Kolkata Knight Riders will face defending champion Mumbai Indians in an IPL match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
From whether Ashwin should have Mankaded Aaron Finch to which teams are emerging as the early favourites, our trio discuss it all. Listen in.
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted XI
1. Sunil Narine (Overseas)
2. Shubman Gill
3. Tom Banton (Overseas)
4. Nitish Rana
5. Dinesh Karthik (C & Wk)
6. Rahul Tripathi
7. Andre Russell (Overseas)
8. Pat Cummins (Overseas)
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Prasidh Krishna
11. Kamlesh Nagarkoti
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World Cup-winning captain Morgan, who is back to playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2020 in the UAE, shares a mid-season review –
Captain Morgan: I am learning from Dinesh Karthik
Mumbai Indians Predicted XI
1. Rohit Sharma (C)
2. Quinton de Kock (Overseas/Wk)
3. Suryakumar Yadav
4. Ishan Kishan
5. Hardik Pandya
6. Krunal Pandya
7. Kieron Pollard (Overseas)
8. James Pattinson (Overseas)
9. Rahul Chahar
10. Trent Boult (Overseas)
11. Jasprit Bumrah
Against Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah, Kings XI Punjab cricketer Nicholas Pooran flung himself beyond the boundary rope at full stretch to stop a Sanju Samson pull that looked destined for a six. It is our IPL 2020 Star Moment of the Fortnight –
IPL 2020 Star Moment of the Fortnight: Pooran makes Jonty proud
Rashid Khan has 10 wickets in his kitty after eight matches, eight behind the leader, Kagiso Rabada. He is our IPL 2020 Star Bowler of the Fortnight:
IPL 2020 Star Bowler of the Fortnight: Rashid Khan, keeping it simple
Head to head
MI in Abu Dhabi: Played 6, Won 4, Lost 2
KKR in Abu Dhabi: Played 7, Won 4, Lost 3
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, Tom Banton (Wicketkeeper), Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik (Wicketkeeper), Ali Khan.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Quinton de Kock (Wicketkeeper), Kieron Pollard, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Mohsin Khan, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Digvijay Deshmukh, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Aditya Tare (Wicketkeeper), James Pattinson.
IPL’s first game was bigger than Super Bowl, says Rajasthan Royals’ Shane Warne. Read the full interview here –
IPL’s first game was bigger than Super Bowl, says Rajasthan Royals’ Shane Warne
Match: MI vs KKR, 32nd Match
Date: Friday, October 16, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The match will be streamed live on Star’s video on demand platform Disney+Hotstar. You can follow live updates on Sportstar’s match day live blog.