Check Here Details IPL 2021 5th Match KKR vs MI: Preview, Probable XI, Match prediction, Weather forecast and Pitch report
The Indian Premier League 2021 is also known as IPL 14 and Vivo IPL 2021 for sponsorship reasons. This is the 14th edition of IPL and a professional Twenty-20 League established in 2007 by The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI). It is scheduled to be played between 9th April to 30th May 2021 in six different venues in India.
The Mumbai Indians have been champion two times in the year 2019 and 2020 seasons. Kings XI Punjab has to be renamed as Punjab Kings and also released a new logo. The released players were declared on 20th January 2021. Steve Smith, Aaron Finch, and Glenn Maxwell were the important names in the released player list. Piyush Chawla the most expensive player in the 2020 auction also got released.
IPL 2021 KKR vs MI Preview
The Vivo IPL 2021 Fifth Match will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians on 13th April 2021 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The Mumbai Indians lost the open battling with Royal Challengers Bangalore by two wickets in the first IPL 2021 match. The MI started with positive energy and were in a position to reach 180 runs but by the Harshal Patel’s five-wicket came to a halt and fall down to a score of 159/9.
After the Mumbai Indians lost the first match with Royal Challengers Bangalore, they will come up with good spirit and take the place this time. They have a very powerful team to do come back after the defeat. The positives of the first game were Chris Lynn played effectively in innings 49 runs in just 35 balls. In the middle of the tournament, Surya Kumar Yadav made 31 runs off 23 deliveries and Ishan Kishan scored 28 runs out of 19 balls.
In contrast, KKR won the opening game against strong and famous Sunrise Hyderabad by 10 runs. May be more confident for the second game. After putting the Kolkata Knight Riders into the battling, they were inoffensive attitude which may please the coach Bredon McCullum and captain Eoin Morgan. Nitish Rana was their new opener and he delivered the expectation to the squad. He played tremendously in the innings and made 80 runs off 56 bowls.
Shubham Gill was deceased in the middle-over but Rahul Tripathi recorded a fantastic 53 runs off just 29 deliveries. In the end, Dinesh Karthik played an important treasure of 22 runs in 9 bowls. Captain Eoin Morgan and the leading Andre Russell failed to bring out in battling and must be looking to get a good bang in the second game.
Match Details KKR vs MI IPL 2021
Date : 13th April 2021 (Tuesday)
Time : 07.30 PM IST
Venue : MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
KKR vs MI IPL 2021 Head-to-Head
Played – 27 || Kolkata won – 6 || Mumbai won – 21 || No Result – 0
Vivo IPL 2021 KKR vs MI Probable Playing XIs
Kolkata Knight Riders : Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi; Nitish Rana, Shakib Al Hasan, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK); Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy; Harbhajan Singh and Prasidh Krishna.
Mumbai Indians : Chris Lynn, Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK); Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya; Marco Jansen, Rahul Chahar/ Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah.
Match Prediction IPL 2021 KKR vs MI
Both teams had contradicting opening match and Mumbai Indians looks stronger on the side of the game. Mumbai Indians batsmen team look solid and KKR has a lack of expert death spinner. Despite this, the confidence of the KKR seems to have a tough fight.
Prediction : Expecting Mumbai Indians to win.
IPL 2021 KKR vs MI Weather Forecast
The temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius and it will be a cloudy and hot climate during the matchday. The dew will play the role in the last stage of the match.
Pitch Report Vivo IPL 2021 KKR vs MI
The wicket in Chennai stadium has been fair on the bat, although on the slower side. The ball has been gripped on the surface in some instances. Any score around 170 runs will make a thrilling game.