The fifth match of the continuing 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will witness defending champions Mumbai Indians locking horns in opposition to two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. After a loss in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the season opener by two wickets, Mumbai Indians will likely be trying ahead to redeeming themselves within the sport in opposition to KKR. The Knight Riders, however, began their marketing campaign with a victory in opposition to SRH by ten runs and will likely be subsequently buzzing with confidence.
The toss can play an necessary function, nonetheless, the groups will likely be confused concerning their decisions. The first match of IPL 2021 noticed the workforce chasing i.e RCB successful the sport, whereas the second sport on the identical venue noticed KKR, which was batting first, rising because the winner. Meanwhile, the captain successful the toss can decide to bowl first contemplating that the presence of dew within the second half could make issues troublesome for the bowling facet.