The Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) caravan reached its 20th stop where Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on the Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. 06 October 2020.
Mumbai Indians IPL Overview
Mumbai Indians (MI) is in full form after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and looking for a third straight win in today’s match against Rajasthan Royals (RR). MI won their previous two games with flying colors defeating SRH by 34 and KXIP by 48 runs. The huge margin wins of Mumbai Indians (MI) made NRR better i.e +1.214.
Rajasthan Royals IPL Overview
The Pink Army Rajasthan Royals on the other hand started their journey in Indian Premier League 2020 dominantly in Sharjah by defeating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). However, they failed to perform at Dubai and Abu Dhabi and bagged big defeats in their last two matches. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) completely smashed Rajasthan Royals (RR). For Men in Pink, it is necessary to win today’s match or they would be finding themselves in a bad place in the cash-rich league.
Prediction for Mumbai vs Rajasthan Royals Match Today
If we talk about the match prediction of Today’s match MI vs RR, Mumbai Indians (MI) is the team that has a much stronger batting line up, and Rajasthan Royals (RR) is very much dependent on Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson to get a big total.
The presence of Power Hitters like Kieren Pollard and Pandya Brothers in MI team makes their batting too strong to defeat.
We can say that Mumbai Indians (MI) is in a better position to win Today’s IPL match as their morale is also high after winning two consecutive matches.
How to Watch Today’s IPL Match MI vs RR Live
In India, Star Sports Network will telecast the Live IPL match between MI and RR on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD. Star Sports Network is available in various languages like English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali. For internet users, IPL Live MI vs RR will be telecast on Disney+HotStar web streaming service.
Head to Head Record
If we talk about the head to head record between RR and MI, both the teams have played 21 matches against each other in the history of Indian Premier League and are tied at 10 wins each.During the 2009 IPL, one match between these two was abandoned without a single ball bowled.
Today Match Match Details
- Date: 06 October 2020
- Venue: The Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
- Toss Time: 7:00 PM (IST)
- Match Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Playing 11 of Today IPL Match
Mumbai Indians (MI): R Sharma, Q de Kock, S Yadav, I Kishan, H Pandya, K Pollard, K Pandya, J Pattinson, R Chahar, T Boult, J Bumrah.
Rajasthan Royals (RR): J Buttler, S Smith, S Samson, Y Jaiswal, M Lomror, R Tewatia, J Archer, T Curran, S Gopal, A Rajpoot, K Tyagi.
Fantasy Team Suggestion MI vs RR, Match 20 IPL
Quinton de Kock, Jos Buttler, Ishan Kishan, Steve Smith, Suryakumar Yadav, Riyan Parag, Krunal Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Jofra Archer and Shreyas Gopal.
Captain: Jos Buttler, Vice-Captain: Quinton de Kock.
Abu Dhabi Pitch Report for Mumbai and Rajasthan Match
The Abu Dhabi Stadium pitch is spinners friendly. Both the teams should use their spinners wisely in the middle overs. At this stadium, most of the IPL teams preferred to chase the score, 165 plus score is fine to defend here. Dew can also play a role in the 2nd Innings.
Today is a cloudless day at Abu Dhabi with absolutely no chances of rain. The temperature will hover around 38 degree celsius to 28 degree celsius.The humidity level will be around 51%.
What is Special in Today IPL Match?
- Rohit Sharma needs 86 runs to complete 4000 IPL runs for MI.
- Suryakumar Yadav is 2 sixes away from completing 50 IPL sixes.
- Jos Buttler needs 67 runs to complete 1500 IPL runs. He also is 94 runs away from completing 1000 IPL runs for RR.
- Sanju Samson needs 3 catches and 120 runs respectively to complete 50 IPL catches and 2500 IPL runs.