IPL 2019

IPL 2019: Match 47 – Mumbai Look for 9th Consecutive Win Against KKR

IPL 2019: Match 47 - Mumbai Look for 9th Consecutive Win Against KKR

 

In the second match today, it will be Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians. The match will be played on Kolkata’s home ground – Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Rohit Sharma will look to lead Mumbai Indians to a 9th consecutive victory over a deflated Kolkata Knight Riders, who have everything to play for.

The home team currently sits on the seventh position with eight points and require at least one win from the last three games. Their track record at home has been abysmal as Kolkata have been defeated in their five successive games at home.

Can KKR break the losing streak against Mumbai? We will find out tonight.

Team News

Mumbai Indians lost Alzarri Joseph to an injury and Beuran Hendricks, the left-arm fast bowler, has been announced as his replacement. Anukul Roy is also likely to feature for the traveling team after his impressive IPL debut in Chennai where he managed 1 for 11.

Playing XI

Here are the teams which go head-to-head in match 47:

Kolkata Knight Riders

If Kolkata loses tonight against Mumbai Indians, this will be the worst losing streak of any IPL team. KKR are currently tied with Kings XI Punjab (against Knight Riders, 2014-17) and Delhi Daredevils (against Royal Challengers Bangalore, 2011-2015) for the most losses with 8.

  1. Chris Lynn
  2. Sunil Narine
  3. Robin Uthappa
  4. Shubman Gill
  5. Nitish Rana
  6. Dinesh Karthik(w/c)
  7. Rinku Singh
  8. Andre Russell
  9. Piyush Chawla
  10. Sandeep Warrier
  11. Harry Gurney

Mumbai Indians

Tonight’s match will mark Rohit Sharma’s 100th game as an IPL captain.

  1. Rohit Sharma(c)
  2. Quinton de Kock(w)
  3. Evin Lewis
  4. Suryakumar Yadav
  5. Krunal Pandya
  6. Hardik Pandya
  7. Kieron Pollard
  8. Rahul Chahar
  9. Jasprit Bumrah
  10. Lasith Malinga
  11. Barinder Sran


 

Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

Match Time: The match will start at 7:00 PM (India), 7:30 PM (Pakistan).

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Weather Conditions: There are no chances of rain tonight.

Toss: Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to bowl first.

What’s on Twitter?

9th successive win on the cards for Mumbai?

Legend of the Sri Lankan cricket.

Hoping for an upset tonight.

Andre Russell is up for it!

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