MI vs KKR: Head-to-head, Probable Playing XI and other stats
Mumbai Indians host Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede in match number 37 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. MI know a loss would end their qualification hopes for the play-offs. This makes the fixture more interesting as Rohit Sharma's team will look to bring forward their A game. This is the first meeting between these two sides this year.
MI have dominated KKR in IPL meetings
If one side has had complete bearing on the other, then it is Mumbai Indians. In the 21 overall meetings between the two teams, MI have won an emphatic 16 with KKR sealing just 5. At the Wankhede out of seven encounters, it has been total domination by MI with six victories. The hosts have also won their last six matches against the Knights.
Rohit Sharma will hope to go strong with the bat
Rohit has enjoyed playing against KKR in IPL and his stats say a lot. In 21 innings, he has amassed 710 runs at an average of 47.33. He has scored four fifties and a hundred against KKR. Sharma hasn't been in thick of runs in this IPL, but whenever he has scored, MI have won. Will it be another Rohit show at the Wankhede?
Probable Playing XI - Mumbai Indians
Probable Playing XI - Kolkata Knight Riders
Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (captain & wicket-keeper), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Tom Curran, Kuldeep Yadav.