Mumbai vs Kolkata Prediction, MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League, Match 5
Rohit Sharma of Mumbai has a very good record against Kolkata in the Indian T20 League.
Updated - Sep 22, 2020 10:51 pm
The 5th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Mumbai and Kolkata at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. We have got the best Mumbai vs Kolkata team prediction for today’s match.
Mumbai vs Kolkata Match 5 is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
The 13th edition of the Indian T20 League, commenced on 19th of September, is all set for the Match Day five on Wednesday. After suffering a defeat in the opening game, Mumbai will be playing their second game of their campaign against Kolkata on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. The defending champions are known for their slow starts in every season since 2012 and it was no different story this time. However, they will be looking to get off the mark in this game and execute their plans.
On the other side, Kolkata will be playing the first game of their campaign. They will be coming into this match with all their players available. Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton and Pat Cummins completed their quarantine and all are ready to go. Coach Brendon McCullum confirmed that Shubman Gill will be opening for them in all the 14 games. However, Tom Banton might have to wait for his chance.
Mumbai vs Kolkata Today’s Probable Playing 11:
Mumbai Probable Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.
Bench: Ishan Kishan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jayant Yadav, Chris Lynn, Sherfane Rutherford, Anukul Roy, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Digvijay Deshmukh.
Kolkata Probable Playing XI:
Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik (C) (WK), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav.
Bench: Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton, Sandeep Warrior, Manimaran Siddharth, Lockie Ferguson, Ali Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine (VC), Kieron Pollard
Bowlers – Trent Boult, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (C)
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Andre Russell (VC), Kieron Pollard, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine
Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Rahul Chahar
Injury & Availability News
All England and Australia players are available for the respective teams having completed their quarantine period.
Mumbai vs Kolkata Weather Report
There are no chances of rain during the course of this game. The temperature will be around 34 Degrees Celsius during the match time and will come down to just 33 Degree Celsius by the end of the match. Dew factor might come into play later in the day.
The pitch at Abu Dhabi is known to be slow lately and a bit easy for the team batting second. It will continue to help the bowlers in the initial part of the game and the batting will relatively become easy as the match progresses.
Average first innings score: 150 (Last five T20 matches at the venue)
Record of the chasing teams: Won – 4; Lost – 1 (Last five T20 matches at the venue)
MVP for MyTeam11 Fantasy from each team
Rohit Sharma – Mumbai – Rohit Sharma has the highest runs, 708, against this opposition in comparison to anyone. He has three 80+ scores against Kolkata in his T20 career. He will be opening the innnings and have a huge chance of scoring big in the Powerplay.
Sunil Narine – Kolkata – Sunil Narine is the leading wicket-taker against Mumbai with 21 scalps. He also has the best bowling figures under his name in this Mumbai vs Kolkata fixture. He took four wickets in his previous outing against Mumbai at Abu Dhabi.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection
Captain Options: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock
Vice-Captain Options: Pat Cummins, Andre Russel, Sunil Narine
Today’s Mumbai vs Kolkata Probable Winners
Mumbai is expected to win this match.