The inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals will lock horns against defending champions Mumbai Indians at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Both of these teams have won five out of the 12 matches they have played and this game will be a do-or-die affair. Thus, they will aim to bring their best to the table in a must-win match.
We have got Match Prediction for you that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head-to-head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Current form for MI: L L L W L
Mumbai Indians have struggled in the second phase of IPL 2021 as they have registered a solitary win in their last five matches. The Rohit Sharma-led team has failed to bring their best to the table this season as their batting unit has let the team down. MI would aim to win by a huge margin to keep themselves in the playoff race as they have a poor NRR.
Current form of RR: W L L L W
Rajasthan Royals have been hot and cold in the ongoing season. The inaugural champions will need to come up with a collective effort against the reigning champions and they will have their work cut out in a must-win match. Samson will hope his players bring their best when it matters the most in the season.
Head to Head: Matches – 26, Won by MI – 13, Won by RR – 12, A- 1.
It is quite even stevens in the head-to-head battle between these two sides.
Players to watch out for: Mumbai Indians will rely on Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dube, and Mustafizur Rahman will hold the key for RR.
Match Prediction: Mumbai Indians will enter the contest as favorites against RR because of their potent team.