KKR vs MI Dream11 Prediction: The 13th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
KKR vs MI Match 14 Preview
Shreyas Iyer-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will look to continue their winning streak when they take on Mumbai Indians at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, on April 6.
Kolkata Knight Riders are coming off a 6-wickets win against Punjab Kings (PBKS). Andre Russell’s masterclass with the bat helped KKR clinch a victory against PBKS. They are currently placed at the second spot on the points table with 2 wins from 3 games.
Heading into Wednesday’s game, KKR would be expecting from their top order to fire with the bat. Their bowlers have been impressive in all the games they played.
Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, started off their IPL 2022 campaign with two back-to-back defeats. They are yet to win a game in the ongoing tournament.
Rohit Sharma’s batting woes continue as he failed to convert the starts. Their bowling still looks unstable and we might see a couple of changes in their playing combination against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Talking about their head to head records, the two teams played 29 matches against each other in the IPL history where Kolkata Knight Riders managed to win only 7 matches while Mumbai Indians have completely dominated them with 22 wins.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 14 of the Indian Premier League 2022 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
KKR vs MI Match Details
- Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, Match 14
- Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
KKR vs MI, Match 14 Pitch Report
The pitch at in Pune has got a good pace and bounce. Batters can score runs all day long once they are settled, and there is not much of a turn for the spinners. Both sides can bring additional pacer into the eleven. Since the ball is coming quite well in the second half, whoever wins the toss should bowl first.
Player Injury/Availability Update:
- For KKR, Pat Cummins will be available for selection. However, it is yet to be seen that who’ll make a spot for him in the playing XI.
- For MI, Suryakumar Yadav’s availability is still under the radar. However, if in case, he makes it to the playing XI, he will replace Anmolpreet Singh.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune considering the last 4 matches played here is 168 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: 0
KKR vs MI Head-to-Head Records
Kolkata Knight Riders & Mumbai Indians Form
KKR vs MI Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (C), Andre Russell, Sam Billings (WK), Tim Southee/Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy.
Ishan Kishan (WK), Rohit Sharma (C), Tilak Varma, Anmolpreet Singh/Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Murugan Ashwin, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Jasprit Bumrah, Basil Thampi.
Top 5 Picks For KKR vs MI
1. Ishan Kishan
He scored a half-century in both matches he played for MI. In the first game, he smacked 81 runs off 48 deliveries, followed by 43 balls 54 runs innings against RR in the second game.
2. Shreyas Iyer
He looked in good form but has failed to play up to his potential in all the three games he played. He might be looking for an opportunity to play a match-winning knock and this could be that game.
3. Andre Russell
The West Indies all-rounder took the PBKS bowlers to cleaners in the previous game as he smacked a quick 70* and took his side over the line. He could be a good captaincy pick, given he can contribute with both bat and ball.
4. Tilak Varma
He looked in great touch with the bat in the previous game. He smacked 61 runs off 33 deliveries with the help of 3 fours and 5 sixes and was the highest scorer in that match.
5. Umesh Yadav
The KKR bowler has been in excellent form in the ongoing season of the IPL. He has been adjudged the player of the match in both the games that KKR has won. He has so far picked 8 wickets in 3 matches at an average of 7.38, an economy of 4.92.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Performers For KKR vs MI
|Umesh Yadav||284 Points|
|Ishan Kishan||207 Points|
|Andre Russell||206 Points|
|Tilak Varma||153 Points|
|Shreyas Iyer||101 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Performers KKR vs MI
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Umesh Yadav||8 Wickets|
|Ishan Kishan||135 Runs|
|Andre Russell||95 Runs & 2 Wickets|
|Tilak Varma||83 Runs|
|Shreyas Iyer||59 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For KKR vs MI
- Ishan Kishan
- Shreyas Iyer
- Umesh Yadav
KKR vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Ishan Kishan
- Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Tilak Varma
- All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Daniel Sams
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah Murugan Ashwin
- Captain: Ishan Kishan
- Vice-Captain: Andre Russell
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Ishan Kishan
- Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Tim David, Tilak Varma
- All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer
- Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Pat Cummins, Tymal Mills
- Captain: Shreyas Iyer
- Vice-Captain: Umesh Yadav
KKR vs MI Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
KKR vs MI Probable Winner
Kolkata Knight Riders is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.