Indian Premier League 2019 | MI vs RR | MI vs RR 26th Match DOTBALL PREDICTION TIPS, GUIDE AND PREVIEW
Mumbai, April 12th, Saturday at 04:00 PM IST
The Wankhede will host a clash between the home favorites Mumbai Indians (MI) who are on a roll with three wins in a row and Rajasthan Royals (RR) who have a sole win in their six games. Rajasthan Royals suffered a heartbreaking final over defeat against CSK at home in the last over which was dominated by controversy of a wrong no ball call by the line umpire and MS Dhoni barging into the field in an inappropriate manner. RR will be looking at gaining some momentum by defeating the formidable MI at home before it is too late.
MI vs RR Dotball Preview
Will Mumbai Indians’ Dream Run Continue on ESA day?
Mumbai Indians will be playing their second consecutive game at home. Their emphatic last ball victory against Kings XI Punjab will boost their morale in a positive way. Pollard’s blistering 83 off 31 balls was a game changer and getting the West Indian back to form is a huge turnaround for Mumbai Indians as they were struggling with a poor middle order batting performance. The Pandya brothers were a turn off in the last game and will be expected to bounce back in this game. Rohit sat out the last game while Siddhesh Lad failed to make the most of his debut opportunity after bench warming in the last edition of the IPL. The bowling unit will look to focus more on yorkers in the death overs.
Rajasthan Royals – Looking for Redemption Before It’s Too Late!
Rajasthan Royals have a lot of expectations riding on their shoulders after a disastrous start to the tournament this year. However, the grit and determination shown by Ajinkya Rahane’s boys was encouraging. Batting unit with the likes of Steve Smith, Sanju Samson and Buttler has looked bleak and not much initiative has been taken by the experienced contenders like Ben Stokes. Rahul Tripathi has shined at times but it has not been game changing. The bowling unit too has struggled with Dhawal Kulkarni and Shreyas Gopal performing at times but not on a consistent basis.
Pitch Analysis and Statistics
Wankhede has been a batsman’s paradise with DC scoring 213 in the first game which MI failed to chase. However, chasing is preferred in this wicket as dew begins to set towards the beginning of the second innings.
Average 1st innings score: 168
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Head to Head Stats
Total – 19 | MI- 10 | RR – 08 | NR – 01
Last 6 Matches MI vs RR at Wankhede head to head :
Rajasthan Royals – 02
Mumbai Indians – 04
Odds are in favour of MI and/or the team batting second as chasing has worked well in Mumbai.
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Probable Team Changes
- Rohit Sharma is likely to come back and replace Siddhesh Lad.
- Yuvraj Singh might get a game in the place of Ishan Kishan.
- For Rajasthan Royals, Ashton Turner might replace Steve Smith.
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Probable Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (C), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Alzarri Joseph, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ashton Turner, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni
MI VS RR SQUADS
Mumbai Indians –
Pankaj Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma (c), Yuvraj Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Mayank Markande, Krunal Pandya, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Jayant Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Barinder Sran, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Alzarri Joseph, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam
Rajasthan Royals –
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Oshane Thomas, Jofra Archer, Riyan Parag, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Shubham Ranjane, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Shreyas Gopal, Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler, Prashant Chopra, Ashton Turner Ish Sodhi
MI VS RR DOTBALL TEAMS PREDICTOR
Fantasy picks from Rajasthan Royals
Jos Buttler | Sanju Samson | Jofra Archer/Shreyas Gopal
- Sanju Samson will look to revive his form against a formidable MI’s bowling unit.
- Shreyas Gopal was quite impressive with the bat (quick cameo) against CSK.
Fantasy Dotball picks from Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma | Kieron Pollard | Deepak Chahar
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Today’s Match Prediction Corner – MI vs RR | Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
Betting Odds for Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals 27th IPL Match
bet365: Rajasthan Royals – 4/5, Mumbai Indians – 1/5
betfair: Rajasthan Royals – 10/11, Mumbai Indians – 10/11
Skybet: Rajasthan Royals – 10/11, Mumbai Indians – 10/11
THE NEWS CRUNCH’s WIN PREDICTOR – Mumbai Indians – Odds favor – Rajasthan Royals
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