Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be playing the 37th match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) on 6th May 2018 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Being a day match, match hours will see temperature from 35ºC to 37ºC. Along with high temperature, high humidity will be a tough situation for players in the crowd packed Wankhede Stadium.
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Pitch Report
Wankhede has a batting friendly pitch with small boundaries. It is doubtful that which pitch would be used; one is high scoring batting friendly pitch and other is one which provides help to bowlers mainly spinners.
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Team News
Mumbai Indians are at the 5th position on the points table with 6 points in 9 matches; 3 wins and 6 losses. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are at the 3rd position with 10 points in 9 matches; 5 wins and 4 losses.
Mumbai Indians (MI) Team News
Looking like Kieron Pollard would still be on the bench as Mumbai Indians would like to continue with winning playing XI. If they find bowling unit need to make strong then Mustafizur Rahman can be brought in place of Ben Cutting.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team News
The final decision on Nitish Rana has not yet taken, who has missed the last match against the Chennai Super Kings due to lower back spasm. If Nitish Rana misses out then there would not be any changes to current playing XI.
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Head to Head
Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders have played 21 matches against each other in Indian Premier League, out of which Mumbai Indians have won 16 matches and Kolkata Knight Riders have won only 5 matches.
In last 7 matches between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians have been undefeated.
Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders have played 7 matches against each other at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and Mumbai Indians have won 6 matches and Kolkata Knight Riders have won 1 match.
|At Wankhede Stadium
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Match Prediction
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Toss Prediction
Toss will not matter a lot, but both Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders would like to chase.
IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Score Prediction
In our score prediction 160+ which will be a par score here.
|Kolkata Knight Riders
Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR Who Will Win?
Defending champions Mumbai Indians have to win all the matches to have a chance to qualify for the IPL 2018 playoffs, which will be a tough time. Of the remaining 5 matches, will be playing 2 matches against Kolkata Knight Riders including this one.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are on the top half of the points table and this win against Mumbai Indians will almost fix their spot in playoffs if they manage to win one other match.
|Kolkata Knight Riders
In our prediction, Kolkata Knight Riders have more chance of winning this match.
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 37 MI vs KKR
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date: 6th May, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first..
Playing XI for MI: Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan(wk), Rohit Sharma(c), JP Duminy, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Ben Cutting.
Playing XI for KKR: Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Shubham Gill, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawala, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Mitchell Johnson.