IPL 2019, Match 47 – KKR vs MI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Make the wicketkeeper you pick, either captain or vice-captain for this game.
Published - Apr 27, 2019 7:01 pm | Updated - Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm
If there was one thing to avoid, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would’ve hoped to skip playing with Mumbai Indians (MI). Their record against the Rohit Sharma-led side is not so good and play them twice out of the three games left in the league stage. While MI look set to qualify for the playoffs, KKR are struggling completely with a six-match losing streak. They need to win their remaining three matches and then hope for other results to go their way to have a chance of going through.
It seems like KKR’s woes are not ending any time soon. They botched up a strong position against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and can now become the first team to be knocked out of the tournament. The changes in their line-up look inevitable and Kuldeep Yadav is likely to come in for Prasidh Krishna after a two-game break. Matt Kelly might also make his IPL debut at the expense of Carlos Brathwaite whose role doesn’t seem to be clear at the moment. MI will most likely go unchanged after their victory over CSK at the Chepauk.
The 47th game of the IPL between RR and SRH will be hosted by the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The match starts at 08:00 PM local time (14:30 GMT).
The game will be live on Star Sports in India. (Live streaming on Hotstar).
The temperature will be hovering around 29-30 degrees Celsius in Kolkata during the game. There will be a lot of humidity and the dew will also play an important role, especially in the second innings. Whichever team bats first, they will have to score 20 runs more in order to negate the effect of dew. No wonder, the team winning the toss will opt to field.
Last five completed T20 matches: (Most recent- first)
Kolkata Knight Riders – L, L, L, L, L
Mumbai Indians – W, L, W, W, L
The Eden wicket looked different in the previous encounter. The new ball moved around but the conditions got easier to bat on after the first few overs. Teams have to plan accordingly and if they manage to do that, another high-scoring game will be on the cards. Chasing will be preferred without a doubt.
Average first-innings score: 196 – 4 night IPL matches in 2019
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 2
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Probable Playing XI:
Kolkata Knight Riders
Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (C & wk), Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Yarra Prithviraj, Kuldeep Yadav/Prasidh Krishna, Matt Kelly/Carlos Brathwaite.
Bench: Robin Uthappa, Nikhil Naik, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna/Kuldeep Yadav, Carlos Brathwaite/Matt Kelly, KC Cariappa, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (C), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah
Bench: Yuvraj Singh, Siddhesh Lad, Ben Cutting, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Aditya Tare, Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Jayant Yadav, Jason Behrendorff, Beuran Hendricks.
Beuran Hendricks joined the MI camp ahead of their previous game.
Sunil Narine vs MI in IPL: 14 matches, 19 wickets, 18.78 average, Two 4-wicket hauls
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options: Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik
Vice-Captain Options: Evin Lewis, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:
WicketKeeper – Quinton de Kock (C)
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Evin Lewis, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Sunil Narine (VC), Andre Russell
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar, Yarra Prithviraj.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/ Mega Leagues:
WicketKeeper – Dinesh Karthik (VC)
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (C), Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Sunil Narine
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar.
Whichever wicketkeeper you pick, make him either captain or vice-captain.
Shubman Gill is a great talent and a good knock might be just around the corner for him. If you fancy taking a risk, then make him captain in grand league. Chris Lynn is also a good option for the multiplier.
MI have always had a lid over KKR and they have an excellent 7-2 record at the Eden. The trend of Mumbai winning should continue given the Knight Riders’ current form.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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