Kolkata Knight Riders are going to start their Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) campaign today 23 September by taking on Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. While Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is looking to score a victory, Mumbai Indians (MI) also to prove their strength and achieve their first victory.
Today’s IPL match 5 KKR VS MI could have been a battle of sixes. Andre Russell versus Kieron Pollard. Eoin Morgan versus Hardik Pandya. We are expecting a high run-scoring encounter at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. What do you think which team will hit the most number of maximums tonight?
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Today’s IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will start at 7:30 PM (IST). The toss time is 7:00 PM (IST).
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Playing XI for Today Match
Match 5. Kolkata Knight Riders XI: S Narine, S Gill, N Rana, E Morgan, A Russell, D Karthik, N Naik, P Cummins, K Yadav, S Warrier, S Mavi
Mumbai Indians (MI) Playing XI for Today Match
Match 5. Mumbai Indians XI: R Sharma, Q de Kock, S Yadav, S Tiwary, H Pandya, K Pollard, K Pandya, J Pattinson, R Chahar, T Boult, J Bumrah
Pitch Report for Today IPL Match 2020
Today’s IPL match is going to be played between KKR and MI at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi where the inaugural IPL 2020 match was conducted. The pitch is great for spin bowlers. Dew factor will play an important role in the match which is why the toss winning team should go for bowl first. Both teams have some power hitters on their squad, so we can expect a battle of sixes tonight at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
KK vs MI Weather Forecast
Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders Weather Forecast is expected to be 36 degree celsius tonight. The temperature will remain the same throughout the match and humidity level will be around 53%. There is no chance or rain in today’s IPL 2020 match KKR vs MI.
Approaching Milestones in Today’s Match KKR vs MI
- This will be Kieren Pollard’s 150th game
- To complete 5000 IPL runs, Rohit Sharma only needs 90 more.
- Quinton de Kock need 11 more runs to complete 1500 IPL runs
- Andre Russell needs 10 more runs to reach the milestone of 1500 IPL runs.
All other teams in the Indian Premier League 2020 have played their first match. The IPL teams like Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Rajasthan Royals (RR) have got their first victory. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is the only team who have not yet started their campaign yet. Today, they will face Rohit Sharma led Blue Army. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a well-balanced team in the IPL. They have a good combination of Indian young guns and experienced International Players. KKR also has Pat Cummins who is the most expensive overseas player in the IPL 2020.
The start of Defending champions were not good in the journey of the IPL 2020 UAE. The Blue Army lost their first game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) but this is not a big deal for MI as they are known for slow starters in the Indian Premier League.
However, if we talk about Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) head to head, the Mumbai Indians is the team who dominated Kolkata Knight Riders totally. In the past, 25 games have been played between KKR and MI in which MI won 19 and KKR managed to win only 6.