IPL 2019: Match 56 – MI vs KKR – Kolkata Knight Riders’ Predicted Playing XI, Analysis
Kolkata Knight Riders will need to win their last match of the league stage against Mumbai Indians. It is going to be a must-win contest for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Furthermore, Dinesh Karthik-led team will need to have a better net run rate than Sunrisers Hyderabad, provided Orange Army win their last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sportzwiki brings you the Kolkata Knight Riders’ Predicted Playing XI.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians had got two points under their bag in the last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Super Over contest. Thus, they would also look to get into the top two teams to have two shots in the playoff stages. Kolkata Knight Riders had won the previous match against Mumbai Indians convincingly.
Here is a look at Kolkata Knight Riders’ Predicted Playing XI.
The young prodigy batsman had played a match-winning knock against Kings XI Punjab. The right-hander is in great form with the bat and would like to continue in a similar fashion.
The Australian hard-hitter had scored a blistering knock of 46 runs and had given a perfect start to his team in the last game. The combative batsman will like to keep up the good show.
The vice-captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders had got another start in the previous match as he scored 22 runs. However, the stylish batsman will like to convert his start into a substantial score.
The talisman all-rounder has been in sublime form in the ongoing season. Russell will like to bring his best in the crunch match against Mumbai Indians.
The Kolkata Knight Riders captain had looked animated in the previous match against Kings XI Punjab. Karthik will like to lead with aplomb in the final league match of the season.
The southpaw batsman hasn’t got a lot of chance to bat in the middle order as he been pushed down the order. The left-hander had a great start to the season but veered off the track.
Must-win match for KKR.
The off-spinner hasn’t had the best of seasons with the ball. He has scalped only 10 wickets in the 11 matches of the season. Furthermore, Narine could not deliver the goods with the bat.
The leg-spinner has scalped 10 wickets in the 13 matches he has played for the two-times champions. Thus, the veteran spinner will like to deliver the goods.
The mystery chinaman hasn’t had the best of the seasons and he was dropped from the last few matches. However, the southpaw spinner can replace Rinku Singh.
The southpaw pacer had an expensive outing against Kings XI Punjab as he was taken for 41 runs in his four overs quota. Hence, Gurney will like to make a solid comeback.
The right-handed pacer had impressed with his performance in the last match as he scalped two wickets and conceded only 31 runs in his allotted four overs.
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