Both Mumbai Indians & Kolkata Knight Riders are searching for victory as right now both of these franchises are behind in the points table as KKR got 2 wins out of their last 4 games while MI got only one win in the 3 matches they played so far. MI vs KKR Match 22 will be played at the home venue for Mumbai Indians which will give them a slight advantage plus MI also got the winning momentum with them as in the last game Rohit Sharma got back into form and they registered their first win this season. Check out our detailed analysis for MI vs KKR Match 22 Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, Head-to-head stats, weather forecast & pitch conditions below.
MI vs KKR Match Details
Below are the MI vs KKR match 22 details of IPL 2023.
Match: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 22
Competition: Indian Premier League 2023
Date: 16th April 2023
Time: 02:30 IST
Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
MI vs KKR Live Streaming
Both Mumbai & Kolkata have one of the biggest fan following in Indian Premier League so tonight it is expected to break more viewership records while the crowd is expected to be Housefull as today is Sunday and Mumbai fans absolutely love supporting their franchise. To watch IPL 2023 live streaming simply download the JioCinema application from the Play Store or App Store and enjoy IPL coverage without needing to buy a paid plan.
There will be bright sunshine available during the match with temperatures expected to be in the range of 34 to 30 degrees while the humidity ratio will be between 40 to 50 percent. Wind gusts will flow from around 39km/h during the whole game.
The average first innings score at Wankhede Stadium is around 170 runs and it does offer something for both the seam and spin options. Teams batting second have won 53% of the matches here so this is something captains will have in their mind but one thing to consider is it is the afternoon game so the dew factor will not make a huge impact.
MI vs KKR Match 22 Probable Playing XIs
KKR may make some changes to their squad tonight as Andre Russell has reportedly suffered cramps so David Wiese will be his replacement if he is not available.
Riley Meredith is set to continue for MI as we do not expect Archer to make a comeback due to his injury concerns.
We expect KKR to continue utilizing Suyash Sharma & Venkatesh Iyer as Impact Players while for Mumbai Tim David and Jason Behrendorff are good impact player options if they start with three overseas players.
Below are the MI vs KKR Match 22 probable playing XIs for both bat & ball first scenarios.
Possible bowl-first XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Ishan Kishan (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Cameron Green, 5 Tilak Varma, 6 Nehal Wadhera, 7 Hrithik Shokeen, 8 Arshad Khan, 9 Piyush Chawla, 10 Riley Meredith, 11 Jason Behrendoff
Possible bat-first XI: Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Ishan Kishan (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Cameron Green, 5 Tilak Varma, 6 Tim David, 7 Nehal Wadhera, 8 Hrithik Shokeen, 9 Arshad Khan, 10 Piyush Chawla, 11 Riley Meredith
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Possible bowl-first XI: 1 Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 2 N Jagadeesan, 3 Nitish Rana (capt), 4 Andre Russell/David Wiese, 5 Rinku Singh, 6 Shardul Thakur, 7 Sunil Narine, 8 Lockie Ferguson, 9 Umesh Yadav, 10 Varun Chakravarthy, 11 Suyash Sharma.
Possible bat-first XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 2 N Jagadeesan, 3 Venkatesh Iyer, 4 Nitish Rana (capt), 5 Andre Russell/David Wiese 6 Rinku Singh, 7 Shardul Thakur, 8 Sunil Narine, 9 Lockie Ferguson, 10 Umesh Yadav, 11 Varun Chakravarthy.
MI vs KKR Match 22 Dream11 Prediction
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Wicket-Keeper – Ishan Kishan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Nitish Rana, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh
All-rounders – Sunil Narine, Andre Russell (c), Cameron Green (vc)
Bowlers – Jason Behrendorff, Varun Chakravarthy
We hope Russell gets fit and continue in the starting playing eleven as he is a proper match finisher who has done it so many times in the IPL already hence we named him as our captain because we believe he can win some great bonus points. Cameron Green is our preferred vice-captain due to his amazing all-around abilities.
MI vs KKR Head-to-Head Stats
Mumbai Indians have a great advantage over KKR in IPL all seasons and at Wankhede Stadium so it is an interesting battle for KKR to see if they can pull a win over unbeatable MI historically.
Below is the complete MI vs KKR head-to-head stats in IPL.
|Matches Played||MI Won||KKR Won||Tie||NR|
|Last 5 Matches||5||2||3||0||0|
MI vs KKR Match 22 Prediction
Both the teams in this game have more quality batting resources than bowling and looking at the team combinations we believe it is Mumbai Indians who will come out victorious today. Expert bookmakers have given MI the odds of 1.72 while Kolkata Knight Riders have the odds of 2.00 to get the victory.
Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, and Tim David remain to be crucial batters for Mumbai, and if these three puts up a great batting show then it is highly likely they will win this match. Jason Behrendorff, Cameron Green, and Piyush Chawla are the top bowling options Rohit Sharma will have at his disposal.