Saturday, 13 May 2017

IPL 2017 Match 54 KKR vs MI: Preview, Prediction and Head to Head

KKR vs MI Head to Head IPL 2017 Match 54

Check: MI vs KKR IPL 2017 Qualifier 2

54th Match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 13th May. Dew will be important factor during toss; captains will like to chase. Rain can be seen in the day otherwise match time will have clear sky.


Kolkata Knight Riders are currently at the second position in the points table and are in the safe position to qualify for the playoffs. KKR had lost three out of last four games, this win will assure confirm place in the playoffs. KKR had lost their game against Kings XI Punjab where KKR were not able to chase the par score. KKR had won four out of six games at Eden Garden this season and will like to finish with a win and be in top 2 of the points table. KKR will not try to tickle there playing XI combination.

Mumbai Indians, sitting at the top of the table is the first one and till now only one to confirm qualify for the playoffs. But now concerns are raised in the MI camp as they had lost last two consecutive matches. They would be looking to win the match and get back their winning momentum and continue further in the tournament. MI will have nothing to lose anything in this match but will surely gain mental strength after winning it. MI is the only one to make least changes in their playing IX, will surely like to continue with same combination.


Head to Head: KKR vs MI

KKR and MI met 19 times in IPL history; MI had 14 wins over KKR and KKR had 5 wins over MI. At Eden Garden, MI had defeated 5 times out of 7 games played here whereas KKR had done only 2 times. Last time when they had encountered in IPL 2017 MI had won the match by 4 wickets.

Date Winner Won By Venue
29th April, 2008 Mumbai Indians 7 Wickets Kolkata
16th May, 2008 Mumbai Indians 8 Wickets Mumbai
27th April, 2009 Mumbai Indians 92 Runs Port Elizabeth
1st May, 2009 Mumbai Indians 9 Runs East London
22nd March, 2010 Mumbai Indians 7 Wickets Mumbai
19th April, 2010 Kolkata Knight Riders 9 Wickets Kolkata
22nd May, 2011 Mumbai Indians 5 Wickets Kolkata
25th May, 2011 Mumbai Indians 4 Wickets Mumbai
12th May, 2012 Mumbai Indians 27 Runs Kolkata
16th May, 2012 Kolkata Knight Riders 32 Runs Mumbai
24th April, 2013 Mumbai Indians 5 Wickets Kolkata
7th May, 2013 Mumbai Indians 65 Runs Mumbai
16th May, 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders 41 Runs Abu Dhabi
14th May, 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders 6 Wickets Cuttack
8th April, 2015 Kolkata Knight Riders 7 Wickets Kolkata
14th May, 2015 Mumbai Indians 5 Runs Mumbai
13th April, 2016 Mumbai Indians 6 Wickets Kolkata
28th April, 2016 Mumbai Indians 6 Wickets Mumbai
9th April, 2017 Mumbai Indians 4 Wickets Mumbai

Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 54: KKR vs MI

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date: 13th May, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl first

Result: Mumbai Indians won by 9 Runs

Man of the Match: Ambati Rayudu

Playing XI for KKR: Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Manish Pandey, Colin de Grandhomme, Yusuf Pathan, Umesh Yadav, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot

Playing XI for MI: Lendl Simmons, Rohit Sharma(c), Ambati Rayudu(w), Kieron Pollard, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Karn Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Tim Southee, Mitchell Johnson

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