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IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

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KKR will look seal playoffs place by winning against the MI

Mumbai Indians (MI) will host Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match 51 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Both the teams met in the IPL opener wherein KKR won comfortably by chasing down 182 with seven wickets in hand.

A win here for KKR, will confirm their playoffs place and they will top the league table. Which will also allow them to play twice for qualifying for the finals. MI are lying 6th in the standings and it’s a do-or-die game for them. Apart from winning, they also have to take care of their net run rate which will come in effect if teams at the top half in the table get stuck with same points. 

Head-to-head, teams have met 15 times of which 10 belongs to MI and rest 5 to KKR.

Here are all the details about the fixture:

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Date and Time: May 14, 2015; 8:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)

Previous meeting: KKR won by 7 wickets at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Current standings

Position Team Matches Won  Lost Points
1 CSK 13 8 5 16
2 KKR 12 7 4 15
3 SRH 12 7 5 14
4 RR 13 6 5 14
5 RCB 12 6 5 13
6 MI 12 6 6 12
7 DD 13 5 8 10
8 KXIP 13 3 10 6

Top run-scorers

MI: Rohit Sharma (376 runs in 12 matches)

Rohit Sharma

KKR: Robin Uthappa (329 runs in 11 matches)

Highest wicket-takers

MI: Lasith Malinga (16 wickets in 11 matches)

Lasith Malinga

KKR: Piyush Chawla (11 wickets in 11 matches)

Predicted line-ups

MI: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel (Wk), Rohit Sharma (Captain), Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah

KKR: Robin Uthappa (Wk), Gautam Gambhir (Captain), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Brad Hogg, Umesh Yadav

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