MI vs RPS Prediction: Match Preview.
Who will win MI vs RPS Predictions IPL match? In IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians Pune Supergiants and will play against each other at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. MI have played 7 matches in IPL 2017. MI are on a roll winning 6 matches consecutively. RPS on the other hand have won 3 out of their 6 matches. Earlier in the season RPS beat MI by 7 wickets at Pune. Both the teams are coming off victories as MI beat DD by 14 runs at Wankhede on Saturday 22 April. RPS also beat SRH in a close encounter by 6 wickets with MS Dhoni guiding the chase with fine 61 on same day. MI vs RPS Prediction below.
Tournament Name: Indian Premier League 2017. Match Name: MI vs RPS Prediction Date: Monday 24th April 2017 Time Local Time 20 : 00 IST .Stadium: Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.
MI vs RPS Prediction Head to Head
Firstly MI have played against RPS 3 times since IPL 2016 with RPS having an edge winning 2/3 matches. MI vs RPS , lowest total 121 runs in IPL 2016. MI vs RPS highest total 184 at Pune earlier this season.
Also, Rohit Sharma has scored most runs (92) on either side in 2 matches played last season. Jasprit Bumrah has picked up 3 wickets for MI against Pune in 2 matches last season.
24th April Pitch Report Wankhede stadium Mumbai: MI vs RPS Predictions.
Wankhede pitch is usually a batting friendly pitch with high scoring matches on a small ground. Overall highest team score at Wankhede is 235 runs for RCB vs MI in IPL 2015 The highest and the lowest scores at Wankhede in IPL 2016 are 178 and 121 respectively both by Mumbai Indians. First of all Average first Innings score in 8 matches since IPL 2016 is 158 runs while in the second innings it is 159 runs. Highest runs chased are 189 by Mumbai against RR in IPL 2014.Although, this year, Mumbai pitch had average score of 165 runs , last match was an exception. Last match was surprisingly low scoring game.
If score on Mumbai pitch is of 160+ runs, it is chase-friendly wicket & 3/3 matches (100%) chasing team has won.
However, if the score is below 150 runs, it might be a fast-bowler friendly wicket as seen in last match.
MI vs RPS Prediction 24th April Toss Predictions
Teams winning the toss should look to field first at Wankhede stadium. Since IPL 2016 Mumbai Indians won the toss on 6/8 occasions and won 5/6 matches at Wankhede. Mumbai have won 6/8 (50%) matches played at Wankhede stadium since IPL 2016. Teams winning the toss have fielded first on 8/9 (89%) occasions winning 6/7 (85%) matches doing so.
Who will win MI vs RPS Prediction
Mumbai Indians probably are the favourites looking at the 2 teams overall.
Mumbai Indians MI Predicted starting XI, Stats.
MI have been the best team in the IPL 2017 so far winning 6/7 matches losing their only match to RPS at Pune. Strength: Nitish Rana and Josh Butler have contributed consistently along with Pollard finishing off matches. McClenaghan is in good form with the ball. Weakness: Rohit Sharma has been struggling with runs. Lack of support from bowlers to McClenaghan. Star impact Nitish Rana has scored 263 runs from 7 matches in IPL 2017. Players to watch out for: Nitish Rana and Hardik Pandya.
Finally, Starting 11 for Mumbai Indians: Parthiv Patel, Josh Butler, Nitish Rana, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan , Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
Rising Pune Supergiants RPS Predicted Starting XI and Stats
Rising Pune Supergiants have had a mixed IPL 2017 winning 3/6 matches. Pune Strength: Firstly Steve Smith is in impressive form with the bat scoring 204 runs from 5 matches. Imran Tahir is the lone bright spot in Bowling with 9 wickets from 6 matches. Pune Supergiants Weakness- Lack of better quality in the fast bowling department and also no backup batsman whether Indian or overseas in squad. Star impact- Ben Stokes and Steve Smith hold the key for Pune Supergiants. Ajinkya Rahane is the leading run scorer for Pune with 480 runs in 14 matches in IPL 2016. Also Adam Zampa emerged as highest wicket taker with 12 wickets in IPL 2016. Finally RPS Predicted starting XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steve Smith, MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Dan Christian, Manoj Tiwary, Shardul Thakur, Jaidev Unadkat, Imran Tahir, Rajesh Chahar.