KKR vs MI Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: IPL 2021 - Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians - Match 5
The 5th match of the Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai in India.
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Mumbai Indians are likely to bring back Quinton de Kock at the top of the order in place of Chris Lynn if the Protea is doing well after serving a week-long quarantine.
Mumbai Indians lost their first match of the Indian Premier League 2021 by 2 wickets.
Chris Lynn is the top run-scorer for Mumbai Indians with 49 runs at a strike rate of 140. He has struck 4 fours and 3 sixes. Suryakumar Yadav has also made 31 runs at a strike rate of 134.
Jasprit Bumrah has been the best bowler for Mumbai Indians and has picked up 2 wickets while bowling at an average of 13 and an economy rate of 6.50. Marco Jansen has 2 wickets with the best of 2/28.
Kolkata Knight Riders won their first match of the Indian Premier League 2021 by 10 runs.
Nitish Rana is the top run-scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders with 80 runs at a strike rate of 142. He has struck 9 fours and 4 sixes. Rahul Tripathi has also made 53 runs at a strike rate of 182.
Prasidh Krishna has been the best bowler for Kolkata Knight Riders and has picked up 2 wickets while bowling at an average of 17 and an economy rate of 8.75. Pat Cummins has one wicket with the best of 1/30.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Mumbai Indians - Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock/Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jansen, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Kolkata Knight Riders - Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Mumbai Indians
Who will win? – Mumbai Indians
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians), Shubman Gill (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jasprit Bumrah (Mumbai Indians), Varun Chakravarthy (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Most Sixes – Hardik Pandya (Mumbai Indians), Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Man of the Match – Hardik Pandya
Team Scores Batting first – Mumbai Indians 190+, Kolkata Knight Riders 180+
Match Handicap Mumbai Indians
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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