MI vs RR: The first match of Saturday’s doubleheader will see Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals lock horns at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai in the 9th fixture of Tata IPL 2022. Both teams had contrasting start to their campaign and will be looking to gain some momentum early in the tournament. While Rajasthan Royals secured 61 runs victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad, five-time champions Mumbai Indians faced 4 wicket defeat against Delhi Capitals in the opening fixture.
Match 9, Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
Indian Premier League 2022
02 April, 3:30 PM IST
Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
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Two games have been played so far at this venue in the ongoing tournament. Both games have been won by the chasing side and the wicket has remained the same throughout the game. The toss-winning side is most likely to opt to bowl first.
Last result at the venue: Royal Challengers Bangalore (132/7) beat Kolkata Knight Riders (128) by 3 wickets
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Ishan Kishan Stats in IPL
Mumbai Indians opener slammed an unbeaten 81 off just 48 deliveries in the opening game and is a must-have pick in your fantasy team
|Innings||Runs||Strike Rate||vs RR||In IPL 2021||Last 5 IPL innings|
|57||1533||137.73||162 runs from 6 innings at an avg of 32.40||241 runs from 10 innings||14, 9, 50, 84, 81|
Jasprit Bumrah Stats in IPL
Bumrah had an off day in the opening fixture against Delhi Capitals but is Mumbai Indians’ go-to wicket-taking bowler. He will be a valuable pick for your fantasy team
|Matches||Wickets||Economy||vs RR||In IPL 2021||Last 5 IPL matches|
|107||130||7.46||14 wickets from 10 matches||21 wickets from 14 matches||2/24, 1/29, 2/14, 2/39, 0/43|
Suryakumar Yadav Stats in IPL
Suryakumar Yadav was one of the retentions for MI ahead of the mega IPL and is one of the mainstays for Mumbai. He averages 38.66 against Rajasthan Royals and will be a valuable pick.
|Matches||Runs||Average||vs RR||In IPL 2021||Last 5 IPL matches|
|115||2341||28.90||348 runs from 11 matches at an avg of 38.66||317 runs from 14 matches||8, 0, 33, 13, 82|
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Sanju Samson Stats in IPL
Royals skipper Sanju Samson slammed a fifty in the opening game and looked in good touch. He will be the perfect pick in the wicketkeeper section
|Innings||Runs||Strike Rate||vs MI||In IPL 2021||Last 5 IPL innings|
|118||3123||135.01||491 runs from 18 innings at an avg of 28.88||484 runs from 14 innings||19, 28, 3, 1, 55|
Jos Buttler Stats in IPL
Jos Buttler got off to a good start in the opening game against Hyderabad but could make it big. Buttler, however, averages 75 against Mumbai Indians and will be a perfect pick for captain/vice-captain.
|Matches||Runs||Average||vs MI||In IPL 2021||Last 4 IPL matches|
|65||2003||35.14||300 runs from 5 innings at an avg of 75||254 runs from 7 innings||5, 41, 124, 35|
Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in IPL
Yuzvendra Chahal had a fantastic outing in the opening game against Hyderabad, returning with 3 wickets, and will be looking to continue the momentum.
|Matches||Wickets||Economy||vs MI||In IPL 2021||Last 5 IPL matches|
|115||142||7.57||22 wickets from 15 matches||18 wickets from 15 matches||3/29, 1/27, 1/34, 2/16, 3/22|
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