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SRH vs MI Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Cricket Betting Tips for Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 Match 56

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SRH vs MI Prediction: Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on a strong Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last league match of IPL 2020. This match is almost a dead rubber for Mumbai Indians, whereas for Sunrisers it is a do or die match. A win in this match will guarantee them a place in the playoffs. One team who will be eagerly watching this match from Dubai is the Kolkata Knight Riders. A loss for SRH in this encounter would mean that they would qualify for the playoffs with just 14 points and a negative NRR. So it’s safe to say that it’s a match between SRH and KKR, with MI carrying KKR’s hope on their shoulders.

Qualification Scenario:

If SRH wins- They qualify for Playoffs.
If MI wins- KKR qualifies for Playoffs.

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians
Indian Premier League 2020, Match 56
Date & Time: 03 November, 2020 at 7:30PM IST
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE

Strength

Mumbai Indians:

  • A highly potent top-order batting which has a blend of youth and experience.
  • A strong middle order with power-packed finishers.
  • All their three lead pacers have been pretty good in the early part of the innings.

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

  • Dynamic opening duo. The combo of Warner and Saha seems to work well.
  • With Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, and Abhishek Sharma, they have almost strengthened the middle order.
  • Rashid Khan and T.Natarajan are in great form with the ball.
  • The addition of Jason Holder has provided much-needed stability to the SRH side.

Weakness

Mumbai Indians:

  • The spin department of Mumbai looks weak compared to the rest of the teams in IPL 2020.
  • With MI already qualified, they may look to rest their main pacers. In that case, the replacements may not match with the quality required to test the strong SRH top order.

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

  • SRH does not have a proper sixth bowling option.
  • The form of David Warner is a slight concern. He is nowhere near his absolute best.

SRH vs MI Who Will Win?

Photo: BCCI

Win Prediction

  • MI- 40%
  • SRH- 60%

Betting odds

Bet365: SRH- 2.20, MI- 1.66
Betway: SRH- 2.10, MI- 1.70

Sunrisers Hyderabad to win the match

Mumbai Indians are expected to rest their main players. In that case, it may be a cakewalk for SRH to outcast the defending champions with ease. So SRH is winning this match as per our SRH vs MI today match prediction.

If you are in for online IPL betting, place your money on SRH.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 15
  • SRH – 07
  • MI- 08

Head to Head (in UAE)

  • Matches Played- 2
  • MI – 1
  • SRH – 1

SRH VS MI MATCH PREDICTION

Photo: Twitter

MI has nothing to lose from this match and hence they are expected to rest the majority of their star players. The opener Quinton De Kock may be rested and Ishan Kishan is expected to don the gloves for this match. Chris Lynn is expected to open the innings with Kishan. Lead pacers Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, and James Pattinson also are expected to make way for Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter Nile, and Dhawal Kulkarni. Hardik who was rested for the last match is expected to make his return in place of his brother Krunal Pandya.

Since for SRH, this is a must-win game, they are not expected to tinker around with their winning combination. Expect an unchanged eleven from the men in Orange.

SRH Playing XI: David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Abhishek Sharma, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, T Natarajan

MI Playing XI: Chris Lynn, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitch McClenaghan, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rahul Chahar.

Expert free tip for SRH vs MI Dream11 and IPL betting tips

  • SRH captain David Warner’s overall IPL consistency is tough to look beyond.
  • With Holder proving his worth with the bat in the last match, he is expected to be promoted when the required rates are high. His expertise with the ball added with this makes him a non-removable player from any fantasy squads.
  • Rashid Khan is a no brainer. He should definitely feature in all your fantasy teams. He can also be your captain or vice-captain choice.
  • With almost all main MI players likely to be rested expect complete long innings from Surya Kumar Yadav and Kieron Pollard.
  • Mitchell McClenaghan is a consistent IPL performer. With him most likely to replace Trent Boult in this match, he is expected to prove his worth once again with a match-winning performance.
  • Chris Lynn is expected to play his first game for Mumbai Indians. With no pressure and full freedom at hand, expect a complete Lynnsanity.

SRH vs MI Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

Sharjah’s pitch unlike its usual stature has slowed down remarkably well. Hence the earlier model of posting a big total by batting first may not work in Sharjah anymore. So it would be better to chase in this pitch and spinners are expected to have a huge role in deciding the fate of the match even with short boundaries in place.

Predicted Score:

If Sunrisers Hyderabad bats first: 170-180
If Mumbai Indians bats first: 160-170

SRH vs MI cricket betting tips

Players who are expected to perform well as per Dream11 Prediction.

Top Batsman

MI- Surya Kumar Yadav

Photo: BCCI

Surya is in terrific form with the bat. He is one of the top run-getters for MI this season. With the main players likely to be rested and with short boundaries at stake, expect him to make maximum use of this opportunity.

SRH- David Warner

David Warner is one of the most consistent batsmen in IPL history. With a playoff spot at stake and with short boundaries to pounce on, he will be in attacking mode from ball one.

Other prominent options: Ishan KishanKieron Pollard, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn (If he plays) 

Top Bowler

MI- Mitch McCleneghan

With the top three lead pacers likely to be rested, this veteran MI left-arm seamer is expected to be in charge of the pace bowling attack. Expect him to do full justice to this opportunity.

SRH- Rashid Khan

The spin magician is in fine form. He is very much important for SRH’s chances. As for IPL betting tips, he is a sure shot bowler to invest your money in.

Other Prominent options: T. NatarajanSandeep SharmaRahul Chahar

Most Sixes

SRH- David Warner
MI- Chris Lynn/ Kieron Pollard

Player of the Match

Rashid Khan

One man who can dismantle this strong MI batting line up is spin magician Rashid Khan. He is our prediction for the ‘Player of the Match’ category.

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Midhun M Menon

An engineer who watches, plays, and writes cricket. Out here to tell you interesting stories from 22 yards and beyond.