The defending champions, Mumbai Indians are doing well in this tournament. He has played a total of five matches so far with three wins to his name. They lost two matches and are at the forefront of the Dream 11 IPL 2020 points table. He won his most recent match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by a handsome margin of 34 runs.
The way his batting order performed in that match was just brilliant. He scored a total of 208 runs in his 20-over innings. From his side, almost all the batsmen put some runs on the board. For him, Quinton de Kock was the highest run-scorer, scoring 67 runs while facing 39 balls and hitting four fours and as many sixes. Hardik Pandya also did well with the bat. He scored 28 runs off 19 balls with the help of two fours and as many sixes. Suryakumar Yadav had 27 runs to his name and Kirron Pollard was 25 not out for 13 runs. He hit three huge sixes.
The bowling unit of Mumbai Indians performed well in the last match and played a key role in their team’s victory. He defended the target of 209 runs and leaked 174 runs in 20 overs. He used six bowlers in that match and almost all the bowlers from his side performed well in the previous match. Trent Boult was the most successful bowler for his side, taking two wickets for 28 runs in his four overs.
James Pattinson also had a good performance in the last match. He scored 29 runs in his four overs and took two wickets. Jasprit Bumrah was the second bowler from his side who took two wickets but got a lot of runs. He bowled four overs for 41. Krunal Pandya bowled three overs and took one wicket for 35 runs. Kieron Pollard was the most economical bowler for his side, leaking 20 runs in his three overs.
The Rajasthan Royals had started this season of the Indian Premier League brilliantly and won their opening two matches, but failed to continue their good run in the following matches and lost two recent matches. Now, he had played a total of four matches with two wins and one defeat. They are ranked 5th in the points table.
He was defeated by Royal Challengers Bangalore in his recent match by a beautiful eight-wicket margin.His batting order performance was not as impressive as expected. He could score 154 runs in his innings of 20 overs. The highest run-scorer from his side was Mahipal Lomror who scored 47 runs off 39 balls with the help of a four and three sixes. Rahul Tewatia did not get out even after playing 24 innings. He faced just 12 balls and hit three sixes. Jose Butler managed to score 22 runs while Robin Uthappa had 17 runs to his name.
The performance of the Rajasthan Royals bowling unit was also not impressive in the previous match. They failed to defend the target of 155 runs and the target was achieved in 19.1 overs. He used six bowlers in the previous match, but failed to stop RCB’s batting order from scoring runs. Joffra Archer was the only successful bowler for his side who took one wicket in his four overs while scoring 18 runs.
Shreyas Gopal also took a wicket, while he was charged with conceding 27 runs in his four overs. Tom Curren was the most expensive bowler for them, scoring a lot of runs. He took three wickets for 41 runs in his 3.1 overs. Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tewatia and Ryan Parag were bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the previous match. Rajasthan Royals’ batting order is strong and is performing well but their bowling unit is performing weakly. They have to do well in the upcoming matches so play a role in your team’s victory.
Our today’s match prediction
Mumbai Indians are a stronger team than Rajasthan Royals, at least on paper. As per our IPL T20 prediction, Mumbai Indians are the favorite team that will win this match.