Mumbai Indians has got another opportunity to jump over to the upper position as they have to Kolkata Knight Riders in the match 47 just don’t seem to find a solution to ending their misery. Mumbai Indians were placed on the second and for Dinesh Karthik and team, it has to come to a stage where another defeat will pull down their campaign.
Kolkata Knight Riders to face Mumbai Indians for Match 47 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in VIVO IPL 2019.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the last match against way back in 2015 and ever since lost eight matches in succession. The Knight Riders were table toppers after the win over Rajasthan Royals on April 7th and now they were at the sixth position and grasping the breath where Mumbai Indians are handsomely placed second.
Kolkata Knight Riders may sideline Carlos Brathwaite and hand Matthew Kelly his IPL debut where Carlos has not much to do either with the bat or ball. Even in the last match he bowled only two overs and got out cheaply. It will interesting and eye feasting to see Kolkata Knight Riders send Narine to bat. He was sent to the middle order but could only get 11 runs off eight balls.
Mumbai Indians will be relieved that their captain finally got Half- Century as it was not Rohit Sharma not struggling for the form but he was not at all convincing and failed repeatedly to convert the starts in the earlier matches. the Wicketkeeper and batsman Quinton De Kock is Mumbai Indian’s leading scorer in this season 393 runs from 11 matches at an average of 35.72.
The Probable eleven players for Kolkata Knight Riders was Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (C & wk), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Yarra Prithviraj, Matthew Kelly.
The Probable eleven players for Mumbai Indians was Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (C), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Anukul Roy, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.