Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in match 21 of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) on Sunday 22 April 2018 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. As far as weather is concerned, match day will see a high temperature up to 37ºC but match hours will have the temperature below 30ºC and it will be dry as dew point will be around -6º.
IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Pitch Report
Jaipur pitch is hard and solid as the rock. A good batting wicket, the ball will come onto the bat nicely and will have nice carry through. Spinners will not get much help from the surface. Toss winning captain will mostly like to bat on this surface; 185+ will be a par score.
IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Team News
Both teams are struggling at the bottom of the points table. Rajasthan Royals are at the 6th position on the points table with 4 points in 5 matches; 2 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians are with 2 points at 7th position in 4 matches played; 1 win and 3 losses.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team News
Rajasthan Royals are struggling to find their batting combination, with five openers on the side they are struggling to get the perfect combo. Dhawal Kulkarni can replace Stuart Binny.
Mumbai Indians (MI) Team News
Mumbai Indians won their first match of the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore after losing three consecutive matches; they would like to ride the momentum from here to be on the top of the table. Mumbai Indians are unlikely to make any changes to current playing XI.
IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Head to Head
Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians have played 15 matches against each other in IPL, out of which Mumbai Indians won 9 and Rajasthan Royals won 6 of them.
At Jaipur, both teams have met 6 six times, 5 times in IPL and once in Champions League T20 (CLT20). Out of 5 times in IPL, Rajasthan Royals have won three times and Mumbai Indians have won twice. And the one match in CLT20 at Jaipur was won by Rajasthan Royals.
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IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Match Prediction
IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Toss Prediction
Toss winning captain will most likely to chase on this dry and rock hard wicket.
IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Score Prediction
170+ will be a par score on this wicket but with hard-hitting batsmen in both team can make look this very easy. Mumbai Indians will heavily depend on Rohit Sharma for the start. A good start for any of the team can easily lead to 170+ score. Also, one point to consider is that Sawai Mansingh Stadium’s boundary is a little longer than other venues, so there will be no easy runs.
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Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI Who Will Win?
For Rajasthan Royals, their pacer Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin and Ben Stokes have to provide early break through and also stop the run flow as all the three bowlers have an economy rate of 10.00. For Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma will be the key player to provide a good start.
In our prediction Rajasthan Royals have the major advantage of their home environment otherwise both are struggling; Rajasthan Royals are more likely to win this match.
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 21 RR vs MI
Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Date: 22nd April, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat first.
Result: Rajasthan Royals won by 3 Wickets.
Playing XI for RR: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Heinrich Klaasen, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Jos Buttler(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer.
Playing XI for MI: Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Mustafizur Rahman.