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MI Look to Get On Track After Customary 1st Match Loss

IPL 2021, Live Cricket Score, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI):  MI misplaced their opening match to RCB, whereas KKR defeated SRH of their first recreation

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Despite shedding their first match within the IPL 2021 to Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians face an issue of a lot.

Their common opener Quinton de Kock, who needed to sit out of the event opener towards Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as he was serving his quarantine on arrival from South Africa, was again at coaching on Sunday and can function within the second match towards Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday.

It implies that Chris Lynn, who was MI’s top-scorer within the loss towards RCB on April 9, could must heat the bench because the Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman will seemingly face the brand new ball with skipper Rohit Sharma.

“Quinton de Kock is out of his quarantine. He did a practice session yesterday (on Sunday) with the team looking forward to the season. Yes, he will be available for tomorrow’s game,” stated MI director of cricketing operations, Zaheer Khan.

“It is a good headache to have. To be lucky and be fortunate to have such a squad where people are waiting for opportunities and pushing each other,” Zaheer added.

MI’s power-packed center and decrease batting failed towards some impressed and clever bowling from Harshal Patel. But their power-hitting unit comprising the Pandya brothers and Kieron Pollard amongst others batting are too good to fail as an entire twice in a row.

Containing them shall be a giant problem for Kolkata Knight Riders who on Sunday scored an in depth however spectacular win over SunRisers Hyderabad.

With their spin bowlers, who they relied on final season, not proving efficient in Sunday’s recreation, MI’s batting might fear Eoin Morgan’s facet.

Pat Cummins, who got here in as second change, will once more maintain key for the KKR bowling unit.

An fascinating contest shall be between Nitish Rana, who top-scored for KKR with 80 (off 56 balls) towards SunRisers’ sturdy bowling unit, and Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult.

While Boult is correct, Bumrah’s tempo and bounce may be scorching to deal with.

KKR may even like their new buy, the seasoned Harbhajan Singh, bowl multiple over within the IPL 2021.

Squads:

KKR: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan (captain), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun CV, Kuldeep Yadav, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi.

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock (wicketkeeper), Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh.

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