MI vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team, Match Predictions, Pitch Conditions

MI vs KKR Match Preview

MI vs KKR: The Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set to face each other in the match no. 22 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.

MI have a formidable squad with the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, SuryaKumar Yadav, and Jofra Archer. They have won the IPL a record five times and will be looking to continue their dominance in the tournament. However, they have had a slow start to the season, winning just one out of their first three matches. They will need to step up their game if they want to won.

On the other hand, KKR has had a mixed start to the season, winning two out of their first four matches. They have a good blend of youth and experience in their squad, with players like Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, and Andre Russell. They also have the likes of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine, who can be dangerous with the ball.

Both teams boast of a strong bowling attack with the likes of Jofra Archer and Piyush Chawla leading the charge for the Mumbai Indians, while Lockie Ferguson and Sunil Narine will be spearheading the KKR’s bowling unit.

MI vs KKR Match Details

Match No. – 22th

Date – 16th April 2023

Time – 03:30 PM IST

Venue – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Live Telecast – Star Sports Network

Live Streaming – Jio Cinema

MI vs KKR Team News

MI are coming after a win and are likely to remain unchanged Jofra Archer’s availability is still doubtfull.

Andre Russell had hurt his leg while bowling in the last match however Nitish Rana had confirmed that its just a cramp ans not an injury.

Jason Roy come in place of Gurbaz as Jagadeesan can also keep wickets.

MI vs KKR Probable playing 11

MI (probable 11): Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Tilak Verma, SuryaKumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tim david, Arshad Khan, Hritik shokeen, Riley Meredith, Piyush Chawla, Jason Bahrendorff

KKR (probable 11): Jason Roy Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), rinku Singh, Andre Russell, shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Lockie ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy

Pith Conditions (Mumbai Indians vs Knight Riders)

The pitch at Wankhede is a true pitch to bat with small boundaries and average first innings is 167.

As it is a day game both pacers and spinners will be in the game.

20 out of the last 32 matches have been chased, but dew factor will not be there.

We can expect a score between 160-170 runs.

MI vs KKR Head-to-Head Records

Match Played – 31

Mumbai Indians Won – 22

Kolkata Knight Riders Won – 09

Tie – 0

No Result – 0

Players Stats (Mumbai Indians vs Knight Riders)

Mumbai Indians Players (MI)

No other batsman has scored more runs than Rohit Sharma against KKR; he has scored 1020 Runs in 30 innings against KKR averages above 40.

SuryaKumar Yadav is the Ex-player of KKR and while playing at Wankhede against KKR he has scored 105 Runs in 2 matches with strike-rate of 160.

Ishan Kishan has a decent record both at the ground and against KKR averaging between 20-25 in both.

Tim David has played a few cameos at Wankhede scoring 127 Runs in 4 innings averaging above 40 and strike-rate of 220.

Kolkata Knight Riders Players (KKR)

KKR has a few lefties in their line-up like Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh and Sunil Narine so Hrithik Shokeen can be a good grand-league pick, but he has not picked a wicket yet in Wankhede in 4 matches.

Riley Meredith has 14 W in 14 M in IPL and 7 W in 7 M at Wankhede out of which 5 W came in 4 M while bowling first and 2 W in 3 M while bowling second.

In IPL, Jason Roy has played 2 matches at Wankhede and is yet to be dismissed, averaging over 100 and strike-rate is 175.

Venkatesh Iyer averaging just 8 at Wankhede and strike-rate is just around 70, However his record against Mumbai Indians is impressive scoring 146 runs in 3 M, averaging 73 and strike-rate 153.

Nitish Rana has played for Mumbai Indians before and he has a decent record both against Mumbai Indians and at Wankhede Stadium averaging around 30 in both.

Umesh Yadav has a good record at the venue in IPL taking 15 W in 10 M, out of which 11 W came in 7 M while bowling first.

Lockie ferguson has only 1 W in 4 M that he played at Wankhede and 4 W in 4 M against Mumbai.

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Predictions

Mumbai Indians Players (MI)

Rohit Sharma and SuryaKumar Yadav to score runs with Ishan Kishan or Tilak Verma while batting in first innings.

Ishan Kishan and SuryaKumar Yadv to score runs with Rohit Sharma or Cameron Green.

Tim David to play a cameo if gets chance.

Riley Meredith and Jason Beherendroff to take wickets with Piyush Chawla or Cameron Green while bowling first.

Jason Beherendroff and Piyush Chawla to take wickets with Hrithik Shokeen or Cameron Green while bowling second.

If Jofra Archer plays in for Jason Beherendroff then he will definitely perform.

Kolkata Knight Riders Players (KKR)

If Jason Roy plays and bats first he will score runs.

Venkatesh Iyer to flop.

Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh to score runs with Andre Russell or Sunil Narine.

Shardul Thakur can also score some runs.

Varun Chakravarthy and Lockie Ferguson to take wickets with Umesh Yadav or Sunil Narine while bowling first.

Lockie Ferguson and Varun Chakarvarthy to take wickets with Sunil Narine.

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Team prediction

Mumbai Indian will win this match KKR will loss because of their Batsmens.

MI vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team

MI vs KKR (Suggested Dream11 Team): Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (vc), Nitish Rana, Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Cameron Green (c), Piyush Chawla, Jason Beherendorff, Venkatesh Iyer, Riley Meredith.

MI vs KKR dream11 Fantasy Team
MI vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team

Best Captain & Vice–Captain Choice (MI vs KKR)

  • Cameron Green
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Sunil Narine
  • Andre Russell

In conclusion, the Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kolkata kinght Riders (KKR) match is expected to be a thrilling encounter between two evenly-matched teams. Fans of both sides will be eagerly anticipating this exciting clash, and we can expect a fiercely contested battle on the field.

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