new Delhi: The match will be played between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today. Both these teams have done well in this season. Mumbai had won in their last match while Rajasthan had to face defeat. Where Mumbai has got three wins and two defeats in five matches. At the same time, this will be the fifth match of Rajasthan and in the four matches played so far, it has won two and lost two.
A bump between the two
Talking about the history of Mumbai and Rajasthan in IPL, these two teams look alike. Looking at the figures of these teams, there has always been a fierce competition between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royalty. Both teams have played a total of 23 matches so far, in which both have won 11–11 matches. Whereas a match was canceled without a single ball being thrown.
Rajasthan rocked in the last two seasons
If you look at the last two seasons, the Rajasthan Royals have a very heavy upper hand. There have been four matches between these two in the last two seasons. Of which, Royals have beaten Mumbai in four matches.
Rohit’s talent is ready this season
Rajasthan has won Mumbai in the last few matches, but this time the dice has turned. In this season, Mumbai’s team looks stronger than Rajasthan. Mumbai’s batting is its strength while Rajasthan’s batting looks weaker than Mumbai.
Captain Rohit Sharma, Quinton Dickock, Hardik Pandya, Ishaan Kishan and Kieron Pollard have all scored consistently this season. At the same time, Rajasthan Royals batting is dependent on captain Steve Smith, Jose Butler and Sanju Samson. In such a situation, Mumbai’s batting order can prove to be crooked for Rajasthan.
Mumbai Indians : Rohit Sharma (captain), Aditya Tare (wicketkeeper), Anmolpreet Singh, Suchit Roy, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Digvijay Deshmukh, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Pattinson, Jaspreet Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kiran Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McIlanghan, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter Nile, Prince Balwant Rai, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwari, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult.
Rajasthan Royals : Steve Smith (Captain), Ankit Rajput, Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Ryan Parag, Sanju Samson, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Karthik Tyagi, David Miller, Oshane Thomas, Anirudh Joshi, Andrew Tye, Tom Kurain.