Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Pitch Report For MI Vs KKR IPL 2024 Match

Wankhede Stadium Mumbai (x.com)Wankhede Stadium Mumbai (x.com)

In the match No.51 of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians (MI) will host Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on May 3, 2024, at the renowned Wankhede Stadium. 

MI lost their last fixture against Lucknow Super Giants by 4 wickets and they have registered their place in the 9th position in the points table. Hardik Pandya & Co have won 3 out of 10 matches in the ongoing IPL.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders, under the astute leadership of Shreyas Iyer, have won 6 out of 9 matches and have been placed in the second position. 

KKR must be heading on to this match with high confidence as they had defeated DC in their last fixture at the Eden Gardens by 8 wickets. 

So, as both teams gear up for a crucial encounter, let's see how the pitch at the Wankhede Stadium will behave throughout the game.

Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Pitch Report

The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is likely a batting-friendly pitch with short boundaries at the square. In the powerplay, the pitch can offer some assistance to the pace bowlers, as there could be a hint of seam movement in the first half of the game. 

The track offers some pace and bounce making batting and stroke play easy for the batsman. The spinners won't likely get any help from the pitch. 

However, it's expected to be a high-scoring game at the Wankhede pitch with batters utilising and capitalising on the help provided from the surface and scoring runs will be easy for the batsman. 

At this deck, toss plays a vital role, so the toss-winner opts to bowl first and chase the target.