Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians, 45th T20 Match Prediction 25 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians, 45th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-26

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Rajasthan Royals

10.69 196/2 in 18.2
9.75 195/5 in 20.0

Mumbai Indians

10.69 196/2 in 18.2 Cricbettingbuzz
9.75 195/5 in 20.0
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians cricket betting odds

RR 2.20
MI 1.60

RR vs MI Prediction

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Mumbai Indians aim to secure playoff spot in IPL

  • Rajasthan Royals suffered comprehensive defeat in their previous game played against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • Mumbai Indians completed a dominant 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings.
  • Pacer Trent Boult and opener Ishan Kishan delivered excellent performances for Mumbai in the previous match.

Expect Mumbai Indians to retain their top spot in the league.

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Match Preview

Rajasthan Royals will be looking to keep their playoff hopes alive when they take on Mumbai Indians in the 45th match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

In their previous match, Rajasthan Royals were completely outclassed by Sunrisers Hyderabad in all three departments. Skipper Steven Smith does know that a defeat against Mumbai Indians will diminish their chance of qualifying for the knockout stages.

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians delivered a splendid performance to register a comprehensive win over Chennai Super Kings, courtesy excellent contributions from Trent Boult, Jaspreet Bumrah and Ishan Kishan.

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Rajasthan Royals

The franchise will have to win their remaining three games in order to stay relevant in the playoff race. Skipper Steven Smith will be looking to lead from the front and produce a notable score against Mumbai Indians.

In their previous game, Rajasthan Royals lost the toss against Sunrisers Hyderabad and were put into bat first.Robin Uthappa and Ben Stokes got the side off to a brisk start and added 30 runs in the first three overs. Robin Uthappa was the first to be dismissed after scoring 19 runs off 13 balls with the help of two fours and one six.

All-rounder Ben Stokes and wicket-keeper Sanju Samson came together and put on a 56-run partnership for the second wicket.

Sanju Samson played well and scored 36 runs off 26 balls with the help of three fours and one six, whereas Stokes chipped in with 30 runs off 32 balls with the help of two boundaries.

Captain Steven Smith also chipped in with crucial score for the side. He scored 19 runs off 15 balls with the help of two fours, whereas Riyan Parag scored 20 runs off 12 balls with the help of two fours and one six.

Tail-ender Jofra Archer smashed a quick-fire cameo to help Rajasthan Royals post 154 runs for the loss of six wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the side will be looking towards the likes of Jofra Archer, Rahul Tewatia and Shreyas Iyer to make crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Jofra Archer continued his excellent form with the ball in hand and finished with figures of 2 for 21 in his four overs.

Rajasthan Royals Actual Playing XI:

Steven Smith, AS Rajpoot, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, RV Uthappa, R Tewatia, S Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Samson 36 26 3 1 138.46
B Stokes 30 32 2 0 93.75
R Parag 20 12 2 1 166.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 21 2 5.25
A Rajpoot 1.0 0 11 0 11
K Tyagi 3.1 0 42 0 13.26
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Archer 4.0 0 21 2 5.25
A Rajpoot 1.0 0 11 0 11
K Tyagi 3.1 0 42 0 13.26
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Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI

Ben Stokes, Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson (wk), Steven Smith (c), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Karthik Tyagi

Mumbai Indians

After their resounding win over Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians have reclaimed their top spot in the competition.

In their previous match, Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bowl first. The decision proved to be a correct one as Trent Boult and Jaspreet Bumrah made early inroads with the new-ball to see Chennai reeling at 21 for 5 after 5.2 overs.

Rahul Chahar and Nathan Coulter-Nile produced splendid performances to restrict Chennai Super Kings to just 114 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

For Mumbai Indians, Left-arm quick Trent Boult was the pick of the bowlers and claimed four wickets in the game.  Leg-spinner Rahul Chahar and pacer Jaspreet Bumrah were in excellent in the game and claimed two wickets each.

Chasing 115 runs for victory, openers Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan produced an unbeaten 116-run partnership to help Mumbai cruise to a comprehensive win over Chennai Super Kings.

For Mumbai Indians, Ishan Kishan was the standout player with the bat and finished the innings with unbeaten 68 runs off 37 balls with the help of six fours and five sixes. He was well supported by Quinton de Kock, who chipped in with 46 not out off 37 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes.

Mumbai Indians Actual Playing XI:

James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, SS Tiwary, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, SA Yadav

Mumbai Indians Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
I Kishan 68 37 6 5 183.78
Q de Kock 46 37 5 2 124.32
Bowlers O M R W Econ
T Boult 4.0 1 18 4 4.5
J Bumrah 4.0 0 25 2 6.25
R Chahar 4.0 0 22 2 5.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
T Boult 4.0 1 18 4 4.5
J Bumrah 4.0 0 25 2 6.25
R Chahar 4.0 0 22 2 5.5
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Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI

Quinton de Kock (wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (c), Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 6.49 k/h From: ENE 0%
03h 27 0 mm. 4.73 k/h From: E 0%
06h 29 0 mm. 5.92 k/h From: SE 0%
09h 32 0 mm. 1.33 k/h From: NE 0%
12h 30 0 mm. 7.73 k/h From: N 0%
15h 29 0 mm. 7.8 k/h From: NNE 0%
18h 28 0 mm. 6.25 k/h From: NE 0%
21h 27 0 mm. 4.61 k/h From: ENE 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will be on the slower side. The bowlers will find assistance from the pitch with the new-ball. The weather forecast for Sunday is going to be clear skies in the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals registered a comprehensive win over Rajasthan Royals.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be desperate to win the toss and bowl first. The last five matches have been by sides batting second.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Mumbai Indians will be expected to win their game against Rajasthan Royals. With the new-ball pair of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah delivering excellent performances in the competition, Mumbai Indians will be looking to continue their winning ways against Rajasthan Royals.

Expect Mumbai Indians to retain their top spot in the league.

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