IPL 2019 36th Match: RR vs MI Match preview Highlights:
- RR and MI will play against each other on April 20 in Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur.
- This is the 23rd time RR and MI will be pitched against each other in IPL.
- The match slated to take place at 4:00 pm will see the toss being conducted at 3:30 pm along with the team news at the same time. The match will be shown on Star Sports 1, 2, Select HD1, Hindi/HD
- MI has won six matches and lost three, and presently they are at the second position in the IPL points table. On the other hand, RR is at the seventh position, having won just two of their eight matches.
MI vs RR Match preview
Rajasthan Royals have reached a point of no return. With six losses from eight matches, it’s a do or die situation for Ajinkya Rahane’s troops. With four points, they could have been at the bottom of the table if not for the miseries of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Rajasthan Royals in their last game against Kings XI Punjab left out Steve Smith – who despite his not so bad record wasn’t able to force the pace after coming in at number four.
MI vs RR Match preview – Head-to-head overall stats:
The RR vs. MI rivalry has seen 22 matches being played so far, in which MI won 11 and RR coming out on top 10 times, while one match ended in a no result. Overall MI has won the title thrice, while RR has won it once, in the very first edition.
This is the second encounter between the teams this season, with RR winning the first one by 4 wicket.
MI vs RR Match preview – Key players to watch out for:
Key Players of MI:
Batsman: Hardik Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga
Key Players of RR:
Batsman: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson
Bowlers: Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal
MI vs RR Match preview- Predicted Playing XI
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
Rajasthan Royals complete squad: Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas, Liam Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane (C), Sanju Samson (WK), Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Jaydev Unadkat, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krishnappa Gowtham, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi.
Mumbai Indians complete squad: Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rasikh Salam, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, Evin Lewis, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Rahul Chahar, Mayank Markande, Barinder Sran, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Pankaj Jaiswal
MI Vs. RR Match preview
Match Details: MI VS. RR
Date & Time: 20 April, 4:00pm
Venue: Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur.
Match Number: 36
Television: Star Sports 1, 2, Select HD1, Hindi/HD
Online: You can also watch the live streaming of the match on Hotstar.