IPL 2022 Live: The 15th season of the Indian Premier League has reached its final stages of league matches. In the upcoming days, every franchise will get a clear picture of their position in the point table and their qualification regarding the playoffs. In match number 56, we will witness the second encounter of KKR vs MI.

Previously when these two sides met, Kolkata turned out to be the winner in the end. Kolkata Knight Riders started their IPL 2022 campaign on a positive note but they lost track in between. As of now, they are at the 8th position in the point table with 4 wins and 7 losses.

Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, are not having such a good time in the ongoing tournament. They are already lost the chances of qualifying for the playoffs. One of the strongest teams in the history of IPL is currently at the last position in the point table with just 2 wins.

MI is coming for this fixture after scoring a thrilling win against Gujarat Titans. The last win would have given a huge boost to the MI camp. The last ball win by Mumbai Indians was an absolute win to watch. However, Rohit Sharma and his men are aware that it is too late for them to expect their qualification for the playoffs.

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In this article, we have compiled a list of 5 reasons why Mumbai Indians can score a win against Kolkata Knight Riders in match number 56.

KKR vs MI: 5 Reasons Why MI can win Today’s IPL Match Against KKR in Match No. 56 of IPL 2022

1) Ishan Kishan

IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56
IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56

Ishan Kishan started his IPL 2022 campaign on a good note and he was one of the highest scorers in the tournament. However, he lost track in the middle and was completely out of form. In the last game against Gujarat, Ishan was seen back in his old form and gave a good start to his team.

Against Gujarat, Ishan scored 45 runs in 29 balls at a strike rate of 155.17. In partnership with skipper Rohit Sharma, Ishan played an important role in Mumbai’s win. As the team comes to play against KKR, all the eyes will be on Ishan and his talent for scoring runs. For more online IPL betting sites for the 2022 season, read here.

2) Tim David

IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56
IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56

The Singaporean cricketer, Tim David, was on the radar of scouts from other T20 cricket leagues. However, at the beginning of IPL 2022, David was unable to showcase his charisma of playing big shots and scoring quick runs.

Since his return to the playing XI of Mumbai Indians, David has turned out to be a strong presence in the middle order of the team. In the last game against Gujarat, Tim scored 44 runs in 21 balls at a strike rate of 209.52.

3) Skipper Rohit Sharma in KKR vs MI Match

IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56
IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56

As Mumbai Indians started losing fixtures consistently in IPL 2022, skipper Rohit Sharma’s form started deteriorating in every game. There were a lot of questions arising about his batting form and his ability to lead the team in T20 cricket.

However, the ‘Hitman’ answered all his critics in style after playing a match-winning inning against Gujarat Titans. Rohit Sharma, as an opening batsman, scored 43 runs in 28 balls at a strike rate of 153.57.

4) Tilak Varma

IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56
IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56

Mumbai Indians are known to craft the talent of young cricketers from the domestic grounds of Indian cricket. This year, they signed Tilak Varma and gave him ample chances to prove his talent for his team in the middle order. Get the latest IPL betting apps for IOS and Android here on our site.

Overall in IPL 2022. Tilak has scored 307 runs in 9 matches at an average of 43.86 and a strike rate of 137.05. He is currently the 8th highest scorer in the tournament and the highest scorer from Mumbai Indians. As MI comes to play against KKR, Tilak will be one of the primary players in the game.

5) Murugan Ashwin in KKR vs MI Match

IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56
IPL 2022 Live: 5 Reasons Why Mumbai Indians (MI) Can Win Today’s IPL Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in KKR vs MI Match No. 56 Photo by Saikat Das / Sportzpics for IPL

In the 15th season of IPL, it is very clear that Mumbai Indians have a major lack in their bowling department. Their bowlers have turned out to be a complete failure and have been unable to pick wickets at the right time.

Murugan Ashwin, however, is one of the bowlers who has performed consistently for his team in IPL 2022. In the last game against Gujarat, Ashwin picked up 2 wickets in 4 overs at an economy of 7.25. The Right-Arm Leg spinner will be on the radar of KKR on Monday.

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After their last win against the league leaders Gujarat Titans, Mumbai will be high in confidence. This confidence will help them to play their best game on the field. They will have a thrilling win against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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