On the 23rd of September, Match 6 of 13th edition of Indian Premier league (IPL 2020,) between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) is being held.
The IPL’s 13th edition is being held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE.)
KKR won the toss and elected to bowl first against Mumbai Indians.
Today’s match is being held at the Sharjah cricket ground, Abu Dhabi.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (w), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (w/c), Nikhil Naik, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi
Rohit Sharma, the Captain of MI said, “What happened in the past is in the past. There are some areas where we need to rectify. Hopefully we don’t make those mistakes. We are playing with the same XI. Having someone like Pollard in the squad is always nice. He is a massive player for us, hopefully he’ll come out and enjoy his game, like he always goes. Malinga, like Pollard, has been a massive player for us. It was unfortunate that he couldn’t make it due to personal reasons. That gives an opportunity to others. We need to enjoy our cricket as a squad.”
Dinesh Karthik, the Captain of KKR after the toss said, We will bowl first. We saw the first game, there was some dew, so we want to make use of it. Really proud to start the tournament today. We got Morgan, Cummins, Russell and Narine. I think they’re really looking forward to this. We are looking forward to the young guys.”
The match began at 7:30 P.M., Indian Standard Time (IST) and toss happened at 7:00 P.M., (IST.)