KKR vs MI Match Preview: IPL 2024, Match 60

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Shreyas Iyer - Hardik Pandya


KKR vs MI reverse match of IPL 2024 to be played in Kolkata on Saturday. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Mumbai Indians in the first game which It was his First win at the Wankhede stadium in 12 years.

Date and place

The KKR vs MI match will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 11 starting at 7.30 pm IST. This It is the second meeting between the two sides in a week. This It is also KKR’s last home match in IPL 2024.

KKR vs MI Match Preview: IPL 2024, Match 60

Riders of the Knights of Calcutta

Kolkata Knight Riders are on a three-match winning streak and top the points table. They are with 16 points and far ahead in NRR (+1,453) as compared to the other teams. A win against MI should secure their playoff spot.

They defended 169 against Mi in the last game which It should give the team a lot of confidence. They won their last two games defending and chasing 153 against DC with overs to spare.

Shreyas Iyer he kkr pattern He said the team is in a very good headspace right now and The players are happy and know their role in the team.

If the players play the best they can ability against MI, they should secure another win for KKR and take them through to the playoffs.

KKR Squad

Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Starc, Angkrish Raghuvanshi , Ramandeep Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Manish Pandey, Sakib Hussain

Bombay Indians

MI won their previous game against SRH which It was after four consecutive losses. In the process, they have risen to ninth position in the points table. They can deal fatal blows to the teams they play against in their last two games. and KKR may be the one.

Nothing has worked much for the franchise this season. Hardik Pandya as the captain of MI finally He took three wickets in the last game while bowling his share of overs. However, his hitting remains a concern. Rohit sharma also has He didn’t score too many runs in the last few games.

He scored 12 and 4 in his last two exits. Ideally, Rohit will want to score some runs before the World Cup in the last two games. Jaspeit Bumrah leads the Purple Cap run with 18 wickets. Piyush Chawla has helped him from the other side in the last two games.

MI Squad

Hardik Pandya (c), Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, N. Tilak Varma, Tim David, Harvik Desai, Arjun Tendulkar, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Luke Wood, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Shreyas Gopal, Nuwan Untilhara, Naman Dhir, Anshul Kamboj, Mohammad Nabi, Shivalik Sharma, Kwena Maphaka

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Key battles between KKR and MI

Sunil Narine vs. Nuwan Untilara

Narine has been a revelation with the bat for KKR. She has also been consistent at the top. The all-rounder couldn’t score much in the last match against MI, but he will look to do it big at Eden Gardens.

Phil Salt vs. Jasprit Bumrah

Salt has scored more than 300 runs in Kolkata in matches. that he has played here. He will return in at home and will relish his chances against Jasprit Bumrah, especially in the powerplay.

Rohit Sharma vs. Sunil Narine

Narine has dominated Rohit Sharma in the IPL dismissing him nine times in the league and he fired him in the last game also. Once again, this will be a decisive battle in the game.

Suryakumar Yadav vs. André Russell

Russell has dismissed SKY three times in the IPL including the last game when he was threatening to take the game away from KKR. The West Indies have delivered over and over again for KKR and will look to fire SKY once again.

KKR vs MI Key Players

For kkrSunil Narine and Phil Salt will be key with the bat. Venkatesh Iyer WHO has a good record against MY will also be key. With the ball, the spin twins, Narine and chakravarthy be key. Mitchell Starc took 4 wickets against MI in the last game.

For MY, Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav hold the key with the bat as they have scored runs against KKR. With the ball, Jasperit Bumrah and Piyush Chawla will be key.

Climate and tone

It’s raining in Kolkata at the moment and could Play a spoilsport in the KKR vs MI match. There will be rain during the day. and There is a 25 percent chance of rain overnight. Humidity levels will be around 88 percent.

Speaking of the pitch, Eden Gardens as a venue has been a high scoring venue this season. with dozens of more than 200 published and pursued. Punjab Kings chased 260 at this venue which is he Highest chase in IPL history. Given the conditions and the fast outfield, we can expect another high-scoring game.

Conclusion

KKR will look to seal their playoff spot with another win against MI in the league stage. MY with nothing that lose will seek to play spoilsport in KKR’s campaign WHO They need to reach 18 to secure their playoff spot.

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