Indian Premier League: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 22

Mumbai Indians

Match Preview

Mumbai Indians will go against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 22nd game of the Indian Premier League 2023.

Additionally, both these sides have a differing position in the tournament so far, with Mumbai winning only one game from three.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders lost their game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday by 23 runs.

Mumbai Indians won theirs against the Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets after they chased down 173 runs.

Still, KKR is in 4th place with 4 points while Mumbai Indians are in 9th place with 2 points.

Additionally, both these teams have good batters that can win games for them at any point in the game.

This is especially true in the case of KKR as they have the likes of skipper Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, and Venkatesh Iyer.

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians have to work on their batting lineup as they haven’t fired so far in this tournament.

Thus, we will get an excellent game between these two sides tomorrow afternoon.

Match Details

Match: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 22

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Date: 16th April 2023

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The surface at Wankhede is an ideal one for batters to bat on and has produced many high-scoring games in the past. Out of the 8 T20Is games played here, the chasing team has won 5 times. Additionally, Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians in the last IPL game played here. Therefore, the team winning the toss should bowl first.

Full Squads for Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 22

Mumbai Indians

Dewald Brevis, Nehal Wadhera, Ramandeep Singh, Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tristan Stubbs, Cameron Green, Raghav Goyal, Shams Mulani, Tim David, Ishan Kishan (wk), Vishnu Vinod (wk), Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Duan Jansen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Jofra Archer, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Warrier

Kolkata Knight Riders

Aarya Desai, Jason Roy, Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, David Wiese, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Litton Das (wk), Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Harshit Rana, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur, Suyash Sharma, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

Probable Playing XI for Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 22

Mumbai Indians

Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff, Riley Meredith

Kolkata Knight Riders

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Narayan Jagadeesan, Nitish Rana (c), Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy

Probable Winner

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that Kolkata Knight Riders will win this contest.

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