Match 51 of the Indian Premier League sees Rajasthan Royals take on the 2019 & 2020 Champions Mumbai Indians at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on Monday evening. Both teams need to win their final two games of the group stage to give themselves the best chance of qualifying for the play-offs. Read on as we preview this game. The match begins at 19:30 local time.
Rajasthan Royals showed that they have not given up on the 2021 IPL play-offs with a convincing win over table toppers CSK in their last game. That victory will give them a huge injection of confidence at this crucial time.
Mumbai Indians returned to losing on Saturday and are struggling with the bat in the tournament. However, over the years they have always managed to find victories when it really matters.
Date -Oct 05, 2021
Time -19:30 IST / 14:00 GMT
Venue -Sharjah Cricket Stadium – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Winner -Mumbai Indians
RR vs MI Match Toss Prediction
RCB chose to bat first after winning the toss in the last game in Sharjah and with both sides needing an improvement in their net-run-rate, we predict both teams to want to bat first.
RR vs MI Match Pitch Report
There were 3 wickets apiece for Moises Henriques, Mohammed Shami and Yuzvendra Chahal in the last game in Sharjah. Expect the pace bowlers to enjoy the conditions with a par total of around 160-170.
Clear conditions with highs from 33 to 32 degrees during this match in Sharjah.
Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing 11
Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c) (wk), Shivam Dube, Glenn Phillips, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Akash Singh, Mayank Markande, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult