MI vs SRH Match Preview – The ending week of the league matches has started in the Indian Premier League season 12, and now it’s time for the clash between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Both these teams are the closest ones to qualify for this year’s playoffs. Mumbai Indians are currently at 3rd position in the points table with 14 points in 12 matches, while the Orange Army is at 4th position with 12 points in 12 matches.
In their previous match, Mumbai Indians failed to chase the target against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and lost the game. However, Hardik Pandya’s knock of 91 runs on 34 balls has won the hearts of every cricket fans.
On the other hand, Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad has won their previous match by defeating the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
David Warner is leaving the SRH team to join the national training camp ahead of the World Cup, and thus the Orange Army will miss their most consistent batsman. However, Martin Guptill is certainly the perfect replacement for David Warner as a opener.
Now, it’ll be very interesting to see, how both the teams will lock their horns tonight at the Wankhede to get qualified for the playoffs.
Here are the match preview, Dream 11 fantasy league teams, pitch report, weather conditions, our power picks, and all the details of today’s match.
The 51st match of the Indian Premier League 2019 of MI vs SRH will be hosted by the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
This encounter between both the teams will start at 08:00 PM local time tonight (02:30 GMT).
In India, the official broadcasting channel for live telecasting of IPL matches is Star Sports.
You can also watch the online Live Streaming of today’s game of MI vs SRH on Hotstar.
The pitch of Wankhede is extremely good for batting, especially in the second innings. The side boundaries of the ground are small and thus we can expect it to be a high scoring encounter tonight.
The team winning toss will definitely look to chase on this flat wicket of Wankhede.
Average 1st Innings total at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (last 4 IPL games): 189
Records of the chasing teams at this venue: Won 3, Lost 2
According to our weather reports, there are no chances of rain tonight, however, the high temperature and humidity here at Mumbai will not please the players or the crowd.
The temperature is expected to hover around 35-37 degrees, while the level of humidity will be around 75-80% during the match.
Last 5 IPL Matches (most-recent match first)
The win/lose stats for both the teams are as follows;
Mumbai Indians: L, W, L, W, W
Royals Challengers Bangalore: W, L, L, W, W
Possible Playing 11:
Here are possible playing 11 of the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royals Challengers Bangalore (SRH) for tonight’s match.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Barinder Sran
MI’s Bench Strength – Yuvraj Singh, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Ben Cutting, Rasikh Salam, Jayant Yadav, Beuran Hendricks
Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (C), Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Manish Pandey, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed
SRH’s Bench Strength – Ricky Bhui, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, Shreevats Goswami, T Natarajan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Yusuf Pathan, Deepak Hooda
To take participation in practice camps ahead of the World Cup 2019, David Warner and Shakib Al Hasan have left the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
MI’s fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has also returned to Australia to join the national team for the series against Pakistan.
Fantasy Cricket League Tips
Win Small and Grand leagues of fantasy cricket leagues by following our tips and match predictions. Here are our suggested options for Captain and Vice-captain choices for tonight’s match of MI vs SRH.
Captain Choices: Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Hardik Pandya, Kane Williamson
Vice Captain Choices: Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Suryakumar Yadav
Crickclassics’ Dream 11 Teams
At Crickclassics, we carry out an in-depth analysis of each and every match to make the best and winning teams for the fantasy cricket leagues such as; Dream11, My Team 11, Mobile Premier League, Dot Ball, 11 Wickets, and so on.
Here are our teams for small and grand leagues of Dream 11 for tonight’s match of MI vs SRH.
Small League/Head To Head Team
Wicket Keeper – Quinton de Kock
Batsman – Rohit Sharma, Martin Guptill, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey (VC)
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya (C), Mohammad Nabi
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Rashid Khan, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed
Grand/Mega League Team
Wicket Keeper – Wridhhiman Saha
Batsman – Rohit Sharma (C), Martin Guptill (VC), Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson
All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan
Power Pick Player
Our power pick for today’s match between MI and SRH is Kieron Pollard.
In his last 11 innings against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, Pollard has scored 308 runs at an average of 44.85 (including 2 half centuries), making him a good choice for captain in grand leagues.
Hardik Pandya is in form of his life. Thus, he is a very good option for making captain in small leagues.
Also, Martin Guptill will play his first match of this season as a replacement of David Warner. So, making him a captain or vice-captain in grand leagues might work for you today.
Our Match Prediction:
With such an excellent batting wicket at Wankhede, it will be easy to chase even high scores here.
Thus, we predict the chasing team to win tonight’s encounter.
Current Points Table
Here is the current position of all teams in the points table.
Our fantasy cricket league teams for yesterday’s match of RCB vs RR performed really well, and we hope you win small & grand leagues of fantasy cricket games with our today’s teams, match predictions, match previews, detailed analysis of the match, and fantasy cricket tips.
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*Disclaimer: These teams are based on the analysis, instinct, and understanding of the author. Make your own decision and consider the points mentioned while selecting your team.