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| On Oct 5, 2021 12:12 AM IST

IPL RR vs MI, Match 51: Possible Playing 11 of Mumbai Indians


MI Playing 11: In the Match 51, the Mumbai Indians team will play their most important match of the IPL 2021 season. This will be their must win game and need to be proficient in both departments.

In the last league match, the team could score only 130 runs. The top order was impressive to give a good start to the team. But the middle order succumbed to the fine variations of the opposition bowlers and failed to finish well and accelerate in the death overs. Although the bowlers were impressive enough to induce 6 wickets of the opposition, they could not close out the game in their favour.

Team News

  • The team is positioned 7th in the points table with 5 wins in 12 matches.
  • Mumbai Indians are likely to play with the same 11 in this fixture.
  • There are no injury issues in the Mumbai Indians team camp.

MI Playing 11 (likely)

The Mumbai Indians team have not been able to be consistent with their performances in this season. They are also involved in a muddle in the points table. In their last league match, the top order displayed fine performances to lay a stable foundation. But the middle order batters failed to capitalize on a start and the team had to settle for a score of 130 runs. The new addition, Jayant Yadav is ex pected to retain his place due to the 3 left handers in the RR batting line up. While the overall line up will be the with the overseas players being Quinton De Kock, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult, and Nathan Coulter Nile.

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MI Playing 11 (likely)

1. Quinton de Kock (wk)
2. Rohit Sharma (c)
3. Suryakumar Yadav
4. Saurabh Tiwary
5. Kieron Pollard
6. Hardik Pandya
7. Krunal Pandya
8. Nathan Coulter Nile
9. Jayant Yadav
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Trent Boult


Mumbai Indians Squad

MI Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh, Roosh Kalaria.

Where to Watch RR vs MI Live IPL 2021

WATCH RR vs MI LIVE on 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 match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH RR vs MI Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians from MI

1. Rohit Sharma

The captain of the Mumbai Indians team has been one of the best strikers of the cricket ball across all the formats. In this IPL, he has provided starts, but has not been able to taje it deep, but it is expected that Rohit might turn up for good in this fixture to win the matches for the team. In 11 matches, Rohit has scored 341 runs.

Name Matches Runs Average
Rohit Sharma 8 237 29.62

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2. Jasprit Bumrah

One of the best fast bowlers at present, Jasprit has optimum pace and fine line lengths to dismiss and contain runs. He has been in excellent form in the Phase 2, and will be a differential pick for this fixture. In 11 matches, Bumrah has scalped 17 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Jasprit Bumrah 12 17 21


3. Quinton De Kock

Quinton has been the most consistent run scorer for the Mumbai Indians team for the past couple of years. But, he has looked out of favour in the Phase 2, and need to be mindful, on how he should stabilize the team well to bag crucial 2 points. In 11 matches of IPL 2021, he has scored 297 runs.

Name Matches Runs Average
Quinton De Kock 11 297 29.70


4. Saurabh Tiwary

The reliable option in the middle order has a solid technique and fine composure to bat according to the situation. He has been given opportunities in the UAE leg, and has been impressive with his performances. Although he could contribute enough in the last league match, but has the capability to bounce back well.

Name Matches Runs Average
Saurabh Tiwary 4 115 57.50

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