The 13th season of IPL will always be remembered. The throne at Corona is at its peak. The last match of the league between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians (Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Inidans) will be played on Tuesday. After that it will be decided which of the four teams will eventually go to the playoffs. So far, only Mumbai Indians have qualified for the play-offs.
Mumbai team strong
The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) team, which has beaten Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their last two encounters, will retain their chances of reaching the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) playoffs on Tuesday. Will have to overcome tough challenge.
Better team in terms of run rate
Hyderabad’s net runners are better than the other teams in the race for the play-offs, so by defeating Mumbai, they can secure a place in the tournament final four. The team look to make the right combination after taking the tough decision to take the aggressive Johnny Bairstow out of the final 11. Wriddhiman Saha has impressed with David Warner as the opener while Jason Holder has given the team the option of an all-rounder.
Warner may repeat 2016 match
Fast bowlers Holder and Sandeep Sharma had impressive performances in the last overs of the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The presence of left-arm fast bowler T Natarajan and veteran Rashid Khan sharpen the team’s bowling. After winning the last match against RCB, Captain Warner had said, “In 2016 also the team had a similar challenge and we had won the last three matches.”
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Mistake in front of Mumbai Indians means defeat
Sunrisers Hyderabad are aware that there will be little scope to make a mistake against a strong team like Mumbai Indians, who are heading towards their fifth IPL title. In the absence of injured captain Rohit Sharma, Mumbai became the first team to qualify for the play-offs after easily defeating RCB and Delhi Capitals in their previous encounters. Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah have bowled a great swing with the new and old ball. Kiron Pollard has been impressive leading the team in Rohit’s absence.
Rohit has not been selected in the Indian team for the tour of Australia and there is no official information about the recovery of this player who was injured two weeks ago. Mumbai, who have secured the top spot in the points table, would not like to give Sunrisers Hyderabad any chance.
Expected Playing XI
Mumbai Indians: Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Pattinson, Jaspreet Bumrah, Kairan Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Culter-Nile, Quinton DeKock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult.
David Warner (Captain), Johnny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Jason Holder, Khalil Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, T Natarajan.