MI vs KKR head to head is a popular match-up in India's Indian Premier League (IPL), a professional Twenty20 cricket competition. Both teams have a significant fan base and are well-known for their outstanding performances in the IPL.
When MI and KKR play each other in the IPL, it is always a highly anticipated match-up, as both teams have a history of playing high-quality cricket and has some of the best players in the league. It is difficult to predict the outcome of any given match, as both teams are capable of winning on their day.
Several Indian Premier League matches have the extra spice of the historic rivalry between the two teams competing in the game. One of these matches is the MI versus KKR game, which always draws a large crowd and creates a lot of excitement before the game begins. But it is also one of the most one-sided encounters in the history of any T20 competition. Both KKR and MI struggled in the last season of the IPL 2022. The teams will face off in the 2019 season on April 16 at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 12, 2023
MI vs KKR head to head
Mumbai Indians have won 22 of the 31 meetings between the two teams, while Kolkata has only won 9.
MI vs KKR match results
The IPL match between MI and KKR is typically a thrilling and fiercely contested game. Both teams feature some of the league's greatest players and a history of playing high-quality cricket. When MI and KKR meet, it is generally a clash of two great bowling squads. This Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders head to head will be a great contest.
|9-may-2022||Kolkata Knight Riders||52 runs||Mumbai|
|6-Apr-2022||Kolkata Knight Riders||5 wickets||Pune|
|23-Sept-2021||Kolkata Knight Riders||7 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|13-Apr-2021||Mumbai Indians||8 Runs||Chennai|
|16-Oct-2020||Mumbai Indians||8 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|23-Sep-2020||Mumbai Indians||49 Runs||Abu Dhabi|
|5-May-2019||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Mumbai|
|28-Apr-2019||Kolkata Knight Riders||34 Runs||Kolkata|
|9-May-2018||Mumbai Indians||102 Runs||Kolkata|
|6-May-2018||Mumbai Indians||13 Runs||Mumbai|
|19-May-2017||Mumbai Indians||7 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|13-May-2017||Mumbai Indians||9 Runs||Kolkata|
|9-Apr-2017||Mumbai Indians||4 Wickets||Mumbai|
|28-Apr-2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Mumbai|
|13-Apr-2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Kolkata|
|14-May-2015||Mumbai Indians||5 Runs||Mumbai|
|8-Apr-2015||Kolkata Knight Riders||7 Wickets||Kolkata|
|16-May-2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||41 Runs||Abu Dhabi|
|14-May-2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Cuttack|
|7-May-2013||Mumbai Indians||65 Runs||Mumbai|
|24-Apr-2013||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Kolkata|
|16-May-2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||32 Runs||Mumbai|
|12-May-2012||Mumbai Indians||27 Runs||Kolkata|
|25-May-2011||Mumbai Indians||4 Wickets||Mumbai|
|22-May-2011||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Kolkata|
|19-Apr-2010||Kolkata Knight Riders||9 Wickets||Kolkata|
|22-Mar-2010||Mumbai Indians||7 Wickets||Mumbai (BS)|
|1-May-2009||Mumbai Indians||9 Runs||East London|
|27-April-2009||Mumbai Indians||92 Runs||Port Elizabeth|
|16-May-2008||Mumbai Indians||8 Wickets||Mumbai|
|29-April-2008||Mumbai Indians||7 Wickets||Kolkata|
MI vs KKR IPL stats
In the MI vs KKR head to head in IPL, Rohit Sharma scored the most runs (904), followed by Suryakumar Yadav (480) and Gautam Gambhir (349). Rohit recorded his lone IPL century against KKR at Eden Gardens in 2012. Gambhir, Tendulkar and Pollard have all retired from the IPL since and have taken on coaching duties.
Sunil Narine has taken the most wickets so far, with 23, followed by Lasith Malinga (20) and Jasprit Bumrah (20). Lasith Malinga is currently the bowling coach of RR, and Hardik Pandya is the captain of Gujarat.
The best match in the Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders head to head.
KKR batted first in this topsy-turvy contest and smashed 232 runs in their 20 overs. KKR got off to a decent start, with opener Shubman Gill scoring a half-century. KKR only lost 2 wickets in their entire innings and maintained a great run rate throughout the innings. After losing Shubman Gill and Chris Lynn, Andre Russell stepped up and smashed 80 runs off just 40 balls, including eight sixes and six fours. They set up a huge total for MI to chase down.
In the second innings, MI could have gotten off to a better start as they lost their top order cheaply. It was a one man show in Hardik Pandya. MI continued to pile on the runs, with Hardik Pandya smashing a blistering 91 off just 34 balls, including nine sixes. He smashed the KKR bowlers all over the park; however, it was too late, as they fell short by 34 runs.
This match was memorable for Hardik Pandya's valiant effort and Andre Russell's breath taking innings, which almost took KKR to a remarkable win. It was a great example of the unpredictability of T20 cricket and how even a seemingly impossible total can be chased down with some explosive batting.
Can KKR improve their record against the MI, or will MI continue to dominate KKR? The 2023 MI vs KKR head to head contest will have the answers to that question.