MI’s bowling attack is a great positive for them & they could aim to rattle SRH’s batting in order to increase their chances of winning. Initially, reeling with a poor bowling attack, Mumbai Indians bowlers have bounced back. Piyush Chawla & Akash Madhwal is their key bowler while Jason Behrendorff would try to scalp crucial wickets with the new ball in hand.
In the batting order, Rohit Sharma & Ishan Kishan looks in great form in the top order. Their form is a major positive for Mumbai. While in the middle order, Suryakumar & Nehal Wadhera who failed to produce runs should aim to return with crucial runs. In the lower order, Cameron Green & Tim David would aim to provide a good finish to their side guiding them to a resounding win.
SRH who are already out of the playoff race has produced spell bounding performance against RCB in their home fixture. But it was Kohli’s ton that helped RCB to get away with a win in their last league stage fixture. Klaasen’s century helped them to post 186 total on board. Wankhede too is a haven for batters & Captain Markram would hope that Harry Brook & Klaasen produce the same performance on Mumbai’s homeground. In the bowling department, the onus will be on Bhuvneshwar Kumar & T Natarajan to return with crucial wickets in the early overs. Karthik Tyagi & Umran Malik too would aim to grab some quick wickets to ensure a decent finish to their IPL campaign
MI vs SRH: Predicted Playing XIs
Nehal Wadhera, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal, Jason Behrendorff, Cameron Green, Timothy David, Chris Jordan, Kumar Kartikeya, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav
Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Harry Brook, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Kartik Tyagi, Mayank Dagar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nitish Reddy
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