IPL 2020 : Mumbai Indians going to face Kolkata Knight Riders on 23rd September in Abu Dhabi, Sheik Zayed Stadium. In this 13th IPL season this was the first match for KKR, and they are moving forward to start their IPL journey with a match win.
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Mumbai Indians Team Preview:
For Mumbai Indians this was the second match and in the previous game they lose against Chennai Super Kings by five wickets. The team selection of Mumbai Indians was amazing.
In the last game they selected Saurabh Tiwary to bat in Number 4 and he gave good remarks to the team by scoring 42 run knock. He scored highest run for Mumbai and they hope that in the death overs Kieron Pollard and the Pandya brothers will gave a great performance.
Jasprit Bumrah, the talented bowler of Mumbai Indians will definitely try to give his best bowl. Jasprit Bumrah is assigned to contain Andre Russell. On comparing with other team players both their spin bowling attack was not strong.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team Preview :
Kolkata Knight Riders make sure to choose the right team players in their side and wisely select their players from overseas. The English pacer Harry Gurney faced an injury before the IPL season starts.
Immediately, Kolkata Knights Riders appointed Ali Khan for the replacement and he was the first American to play in the IPL history. He used to play for the Trinbago Knight Riders, in CPL it was the sister team of KKR. We can make sure that we will have a spectacular match when these two team meets.
It seems that Mumbai Indians not made many changes in their team. The only change Mumbai team could make was the fitted Nathan Coulter-Nile came in to the side. Last match they lost to CSK but in this match they will hustle to give good progress.
Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, and Pat Cummins are the KKR players from abroad .These players perfectly fixed in the playing XI and one of the players from Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi will be selected in the XI.
Match details of MI Vs KKR :
- Date: 23 September 2020
- Time: 7.30 pm (IST)
- Place: Sheik Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Weather and Pitch details :
In Abu Dhabi there will be no chance for rain today and it is expected to be hot and sunny. In the evening there will be steady wind blowing and that will result on the bowlers and six-hitters. In the Abu Dhabi stadium, the covering of grass will help the pacers and the spinners don’t feel much hard at the same time it won’t be easy too. It is a good surface for batting and it will be easy to score 160 and above.
MI Vs KKR Predicted Team Squad :
MI: Rohit Sharma(C), Quinton de Kock(WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Nathan Coulter-Nile/ James Pattinson, and Trent Boult.
KKR: Dinesh Karthik(C and WK), Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh/ Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti/ Shivam Mavi.
MI Vs KKR match prediction and live, streaming details :
On comparing with MI, Kolkata Knights have good spin bowlers. Middle order of MI must target the opposition or the inexperienced pace bowling line up like Russell and Morgan will confirm that Mumbai Indians will lose the match.
MI Vs KKR match will be telecast in Star Sports Network and Live Streaming will be on Disney and Hotstar VIP.
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