Who will win Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 56th T20 Today Match Prediction in Indian Premier League 2019 series? MI vs KKR 56th T20 Cricket Prediction held on 5th May 2019. Who will win Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 56th T20 Cricket Match Prediction is available here?
MI vs KKR 56th T20 Match Prediction
Mumbai Indians are all set to take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the 56th T20 match for IPL 2019. Before this match, Mumbai Indians defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Super Over of 51st T20 match. So now, MI stand at the third place on the points table with sixteen points. Whereas, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets in the 52nd T20 match. At this point, KKR hold the fifth spot on the points table with twelve points. The 56th T20 match Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders will be held at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 5th May 2019.
So far, Mumbai Indians have played thirteen IPL T20 matches and they won eight of these games. So, they mark sixteen points at the third slot on the points table. In the previous match, Mumbai Indians posted 162 for 5 runs taret in 20 overs, while batting first against Sunrisers Hyderabad. But, Sunrisers leveled up the score in the chase at the end of last over, so the match was shifted to the super over. Whereas, Mumbai Indians easily won the match. Now, they will meet Kolkata Knight Riders in this T20 match.
Whereas, Kolkata Knight Riders have engaged in thirteen matches so far in IPL and they won six of these games. Hence, they account twelve points at the fifth place on the points table. In the previous match, Kings XI Punjab set 183 6 runs target, while playing first against Kolkata Knight Riders. But, KKR chased down this target in the 18th over with seven wickets in hand. As a result, KKR won this match by seven wickets. Subman Gill was the star of this match who scored 65 runs on 49 balls with five boundaries and two fly kissing sixes.
This will be the last match for both sides before the play off stage. Mumbai Indians have already reached the play off stage, however Kolkata Knight Riders needs to win this match to qualify the next round in IPL 2019.
Mumbai Indian will win. Even though, they have qualified for the next round in IPL 2019, they still need this victory for a higher confidence in big games. Moreover, the previous IPL T20 history for MI vs KR also indicates that, Mumbai Indians have won eighteen matches in head to head matches against Kolkata Knight Riders. So, MI will be looking forward to win this match.
On the other side, Kolkata Knight Riders will be eyeing on victory in this match. They badly need this victory to reach the next stage in IPL 2019. So, we are expecting a close call here. In short, this is going to be a nail biting T20 match for the IPL cricket fans.
Mumbai Indians Team Squad
Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Lasith Malinga, Ishan Kishan, Yuvraj Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Pankaj Jaiswal, Anukul Roy, Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Barinder Sran, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ben Cutting, Mayank Markande, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rasikh Salam, Jayant Yadav, Beuran Hendricks.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad
Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Nikhil Naik, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Piyush Chawla, Harry Gurney, Sandeep Warrier, Matthew Kelly.