Mumbai Indians will face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR vs MI) on 6th April 2022. Mumbai Indians have had a very slow start and KKR has won two matches out of three. It will be interesting to see how the two teams perform against each other. In this article, we will be taking a look at the Match Preview, prediction and Fantasy XI of these two teams.
KKR vs MI: Match Preview
Kolkata Knight Riders
The knight Riders is led by Shreyas Iyer and they are having a decent season so far. The team is confident and balanced. Pat Cummins will be joining the team and they will get that boost that they required after Australia completes its tour to Pakistan. It will supposedly double the strength of the team.
Mumbai Indians on the other hand, under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, have made a characteristically slow start to the IPL 2022. They lost two matches to date. It’s an important match for them and they will definitely try their best to win the match.
KKR vs MI: Prediction
Mumbai Indians are the most successful team that has won the cup five times in the tournament. However, in IPL 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders have won two matches and Mumbai Indians couldn’t open their account. KKR is a better-balanced side so KKR has a higher chance of winning.
KKR vs MI: Fantasy XI
Rohit Sharma is leading Mumbai Indians and has scored 51 runs in the past two matches. He’s a terrific batter with a lot of experience that makes him an essential pick.
Ishan Kishan from MI has scored 185 runs altogether in the two matches, his highest score being 81. He’s a good pick.
Kieron Pollard in the last two matches scored 25 runs and has taken a wicket, so he’s a decent choice.
Jasprit Bumrah in the last two matches of IPL 2022, has picked 3 wickets.
Shreyas Iyer is leading KKR and under him, the team won two matches, he added a total of 59 runs in the last two matches.
Andre Russell from KKR has scored 95 runs in the past three matches and picked three wickets. He’s an essential pick.
Varun Chakravarthy in the last three matches couldn’t make a lot of runs but picked 2 wickets.
Venkatesh Iyer scored 29 runs in the last three matches for Kolkata Knight Riders and is a dependable player.
Sunil Narine has always been a big contributor to KKR’s success, in the last three matches, he picked 2 wickets.
Ajinkya Rahane scored 44 runs in the first match and proved all the doubters wrong. His experience with the bat can definitely help the team to win.
Pat Cummins will join the KKR squad on 6th April. In his IPL career of 36 matches, he has picked 38 wickets and scored 316 runs.