27th match of IPL 2019 : Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Match
MI is looking very strong as compared to Rajasthan Royals. Mumbai Indians won their last match against KXIP while Rajasthan Royals lost their last match against CSK. This match will be played at MI’s home ground, Wankhede stadium. You can watch the live match on star sports and hotstar from 4 PM on wards. Here, we will discuss about the possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Match.
Head to head
- They have played 21 matches against each other; RR has won 9 match while MI has won 11 matches. 1 match was abandoned.
- At Wankhede stadium, they have played 6 matches. Rajasthan Royals has won 2 matches while MI has won 4 matches.
MI has played 6 matches in IPL 2019 and won 4 out of them. They are at 3rd position in points table with 8 points. There is a good news for Mumbai Indians that most probably Rohit Sharma will play in this match. His presence will boost the morale of MI. Despite absence of Rohit Sharma, MI won previous match by three wickets in a thrilling last-ball end. Kieron Pollard single handily led his team to victory. He played a match winning captaincy knock of 83 runs in just 31 balls which included 3 fours and 10 sixes with a strike rate of 267.74. Lasith Malinga will also be available in this match.
Possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians
Playing XI : Siddhesh Lad/Rohit sharma, Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard(c), Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Alzarri Joseph/Lasith malinga, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah
This IPL has not been so good for RR. They have played 7 matches so far in IPL 2019 but won only 1 match. They are at 7th position in points table with 2 points. Rajasthan Royals have been very unlucky in this edition of IPL. They have lost many close winning matches. RR needs to grab the podium at key moments in upcoming matches. RR has to win this match at any cost otherwise it will become very difficult for them to qualify in playoffs.
Possible playing XI of Rajsthan Royals
Playing XI : Ajinkya Rahane (c), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Steve Smith/Ashton Turner, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, K Gowtham/Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat