TATA IPL 2022 has been on fire since the first match of the season. A little delay was seen during the auctions. Nevertheless, great teams like Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) and Mumbai Indians(MI) have been formed. Will Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) be able to defeat Mumbai Indians(MI)? Let’s see what happens ahead in the Indian Premier League (IPL) today. Today at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, the match will be held. The toss is set to happen at 7’o clock and the game will begin at 7:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time).
All the fans of Sharukh Khan, a famous Bollywood actor, are rooting for Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR). On the contrary, fans of Sachin Tendulkar, a legendary Indian cricketer, are supporting Mumbai Indians(MI). In a controversial statement, Rohit Sharma allegedly stated that losing the first match is due to superstition. But in continuation, the team also lost their second match of the tournament. Eyeing the third match, Mumbai Indians(MI) look forward to opening their account.
At the points table, Mumbai Indians(MI) stand at the eighth position above Chennai Super Kings and Sunrise Hyderabad. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) are moving up the scale. The Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) sit in second place on the TATA IPL 2022 points table. The Knight Riders have already two wins out of three games on their card. Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) are heading for their fourth match against Mumbai Indians(MI) this season. Moreover, it is going to be the 30th time when both the teams face each other in a match.
According to the statistics, all the odds are against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) winning. Mumbai Indians(MI) have been able to score four wins out of five games. Considering the whole score between them, Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) have just seven wins. In contrast, Mumbai Indians(MI) have a whopping figure of 22 games out of thirty.
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) – Team News Update
Pat Cummins, an Australian cricketer, playing for KKR had to quarantine after a series in Pakistan. With the tenure of quarantine ending, Pat is all set to make his comeback. He will be replacing either Tim Southee or Sam Billings. Since the team is struggling with its batting order, Sam Billings has more chances to stay in.
Mumbai Indians(MI) – Team News Update
Suryakumar Yadav, the middle-order batter has completely recovered from the injury he suffered. However, the captain Rohit Sharma is not looking forward to rushing him in. According to Rohit, finger injuries can be tricky and anything can happen during the match. Therefore, the likes of Tilak Varma and Anmolpreet Singh will have to boost their performance.