Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, IPL 2020
Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma. Image Credits: Twitter

The Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is in full flow of action and there has been quite a lot of drama in the tournament in the first four days itself. The fifth game of IPL 2020 will take place between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

While Mumbai Indians lost their opening game of the tournament to arch-rivals, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their IPL 2020 campaign with this very match. It will be a high-profile battle as both the teams hold the distinction of being the two out of three teams who have won the coveted IPL title multiple times.

Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians are the defending IPL champions (Credits: BCCI)

IPL 2020 Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians- Venue, Weather, And Pitch Report

The fifth game of IPL 2020 will be panned out between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The weather is expected to be hot and moist. Temperature can go up to as high as 37-degree Celsius and the minimum temperature is expected to be around 31- degree Celsius. Dew can be a crucial factor in the game, especially in the second innings.

The average first innings score is 137 runs while the average second innings score is 128 runs. Statistically, teams batting second have won more matches at this venue.

IPL 2020 Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians- Complete Squads

Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Siddhesh Lad, Sandeep Warrier, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Varun Chakravarthy, Manimaran Siddharth.

KKR
KKR. Image Credits: Twitter

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Digvijay Deshmukh, Aditya Tare (wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Chris Lynn, Hardik Pandya, Sherfane Rutherford, Anmolpreet Singh, Mohsin Khan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Prince Balwant Rai, Anukul Roy, Ishan Kishan, Dhawal Kulkarni, Trent Boult, Jayant Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson.

IPL 2020 Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians- Predicted XI

Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna.

Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma
Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma (Credits: Twitter)

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.

IPL 2020 Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians- Fantasy Cricket Tips

Kolkata Knight Riders

Dinesh Karthik makes it into the Playing 11 Fantasy team as the wicketkeeper from Kolkata. Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan make it into the fantasy side as the Kolkata batsmen. Sunil Narine and Andre Russell qualify as the all-rounders from Kolkata. Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Kuldeep Yadav make the cut as the Kolkata bowler.

IPL 2020 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Cricket Addictor
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians.

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma and Saurabh Tiwary make the cut in the fantasy side as the batsmen from Mumbai. Hardik Pandya makes it into the side as the all-rounder from Mumbai. Jasprit Bumrah makes the cut in the fantasy team as the only bowler from Mumbai.

IPL 2020 Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians- Live Streaming Details

In India, the Star Sports Network will broadcast this match live. The live stream of this match will also be available on the FanCode app. Cricket Addictor website will also bring up the live score of this match.

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