IPL 2024: Match 51, MI vs KKR Match Prediction: Who will win today IPL match? – CricTracker

Mumbai Indians take on Kolkata Knight Riders in game 51 of the IPL 2024 on Friday, May 3.

By Akshit Bhatnagar

Published – 02 May 2024, 12:43 IST | Updated – 02 May 2024, 13:29 IST

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Mumbai Indians continue their ongoing IPL (Indian Premier League) 2024 campaign by taking on Kolkata Knight Riders. Both sides will face off in the 51st game of the tournament at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday, May 3. Mumbai Indians will be coming into the game on the back of three consecutive losses and the side will aim to get back to winning ways. 

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders won their previous game and comfortably sit in second place in the standings. The two-time champions will aim to keep their winning run alive and stay in contention for the playoffs. 

Also Check: IPL 2024 Orange Cap

MI vs KKR Match Details:

Match Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024
Venue Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time Friday, May 3, 7:30 pm (IST)
Live Broadcast and Streaming Details Star Sports Channels, Jio Cinema App

Pitch Report: 

The surface at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is one that is preferred by the batters. With a high scoring encounter expected at the venue, opting to bowl first and chasing down the total could prove to be an optimal decision for the side winning the toss.

Also Check: MI vs KKR Live Score, Match 51

Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played 32
Mumbai Indians won 23
Kolkata Knight Riders Won 09
No Result 00
First Played  29 April, 2008
Last Played 16 April, 2023

MI vs KKR Probable Playing XIs

Mumbai Indians:

Ishan Kishan (WK), Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Hardik Pandya (C), Tim David, Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, Piyush Chawla, Jasprit Bumrah

Impact substitute – Nuwan Thushara

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Phil Salt (WK), Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

Impact substitute – Anukul Roy

Probable Best Players of the Match

Probable Best Batter: Phil Salt

Kolkata’s Phil Salt could be the best batter in the upcoming game against Mumbai Indians. With 392 runs in his last nine games, Salt has been in impeccable form, and his knock could be key against MI.

Probable Best Bowler: Jasprit Bumrah

Mumbai Indians’ Jasprit Bumrah could be the best bowler in the upcoming game. With 14 wickets in his last 10 matches, Bumrah has been brilliant for MI and his spell could be key against KKR in the upcoming game.

Also Check: IPL 2024 Purple Cap

Today’s Match Prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders to win the match

Scenario 1  

Kolkata Knight Riders win the toss and bowl

Power Play score – 65-75

First Innings Score – 190-200

Kolkata Knight Riders win the match

Scenario 2

Mumbai Indians win the toss and bowl

Power Play score – 60-70

First Innings Score – 200-210

Kolkata Knight Riders win the match

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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