Mumbai Indians will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 22nd match at the Wankhede Stadium, the home of Indian Premier League 2023. KKR lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last match, while MI won their previous game against Delhi Capitals. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Pitch Report:
The Wankhede Stadium is known for its shorter boundaries and favors batters. The surface is expected to help spinners as the match progresses. The average score in the first inning of T20s at this venue is 168.
Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Batting and Bowling
Rohit Sharma, the Mumbai-based team’s standout performer in their first win of the season was his 65 run knock off 45 balls during the run chase. Piyushchawla and Jason Behrendorff both played an important role in MI’s win over Delhi, by taking three wickets in the first game.
In the KKR match against SRH, Nitish rana (75) as well as Rinku Singh (58) scored half-centuries in quick succession. Andre Russell also contributed to his team’s success with the ball, taking three wickets.
Mumbai will be looking to carry on the momentum from their last match when they play KKR in April. Kolkata will be looking to make a comeback if they win their game against Mumbai
MI Vs KKR 22nd Match Preview
Mumbai Indians will host Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai for the second of a double-header on Sunday. The match begins at 3:30 PM IST, on Sunday April 16.
Rohit Sharma’s MI, led by Nitish Raana, is fresh off their first victory of the season. KKR has just suffered their second defeat of the campaign. MI has only won one of three matches, while KKR has won two out of four.