KOL vs MI Dream11 Prediction | Player Stats | Dream11 IPL 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Mumbai Indians in the 5th Match of Dream11 IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. We will provide KOL vs MI Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Dream11 Tips.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Kolkata Knight Riders have been one of the strongest teams in the history of IPL. They have won the trophy two times so far, one in the 6th season and another in the 8th season after they have played decently and qualified for the playoffs three times but have never managed to reach the finals.

This time around they have made some surprising changes in the team, they have let go of their destructive batsmen Chris Lynn and have made the highest auction of 15.5Cr for Pat Cummins. Their squad appears to have a right balance, and there are high chances that they might win the trophy this year.

  • Shubman Gill and Sunil Narine are likely to open the innings for KKR.
  • The middle-order will consist of Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, and Dinesh Karthik.
  • All-rounders Andre Russell and Pat Cummins will be crucial in the lower middle order.
  • Sunil Narine, and Kuldeep Yadav will form the spin attack of the team.
  • The pace attack will be looked after by Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna/Shivam Mavi, and Kamlesh Nagarkoti.

Mumbai Indians:

The defending champions had to face disappointment in their 1st match against CSK as they lost the game by 5 wickets. They lost the toss and were put to bat first. Quinton de Cock 33 runs and Rohit Sharma 12 runs put up a partnership of 46 runs, but they both got out in quick sessions.

Suryakumar Yadav 17 runs, Hardik Pandya 14 runs, and Kieron Pollard 18 runs played decently, but the star of the innings was Saurabh Tiwary who scored 42 runs and helped MI post a total of 162 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.

With 162 runs to defend, they started well by picking up two wickets for just six runs in 2 overs. But after that, they gave away 115 runs without picking up a wicket. In the end, they picked up 3 quick wickets, but it was too late and thus lost the match by five wickets.

Trent Boult, James Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, and Rahul Chahar managed to pick up one wicket each.

  • Skipper Rohit Sharma will open the inning along with Quinton de Kock.
  • Surya Kumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, and allrounder Hardik Pandya will form the team’s middle order.
  • Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya will be crucial in the lower middle order.
  • The team’s pace attack will be handled by Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, and James Pattinson/Nathan Coulter-Nile.
  • Rahul Chahar and Krunal Pandya will be the spin duo of the team.

Match Details

KOL vs MI, 5th match, Dream11 IPL 2020.

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Date: 23rd September 2020

Time: 7:30 PM (IST)

Head-to-Head Stats:

Matches25
MI Won19
KKR Won6
Tied0
No Results0

Venue Stats

Average 1st Innings Score: 162 (From 1 match played at this venue so far in this season)

Average 2nd Innings Score: 166 (From 1 game played at this venue so far in this season)

Pitch Conditions

The pitch here is a balanced one between bat and ball. But the spinners and medium pace bowlers will play a crucial role in picking up the wickets.

The team winning the toss here would want to bowl first because In the second innings due comes. Anything above 150 would be considered to be a good and fighting total.

Weather Conditions

The Weather will be hot, around 35 degrees, and there is no chance of rain.

Squads

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Siddhesh Lad, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, M Siddhartha, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Pravin Tambe

Mumbai Indians:

Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Anmolpreet Singh, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Sherfane Rutherford, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh.

KOL vs MI Dream11 Team News

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, and Pat Cummins will be their first choice of foreign players.
  • Their main concern will be in choosing the Indian Pace bowlers.

Mumbai Indians:

  • They are likely to go with the same playing XI.
  • The only change we can expect is that Nathan Coulter-Nile (if fit) might play in place of James Pattinson.

Probable Playing XI

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (C & WK), Andre Russell, Rahul Tripathi, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna/Shivam Mavi.

Mumbai Indians:

Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), Surya Kumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson/Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.

Top Picks for KOL vs MI Dream11 Team

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Sunil Narine:

(110 M, 771 R, 17.52 A + 426.2 O, 122 W)

He is a right-arm off-spin bowler and is good at controlling the flow of runs and consistently picks up wickets. Narine has been promoted as an opener due to his six-hitting abilities, and he looked in great form in the recently concluded season of CPL. Sunil Narine is very good Captain choice in KKR vs MI Dream11 Team.

Andre Russell:

(64 M, 1400 R, 33.33 A + 173.1 O, 55 W)

He is an allrounder and is equally good with both bat and ball. In the last season, we saw the havoc done by Russell. He is a must in your Dream11 team.

Shubman Gill:

(27 M, 499 R, 33.26 A)

He is a young right-handed batsman and has the talent of playing big innings. S Gill batted superbly when he was promoted as an opener in the last season

Eoin Morgan:

(52 M, 854 R, 21.35 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and provides stability in the middle order. Morgan has looked in right touch in the recent T20 series against Pakistan and Australia.

Dinesh Karthik:

(182 M, 3654 R, 27.06 A)

He is the wicket-keeper and also the captain of the team. Karthik is the most experienced players in the side and has won quite a few matches for them.

Pat Cummins:

(16 M, 77 R, 12.83 A + 60.1 O, 17 W)

He is a bowling allrounder and can be handy with the bat down the order. Cummins is the most expensive player in this year’s auction. He looked in good touch in the recent series against England

Kuldeep Yadav:

(40 M, 137.2 O, 39 W)

He is a left-arm orthodox spin bowler and is very good at bowling googly. Kuldeep, along with Narine, will cause trouble for the batsmen.

Nitish Rana:

(46 M, 1085 R, 29.32 A + 15 O, 7 W)

He is a left-handed batsman and generally bats at NO.3. Rana can also bowl a few overs of spin.

Mumbai Indians:

Rohit Sharma:

(189 M, 4910 R, 31.47 A + 55.2 O, 15 W)

Skipper Rohit Sharma is a destructive batsman and generally opens the inning for MI. He scored only 12 runs in the last match.

Quinton de Kock:

(51 M, 1489 R, 30.38 A)

He is the wicket-keeper batsman for the team and generally opens along with Rohit. Quinton batted well in the last match scoring 33 runs. Q de Kock is very good picks in KKR vs MI Dream11 Team.

Hardik Pandya:

(67 M, 1082 R, 28.47 A + 144.5 O, 42 W)

He is one of the top allrounders in India. Hardik Pandya scored only 14 runs and did not bowl in the last match.

Surya Kumar Yadav:

(86 M, 1565 R, 27.94 A)

He generally bats at NO.3 in the team. Surya scored 17 runs in the last match.

Krunal Pandya:

(56 M, 894 R, 25.54 A + 161.2, 41 W)

He is a bowling allrounder and has troubled many batsmen with his left-arm orthodox style. Krunal scored three runs but managed to pick up 1 wicket.

Jasprit Bumrah:

(78 M, 292.4 O, 83 W)

He is one of the best bowlers across the world. Bumrah was quite expensive in the last match but managed to pick up 1 wicket.

Trent Boult:

(34 M, 130.5 O, 39 W)

Boult is very dangerous and one of the top bowlers across the world. He is a left-arm bowler who can swing the ball early in the inning and controls the flow of runs in death overs. Boult bowled decently picking up 1 wicket in the last match.

James Pattinson:

(1 M, 11 R + 4 O, 1 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and has made his debut this season. Pattinson scored 11 runs and also picked up 1 wicket.

Nathan Coulter-Nile:

(26 M, 94 O, 36 W)

A Right-arm fast bowler played 26 matches in IPL and took 36 wickets.

Kieron Pollard:

(149 M, 2773 R, 28.58 A + 199.5 O, 56 W)

He is a match-winning allrounder and has performed for the team with both bat and ball. Pollard scored 18 runs but did not get to bowl in the last match.

KOL vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction:

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KOL vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction
KOL vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction
  • You can pick K Nagarkoti to Rahul Chahar.
  • Eoin Morgan can be good picks in place of Surya Kumar Yadav.

Captain/Vice-Captain Choices:

  • Sunil Narine
  • Andre Russell
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Quinton 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.

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