Kolkata Knight Riders take on Mumbai Indians (KOL vs MI) in the 14th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune will host this clash.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won two out of their three games so far. After their loss to RCB, they bounced back with a handsome win over Punjab Kings. Bowling first, they skittled Punjab out for 137. Umesh Yadav was the star with the ball, picking four wickets. Andre Russell then smashed an unbeaten 31-ball 70 as they comfortably got home with six wickets to spare.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have lost both their opening games so far. After their loss to DC, they suffered another defeat against Rajasthan Royals. Jasprit Bumrah and Tymal Mills picked up three wickets each. However, they were set a target of 194, which they failed to chase, falling short by 23 runs in the end.
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 2022 Match 814
Date and Time: April 06, Wednesday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
KOL vs MI Predicted Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Sunil Narine, Mohammad Nabi, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sam Billings (wk), Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi
The wicket at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium is expected to be batting friendly. Thus, batters will enjoy themselves and big runs can be scored at this venue. However, teams have won defending so far, thus batting first will be ideal.
KOL vs MI Match Prediction
Kolkata Knight Riders have two wins in three games. Mumbai Indians have lost both their games. They have issues to sort with both the batting and bowling. While Mumbai are favorites, Kolkata seem to have their noses ahead based on current form in this match.
KOL vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Tilak Varma, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills
Captain: Ishan Kishan, Vice-captain: Andre Russell
Fantasy Team #2: Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Varun Chakravarthy
Captain: Ishan Kishan, Vice-captain: Umesh Yadav