- Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders will play against each other in the hometown Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Mumbai Indians have the advantage of home ground.
- In the point table,Kolkata Knight Riders are at the 5th position after winning 3 matches out of 9 matches. Kolkata Knight Riders are at the 3rd position after winning 5 out of 9 matches.
- Mumbai Indians improved their performance in the last match against Kings XI Punjab and come at the 5th Still, they need back to back win for moving ahead in the league.
- Looking at the previous matches result Mumbai Indians won 16 matches out of 21 matches.
SuryakumarYadav is a top performing batsman of the Mumbai Indians. He smashed 340 runs including 3 half centuries in the last 9 matches of the IPL 2018. Captain Rohit Sharma shot 94 runs in 52 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore is another key player of the team. From the bowling line,MayankMarkande and HardikPandya are the key bowlers of the team.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Andre Russell is the most important player in the team. He has contributed from the bowling and batting side both. He took 3 wickets against RCB and smashed 88 runs against Chennai Super Kings. Dinesh Karthik and Chirs Lynn are another important part of the team from the batting perspective. PiyushChawla and KuldeepYadav are the threat for Mumbai Indians from the bowling perspective.
What are Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2018 squads?
Mumbai Indians squad: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Pat Cummins, Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Chahar, Pradeep Sangwan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Saurabh Tiwary, Tajinder Dhillon, Akila Dhananjaya, Nidheesh M D Dinesan, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Dinesh Lad, Mayank Markande, Sharad Lumba, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan.
KKR full squad: Dinesh Karthik (c), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Shubman Gill, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searless, Apoorv Vijay Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi.