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MI vs. KKR, Match No. 51 IPL 2024, Dream11 Team Prediction Today’s Match, Captain & Vice Captain, Match Prediction & Pitch Report 

Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders will be fighting for two points at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in match no. 51 of the IPL 2024. These two points are very crucial for both teams considering their position in the points table. Kolkata is currently in second place in the table and needs just two more wins for qualification, while Mumbai is in ninth place and needs every possible point to finish this IPL on a respective note. Historically, in the MI vs. KKR rivalry, MI dominated the KKR, and the match is going to be played at Mumbai’s home ground, which means MI will have a psychological advantage in going to the match. But KKR is in good form this season and MI are as bad as good KKR in this IPL. So, it will be interesting to see who will win today’s IPL match. 

Match Prediction: MI vs. KKR Match No. 51 IPL 2024 (2nd May 2024)

Considering the current form of Mumbai, it is going to be quite tough for them to beat Kolkata, despite playing at Wankhede. On the other hand, Kolkata is coming into a match against MI as a favorite, which is not so normal. But anything is possible in cricket, so it’s not easy to predict who will win today’s IPL match between MI and KKR. According to the IPL win predictor, MI has a 54% chance of winning this match, and KKR has a 45% chance of winning. 

MI vs. KKR Head-to-Head Record 

There have been 32 previous meetings between the Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders and 23 of them went in favor of MI, while KKR has won just nine out of those 32 encounters.

Total matches32
MI Won 23
KKR Won9

MI vs KKR IPL 2024 Match No. 51 Venue

Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will host the MI vs. KKR match no. 51 of the 2024 Indian Premier League. This large cricket ground can accommodate 32,000 spectators. At this venue, the longest boundary measures 72 meters, while the shortest is only 68 meters. This stadium has two bowling ends: Garware Pavilion End and Tata End. 

VenueWankhede stadium, Mumbai 
LocationMap Link 
Seating Capacity32,000
Short Boundary Distance68 meters 
Longest Boundary Distance72 meters 
Ends Garware Pavilion End, Tata End 
Flood LightsYes

Weather Forecast 

Mumbai’s weather forecast for May 3rd calls for clear skies, a hot, muggy, and windy night with 31°C temperatures, 73% humidity, and 11km/h winds. There will be 1006 millibars of atmospheric pressure. 

Date3  May 2024
Wind Speed11 Km/h
Temperature/Feels like31°C
Pressure1006 MB
WeatherMostly Clear

MI vs. KKR: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, Pitch Report 

The pitch at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is known for being a batting-friendly surface. This venue is known as the bowlers’ graveyard for a reason. The venue has short square boundaries, and the red soil wicket makes it an ideal combination for batters to play square of the wicket because of the even bounce and solid surface. The even bounce of this track helps batters trust the bounce and play their shots. In short, the pitch at Wankhede is going to be a batting-friendly track where bowlers can expect nothing from the surface. 

Toss Impact 

The result of the matches at Wankhede Stadium has nothing much to do with the toss. In the 113 games played here, the team that lost the toss won 54 times, while the team that won the toss won 59 matches. 

Matches Played 113
Matches Won Winning Toss59
Matches Won Losing Toss54
Matches Without Result 0

MI Record at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Having won 51 of the 81 games they have played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai boasts an incredible home record. They have only lost 30 of the 81 games they have played here. 

Matches Played 81

KKR Record at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

KKR does not have a very good record at Wankhede; they have won only 4 of the 16 matches they have played here. 

Matches Played 16

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, IPL Statistics: Average Score, Highest Score, Most Wickets and Most Runs 

From Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, you can view the following IPL statistics:

Avg First Inning Score169 Runs
Highest Score 235/1 by RCB
Highest Chase 234/4 by MI
Highest Score by Individual 133* by AB De Villiers 
Most Wickets in a Match 5/18 by Harbhajan Singh

Mumbai Indians  and Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squads

Mumbai Indians have 25 players, while Kolkata Knight Riders have 24 players in their team. The names of the players are listed as follows: 

Mumbai Indians Squad IPL (2024)Kolkata Knight Riders Squad IPL (2024)
Hardik Pandya (c)Shreyas Iyer(c)
Rohit SharmaAngkrish Raghuvanshi
Dewald BrevisManish Pandey
Suryakumar YadavNitish Rana
Ishan KishanRinku Singh
N. Tilak VarmaSherfane Rutherford
Tim DavidAndre Russell
Harvik DesaiAnukul Roy
Arjun TendulkarRamandeep Singh
Shams MulaniSunil Narine
Nehal WadheraVenkatesh Iyer
Jasprit BumrahSrikar Bharat
Kumar KartikeyaPhil Salt
Piyush ChawlaRahmanullah Gurbaz
Akash MadhwalAllah Ghazanfar
Luke WoodChetan Sakariya
Romario ShepherdDushmantha Chameera
Gerald CoetzeeHarshit Rana
Shreyas GopalMitchell Starc
Nuwan ThusharaMujeeb Ur Rahman
Naman DhirShakib Hussain
Anshul KambojSuyansh Sharma
Mohammad NabiVaibhav Arora
Shivalik SharmaVarun Chakaravarthy
Kwena Maphaka

Mumbai Indians Probable Playing XI Match No. 51 (3 May 2024)

Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (c), Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Romario Shepherd, Gerald Coetzee, Shreyas Gopal, Jasprit Bumrah

Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing XI Match No- 51 (3 May 2024)

Phil Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy

MI vs KKR Dream11 Team Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Players to Pick 

Research is necessary to put together a successful Dream11 team, but if you don’t have time for that kind of thing, you may put together a winning team quickly with our assistance. The following is the Dream11 lineup for the game between MI and KKR: 

MI vs KKR Dream11 Prediction Match No. 51 IPL 2024 (3 May 2024)

MI vs KKR Match No. 51 IPL 2024  Captain and Vice-Captain Choices 

CaptainRohit Sharma, Phil Salt
Vice-CaptainSunil Narine, Suryakumar Yadav

MI vs KKR Dream11 Prediction Team 3 IPL 2024 

Keeper Ishan Kishan, Phil Salt
Batsmen Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer
All-rounders Sunil Narine(vc), Andre Russel, Hardik Pandya
BowlersJasprit Bumrah, Vaibhav Arora, Gerald Coetzee

MI vs KKR Dream11 Prediction Team 2 IPL 2024 

Keeper Ishan Kishan, Phil Salt(VC)
Batsmen Suryakumar Yadav(c), Rinku Singh, Tilak Varma 
All-rounders Sunil Narine,  Nehal Wadhera, Venkatesh Iyer
BowlersSunil Narine, Varun Chakravrthy, Mitchell Starc, 

MI vs KKR Dream11 Prediction IPL Match no. 51 Top 3 Batters 

Phil SaltKKR09392
Sunil NarineKKR09372
Tilak VermaMI10343

MI vs KKR Dream11 Prediction Match no. 51 IPL Top 3 Bowlers 

Jasprit BumarhMI1014
Gerald CoetzeeMI0913
Sunil Narine KKR0911

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