Last Update on: October 5th, 2021 at 09:46 am
RR vs MI- 3 Player Battles To Watch Out For, IPL 2021 Match 51. Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will battle against each other in an upcoming encounter of IPL 2021. The clash takes place on October 5 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both the teams have played 12 games so far, out of which they won 5 matches and lost 7. Both the teams also have 10 points in their kitty. MI are placed on the 7th spot in the points table while RR holds the 6th spot.
In their last match, Mumbai Indians lost to Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets. On the other hand, RR defeated Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets in their previous encounter. During RR vs MI encounter in the 1st leg, Mumbai Indians won by 7 wickets.
The MI vs RR game will be an exciting clash as both teams will battle for the playoffs berth. Ahead of the match, we take a look at 3 exciting player battles to watch out for during the RR vs MI clash of IPL 2021.
RR vs MI- 3 Player Battles To Watch Out For, IPL 2021 Match 51
3. Evin Lewis vs Jasprit Bumrah
Evin Lewis joined Rajasthan Royals in the UAE leg and has executed a great batting show so far. In just 4 games, he has scored 127 runs at an average of 31.75. In one game, he also hit a half-century with a 58-run knock. Moreover, Evin Lewis and Yashasvi Jaiswal’s partnership has been phenomenal in the last few games.
Evin Lewis bats as an opener and definitely a dangerous batsman. Jasprit Bumrah will be the bowler who will have the responsibility the crush Lewis. With 17 wickets in 12 games at an average of 17, Bumrah is the highest wicket-taker for Mumbai Indians. The battle will be exciting to watch.
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