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IPL 2018, Match 37: FPJ’s Dream XI for Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders


Mumbai Indians is set to host Kolkata Knight Riders today and it is definitely going to be a clash to be seen. The match will be held at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and is the 37th match of the IPL 2018 tournament. Both the teams are in great form at present with their last victory over their opponents. MI and KKR defeated Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings respectively, the duo which seems to be a powerful contender to win the title this time.

On one hand, Rohit Sharma’s led Mumbai Indians is on a recovery mode to win rest of its matches in the tournament so as to enter the qualifiers. The team gave an amazing performance in the last match against Kings XI Punjab while chasing 175. Batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya are some of the important name in the batting zone while Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell McClenaghan are the crucial bowlers who are showing great form.

Here is the Dream XI of the Mumbai Indians players

Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, JP Duminy, Ben Cutting, Mayank Markande

Talking about Kolkata Knight Riders, Dinesh Karthik’s Kolkata Knight Riders is on the peak of confidence with win over the mighty Chennai Super Kings in the last match. KKR gave an astonishing performance to beat CSK while chasing 178. The batsmen put up an amazing performance winning the last match by 6 wickets. Sunil Narine and Piyush Chawla are giving a superb support to the team in the bowling while Shubham Gill and skipper Dinesh Karthik are managing the batting side in a great manner. The support of all-rounders Sunil Narine and Andre Russell is an added advantage to the team.

Here is the probable dream 11 for Kolkata Knight Riders for today’s match-

Dinesh Karthik, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Mitchell Johnson, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav