IPL 2020, KKR vs MI: Kolkata Knight Riders start their marketing campaign in opposition to Mumbai Indians.© AFP
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take at the protecting Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. KKR, beneath Dinesh Karthik, will to get their marketing campaign underway with a win whilst Mumbai Indians, who misplaced their opening recreation in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings, will search for an strengthen total display. Each groups were fascinated by some epic video games over the last few years however it’s the Mumbai Indians who experience a wholesome total lead over the Kolkata-based franchise.
Each groups have confronted every different 25 occasions within the IPL and Mumbai Indians have pop out on best 19 occasions whilst KKR have simply six wins to their title.
Head To Head Fit Stats
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Mumbai Indians (MI)
Mumbai Indians Received: 19
KKR Received: 6
Of their remaining assembly, Mumbai Indians ruled KKR and registered a relaxed nine-wicket win on the Wankhede Stadium.
For KKR, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine are coming recent after appearing smartly within the recently-concluded Caribbean Premier League and that would possibly favour the Dinesh Karthik-led facet as they take the sphere in opposition to the protecting champions in Abu Dhabi.
KKR, who’ve gained the IPL identify two times, have invested closely in Australia fast-bowler Pat Cummins this season.
Cummins was the most costly in another country purchase in IPL historical past when KKR roped him in for a whopping Rs 15.five crore remaining 12 months all the way through the yearly participant public sale.
For Mumbai, James Pattinson, who got here in as an alternative for Lasith Malinga, bowled smartly however as a result of their batsmen failed within the opening recreation, Rohit Sharma could be tempted to incorporate Nathan Coulter-Nile to present his facet a greater stability.
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