The Match 55 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 Sunrisers Hyderabad have 3 wins in 13 league matches. In their last league match, the team secured a confidence boosting victory over the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. While the Mumbai Indians team also won their last league match against Rajasthan Royals, and need to win this game by a good margin to qualify for the playoffs.
Mumbai Indians are looking for a victory desperately, as they need to get it to qualify for the later stage. Sunrisers Hyderabad might play a spoilt game, as they would want to win and stop MI from qualifying, which happens every year. It will be a exciting encounter, but could be one sided again as well. Mumbai’s player are looking back in form, which is a very good sign.
Fixture Name: Match 55
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 8 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
MI(recent last): W W L
SRH(recent last): W L L
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Pitch Report: The match between SRH and MI will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The pitch has been a belter of a surface and the batters will look to score runs by playing their natural game. The par score on this wicket will be 180 runs, as it was seen in the match between RR and CSK. The bowlers will have to be pitch perfect with their executions.
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 Hyderabad and 6 from Mumbai Indians are selected in the team. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Jason Roy, who has been impressive in the white ball cricket and will be looking to end the tournament on a high. While the vice captain will be Rohit Sharma, due to his abilities and talent in the T20 format.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan
BATSMEN: Saurabh Tiwary, Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson, Jason Roy
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, James Neesham
BOWLERS: Nathan Coulter Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
The Mumbai Indians team are expected to win this match and continue their fine momentum in the tournament. The team’s bowling performances have been impressive in the last few fixtures and will surely be their main weapon to win the match. While the Sunrisers Hyderabad team will rely on their batters to score enough runs for the bowlers to defend it well and end the league stage in a fine fashion.
Mumbai Indians defeated the Rajasthan Royals in a one sided game, where the latter tumbled to a score of just 90. Both of the Mumbai’s changes won them this game and very brilliantly. Neesham got 3 wickets to his name in his first game in this half, and all were crucial wickets. Ishan Kishan got back into the team, and played as a opener, and scored a half century.
In the most important match of this season, the experience of captain Rohit Sharma will be required to seal the victory for the Mumba Indians team, so that the team qualifies for the playoffs. Rohit has been starting his innings, but has not been able to convert in into a big one, and is expected to achieve in this fixture. In 12 matches, Rohit has scored 363 runs at an average of 30.25.
Nathan Coulter Nile has been bowling quite well after his return into the team in the Phase 2 of this season. In the last league match against Rajasthan Royals, Nathan was terrific with 4 scalps to his name, which paved way for the team to get another shot at the playoffs spot, and will look to maintain the same performances.
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Wicket-keeper: Quinton De Kock
Possible Top Four: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary
Pace Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Spin Bowlers: Jayant Yadav
Overseas Players:Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter Nile
Player to Watch: James Neesham is expected to play in this match and can provide all round contributions.
MI Playing 11 (likely)
Sunrisers Hyderabad won their last game against Bangalore in a last ball thriller. Bhuvi bowled excellently in the last over, and got his team through with a win. Roy was brilliant with the bat and did his best yet again for the team. Middle order did not do good with the bat, which could have led the score to 20-30 more. Umran Malik is doing good in his debut season and is pretty economical as well.
The star batsman of the Sunrisers team will look to convert his starts into a big one in this match. Jason has been terrific with his performance in the white ball cricket and would look to keep it going in the last league match of the team against the Mumbai Indians team. In 4 matches, Roy has scored 116 runs at an average of 29.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is back in form for the SRH team, and will be one of the lethal weapons for the captain. In the last league match, he picked an important wicket of Virat Kohli and contained Ab de Villiers well in the last over to seal the victory, which will surely boost his morale. In 199 matches, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has scalped 204 wickets and will be a differential pick.
Captain: Kane Williamson
Wicket-keeper: Wriddhiman Saha
Possible Top Four: Jason Roy, Kane Williamson, Wriddhiman Saha, Priyam Garg
Opening Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, Siddharth Kaul
Overseas Players: Jason Holder, Kane Williamson, Jason Roy, Rashid Khan
Player to watch: Siddarth Kaul has been impressive with his efforts in the last few matches, and is expected to perform well.
SRH Playing 11 (likely)
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