Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: September 23, IPL 2021 Prediction
It will be Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, match 34 of the Indian Premier League on September 23, 2021, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Midway through the competition, MI are 4th in the points table, while KKR are three rungs below them, placed seventh.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
The sides last faced off against each other on 13 April 2021 in Chennai. MI batted first and after the loss of the early wicket of De Kock, Sharma and Yadav got together in a 76-run stand for the second wicket. Thereafter, a flurry of wickets saw them reduced to 7 for 26 in the 18th over. They were eventually bowled out for 152. Suryakumar Yadav made a top score with 56 for MI, while Andre Russell was the most successful bowler for KKR with figures of 5/15.
KKR began their reply well with a 72-run opening stand before Gill got out in the ninth over. A regular fall of wickets thereafter saw them reduced to 122/5 in the 16th over.
Some tight bowling in the death from MI restricted KKR to 142/7 in their allotted overs. Nitish Rana made a top score for KKR with 57 while Rahul Chahar took four for 27 as the best bowler for MI on the night.
In our match 34 prediction, we believe MI will beat KKR on 23 September.
Bookmakers favour MI to beat KKR in match 34 of the IPL 2021 on 23 September.
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