennai Super Kings in Chepauk. 

Pitch Conditions 

Venue –   Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens track always favors medium pacers in the initial over of the innings. Spinners will also get some advantage here. But, the more time the batsman will spend on the pitch, the strike rate will increase accordingly. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first because batting becomes easy in the second innings due to dew factor. 

Average 1st Innings Score: 158 runs

Average 2nd Innings Score:149 runs

Weather Conditions

The weather in Kolkata is expected to be on higher side, with the temperature hovering around the 38-degrees mark. High humidity is expected to be there through the game. 

IPL Stats at Eden Gardens

Total matches played: 76

Matches won batting first: 30

Matches won batting second: 46

Team Analysis: Kolkata Knight Riders 

Kolkata Knight Riders has lost five matches in a row. To change the fortunes in this match, chinaman bowler, Kuldeep Yadav might replace Prithvi Raj. Other than this the team combination looks goods. Kolkata Knight Riders is at 6th spot in the points table with only 4 wins in the 11 matches they have played yet.

Team Analysis: Mumbai Indians 

Talking about the team combination of Mumbai Indians, the team is expected to remain unchanged. Mumbai Indians is at 2nd spot in the points table with 7 wins in the 11 matches they have played till now.

Here’s Probable playing XI of both the teams 

                    Kolkata Knight Riders 

                           Mumbai Indians 

Dinesh Karthik ( C&WK)

Rohit Sharma ( C )

Chris Lynn ✈️

Quinton de Kock(WK) ✈️

Sunil Narine ✈️

Evin Lewis ✈️

Nitish Rana

Krunal Pandya

Shubman Gill

Hardik Pandya

Andre Russell ✈️

Kieron Pollard ✈️

Carlos Brathwaite ✈️

Suryakumar Yadav

Rinku Singh

Anukul Roy

Piyush Chawla

Rahul Chahar

Kuldeep Yadav

Lasith Malinga ✈️

Prasidh Krishna

Jasprit Bumrah

Players to look for-

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana

Mumbai Indians: Krunal Pandya

Head to Head between the teams in IPL

Total matches played -23

Matches won by MI- 18

Matches won by KKR- 5

Let’s see what happens in the thriller between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians. Whether Kolkata Knight Riders will end their losing streak or Mumbai will confirm their tickets to Play-offs. 

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