Mumbai Indians (MI) have won the toss against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in match 55 of IPL 2021 and elected to bat first at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. For Match 55 of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians will meet Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Today is the final league phase day with Royal Challengers Bangalore facing Delhi Capitals in Dubai as well.
Mumbai, who have 12 points, are still in the hunt for the playoffs but would need an incredibly massive, almost unbelievable win to proceed: MI need to win by 171 runs or more and score more than 200 to go past KKR’s net run rate of +0.587. KKR gained a big boost to their NRR with an 86-run victory over RR yesterday.
Sunrisers Hyderabad, on the other hand, have 6 points are already eliminated. They would, however, want to finish their season on a high with a win against the defending champions. Kane Williamson’s side is coming off a close win over RCB.
On the head-to-head front, both the teams have gone neck to neck with each other, with MI being victorious in 9 encounters while SRH in 8.
The last time these two sides met, in Chennai in April, Rohit Sharma’s team won by 13 runs, successfully defending their total of 150. Kieron Pollard smashed 35 runs off 22 balls while Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar picked up three-wicket hauls each.
IPL 2021, Match 55: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians – Toss Report
Mumbai Indians (MI) have won the toss against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in match 55 of IPL 2021 and elected to bat first at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Abhishek Sharma, Manish Pandey(c), Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Umran Malik, Siddarth Kaul
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult