Fantasy Team for Mumbai vs Kolkata Match
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Mumbai & Kolkata Playing XIs
Mumbai: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David*, Cameron Green*, Hrithik Shokeen, Arshad Khan, Piyush Chawla, Riley Meredith*, Jason Behrendorff*
Venkatesh Iyer has been regularly used as an impact player.
Kolkata: Rahmanullah Gurbaz/Jason Roy* (wk), N Jagadeesan, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell*, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine*, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Suyash Sharma, Tim Southee*, Varun Chakaravarthy
Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report Mumbai vs Kolkata Match
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 159
2nd innings average score: 181
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Nitish Rana will be keen on returning to the Wankhede Stadium, where he has accumulated 595 runs at 33. When he last batted against Mumbai, he smashed 43 off 26.
Rinku Singh has kept fantasy players ahead in the race by generating two 30-run and a half-century bonus in his last three innings.
Rohit Sharma loves feasting on Kolkata’s bowlers: 1,020 runs at 43 – of which 773 runs at 46 have come as a captain.
Sunil Narine has taken 28 wickets, including the best figures of four for 15 versus Mumbai – of which 21 have come bowling second.
In his last five league games, Tilak Varma collected 176 runs at an impressive average of 44. In the process, he generated bonus points for hammering 24 boundaries.
Besides pouching 15 catches and inflicting two stumpings, Ishan Kishan has the highest score of 67 at the Wankhede Stadium. Moreover, he garnered a 30-run bonus in consecutive games.
In his last 10 competitive T20s, Venkatesh Iyer has added 349 runs at 39 including three half-centuries.
Jason Behrendorff has bagged 16 wickets for the year in franchise T20, including two three-fors and as many two-fors.
Umesh Yadav and Arshad Khan have collectively managed only two wickets in this edition.
In the last three games at the venue, seamers took 51% of the wickets, as spinners accounted for 38%.