32nd Match of IPL 2020 Between MI and KKR

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders

32nd Match:

The match between MI and KKR is the thirty second meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 16th 2020.

MI vs KKR History:

IPL 2020

The teams competed against each other 26 times, till date. Out of them, MI won 20 times and lost only 6 times.

The teams competed 10 times at the home ground of MI. The home team won 9 times and lost just once, which is in 2012.

The teams faced each other 10 times at the home ground of KKR. The host won just thrice. On the other hand, visitors won 7 times.

5th Match of IPL 2020 Between MI and KKR

The teams met 6 times at the neutral venue. MI won 4 times and KKR won twice.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

 

31st Match of IPL 2020 Between RCB and KXIP

 

If MI will win the match, the team will jump to the top position with 12 points. In case of defeat, the team’s position will be decided by NRR, though the team has higher chances of staying on the second position, unless the team will receive extremely heavy defeat.

If KKR will win the match, then the team will stay on the same rank of the table with 10 points, unless the team will win with extreme high margin, the team will come one rank higher. In case of loss, the team will stay in the same position with 8 points.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 – 32 Celsius. The wind would be between 14 to 20 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 10 times in 17 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the team won 6 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 4 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 17 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice, and lost four times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 9 times and lost 8 times.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times including one tie, in which the first batting team won by boundary counts. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 7 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.71 and 22.27 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first after winning the toss 6 times out of 10 matches, and it favors the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost thrice, too. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 10 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won just once, while lost thrice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 4 times and lost 6 times.

The first batting team won the matches 6 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 4 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 142, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 136 runs, whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 30.21 and 25.86 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other twice at the venue. Both the teams won one game each.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

MI got 6 chances to play the match at the venue, in which the team won 4 times and lost twice. KKR had 7 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won 4 times and lost thrice, though one of the defeats was by boundary count in a tied game.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Mumbai Indians:

The team would go with the winning combination.

Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, RG. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, K. Pollard, H. Pandya, K. Pandya, J. Pattinson, R. Chahar, J. Bumrah, T. Boult 

Kolkata Knight Riders:

The team may go with some change and may include L. Ferguson in place of T. Banton and / or S. Mavi in place of P. Krishna.

Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S. Gill, R. Tripathi, N. Rana, E. Morgan, D. Karthik, A. Russell, S. Mavi / P. Krishna, P. Cummins, K. Nagarkoti, L. Ferguson, V. Chakravarthy