The next clash of IPL 2019 will be of MI vs RR Playing11 in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Just one win out of five matches have put the Royals in a dangerous recommendation, however, a couple of players of the squad have performed reliably for them. In a way, the journey hasn’t been fancy for the Rajasthan Royals up until now. On the other hand, MI gained the momentum after its few initial defeats and is now ranking on No. 3 position in IPL 2019 Points table.
Here are our 3 key players of each team who can perform efficiently in MI vs RR Playing11.
Pollard in his previous match took MI to a thrilling win against KXIP when he scored 83 runs in just 31 balls. His innings on Wednesday couldn’t have been coordinated better given the fact that he was also captaining for MI. He was batting with a strike rate of 267.74. The man knows how to hit some big shots and he has made 179 runs in IPL 2019 so far.
Hardik Pandya has been assuming a conclusive job of an all-rounder for Mumbai Indians. In six matches, Pandya has made 121 runs and bagged 6 wickets. In MI’s previous win against KXIP Hardik shined by taking 2 big wickets of Miller and Nair and made 19 runs as well. Earlier when he was playing against CSK he depicted fantastic bowling figure of 3/ 20 in four overs.
De Kock has bittersweet moments in IPL 2019. Till now he has made 157 runs in six matches with a strike rate of 100+. In his previous match also he started off with some big hits but eventually succumbed to Ashwin’s spin. This season he has been considered as left- hand explosive opening batsman for MI.
#1 Ben Stokes
This all-rounder in his IPL journey has been bowling at a speed above 145 km/h. This year it has been a great start for him given the stats of 104 Runs in six matches as well as 6 wickets. In his previous match against CSK, although his team choked in the final over, Stokes played his part by taking 2 wickets and scoring 28 runs for RR.
Archer has played consistently for his team in this season and has been a proven X- factor for Rajasthan Royals. His best bowling figure so far in IPL 2019 is 2/ 17 in four overs with an economy rate of 4.25 against CSK. He has taken 4 wickets and scored 39 runs so far.
Jos Buttler has some really good records against MI. In 2018 he smashed 94* not out against MI. his season hasn’t been good for him but still, he is about to complete is 200 runs in IPL 2019 in six matches. He has made sensational Five half-centuries with the highest score of 95* (not out) while playing for RR.