The second match of Sunday’s doubleheader will witness the clash of Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals. Mumbai Indians will host Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium for the 47th match that will begin at 08:00 PM Local.
Both the teams are standing at a point where they can’t afford to lose a game. It will be a tough contest with lots of pressure on both sides. MI are sitting at 4th position with 5 wins in 11 matches while Rajasthan Royals are sitting at 6th position with 5 wins in 11 games.
So, let’s move forwards to MI vs RR team news and MI vs RR dream11 prediction.
Both the teams have registered a win in their last encounter and are expected to stick to the winning combination. The form of Ben Stokes is a concern for RR’s management. But, he is expected to retain his spot.
As of now, no changes are expected unless there is an injury concern.
MI Risky Players: JP Duminy
RR Risky Players: Ankit Sharma
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Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Akila Dananjaya, Suryakumar Yadav, Pradeep Sangwan, Mustafizur Rahman, Krunal Pandya, Tajinder Singh, Evin Lewis, Mayank Markande, Kieron Pollard, Jean-Paul Duminy, Sharad Lumba, Saurabh Tiwary, Rahul Chahar, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Aditya Tare, Ben Cutting, Anukul Roy, Hardik Pandya, MD Nidheesh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Ben Laughlin, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mahipal Lomror, Jos Buttler (wk), Jofra Archer, Ankit Sharma, Dushmantha Chameera, Prashant Chopra, Jatin Saxena, Shreyas Gopal, Heinrich Klaasen, Stuart Binny, D Arcy Short, Aryaman Birla, Anureet Singh, Ben Stokes, Sudhesan Midhun
Both the teams are expected to make one or two changes. The probable MI vs RR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Ishan Kishan
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma (c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav,
Allrounder: Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting,
Bowlers: Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Markande
Wicketkeeper: Jos Buttler
Batsmen- Ajinkya Rahane (c), Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny,
Allrounder: Krishnappa Gowtham, Ben Stokes,
Bowlers: Ankit Sharma, Prashant Chopra, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer
For Mum, the key batters are Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma and Pandya brothers. Evin Lewis is struggling with his form. Kishan blasted 17-balls fifty in the previous game.
In bowling, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, and M Markande will be crucial. Hardik Pandya is amongst the leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
Rajasthan Royals will be relying upon Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson for bulk scoring. Buttler scored 95* off 60 deliveries.
In bowling, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes K Gowtham will be crucial.
It is a very crucial game for both the teams. Both the teams are struggling to secure a place in the playoffs and this is a must-win contest for both the sides. If they lose at this moment, it might put an end to their hopes of ending up in top four.
Playing at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai looks to have an upper hand over Rajasthan Royals. they have thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders twice in the last two games and would be looking for three in a row. As per our MUM vs RAJ Dream11 predictions, the hosts will be favorite.
In wicketkeeper, Ishan Kishan and Jos Buttler both are in a great form. You can choose anyone.
In batting, Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Rohit Sharma and Evin Lewis will be right choices.
In all-rounder, Pandya brothers will be a good choice along with K Gowtham.
In bowling, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, M Markande, J Unadkat and Ish Sodhi will be a safe bet.
We will update the MI vs RR Dream11 team by 05:00 PM tomorrow.
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