Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, 5th T20 Match Prediction 13 Apr 2021

Indian Premier League 2021

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, 5th T20 Match Prediction

2021-04-14

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India

Kolkata Knight Riders

7.10 142/7 in 20.0
7.60 152/10 in 20.0

Mumbai Indians

7.10 142/7 in 20.0
7.60 152/10 in 20.0 Cricbettingbuzz
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs

KKR vs MI Prediction

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Mumbai Indians seek redemption against resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders

  • Kolkata Knight Riders registered a hard-fought win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Opener Nitish Rana and Rahul Tripathi smashed half-centuries for Kolkata in the opening game.
  • Mumbai Indians suffered defeat at the hands of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL opener played at Chennai.

Expect Mumbai Indians to overcome Kolkata Knight Riders in a close game.

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Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders will be looking to keep their winning momentum going when they take on Mumbai Indians in the 5th match of the 2021 Indian Premier League at Chennai on Tuesday.

In the opening game of the season, Mumbai Indians suffered close defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Defending Champions Mumbai Indians will be looking to learn from their mistakes and put on a strong show in this fixture.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to overcome Sunrisers Hyderabad in a high-scoring game. Captain Eoin Morgan will be pleased with his side’s performance against Hyderabad and will be hoping that the side can maintain their standards in the next couple of matches.

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Kolkata Knight Riders

Reigning Champions will need to come up with better plans in order to register their first win of the competition. Captain Rohit Sharma will have to lead from the front and deliver a big innings.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Chris Lynn, Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav to make notable scores in this fixture.

Chris Lynn, who come in place of Quinton de Kock, played exceedingly well and scored 49 runs off 35 balls. He was well supported by Suryakumar Yadav, who chipped in with 31 runs off 23 balls.

Wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan played well and chipped in with 28 runs off 19 balls with the help of two fours and one six. Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya also produced double-digit scores for Mumbai Indians.

In the bowling department, the pace duo of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah will be looking to make early inroads with the new-ball. In the opening encounter, Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers and claimed 2 for 26 in his four overs.

Besides Bumrah, South African quick, Marco Jensen, showed a lot of promise and talent in his debut game and finished with figures of 2 for 28 in his four overs.

Kolkata Knight Riders Actual Playing XI:

Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Harbhajan Singh, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Shakib Al Hasan, RA Tripathi

Kolkata Knight Riders Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
N Rana 80 56 9 4 142.86
R Tripathi 53 29 5 2 182.76
D Karthik 22 9 2 1 244.44
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Krishna 4.0 0 35 2 8.75
S Al Hasan 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
P Cummins 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
P Krishna 4.0 0 35 2 8.75
S Al Hasan 4.0 0 34 1 8.5
P Cummins 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
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Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI

Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jansen, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Mumbai Indians

Two-time IPL Champions, Kolkata Knight Riders delivered an excellent batting performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the previous game, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a competitive total of 187 runs, courtesy blistering 80 from Nitish Rana.

For Kolkata, Nitish Rana was the standout player with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 80 runs off 56 balls with the help of nine fours and four sixes. He was well supported by Rahul Tripathi, who scored a brisk half-century with the help of five boundaries and two sixes.

Wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik also produced a crucial cameo at the back end of the innings and smashed 22 not out with the help of two fours and one six.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Prasidh Krishna, Pat Cummins and Shakib Al Hasan to make crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Prasidh Krishna was the standout bowler for Kolkata on display against Sunrisers and claimed 2 for 35 in his four ovvers.

Mumbai Indians Actual Playing XI:

Marco Jansen, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, SA Yadav

Mumbai Indians Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
C Lynn 49 35 4 3 140
S Yadav 31 23 4 1 134.78
I Kishan 28 19 2 1 147.37
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Bumrah 4.0 0 26 2 6.5
M Jansen 4.0 0 28 2 7
T Boult 4.0 0 36 1 9
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Bumrah 4.0 0 26 2 6.5
M Jansen 4.0 0 28 2 7
T Boult 4.0 0 36 1 9
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Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI

Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Pat Cummins.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds

The wicket prepared at M.A Chidambaram Stadium is going to a placid one with plenty of runs for both the batting units. The weather forecast for Tuesday’s game is going to be clear skies.

Venue Details

M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is going to host the fifth game of IPL 2021 between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.

In the previous three meeting between two teams, Mumbai Indians have managed to come out on top on all three occasions

Toss Prediction

Both the sides will be keen to win the toss, bat first and post a score in excess of 180 runs. The previous game played at Chennai was won by sides batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Mumbai Indians will be clear favorites to win their game against Kolkata Knight Riders. With likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Marco Jensen showing excellent performances, Mumbai Indians have a stronger bowling unit in comparison to Kolkata, who will be rely on one or two bowlers for breakthroughs.

Expect Mumbai Indians to overcome Kolkata Knight Riders in a close game.

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