KKR vs MI: Varun Chakravarthy warns KKR not to underestimate MI despite their elimination from IPL 2024

Mumbai Indians and Varun Chakravarthy

Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens is all set to host the titanic clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 60th match of the ongoing IPL 2024 on Saturday, May 11.

However, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are currently top of the table with 16 points from 11 games, and Mumbai Indians (MI) are eliminated from the IPL 2024 Playoff race, but star Varun Chakravarthy claimed that the hosts are not to take the five-time champions lightly.

KKR’s mystery spinner Chakravarthy stressed the need for his team to remain focused and prepared for the challenges that MI can present to the hosts in Saturday’s IPL 2024 clash in Kolkata.

Varun Chakravarthy warns KKR against complacency

He highlighted MI’s formidable nature, despite their elimination from the ongoing IPL 2024, and said they “don’t have any advantage over Mumbai and are ready for anything.”

The Indian star said that MI has many winning players in their team and they have been a very dangerous team in the tournament over the years, so KKR must approach this match with utmost seriousness and maintain consistency to achieve the best. -Two finish in the league classification.

Chakravarthy also mentioned the added responsibility that comes with being on top of the points table, so they are just focusing on the basics and being consistent as they aim to register their ninth win of the ongoing IPL 2024 in their last game. at home. in Calcutta.

We have no advantage over MI: Varun Chakravarthy

KKR spinner Varun Chakravarthy said: “We don’t have any advantage over MI because they are out of the tournament. They are a championship team… They are full of stars and match winners, and they are a very dangerous team anywhere. Even if we have to win a match to qualify, we have to be well prepared and, alert, try to finish in the top two. When you’re at the top of the table, it gives you more responsibility… The best thing we can do now is be consistent, which is harder than trying to discover something and improve it. “It’s about doing the basics well.”

Meanwhile, the sky over Eden Gardens in Kolkata is currently covered in clouds as there are concerns about possible rain disruptions during the match. Given the cloudy conditions, fans are crossing their fingers hoping for good weather so they can enjoy the match in Kolkata.

Talking about the pitch at Eden Gardens, it favors both batsmen and bowlers, but there has been a trend of high scores in this IPL season, so anything can happen. Kolkata has a reputation for producing formidable totals, but recent matches have seen relatively lower scores, with teams managing only more than 170 totals in the last three IPL 2024 matches at the venue.