Rajasthan Royals challenge in front of Mumbai
The match is being played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
After defeating Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the previous match, Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals are up against Mumbai Indians in the 51st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021). The match is being played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has won the toss and decided to bowl first. During the toss itself, both the captains have given their playing XI for today’s match.
Rajasthan and Mumbai currently have 10-10 points in this season. Both the teams are in sixth and seventh place respectively. Netrate of both the teams are in negative. In which Mumbai is the worst.
Changes made by both teams
There have been two major changes in the Mumbai team for today’s match. Openers Quinton de Kock and Krunal Pandya are not included in the playing. In their place, Ishan Kishan and James Neesham have entered the playing XI. At the same time, there have been two changes in the Rajasthan team as well. Mayank Markande and Akash Singh have been dropped from the playing XI. Kuldeep Yadav and Shreyas Gopal have got a chance to play in their place today. Kuldeep Yadav has made his IPL debut.
Playing XI of both the teams
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Evin Lewis, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (Captain), Shivam Dubey, Glenn Phillips, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakaria, Mustafizur Rahman.