Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians Match No 54 at Eden Garden
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Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians, match No. 54: Eden Garden is set to host its last match of VIVO IPL 10. The thrill will be at its peak when the top two teams KKR and MI come face-to-face in their respective last match at the venue. While Mumbai is already battening top of the table with 18 points, Kolkata is yet to achieve what they meant business. Just one win away from qualifying for the playoffs, Kolkata will look to take advantage of their home ground, which has been prolific to them so far.
5 wins in 7 matches screech how fantastic KKR's home record has been in VIVO IPL 2017. And in Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians match, the hosts won't shy away from maintaining their home dominance. If the home side becomes the winner of KKR Vs MI match at Eden Garden, they will stamp their playoffs qualification. However, if Mumbai emerge victorious, Kolkata's playoffs chances will be adequately reliant on the result of SRH Vs KXIP match on coming Sunday.
The qualification scenario among KKR, KXIP and SRH is as: a win to Hyderabad will give them direct entry to playoffs regardless of how Kolkata fares in Punjab's match. In case Punjab wins and Kolkata lose their respective matches, Hyderabad will be out of the race and Punjab and Kolkata will qualify along with Punjab. So, Kolkata will be keen to wind up things with a win over Mumbai at Eden Garden. Don't get surprised if the home side becomes the winner of KKR Vs MI match.
First to qualify for the playoffs, Mighty Mumbai Indians lord it over their best ever IPL start this season. From winning the one-sided affairs to crawling out of the challenging situations at times when it mattered a lot, Mumbai has emerged as one of the most successful sides this year. They are sure to finish in the top two irrespective of how the remainder of the tournament pans out.
Will Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians in their last match of IPL 2017?