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Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 5th match of IPL 2021 at Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. So far, MI had dominated KKR 22 times with just 6 victories for Kolkata Knight Riders. Despite failing miserably, fans are all up to boost the enthusiasm of KKR and MI.
Let’s have a look at MI VS KKR prediction, playing XIs, venue details, dream 11 teams, and other vital head-to-head statistics.
Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL T20: Venue, Team, and Predictions
MI VS KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match Preview
Two popular teams of IPL, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders will play against each other in the 5th match of IPL. Both the teams have fought one game each in this VIVO IPL 2021 season. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians lost against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first game of this season respectively.
After losing the first match, Mumbai Indians are looking to get the motivation back and put their team on the top of the scoreboard. They have lined up with strong players to have a solid comeback after defeat. If we ponder on their first match, Chris Lynn had played well by scoring 49 runs for 35 deliveries.
On the other hand, after winning their first match, KKR players are confident about their second game. Kolkata Knight Riders captain, Eoin Morgan is cheering up the team so that they will provide fans with a terrific inning.
Not to forget, Mumbai Indians smashed Kolkata Knight Riders with 22 victories in the past but that doesn’t define the probable outcome of MI VS KKR. All-in-all, the match is going to be a lot interesting.
KKR Playing 11 Team and Squad
Eoin Morgan will lead the Kolkata Knight Riders and the probable list of XIs looks like this-
- Eoin Morgan (C)
- Andre Russel
- Prashidh Krishna
- Rahul Tripathi
- Shubham Gill
- Nitish Rana
- Dinesh Kartik (WC)
- Harbhajan Singh
- Varun Chakravarthy
- Shakib AI Hasan
- Pat Cummins
MI Squad and Team Prediction
Undoubtedly, the hit-man, Rohit Sharma will guide the Mumbai Indians as a captain. The probable MI squad looks like-
- Rohit Sharma (C)
- Ishan Kishan
- Quinton De Kock (WC)
- Hardik Pandya
- Kieron Pollard
- Surya Kumar Yadav
- Krunal Pandya
- Rahul Chahar
- Trent Boult
- Marco Jensen
- Jasprit Bumrah
MI VS KKR Dream 11 2021: Venue
Venue: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk), Chennai
Date: 13th April 2021
Timing: 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar for live score and updates
IPL 2021 MI VS KKR Dream 11 Fantasy Predictions
Captain: Shubham Gill and Rohit Sharma
Vice-Captain: Andre Russell and Surya Kumar Yadav
#1 Fantasy Suggestion
Wicket Keeper: Ishan Kishan
Batsmen: Nitish Rana, Surya Kumar Yadav (VC), Rohit Sharma, Shubham Gill (C)
All-rounder: Hardik Pandya, and Andre Russell
Bowlers: Prasidh Krishna, Jaspreet Bumrah, Trent Boult, Pat Cummins
#2 Fantasy Suggestions
Wicket Keeper: Ishan Kishan
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Nitish Rana, Shubham Gill (C), and Surya Kumar Yadav
All-rounder: Shakib AI Hasan, Andre Russell (VC), and Hardik Pandya
Bowlers: Jaspreet Bumrah, Pat Cummins, and Trent Boult
For last-minute changes, the KKR team would prefer Kuldeep Yadav, Pawan Negi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Seifert, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Sheldon Jackson, and Ben cutting.
Of course, the MI team will have some alternatives like Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Aditya Tare, Arjun Tendulkar, Jayant Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Adam Milne, Mohsin Khan, and Saurabh Tiwary.
MI VS KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match Probable Winner: Mumbai Indians