The final big clash on IPL 2017 playoffs is set to play between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Qualifier 2. After the defeat over Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Rohit Sharma to face Gautam Gambhir in this Friday. In the IPL 2017 Eliminator, nature showed its favor to KKR on Wednesday night by using Rain.
The Twenty 20 matches depend on the coin which flips initially on every match. Most of the second batting teams are winning the games. So, the toss takes its important role on this final Friday of IPL 2017 between the clash of Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders. The result of the Qualifier 2 will decide the opponent of Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL 2017 final.
According to the forecast, it stated that there is 60 percent of chances for the rain in this Friday night. If so, then the toss winning team may choose their bowling first.
KKR set to face the loser of Qualifier 1, MI by winning SRH on this Wednesday. But, Manish Pandey lost his chance to play on Champions Trophy due to his injury during training. The Knight Riders performed well without the help of Pandey against SRH. So, the team tested themselves unfortunately, it helps them to play against Mumbai Indians. The team of Blue men is also like to chase their opponent score as like the same of KKR.
In the Eliminator, the KKR changed their playing XI with the addition of Ishank Jaggi and Suryakumar Yadav. Though, the KKR skipper looking extra bowler to play against Mumbai Indians. So, he might bring Kuldeep Yadav to KKR by replacing by Jaggi or Suryakumar. Because of this changes, he may lose the strength of batting power. Need to wait for the official KKR playing XI. Check the expected playing 11 of Gautham Gambhir and team here below.
In the Qualifier 1, Mumbai Indians didn’t well with their batting and also they lost their all three games against RPS in this IPL 2017. It shows that the RPS team observed well about the play of Mumbai Indians and also their strength in batting and bowling. Rohit Sharma may change his playing XI without any major steps.
MI vs KKR Qualifier 2 Playing XI
Expected Kolkata Knight Riders playing XI: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Ishank Jaggi, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Trent Boult.
Expected Mumbai Indians playing XI: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga.