Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 5th match of VIVO IPL 2021. Catch all the Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update in this article. Mumbai Indians will be eyeing to get back on winning ways while the Kolkata Knight Riders will look to continue their winning streak.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Details:
The third match of VIVO IPL 2021 will be played on the 13th of April at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk), Chennai between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.
The game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST and live streaming can be seen on Star Sports network as well as Hotstar while the live scores and updates can be tracked on the CricketAddictor website.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Preview:
The fifth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders. Both the teams have played one game each till now in this season of VIVO IPL. Mumbai Indians lost their first game against Royal Challengers Bangalore while Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first game of this season.
Mumbai Indians, after losing their first game in a closely contested match, must be looking to get things right and in place for the team. They have a pretty strong lineup and players are experienced enough to make a comeback after defeat. Talking about positives from their first game, opener Chris Lynn played an effective inning of 49 runs off just 35 deliveries.
In the middle order, Surya Kumar Yadav scored brief 31 runs off 23 balls along with Ishan Kishan who scored 28 runs off 19 deliveries. Captain Rohit Sharma failed to deliver with bat, All-rounder Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard also failed to impress with the bat. Although the pacers of Mumbai Indians bowled brilliantly, youngster Marco Jansen picked 2 vital wickets, along with 2 wickets of Jaspreet Bumrah and 1 wicket of Trent Boult.
The regular opener of Mumbai Indians, Quinton De Kock will be available for selection for this game and it will be interesting to see with whom the team management will go, either with in-form Chris Lynn or with regular opener Quinton De Kock. Apart from this change, other players are likely to be unchanged from the squad.
Kolkata Knight Riders, after winning their first game against strong and star-studded Sunrisers Hyderabad, must be confident for their second game. Kolkata tried Nitish Rana as their new opener and he delivered on the expectations of the team and played terrific innings of 80 runs off 56 deliveries.
Shubman Gill departed cheaply but in the middle-order, Rahul Tripathi scored a fantastic 53 runs off just 29 deliveries. Dinesh Karthik also played an important cameo of 22 runs off 9 deliveries at the end. Captain Eoin Morgan and the big gun Andre Russell failed to perform with bat and must be looking to get a good knock in their second game.
In bowling, pacer Prasidh Krishna picked two important wickets, including the wicket of explosive David Warner. Pat Cummins, Shakib Al Hasan, and Andre Russell also got one wicket each. Kolkata Knight Riders are unlikely to make any changes to their Playing XI unless forced due to injury at the last moment.
Out of the total of 27 clashes between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai won 21 games while Kolkata got only 6 games to their name.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Weather Report:
There is minimal chance of precipitation and skies are likely to be clear. The temperature will lie between 27-32 degree Celsius.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Pitch Report:
The pitch is helpful for both batsmen and bowlers, the match is expected to be a good scoring game. Dew will become a factor in the second innings and the team winning the toss is likely to bowl first.
Average first innings score:
The average first innings score in VIVO IPL at this stadium is 163 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The chasing team has won 53.7% of VIVO IPL games at Chepauk.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Injury Updates and Availability News:
Quinton De Kock will be available for selection after completing the quarantine and likely to get a chance in the playing XI of Mumbai Indians.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Probable XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan (C), Shubman Gill, Dinesh Kartik, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Prashidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Harbhajan Singh.
Bench: Ben Cutting, Lockie Ferguson, Sheldon Jackson, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Karun Nair, Sunil Narine, Pawan Negi, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Shivam Mavi
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Quinton De Kock, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jensen.
Bench: Aditya Tare, Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Nathan Coulter Nile, Arjun Tendulkar, Yudhvir Singh Charak, Mohsin Khan, Jayant Yadav, Adam Milne, Piyush Chawla
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Andre Russell is an excellent all-rounder and he is capable of changing the game with both bat and ball. He brings his vital overs in the death and thus is likely to get multiple wickets. He will be another safe pick for multiplier’s choice.
Rahul Tripathi displayed good form in the first game and must be looking to continue his momentum in the second as well.
Rohit Sharma is the skipper of Mumbai Indians and a class player. He will likely play a good knock after failing to make an impact in the first game. He holds the record of most runs against Kolkata in VIVO IPL. He has, by far, scored 939 runs against Kolkata at an average of 46.95.
Surya Kumar Yadav looked in good touch in the first game and must be looking to convert his good starts into a big inning this time. He will be a safe multiplier pick for this match.
Trent Boult is excellent with the new ball in powerplays and can generate a good amount of swing. He can pick multiple wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders at this ground.
Shubman Gill failed in the first game against Sunrisers Hyderabad and must be looking to make a comeback. He is capable of easily hitting the ball and scoring a massive number of runs.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill
Vice-Captain – Surya Kumar Yadav, Andre Russell
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Ishan Kishan
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Surya Kumar Yadav (VC), Nitish Rana
All-rounder – Andre Russell, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Pat Cummins, Trent Boult, Jaspreet Bumrah, Prasidh Krishna
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Ishan Kishan
Batsmen – Shubman Gill (C), Nitish Rana, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma
All-rounder – Andre Russell (VC), Shakib Al Hasan, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Trent Boult, Pat Cummins, Jaspreet Bumrah
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Expert Advice:
The best-suggested combination for this match is 1-4-3-3. Batsmen will be among the safe multiplier choices for this game considering the nature of this surface.
KKR vs MI VIVO IPL 2021 Match 05 Probable Winners:
Mumbai Indians are likely to win this game.