IPL 2019

IPL 2019: Match 56 – Can KKR Qualify for the Playoffs Against Mumbai?

IPL 2019: Match 56 - Can KKR Qualify for the Playoffs Against Mumbai?


The last match of the qualification phase in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The match will be played on Mumbai’s home gThe match holds extreme significance for both teams as KKR have a chance to qualify for the playoffs whereas MI can finish at the top of the table, which is, of course, subject to Chennai’s match which will be played earlier today.

KKR remains winless against MI at Wankhede Stadium in IPL since 2012 and it will be a tough task for them but not an impossible one given the form their key players are in.

Team News

It will be a cracking game between MI and KKR as no player in the entire tournament has terrorized the oppositions more than Hardik Pandya and Andre Russell.

Both teams are expected to field the same XI as they did in their previous games. No injuries or absentees are noticed from each side.

Playing XI

Here are the teams for MI vs KKR match:

Mumbai Indians

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

Kolkata Knight Riders

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


Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

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

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Weather Conditions: There is no chance of rain tonight.

Toss: TBD.

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