IPL 2018: Match preview of Mumbai vs Kolkata

WION Web Team
Mumbai, Maharashtra, IndiaUpdated: May 06, 2018, 02:50 PM IST
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Mumbai vs Kolkata. Photograph:(Others)

Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai face Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata on Sunday, May 6 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Mumbai is coming off from a victory against Punjab and by winning the clash, team Mumbai has moved up on the league's table following a better run rate.

For Mumbai, the batsmen have done a good job in previous matches and especially Krunal Pandya by making crucial contributions to the team.

In the last match, he scored 31 runs off just 12 balls.

On the other hand, team Kolkata too is appearing very balanced and skipper Dinesh Karthik is leading from the front.

Well both the teams need to work on collaborative effort and teamwork to win tonight's clash and book a berth in the playoffs.

Rohit Sharma might consider adding Mustafizur Rahman or Ben Cutting at the place of Kieron Pollard to strengthen the bowling department.

On the other hand, for Kolkata, Nitish Rana has spent some time in the nets and there are chances that he might play tonight.

Playing XI (TBC)

Mumbai: Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, JP Duminy, Ben Cutting/Mustafizur Rahman, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah.

Kolkata: Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c&wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Tom Curran, Kuldeep Yadav.