MI VS KKR: IPL 2024 51th Pre-match Predictions

MI vs KKR: The 51th match of this IPL 2024 will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.

A rivalry that is all set to resume on 2nd May 2024, the Mumbai Indians will be taking on the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 51st match of the TATA IPL season 2024. The match will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where the fans will be excited to see the two young captains leading their respective franchises here.

Mumbai Indians Players List & Role

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Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Rohit SharmaBatter
Ishan KishanWicket-Keeper/Batter
Suryakumar YadavBatter
Tilak VarmaBatter
Hardik Pandya (C)Batting All-Rounder
Tim DavidBatter
Mohammad Nabi Bowling All-Rounder
Piyush ChawlaBowler
Gerald CoetzeeBowler
Jasprit BumrahBowler
Jason Behrendorff Bowler

Kolkata Knight Riders Players List & Role

Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Rahmanullah GurbazWicket-Keeper/Batter
Venkatesh IyerBatting All-Rounder
Shreyas Iyer (C)Batter
Nitish RanaBatter
Rinku SinghBatter
Andre RussellBatting All-Rounder
Sunil NarineBowling All-Rounder
Mitchell StarcBowler
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Varun ChakravarthyBowler
Vaibhav AroraBowler

First Face-Off

The 16th match of the IPL 2008 was the first when Eden Gardens hosted the match between Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders. With KKR batting first at their home ground, they posted just 137 runs with the loss of 8 wickets and it was Laxmi Shukla’s innings of 40 runs from 22 balls that got them to the respectable total. In response to this, Mumbai Indians chased down the target in just 18.4 overs as Dwayne Bravo blasted 64 runs from just 53 balls to give his team a win by 7 wickets.

Previous IPL Results

In the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced off 32 times. Mumbai emerged victorious in 23 battles, while Kolkata claimed 9 wins. These encounters are marked by intense rivalry, featuring spectacular hits and precise bowling. Fans eagerly anticipate each match, adding to the IPL’s allure.

Previous Results

DateWinnerWon By
16-April-2023Mumbai Indians5 wickets
9-May-2022Kolkata Knight Riders52 Runs
6-Apr-2022Kolkata Knight Riders5 wickets
23-Sept-2021Kolkata Knight Riders7 wickets
13-Apr-2021Mumbai Indians10 Runs
16-Oct-2020Mumbai Indians8 Wickets
23-Sep-2020Mumbai Indians49 Runs
5-May-2019Mumbai Indians9 Wickets
28-Apr-2019Kolkata Knight Riders34 Runs
9-May-2018Mumbai Indians102 Runs
6-May-2018Mumbai Indians13 Runs
19-May-2017Mumbai Indians7 Wickets
13-May-2017Mumbai Indians9 Runs
9-Apr-2017Mumbai Indians4 Wickets
27-Apr-2016Mumbai Indians6 Wickets
12-Apr-2016Mumbai Indians6 Wickets
13-May-2015Mumbai Indians5 Runs
7-Apr-2015Kolkata Knight Riders7 Wickets
6-May-2014Kolkata Knight Riders41 Runs
15-Apr-2014Kolkata Knight Riders6 Wickets
6-May-2013Mumbai Indians65 Runs
23-Apr-2013Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
15-May-2012Kolkata Knight Riders32 Runs
11-May-2012Mumbai Indians27 Runs
24-May-2011Mumbai Indians4 Wickets
21-May-2011Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
18-Apr-2010Kolkata Knight Riders9 Wickets
21-Mar-2010Mumbai Indians7 Wickets
30-Apr-2009Mumbai Indians9 Runs
26-Apr-2009Mumbai Indians92 Runs
15-May-2008Mumbai Indians8 Wickets
28-Apr-2008Mumbai Indians7 Wickets

Pre-Match Analysis

With the Kolkata Knight Riders set to battle the Mumbai Indians once again, excitement brews as their IPL rivalry gets another chance to shine. Both teams have new captains and different player lineups, making it an intriguing match. Let’s look at their plans, recent captain changes, and how players are working together. This analysis will give us a peek into their preparations and what might affect the game’s outcome.

Probable best batter of the Match

Rohit Sharma has been an unstoppable force with the bat, smashing an impressive 266 runs in his last 10 matches, averaging 26.60. His reliable performances have been pivotal in guiding his team to victory on numerous occasions.

Probable best bowler of the Match

Piyush Chawla has showcased his bowling prowess by securing an impressive 13 wickets in the Mumbai Indians’ most recent 10 matches. His influential displays have been pivotal in the team’s successes, proving vital to their achievements on the field.

Match Details

The upcoming 51st match of the Indian Premier League 2024 is drawing near, pitting the Mumbai Indians against the Kolkata Knight Riders at Mumbai’s famed Wankhede Stadium. Set for May 3, 2024, fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating this showdown.

Pitch Report

The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is famous for being a great place for batsmen. Its pitch is always flat, which helps players score lots of runs. Plus, the dew in the evening makes it easier for teams to chase targets.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

Based on how they’ve played before and the efforts of their players, it seems like the Mumbai Indians have a good chance of winning this upcoming match. With everyone on the team giving their best, they’re looking strong and ready for success.