Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will now face the five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians (MI) this Tuesday (13th April) evening at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai) during the fifth match of the IPL 2021.
During this forthcoming match, both teams will play their second game of this season. While Mumbai Indians started this season with a two-wicket defeat in the last-ball thriller, KKR claimed a 10-run victory in their season opener.
IPL 2021, Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI) – Weather Forecast
In the fifth game of the IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians will compete against each other at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai) this Tuesday night. This match will begin at 07:30 PM (19:30) local time according to the official schedule.
The weather forecast suggests that the sky can be partly cloudy for most of the days while the rain percentage for the entire day will be around 15-16.
Talking about the temperature of the day, it can be around between 32°C and 27°C. Cricket fans are expecting another rain-free thrilling game in the IPL 2021.
IPL 2021, Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI) – Pitch Report
MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai) will host this IPL 2021 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians. This venue has already hosted two matches of this season.
This venue hosted the first game of the IPL 2021 between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) where RCB successfully chased the 160 runs target on the final ball of that match after losing eight wickets.
In the third game of this season, KKR played against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at this same venue where they successfully defended their first innings total of 187 runs as they won by 10 runs.
In both those IPL 2021 matches at this venue, many batsmen were struggling to connect the balls properly. Only the set batsmen got the better opportunities to reply to the bowlers.
Now, talking about the upcoming match, the toss can be an important factor as the chasing can be difficult at this venue.