Misfiring Mumbai Indians will have to bring their ‘A-game’ to the show in order to stop Rajasthan Royals’ juggernaut when the two teams meet in an Indian Premier League match on Sunday.
Misfiring Mumbai Indians will have to bring their ‘A-game’ to the show in order to stop Rajasthan Royals’ juggernaut when the two teams meet in an Indian Premier League match on Sunday. RR are currently at the top of the table with some incredible performances — for example their one-sided routing of Chennai Super Kings. Despite losing two of their last three matches, the Sanuu Samson-led side is in prime form and delivering in all departments. On the other hand, there are serious concerns for MI, especially their death bowling, which was responsible for their last two defeats in high-scoring games.
MI bowlers offered an astounding 96 runs in the last 30 balls to permit Punjab Lords to take off with the match here at the Wankhede Arena last end of the week.
On the off chance that that was adequately not, MI surrendered 70 runs off the last 24 balls against reigning champs Gujarat Titans.
MI will require more from their top-request yet the undertaking on Sunday night will be to put a brought together front, considering that RR’s batting has been sufficiently steady.
Specifically, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav should fire to assist MI with restoring their mission.
The Mumbai side is mulling at the base and are at present set eighth in the focuses table after the primary portion of the competition.
In the bowling division, it is not yet clear assuming that Jofra Bowman appears for the challenge against his previous side Rajasthan.
The English pacer, a long way from being 100% fit, has invested more energy recuperating from his elbow inconveniences this season and disease, because of which he missed the challenge against Gujarat Titans.
Any semblance of Jason Behrendorff, Riley Meredith and Arjun Tendulkar have been costly.
Then again, RR will hope to take advantage of the frailties of MI. RR have the capability in their batting line-up to stack up an all out around 200 at the batting-accommodating surface here.
RR have a guaranteed matching of Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal at the top, and in the center they have any semblance of Sanju Samson, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer followed by Dhruv Jurel.
The right-given uncapped Jurel has been a find of the time for the Royals, as he has reliably made speedy runs.
RR’s greatest strength in the bowling unit is without a doubt the twist pair of Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravichandran Ashwin, who have up to this point taken aggregate 23 wickets in eight matches.
Left-arm quick bowler Trent Boult has looked noteworthy toward the beginning of the innings and with nine wickets in six games, the Kiwi has ended up being RR’s perhaps of the best weapon.
Teams (from): Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Tristan Stubbs, Vishnu Vinod, Cameron Green, Arjun Tendulkar, Ramandeep Singh, Shams Mulani, Riley Meredith Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Arshad Khan, Duan Jansen, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Raghav Goyal, Jofra Archer, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal.
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c&wk), Dhruv Jorel, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, M Ashwin, K M Asif, K C Cariappa, Donovan Ferreira, Devdutt Padikkal, Obey McCoy, Joe Root, Kuldeep Sen, Akash Vashist, Kuldip Yadav, Adam Zampa, Abdul Basith.