The fifth match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is set to be played on 13th April between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians.
For MI Quinton De Kock will be available for selection for this game and it will be interesting to see with whom the team management will go, either with in-form Chris Lynn or with regular opener Quinton De Kock.
Talking about positives from their first game, opener Chris Lynn played an effective inning of 49 runs off just 35 deliveries. Mumbai Indians bowled brilliantly, youngster Marco Jansen picked 2 vital wickets, along with 2 wickets of Jaspreet Bumrah and 1 wicket of Trent Boult.
KKR tried Nitish Rana as their new opener and he delivered on the expectations of the team and played terrific innings of 80 runs off 56 deliveries. Pat Cummins, Shakib Al Hasan, and Andre Russell also got one wicket each. Kolkata Knight Riders are unlikely to make any changes to their Playing XI unless forced due to injury at the last moment.
HEAD TO HEAD
Out of the total of 27 clashes between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai won 21 games while Kolkata got only 6 games to their name.
Quinton De Kock will be available for selection after completing the quarantine and likely to get a chance in the playing XI of Mumbai Indians.
Match Info: Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, 5th MATCH 2021
Date – 13th April 2021
Time – 07:30 PM IST
Venue – M.A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk)
The pitch is helpful for both batsmen and bowlers, the match is expected to be a good scoring game.
Predicted Playing XI:
Probable XI MI – Rohit Sharma (C), Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Quinton De Kock, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jensen.
Probable XI KKR – Eoin Morgan (C), Shubman Gill, Dinesh Kartik, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Prashidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Harbhajan Singh.
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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the information mentioned, and make your own decision.
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