KKR Take On MI On IPL 2020 Debut
Kolkata Knight Riders will start their IPL 2020 campaign when they face Mumbai Indians in their first game of IPL 2020. Mumbai has dominated over the years, but things might turn for Kolkata. They will come with a fresh mindset under the leadership of Dinesh Karthik. Mumbai, on the other hand, started on a losing note and will try to start with winning the games. Kolkata will rely on their power hitter Andre Russell who not only hit the ball out of the park but also pull out the wicket of the batsman.
KKR Vs MI: Head To Head
KKR and MI are two of the most successful and fearful IPL teams. However, when the two come for an encounter, MI hugely dominates Kolkata. In all the seasons from the past, Kolkata and Mumbai have played each other 25 times. Out of this, Mumbai has got the better of Kolkata 19 times. Moreover, Kolkata has won only six encounters. It clearly shows that KKR tends to choke when they play MI in an IPL game.
KKR Vs MI: Past 5 Matches
KKR fans won’t be eagerly waiting for the game if they remember the past five encounters between the two teams. MI again dominate KKR. KKR might be a big team but not when it comes to Mumbai Indians. In the past five matches, MI has won a whopping four matches, and KKR has won only one. Kolkata will hope for Andre Russell to click in every department. If that happens, KKR has a better chance to win the game.
Who Will Win The IPL 2020 KKR vs MI Match
Kolkata will try to improve their record against MI will look to bounce back from their loss. While KKR will bank on Russell, MI has their captain Rohit Sharma who will look to get back in form. Moreover, Dinesh is not an experienced captain, and this will be a test which he will love to pass. As of now, Mumbai stands as favourites.