IPL 2021: KKR vs MI, Today, the 5th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.
The match will be played at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The pitch here is very helpful for spin bowlers. But so far, only fast bowlers have been very successful on this ground.
Mumbai Indians team would like to register their first win in the IPL by winning this match today. On the other hand, the Kolkata Knight Riders have made a winning debut in the league this time.
Kolkata team defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs. On the other hand, the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Mumbai Indians in an exciting match before this league.
Let us know that in this match, both the teams can get on the field with a possible playing XI of this way. First of all, we talk about the team of Mumbai Indians, then this time it will be very difficult for Mumbai Indians to decide the playing XI.
Because of the return of Quinton de Kock, it is now to be seen whether Chris Lynn is given a place in his place or not, but Rohit Sharma is scheduled to play on the other side.
If we talk about its middle order, then the last XI to Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, and Kieron Pollard is almost fixed.
If we talk about bowling, then Piyush Chawla along with Krunal Pandya can be included in the spin department.
While the fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Trett Bolt, and Marco Johnsen can get a place in the playing XI. Now we know about the possible playing XI of Kolkata.
Kolkata may once again start the innings with Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana. Talking about its middle order, Rahul Tripathi Eoin Morgan Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell can be included in the team.
If we talk about its bowling, then Harbhajan Singh, Shakib Al Hasan and Varun Chakraborty can be included once again in the spin department.
The same fast bowling Krishna, Pat Cummins, can be included in the playing XI. Let’s know about the pitch report.
Chennai’s pitch is considered to be a very slow pitch, so it might be good to bat here first. Talking about 59 matches of IPL here, the team batting first here has been successful in winning 36 matches.
Possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians:
Rohit Sharma (captain), Quinton De Kock / Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Possible playing XI of Kolkata Knight Riders:
Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakraborty, Prasidh Krishna.