• Kolkata team not won for 4 years against Mumbai on home ground
• This season's first match between the two, Mumbai last year defeated Kolkata in both the matches
Sports desk The 47th match of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League will be played sometime in the Eden Gardens between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders. Both teams are face-to-face in this season for the first time. A total of 23 matches have been played between the two teams in the IPL so far. Of these, Mumbai's team has managed to win 18 matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won only 5 matches. Kolkata got the last win in 2015. There are nine contests so far between the two teams on the Eden Gardens. Of these, Mumbai has won 7. The hosts could only win in two matches. She got her previous success in 2015.
Kolkata to win in the tournament
This season, Kolkata and Mumbai have played 11-11 matches. Of these, Mumbai has the second position in the table with 7 wins. It has 14 points. At the same time, Kolkata team is at number 7 with 4 wins. It has 8 points. To stay in the playoffs, it is important to win Kolkata.
In the last 6 matches he has lost. In such a scenario, winning Dinesh Karthik's team will be a challenge.
The two teams are as follows:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubhaman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Nikhil Naik, Joey Denly, Srikanth Munde, Sandeep Warrior, Famous Krishna , Lucky Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Casey Cariappa, Yara Prithviraj
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jaspreet Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kunal Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar, Ben Cutting, Pankaj Jaiswal, Ishaan Kishan, Siddesh Lad, Ivin Lewis, Mayank Markandey, Mitchell McClenaghan , Jason Behrendorf, Suet Roy, Raishech Salaam, Anmolpreet Singh, Barinda Saran, Aditya Tare, Suryakumar Yadav, Jayant Yadav, Quintan Dicoc, Buran Hendrix
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