IPL 2021: MI vs SRH match preview and predicted playing XI

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IPL 2021: MI vs SRH match preview and predicted playing XI
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IPL 2021: MI vs SRH match preview and predicted playing XI

Sunrisers Hyderabad & defending champion Mumbai Indians will face each other in match number Nine of IPL 2021.  Hyderabad is still looking for their first win  of the season. In the other hand, Mumbai won their first match of the season by defeating Kolkata in a low scoring thriller.

Hyderabad Struggling to Find the Right Balance

Hyderabad had a terrible start to their season. They lost both of their opening encounters against KKR  & RCB. While their bowling has been good, their batsmen have struggled To score at a good pace in the middle overs. Manish Pandey has been on the target of critics for his slow innings in both the match. Sunrisers would want to make their middle order stronger. With players like Williamson and Jason Roy not playing the first two games, SRH fans would hope that their inclusion to the squad could solve their batting problems. Against the mighty Mumbai Indians, SRH would have to give their 100 percent to stand a chance to give a tough fight. Sunrisers Hyderabad will have to find the perfect balance if they want to beat the five times champions Mumbai Indians.

Mumbai Indians Would Start as Favorites

Mumbai Indians would start as the favourites to win this match. After loosing their first match against RCB , Mumbai defeated KKR In a thriller. Mumbai spinners proved too good and in the end , KKR Choked And were unable to chase 153. With 31 required of 30 , they were marching towards their victory , but Mumbai Indians showed that why they are the 5 time champions . Mumbai pulled things back & eventually KKR lost the match. Mumbai Indians are one of the most balanced side in this IPL. But they would want their batting to perform better as the batting have failed to leave impact in the first two games.

Head To Head

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians have played 16 matches. Both teams have a 50-50 record. Mumbai and Hyderabad have won 8 times each. Both would want to win this encounter and take a lead.

Pitch Report

As has been the case at this venue so far in this season , bowlers would dominate. Fans can expect a thriller , but not a high scoring. The game will be a low scoring and the team batting first would have upper hand. Toss winning captain may opt to bat first looking at the the matches played at this venue this season.

IPL 2021: MI vs SRH match preview and predicted playing XI

Mumbai Indians : Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton De Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.

Sunrisers Hyderabad : Wridhimann Saha (WK), David Warner (C), Manish Pandey, Jonny Bairstow/Kane Williamson , Abdul Samad, Vijay Shankar, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, T Natarajan.

Match Detail

Match: Mumbai Indians vs sunrisers Hyderabad

Venue: M Chidambaram Stadium , Chennai

Time : 7:30 pm IST

Broadcast : Star sports network , Hotstar+ VIP

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