IPL 2022: Match Preview: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

Indian Premier League
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Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune

Date: 6th April 2022

Time: 7:30 PM IST


It will be Shreyas Iyer against Rohit Sharma in today’s game of the TATA IPL.

Kolkata has been more aggressive of the two sides battling in today’s fixture.

Moreover, Shreyas Iyer also echoes the aggressive belief of the Kolkata Knight Riders and is looking pretty comfortable in his new team since game one.

After facing two losses against Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians are under pressure and will be feeling the heat today when they come out to play.

However, Kolkata Knight Riders would not be feeling much pressure as they have a well-balanced side.

Above all, Mumbai Indians will like to add some valuable points to their kitty if they win this encounter.

Most importantly, Ajinkya Rahane and Venkatesh Iyer would have a lot riding on their shoulders for today’s match.

Conclusively, the inclusion of Pat Cummins and Suryakumar Yadav will bolster both teams for today’s fixture.

Therefore, it will be interesting to see which side takes up the lead in the match.

Predicted Playing XI for Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians

Kolkata Knight Riders

Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy.

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav/Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Verma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, M Ashwin, Tymal Mills, Jaydev Unadkat/Basil Thampi, Jasprit Bumrah.

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