MI vs RR: Preview, head-to-head and Fantasy XI
In one of the most crucial fixtures of 2018 IPL, Mumbai Indians will lock horns with Royals in match number 47 at the Wankhede Stadium. The stakes are high as both teams are currently on 10 points and a victory tonight will put them level with KXIP and KKR. Here are the head-to-head records and Dream XI for this high octane fixture.
The two teams have locked horns on 17 occasions with Mumbai Indians winning 10 as compared to Rajasthan Royals' 7 victories. At the Wankhede Stadium, the two teams have met 5 times with the Royals winning just one encounter. The Royals have a 1-4 win-loss record on the road this season
Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper and captain), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Krishnappa Gowtham, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer and Jasprit Bumrah.
Jos Buttler has been in red-hot form for the Rajasthan Royals with 4 consecutive half-centuries. Buttler has scored 46.6% of the aggregate run since opening the batting. However, in Bumrah, Mumbai Indians might have a solution. Bumrah has dismissed all the 3 times they have faced each other while conceding two runs off nine balls.
Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), JP Duminy, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah and Mayank Markande.
Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Jos Buttler (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Ish Sodhi.