After clinching a couple of iconic away victories, KKR are back home to play their final home game of this season. It has been a terrific season for the Knight Riders with many special memories created at the Eden Gardens this year and they will be hoping for another sweet victory to close out the season at this iconic venue. This clash against MI will be important for KKR to continue their solid winning momentum and to stay at the top of the table as we inch closer to the playoffs. An epic clash on the cards as two strong units face off against each other in a much awaited showdown.


The Eden Gardens has served belter of batting pitches all throughout the season and one can assume that this game would be no different. It would be interesting to see how the pitch behaves with all the rain that has happened around the city yet one can expect another great batting surface being dished out this evening.


Phil Salt

Phil Salt has been on the radar of everyone watching KKR games with the consistency of explosive ball-striking he has maintained throughout the season. Salt has enjoyed batting at home this season and he will be aiming for another quickfire start which would put KKR ahead in the game right from the outset.

Shreyas Iyer

All eyes will be on skipper Shreyas Iyer as he sets his sights on another victory as a skipper. Shreyas has been terrific as a leader this season and he will be aiming to close out the home leg with a strong performance with his bat.


A fiery Powerplay Battle: Narine-Salt vs Jasprit Bumrah

A key battle to watch out for would be the explosive opening duo of Phil Salt and Sunil Narine against the fiery pace of Jasprit Bumrah. This matchup will be interesting to watch as it will be upon the KKR openers to take on Bumrah and build pressure on MI whereas Bumrah will be aiming to pick up their wickets. A battle that could well decide the result of the game is on the cards this evening.