Match Details for KKR vs MI MyTeam11 contest:
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
23rd September, 2020,
7:30 PM IST
KKR vs MI MyTeam11 Preview:
The defending champions are still in search of a win. Mumbai Indians lost their opening game to last year’s finalist Chennai Super Kings and would be looking to bounce back in this fixture.
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They are up against formidable opponents in Kolkata Knight Riders, who are the last team to begin the tournament.
Injuries and unavailability:
According to reports, Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton and Pat Cummins, who joined KKR after competing in the white-ball series between Australia and England in the UK would have completed their six-day quarantine and will be available for selection.
Probable Playing XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (C & WK), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Manimaran Siddharth, Prasidh Krishna
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
KKR vs MI MyTeam11 Teams
Head to Head/Small League
In the small league, the expected playing XI consisting of the best players should be chosen. And as such, assembling the best individuals to ensure maximum quality in all departments will be the right thing to do.
Experimental lineups should be put out for this and since both teams could look to shuffle the pack a little.
KKR vs MI MyTeam11 Top Picks
Andre Russell: Andre Russell was the most destructive player in the last IPL season and was felicitated with Man of the Tournament. He hit the most sixes, scored over 500 runs at a strike rate above 200 and also took more than 10 wickets!
Eoin Morgan: Eoin Morgan has been in brilliant form in white ball cricket and has got a lot of cricket under his belt this summer. He was in sharp touch in the recently concluded series against Australia as well!
Hardik Pandya: Hardik Pandya was on destructive form with both the bat and the ball last season. He had the second highest strike rate after Andre Russell at 191.42 during the tournament.
Jasprit Bumrah: Bumrah had yet another spectacular IPL last season. He picked up 19 wickets, the second highest in his IPL career and had an average of 21.52. He had a poor start in the opening game and would like to bounce back in form.
KKR vs MI MyTeam11 Captain Picks
Captain: Andre Russell and Rohit Sharma
Andre Russell is the most destructive all-rounder in the IPL and should be the first choice for captain. In 25 matches against KKR, Rohit has 824 runs at an average and strike-rate of 45.78 and 133.77 respectively.
Vice Captains: Sunil Narine and Hardik Pandya
In 16 matches against Mumbai Indians, Narine has 21 wickets at an incredible economy of 6.87. Pandya wasn’t his usual self with the bat in the previous match and would like more to contribute more.
KKR vs MI MyTeam11 Budget picks
Shubman Gill: Shubman is one of the best players between both the teams and would be expected to do well. He is available for just 8.5 credits.
Saurabh Tiwary: Saurabh was a surprise good performer in the last match and can prove to be an important multiplier pick at just 8 credits.
James Pattinson: James is very impressive in his wicket taking abilities and can also smackc the ball hard with the bat. He is available for just 8 credits.