Sunrisers Hyderabad will move to Mumbai Wankhede stadium to play against the home team. Sunrisers Hyderabad have started their season 10 IPL with winning both their matches. First match they won against Royal Challengers Bangalore with a margin of 39 runs and won their second match with a big margin against Gujarat Lions of 9 wickets. Mumbai Indians on the other hand have lost one and won one. They have continued their winning streaks at their home ground by winning over Kolkata Knight Riders in the last match courtesy Hardik Pandya and Nitish Rana. They were on the losing side in an away match against Rising Pune Supergiant. The best part for Mumbai Indians was that both their matches were close contest. Mumbai Indians will have an advantage of home support and ground while Sunrisers Hyderabad will count on their team and winning habit.
Last time they played:
Mumbai Indians would not like to remember when they played the last time against Sunrisers Hyderabad. They had terrible day with the bat and lost the match to Hyderabad by the margin of 85 runs. Hyderabad posted a total of 177 in 20 overs courtesy half a ton by Shikhar Dhawan. In reply Mumbai Indians were bundled out for 92 runs. Mustafizur Rahman and Ashish Nehra were the pick of the bowlers.
Head to head battle:
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians have been 8 times infront of each other and 4 out of 8 times Mumbai Indians have won the game. Scorecard reads Mumbai Indians-4 Sunrisers Hyderabad-4.
Mumbai Indians: WLLWL
Sunrisers Hyderabad: WWWWW
Mumbai Indians: Last match which Mumbai Indians played was a narrow one and they won because of solid batting performance by their domestic stars Nitish Rana and Hardik Pandya with bat and Krunal Pandya delivering with the ball. Lasith Malinga addition in the team have given strength to their fast bowling and Harbhajan Singh was also economical in his spell of four overs. Mumbai Indians would like to stick with the same playing eleven and are unlikely to make any changes in the squad. Ambati Rayudu will be still unavailable for the match and all load of middle order will be on Rohit Sharma and Keiron Pollard.
Probable XI: Parthiv Patel, Jos Butler, Rohit Sharma, Keiron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McCLengan/Mitchell Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Mustafizur Rahman tweeted that he is ready for the mission IPL and is likely to make a way in the team in place of Ben Cutting. David warner will not make any further changes in the team which are on a winning streaks. Hyderabad bowling will be more powerful with the inclusion of Mustafizur and they would likely to record a win against Mumbai Indians too.
Probable XI: David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha, Rashid Khan, Bhuwaneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Bipul Sharma, Mustafizur Rahman/Ben Cutting
Player to watchout for:
Rashid Khan: 5 wickets in 2 matches, this Afghani leggie have made his debut IPL in storming style. And once again he would in Spotlight in Mumbai.
Krunal Pandya: last match, he was among wickets which helped Mumbai won the match and all his fans will love to see him repeat the performance.
What: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 12th April, 20:00 IST
Where: Wankhede stadium, Mumbai
What to expect: a cool wether at night with 36°C in morning with no signs of rain.
Pitch Prediction: spinners will prove handy with early help for swing bowlers. A run fest is likely to be seen.
Toss Prediction: win the toss and bowl to win the match is the mantra.
Match prediction: Mumbai Indians are a strong side to battle in their homeground but Sunrisers Hyderabad are the favourite for a win with 60% of chances.
* Toss bet can be put directly on Sunrisers Hyderabad, they are likely to win the toss.
* At start put your money on Mumbai Indians but change as you will gain on the other side .