36th match of IPL 2019 : RR vs MI
Both teams are facing each other second time in IPL 2019. RR defeated MI in their previous encounter. MI has won their last match, they will try to win this match also to continue their winning momentum and equal their balance against RR. On other hand, Rajasthan Royals has to win this match to remain in race for play-offs.
This match will be played at Rajasthan Royals home ground, SMS Stadium, Jaipur. You can watch the live match on Star Sports and Hotstar from 4 PM onwards. Here we will discuss about possible playing XI of RR vs MI match.
Head to Head
- Both teams have played 22 matches against each other. Out of them, 10 matches are won by RR while 11 match are won by MI. one match was abandoned.
- At SMS stadium Jaipur, 7 matches are played between both teams. Out of them 5 match are won by RR while 2 matches are won by MI.
RR has played 8 matches so far in IPL 2019 but has won only 2 matches. They are at 7th position in points table with 4 points. Now, Rajasthan Royals has to try, to win all matches from now onwards as to qualify in play-offs. English batsmen Jos Buttler is in good form. He has played some wonderful knocks throughout the tournament. In last match against MI he played a match winning knock. In last match RR included Stuart Binny, he played a good cameo at end. So, this is good news for Rajasthan Royals as they needed a finisher in their batting line-up. Although bowling of RR has not been good consistently.
Possible playing XI of Rajasthan Royals
Playing XI : Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w), Rahul Tripathi, Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ish Sodhi
Mumbai Indians has played 9 matches so far. They have won 6 matches and are at 2nd position in points table with 12 points. MI morale will be high in this match because they won their last match against DC with a huge margin. But MI concern is skipper Rohit Sharma’s form. He has not performed well consistently. Hardik Pandya has played some good cameos and is fulfilling his responsibility as finisher. MI bowling department is one of the strongest bowling department in IPL 2019 due to presence of word class bowlers Laisith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah.
Possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians
Playing XI : Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Ben Cutting, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah