Printed on: Could 09, 2022
The Mumbai Indians (MI) will tackle the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match quantity 56 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 on the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Monday. This might be a night sport and therefore will start at 7:30 PM IST.
Mumbai have been eradicated from IPL 2022 playoffs race and stay on the backside of the factors desk. Nonetheless, they’ve registered two wins in a row and might be eager to hold on the successful momentum as they give the impression of being to play for pleasure. In distinction, Kolkata’s marketing campaign has gone from unhealthy to worse. They’ve misplaced 4 of their final 5 video games and have slipped beneath the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) within the factors desk.
Of their final sport, MI got here out of nowhere to stun the Gujarat Titans (GT) by 5 runs. Chasing 178, GT appeared in whole management of proceedings because the openers added 106. Nonetheless, the bowlers saved at it. Murugan Ashwin dismissed each the set openers in the identical over earlier than Daniel Sams bowled an unimaginable final over, gifting away only three runs.
There was excellent news within the batting division as nicely since openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan bought into the 40s. Tim David has made an impactful return to the group. Kieron Pollard’s struggles with the bat, nevertheless, proceed.
MI predicted XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith
KKR had a horrible match in opposition to the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) as they folded up for 101 in a chase of 177. They have been 25 for 4 by the seventh over and had misplaced half their facet for 69 by the twelfth. The highest order is simply not contributing. Aaron Finch and Baba Indrajith have proved to be one other failed opening pair. Captain Shreyas Iyer has lacked consistency as nicely.
Andre Russell and Sunil Narine have been carrying the group on their shoulders. Within the final sport as nicely the previous struck 45 in 19 and claimed two wickets whereas the latter had figures of 1 for 20.
KKR predicted XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Sam Billings (wk), Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav
Prime fantasy picks for MI vs KKR conflict: Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee
–Renin Wilben Albert