KKR vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview
The 47th Match of Indian Premier League 2019 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians. We are covering KKR vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Kolkata Knight Riders are seventh on the points table with four wins and seven losses with six losses coming in last six encounters. In the last match, They were defeated by Rajasthan Royals by 3 wickets. Batting first, KKR were able to score 175 runs with help of classic knock of 97* runs from Dinesh Karthik. Defending the target, Spin duo of Narine and Chawla spun their web to take two and three wickets respectively but could not end the losing streak of the team. KKR will come all guns blazing to find their lost momentum and win remaining three encounters to stay alive in the race for playoffs.
Mumbai Indians are second on the points table with seven wins and four losses. They won their last match against Chennai by 46 runs. Batting first, Skipper Rohit Sharma scored crucial knock of 67 runs to give a target of 156. Evin Lewis and Hardik also played handy cameos. Defending the target, Lasith Malinga took brilliant four wicket-haul while Krunal and Bumrah took two scalps each to ensure another victory for Mumbai. MI will be determined to continue their good form and end KKR chances of qualification.
When and Where:
KKR vs MI, 47th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
28th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 143
Average 2nd innings score: 126
Good total can be expected with equal support to batsmen, spinners and pacers. Dew can create a problem for bowlers in second innings.
Matches won batting first: 3
Matches won bowling first: 8
Head to Head:
Matches played: 23
Mumbai Indians: 18
Kolkata Knight Riders: 05
Matches played in Kolkata: 09
Dinesh Karthik (C), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Prithvi Raj, Sandeep Warrier, Shrikant Mundhe, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik.
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Barinder Sran, Rasikh Dar, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff, Anukul Roy, Anmolpreet Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Aditya Tare, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Beuran Hendricks.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Team India’s head spinner Kuldeep Yadav should return in the playing XI replacing Yaara Prithviraj. While Prasidh Krishna can also be replaced by Sandeep Warrier.
Place of Carlos Brathwaite is also risky and Matthew Kelly/Ferguson or Gurney can replace him.
The team can also bring back Uthappa in place of Shubman Gill or Rinku Singh.
Sunil Narine and C Lynn can open the innings. S Gill, Nitish Rana, D Karthik, Andre Russell and Rinku Singh will handle the middle order.
Andre Russell and Sunil Narine will play the role of an all-rounder. Carlos Brathwaite if plays can support them.
Piyush Chawla and Sunil Narine will be the lead the spin attack. Nitish Rana can support them.
Andre Russell will lead the pace attack along with Prasidh Krishna and Brathwaite/Kelly.
Beuran Hendricks has replaced Alzarri Joseph in the squad and is available for selection but will have to wait for his opportunity.
Mumbai may add another pacer on the pitch of Eden Gardens and can add Jason Behrendorff in place of Anukul Roy. In such case, Evin Lewis will have to sacrifice his overseas spot for Ishan Kishan or Yuvraj Singh.
Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Kock will open the innings. S Yadav, Krunal Pandya, H Pandya and Kieron Pollard will strengthen the middle order.
Hardik and Krunal Pandya will play the role of allrounders.
Jasprit Bumrah and Malinga will be the key pacers along with Hardik Pandya while K Pandya and R Chahar will handle the spin department.
Probable Playing XI:
Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, S Gill, Nitish Rana, D Karthik (c and wk), A Russell, Rinku Singh/Robin Uthappa, C Brathwaite/Matt Kelly, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav/Yaara Prithviraj, P Krishna.
Andre Russell can be promoted for big hitting.
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton De Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis/Ishan Kishan/Yuvi, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Anukul Roy/J Behrendorff/Mcleneghan, Rahul Chahar, L Malinga, J Bumrah.
Hardik Pandya can be promoted for big hitting.
KKR vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction:
If any players miss from playing XI, then replace him with others.
Q de Kock (wk)
Rohit Sharma (Vc)
R Uthappa/S Gill
A Russell (C)
R Chahar/J Bumrah
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C and Vc Choices: R Sharma, A Russell, Q De Kock, H Pandya, S Narine.
Q De Kock
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.