The Match 51 of the IPL 2021 will witness Mumbai Indians locking horns with Rajasthan Royals. The Mumbai Indians will have the presence of players like Hardik Pandya and Trent Boult. While, the Rajasthan Royals will look to find contributions from Shivam Dube and Yashasvi Jaiswal. The top order batter Sanju Samson leads the Rajasthan Royals team, while Rohit Sharma is the captain of Mumbai Indians team.
The Rajasthan Royals have 5 wins in 12 matches and will look to keep up the same momentum and make their case strong for the playoffs of the tournament. In their last league match, they beat CSK team in an exciting thrillerm which was a run feast. While the Mumbai Indians team failed to defend their score of 130 runs against Delhi Capitals, and have same wins as of their opponents.
The Match 51 will witness Rajasthan Royals up against the Mumbai Indians team in a crucial encounter in the Indian Premier League 2021. The both teams need the win to keep their hopes alive for the playoffs, and will give their 100% effort. For the RR team, it will be youngsters, who will be leading the charge, and the experience will come in handy for the MI team.
Fixture Name: Match 51
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 5 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
MI(recent last): L W L
RR(recent last): W L L
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Pitch Report: The match between RR and MI will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Out of 5 matches played in the Phase 2, 3 have been won by the team batting second. Here, the pitch is little slow, and with the dew, it has not been easy for the batters to score runs in the 2nd innings. The par score will be 160 on this venue.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Delhi Capitals 132/6 won by 4 wickets against Mumbai Indians 129/6 in Match 46 of Indian Premier League 2021.
The 6 players from Rajasthan and 5 from Mumbai Indians are selected in the team. The captain pick for your team will be Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has been quite consistent with his contribution in the tournament, and his last innings would keep him confident. While, the vice captain can be Quinton De Kock, who has a good track record with Mumbai Indians and would want to come back to form.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sanju Samson, Quinton De Kock
BATSMEN: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma
ALL-ROUNDERS: Rahul Tewatia, Shivam Dube
BOWLERS: Chetan Sakariya, Nathan Coulter Nile, Jasprit Bumrah
The Rajasthan Royals are expected to win this match due to the fine momentum after winning the last league match against the table toppers. Their batting performances have been terrific in the Phase 2, and would look to maintain the same performances. While, the Mumbai Indians have not been able to be consistent with their performances and would need fine performances from their experienced players.
The Mumbai Indians need to comeback to form in this match and make their case strong for the playoffs. In their last league match, they could score only 130 runs and failed to defend it. The top order, with Quinton De Kock and Suryakumar Yadav provided a fine foundation for the team, but the middle order failed to capitalize. Then the bowlers tried hard, but the opposition chased down the target.
One of the most consistent run scorers in the Mumbai Indians batting line up will look to be proficient in this fixture to help the team in posting a strong score on the board. He has been impressive in the tournament, but need to convert starts into big scores. In 11 matches, Quinton has scored 297 runs at an average of 29.70.
|Quinton De Kock||11||297||29.70|
The best bowler of the Mumbai Indians team for the past few years will have a responsibility to take wickets at a consistent manner. Jasprit has displayed the ability to contain runs effectively and has taken wickets off his vairations on a slow pitch in the Phase 2. In 11 matches, Bumrah has scalped 17 wickets and would look to continue the good performance.
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Wicket-keeper: Quinton De Kock
Possible Top Four: Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan
Pace Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Spin Bowlers: Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya
Overseas Players:Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter Nile
The Mumbai Indians will look to find contributions from the players like Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar, and have been average in this season, and would look to replicate their past form.
MI Playing 11 (likely)
Although the Rajasthan Royals team has been average in the tournament, but the performance in the last match would keep them upbeat to qualify for the playoffs. In a relatively flat surface, the team gave away 189 runs, but made a fighting comeback and chased down the score in 18 overs. The top picks from the RR will be Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal.
The captain of the Rajasthan team has been sensible enough to score runs in a consistent manner in the IPL 2021. He has been terrific to lay a strong foundation by his ability to stabilize the team and play attacking cricket after understanding the surface. In 12 matches, Sanju Samson has scored 480 runs at an average of 48, and can be a differential pick.
The opener has been a revelation in this season with his flawless hitting against the top bowlers of the opponents. He has been terrific to provide a good start to the team and has played fearless cricket to make quick runs in the power play overs. In 8 matches, Yashasvi has smashed 237 runs. While, he scored 50 runs off 21 balls in the last league match.
Captain: Sanju Samson
Wicket-keeper: Sanju Samson
Possible Top Four: Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson, Glenn Phillips
Opening Bowlers: Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
Slow Bowlers: Rahul Tewatia, Mayank Markande
Probable Overseas Players: Evin Lewis, Glenn Phillips, Mustafizur Rahman, David Miller
The player to watch out in the Rajasthan Royals team camp is Glenn Phillips, who has been a terrific player in the T20 format and would look to contribute for the RR team as well.
RR Playing 11 (likely)
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The RR vs MI match will be broadcasted on the Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports 1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam. The Star India has won the broadcasting rights for the Indian Premier League Phase 2. to All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.