IPL 2024: KKR vs. MI- Who Will Win at Eden Gardens?

Some major players who can score runs in the IPL 2024 match between KKR and MI at Eden Garden in Kolkata are highlighted in this article. read the full article 

Mumbai vs Kolkata The venue for the 60th match is Eden Gardens in Kolkata. With 8 wins out of 11 games, Kolkata leads the current points standings. On the other hand, Mumbai has not played well this season. Mumbai Indians stand in 9th place in the points standings with 12 games so far and winning just 4 of them. Mumbai can now play freely because they have nothing to lose, whereas Kolkata wants to win and be in the top two to qualify.

Important Players for Mumbai Indians (MI)

Rohit Sharma

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We will have to watch today’s game to see how Rohit Sharma plays for his team. His bat has been quiet for the past few games, but not for too many days. He has scored 330 runs in 12 matches at a strike rate of 152.77, and he can return to form at any time.

Tilak Verma

Tilak Verma is the Mumbai batsman with the highest run total this season, scoring 384 runs at a strike rate of 147.12 in 12 games. This year, left-handed batsmen are doing exceptionally well. The Mumbai Indians will be looking at him for more runs in the next few games.

Suryakumar Yadav

Surya will be looking to lead the squad to victory in this match as well, after leading the team to victory in the last game by himself by hitting a century. Surya has so far participated in 9 games and scored 334 runs at a strike average of 176.71, including a century.

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Important Players for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Andre Russell

With his batting, KKR’s “Muscle Man,” Andre Russell, can alter the dynamics of the game at any point. He is the most important player for KKR because he has 198 runs and 13 wickets this season at a strike average of 186.79. He can change the flow of a game at any point. His long sixes can be seen in Eden Gardens. Andre Russell is the powerful all-rounder for KKR.

Sunil Narine

Kolkata’s success this season has been so good that they have an all-rounder who opens the innings. This season, Sunil Narine has shown his dominance in both bowling and batting. At a strike rate of 183.66, he has scored 461 runs in 11 games, including 32 sixes. Also, he leads the KKR team in bowling; he has claimed 14 wickets so far this season.

Phil Salt

When it comes to Kolkata’s opening batsmen, Phil Salt has provided excellent support for Sunil Narine this season. In 11 games, he scored 429 runs with a strike rate of 183.33. The Kolkata Knight Riders have been able to do quite well this season because of the starting partnership between these two. The squad will be expecting a great start from them in the next few games as well.

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Probable 11s For KKR vs MI IPL 2024 Match

MI Probable Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Hardik Pandya (c), Tim David, Anshul Kamboj, Piyush Chawla, Jasprit Bumrah, Gerald Coetzee, and Ishan Kishan (wk).

KKR Probable Playing XI

PD Salt (wk), Angkrish Raghuvanshi, S Narine, VR Iyer, S Iyer (C), RK Singh, AD Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, H Rana, and Varun Chakravarthy

KKR vs MI Head-to-Head Record

In their only encounter between teams in the IPL 2024, KKR won by a margin of 24 runs. According to IPL history, there have been 33 matches between the two teams. Mumbai has won 23 of these 33 games, while Kolkata has won 10.

Pitch Conditions

For batsmen, the Eden Gardens pitch is usually beneficial. On this ground, several fours and sixes are also hit. Both innings saw a large number of runs scored as a result of the flat pitch. The team batting in the second inning finds it simpler to bat than in the first, yet. This explains why Eden Gardens hosts a lot of high-scoring games. For a while, the bowlers benefited from the new ball. Batting gets easier as the game continues on the field. Fans may expect to witness a lot of fours and sixes in this MI vs. KKR encounter in these conditions.