Friday, May 16, 2008

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL T20: Squad of Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL T20: Live Updates-click here to see live score ball by ball.

One of the most exciting T20 match between Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders is scheduled to be held at 16th May, 2008. Fans of both teams are eagerly waiting to see a clash between Shoaib Akhtar and Sanath Jayasuriya at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Cricket beloved fans can enjoy their favorite team’s match that will exact be telecast 20:00 local time and 14:30 GMT time. It is the most important match for both Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders to make a place in the semi-final. So, everyone should keep watching to see the match winning team.

Skipper Sachin Tendulkar already returned from injury made his debut in the IPL T20 format game and claimed the fourth victory against Delhi Daredevils after four consecutive defeats. His return will boost their chance of playing well than past. Sanath Jayasuriya is now in superb form with his fastest century, second fastest in the IPL, just after facing 45 balls. Sachin will make opening partnership with Sanath Jayasuriya. So, KKR bowlers have to use any new arms to protest these run hunger. Can Shoaib Akhtar demolish them with his fastest bowling action?

Captains of both teams will be hoping that their big guns continue their fire to reach in the semi-final stage.

It is the 38th IPL T20 match where Shah Rukh Khan’s KKR team will play their 10th match against Delhi. However, Kolkata taking the fourth position after getting 5 wins in their 9 matches. No doubt, they have no more choice except win if they want to play semi-final round. Spotlight should focus over Shoaib Akhtar, who made his debut in the IPL for his team and became the fourth bowler to bag four or more wickets, and his appearing in Kolkata team has given breath in their life.

This match will be held at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and that is the host play ground for Mumbai Indians team. So, they will try to bring some benefit and push Kolkata under deep pressure in this match.

We can see some changes in both teams. Brad Hodge is set to rejoin the Kolkata Knight Riders team for Indian Premier League. Kolkata pace trio Shoaib-Ishant-Ashok should be the reason of headache for Mumbai Indians team.

Kolkata Knight Riders:- Sourav Ganguly (captain), Akash Chopra, Salman Butt, David Hussey, Tatenda Taibu, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Wridhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Iqbal Abdulla, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda, Shoaib Akhtar, Ajit Agarkar, Murali Kartik, Mohd Hafeez, Sidharth Kaul, Umar Gul, Debabrata Das. Coach: John Buccanan.
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