MUM vs HYD MPL Team: Defending champions Mumbai Indians are going to face Sunrisers Hyderabad in high-scoring Sharjah as both teams are looking to notch up their third win of the tournament. Currently, both sides have two wins from 4 matches and are coming on the back of commanding wins. Mumbai downed Kings XI Punjab with ease and SRH toyed with last year’s finalists, CSK. It is an afternoon game in Sharjah and you expect a lot of heat in terms of conditions and also among the two teams as there are a lot of fierce competitors in Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan to name a few. The last time these two teams met, in 2019, the match went into the Super Over which MI claimed, and we expect no different fight in this match too. So, sit back and spend your Sunday afternoon watching this intense battle and winning some cash in Fantasy Leagues.
MUM vs HYD MPL Match Details
Fixture: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Match 17, IPL 2020
Date: Sunday, 04th October 2020
Time: 3:30 PM (IST); 2:00 PM (Local Time)
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Pitch Report: We have had high-scoring matches in Sharjah and this match will be no different. Both sides are blessed with Super Hitters and a score of 200+ should not be difficult even if a couple of those hitters have a solid outing. The boundaries are short and we expect a lot of balls to land in the stand. Today’s Match Predictions.
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Team News MI: There is a question mark over the fitness of Nathan Coulter-Nile but James Pattinson has been doing well and he could win the place even if the former is fully fit.
Team News SRH: Sunrisers received a major setback when Bhuvneshwar Kumar limped off in the match against CSK and his injury looked serious which would mean that SRH will have to find a replacement for him, Sandeep Sharma could come in for Bhuvi. MPL Predicted Playing 11.
Expected Change: Sandeep Sharma replacing Bhuvneshwar Kumar could be the only change from both line-ups due to injury.
MUM vs HYD MPL Playing 11
MI Playing 11 (Predicted)
1 Quinton de Kock (wk)
2 Rohit Sharma (capt)
3 Suryakumar Yadav
4 Ishan Kishan
5 Kieron Pollard
6 Hardik Pandya
7 Krunal Pandya
8 James Pattinson
9 Rahul Chahar
10 Trent Boult
11 Jasprit Bumrah
SRH Playing 11 (Predicted)
1 David Warner (capt)
2 Jonny Bairstow (wk)
3 Manish Pandey
4 Kane Williamson
5 Priyam Garg
6 Abhishek Sharma
7 Abdul Samad
8 Rashid Khan
9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar/Sandeep Sharma
10 Khaleel Ahmed
11 T Natarajan
MUM vs HYD MPL Fantasy Cricket Tips
Rohit Sharma: The captain of Mumbai Indians has been in prime form and already has two match-winning contributions to his name. Rohit knows that his opening partner Quinton de Kock is not having the best of times and the onus is on him to bat through the innings, a thing he does so successfully.
Strike Rate: 131
Kane Williamson: We saw Williamson lose his cool after getting run-out against CSK and that shows how serious the New Zealander is about performing for his beloved franchise. He has the skillset and hunger and we expect him to have a huge say against a world-class Mumbai bowling attack.
Strike Rate: 134
Kieron Pollard: Pollard was sensational in the recently concluded CPL and he has carried on with hi good form in IPL too. The hard-hitting right-hander can clear the biggest boundaries in the world with a mishit, imagine where the ball will land if he connects a few in tiny Sharjah!
Strike Rate: 148
Rashid Khan: Rashid brought his A Game in the last two outings and the result is for everyone to see. The quick-arm leggie is probably the most important player in the Sunrisers squad and he likes the pressure.
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Hardik Pandya: Pandya has not bowled in the tournament so far but showed how dangerous he is with the bat in the last match against KXIP. He can turn a match on its head in a matter of few balls and can win you the mega contests while doing that.
Strike Rate: 155
Jonny Bairstow: Bairstow started the tournament well but has been subdued in past two innings. Bairstow plays the attacking game but seems a bit content to take any risks which is working against him. He must back his game and play the style which suits him and not think too much about SRH’s middle-order.
Strike Rate: 145
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James Pattinson (Credits 8): The Australian pacer has been right on the money for Mumbai and has created a fearsome trio alongside Boult and Bumrah. He bowls a heavy ball and hits the awkward length which makes him threatening.
Priyam Garg (Credits 8): The youngster showed what he is made of with a timely fifty against CSK. It was his innings that took SRH to a decent score which they defended so well. Garg’s innings must give confidence to his top-order to bat more freely.