Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals IPL Match Prediction

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Chennai Super Kings

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Chance of Winning

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Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will face each other on 30th April, the contest between both sides will be the 42nd match of the tournament and it will be played at the home ground of Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rajasthan Royals are in the top position in the table with 5 wins in 8 matches, while Mumbai Indians are in the 8th position in the table with only 3 victories in 7 matches. The upcoming game is going to be very crucial especially for the Mumbai Indians to keep their hopes alive for qualifying into the playoffs of the Indian Premier League 2023. The performance of Rajasthan Royals has been very impressive in the season, while Mumbai Indians are struggling with their form. Get ready to watch the upcoming thriller between both sides on the upcoming Sunday.

Facts

  • The battle between Rohit Sharma and Sandeep Sharma would be very interesting to watch as Holder has dismissed Sharma 4 times in the Indian Premier League. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma has scored just 37 runs in 42 balls.

  • The records of Jos Buttler against Mumbai Indians are very impressive as he scored 467 runs against MI in just 7 innings with an outstanding average of 77.83 and an excellent strike rate of 155.60.

  • Yuzvendra Chahal may also create hurdles in the way of Mumbai Indians, he has taken a total of 25 wickets against MI in 17 matches with a very good bowling average of 21.00. His economy against MI is 7.95 which is considered quite good in the shortest format of the game.

Our Prediction

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Favorites to win:

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CSK
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Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Chance of Winning

Mumbai Indians had to face a defeat in the last match against Gujarat Titans by a big margin of 55 runs, GT gave MI a challenging target of 2988 runs but Mumbai Indians could make only 152/9 at the end of the innings and lost the contest. The performance of Mumbai Indians has also not been satisfying. They are currently in the position 8th in the table with a net run rate of -0.620. However, the top-order of the team is doing well, Rohit Sharma has scored 181 runs in 7 matches with an average of 25.85. Nehal Wadhera also played a very good inning of 40 runs in just 21 deliveries. From the Bowling department, Jason Behrendorff is playing the role of the key bowler, he took 8 wickets in 5 matches with an impressive average of 20.25. He delivered his best spell of the season when he picked 3 wickets against Delhi Capitals by giving only 23 runs in 3 overs.

On the other side, Rajasthan Royals are coming after winning the match against Chennai Super Kings, while batting first RR gave Chennai a target of 203 runs, while chasing the given total CSK could score only 170/6 and lost the contest by 32 runs. The form of Rajasthan Royals has been magnificent in the current season, they are currently in the 1st position in the table with 10 points in 8 matches with a net run rate of +0.939. Both batting and bowling sides of the team are performing as per expectations, Jos Buttler is continuously scoring runs for the team, in 8 matches he has scored 271 runs with a fabulous average of 33.87 and a very good strike rate of 143.30 and playing the role of key batter for the side. Overall the contest between both sides would be very exciting, considering the forms of both the teams and surface conditions, Rajasthan Royals are having more chances to win the upcoming contest against Mumbai Indians on upcoming Sunday.

Our Prediction

Favourites to win – Rajasthan Royals

Mumbai Indians are coming after facing a defeat that the team will be under pressure in the next game also the performance of MI in the current season has not been that good. But the squad of MI has the potential to change the situation in no time, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav are also doing good with the bat. Kishan has scored 183 runs in 7 games while Yadav is also scoring runs at a very impressive strike rate of 171.70. Rajasthan Royals are coming after a spectacular win against Chennai Super Kings in the last match and they will try to carry on with their winning momentum in the next match too. Yuzvendra Chahal is playing the role of key bowler for the side, he has taken 8 wickets in just 3 matches with a fantastic bowling average of 11.75. Overall a tough fight is expected between both sides. Rajasthan Royals are the favourite side to win the upcoming contest for their recent form and performances.

Top Bets for Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Match

  • Odds for Mumbai Indians – 1.99
  • Odds for Rajasthan Royals – 1.80
  • Top batter bets for Rohit Sharma  – 3.00
  • Top batter bets for Jos Buttler – 2.16
  • Top bowler bets for Jason Behrendorff – 3.10
  • Top bowler bets for Yuzvendra Chahal – 2.64

Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Prediction & Betting Tips 2023

The current position of Mumbai Indians is 8 in the table with 6 points and the net run rate of the side is -0.620. However the top-order of the team is performing well, Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan are scoring runs at an average of 25.85 and 26.14 respectively, but at the same time, the team is not able to convert it to a big score. Behrendorff is playing the role of the key bowler with 8 wickets in 5 matches. Piyush Chawla also took 2 crucial wickets for the side in the last game. Cameron Green scored 33 runs off 26 deliveries. The squad of Mumbai Indians contains many great and versatile players having the potential to change the favour of the game in a matter of few minutes. Mumbai Indians lost their last match against Gujarat Titans by 55 runs and hence the team will be under pressure for the upcoming match. Rajasthan Royals’ performance in the current season has been fantastic and they are in the top position of the IPL 2023 table with 10 points and a net run rate of +0.939. Chahal is performing well from the bowling side and he has taken 8 wickets in 3 games with an average of 11.75. They will try to carry on the winning momentum by snatching a victory from the hands of Mumbai Indians in the upcoming match. Due to their amazing form and recent form and with betting odds of 1.80, Rajasthan Royals are more likely to be the winners of the upcoming battle between both sides.

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The match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals can be watched live on Jio Cinema with any sim card. The live-action of game can be enjoyed on both the Android application and on the website of Jio Cinema. Star Sports will also be streaming the live telecast of the match.

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Mumbai Indians Vs Rajasthan Royals Match Toss Prediction

The contest between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will be played at the home ground of Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium. The surface of the stadium is found favourable for the batters, it becomes a little difficult for the spinners to bowl in the second innings as dew comes into the action. The average first innings total at this venue is 165 runs and the team batting second has won 56 matches out of the total of 105 matches. The toss-winning captain might prefer to go with the bowl first.

Weather Report

The match between MI and RR will be played on April 30 and the weather at Wankhede Stadium will be mostly sunny. The temperature would be around 33 degrees Celsius and the probability of thunderstorms is expected to be nearly zero. The wind speed would be around 11km/h and the chances of precipitation would be almost null. Overall the weather would be fine for the game to be played smoothly without any interruption.

Mumbai Indians Squad

Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Jofra Archer, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff, Dewald Brevis, Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, Tim David, Raghav Goyal, Cameron Green, Ishan Kishan, Duan Jansen, Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal, Shams Mulani, Ramandeep Singh, Jhye Richardson, Hrithik Shokeen, Tristan Stubbs, Arjun Tendulkar, Tilak Varma, Vishnu Vinod, Nehal Wadhera, Suryakumar Yadav

Mumbai Indians Expected Playing XI  

PlayerRole 
Rohit Sharma(c)Batsman
Jason BehrendorffBowler
Arjun TendulkarBowler
Piyush ChawlaBowling Allrounder
Tim DavidBatsman
Riley MeredithBowler
Tilak VarmaAllrounder
Cameron Green All-rounder
Nehal WadheraAll-rounder
Ishan KishanBatsman/Wicket-keeper
Suryakumar Yadavbatsman

Mumbai Indians Team Form

Mumbai Indians faced defeat in the last game against Gujarat Titans. Also, the form of the team in the current season of the league has not been that impressive. MI won only 3 games out of the total 7 matches they played in IPL 2023 so far. The team is struggling with their form, MI faced two back 2 defeats in the last 2 games. However few players from the side are performing really well, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav are continuously scoring runs for the side. The team has the potential to bounce back from any stage, hence in the upcoming game, we can see Mumbai Indians giving a tough challenge to the Rajasthan Royals.

Rajasthan Royals Squad

Rajasthan Royals Squad: Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldeep Yadav, KC Cariappa, Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Donavon Ferreira, Kunal Singh Rathore, Adam Zampa, KM Asif, Murugan Ashwin, Jason Holder, Akash Vashist, Abdul Basith

Rajasthan Royals Expected Playing XI

Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Sanju Samson (c)Wicketkeeper-Batsman
Jos ButtlerBatsman
Shimron HetmyerBatsman
Ravichandran AshwinAll-rounder
Devdutt PadikkalBatsman
Yuzvendra ChahalBowler
Adam ZampaBowler
Sandeep SharmaBowler
Yashasvi JaiswalBatsman
Dhruv JurelWicketkeeper Batsman
Jason HolderAll-rounder

Rajasthan Royals Team Form

Rajasthan Royals won the last game against Chennai Super Kings and secured the first position in the table. After a spectacular win in the last match, the team will be feeling relieved in the next game however they will try their best to maintain the top position in the table by winning the upcoming match against Mumbai Indians on Sunday. After facing two consecutive defeats, Rajasthan returned back on the winning track again and now they will try to carry on with the same momentum in the next game too.

The head-to-head record between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals

  • Total Matches Played: 27 matches
  • Mumbai Indians Won: 14 Matches
  • Rajasthan Royals Won: 12 Matches
  • Draw: 01 Matches

Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Betting Odds

The betting odds for the upcoming contest look highly in the favour of Rajasthan Royals for their continuous impressive performances in the recent matches. Jos Buttler is continuously scoring runs for the team and is the leading scorer from the side with 271 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal and R. Ashwin are performing well, Ashwin took 2 crucial wickets in the last game against CSK by giving 35 runs in 4 overs. Adam Zampa also took 3 important wickets at the expense of only 22 runs in 3 overs.

  •  Odds for Mumbai Indians – 1.99
  •  Odds for Rajasthan Royals – 1.80

Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Top Team Batsmen

Rohit Sharma is expected to play a very crucial knock against Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming game, he is continuously making runs for the side and has scored 181 runs for the side in 7 matches with an average of 25.85 and an impressive strike rate of 135.

  • Top batter bets for Rohit Sharma – 3.00

Jos Buttler would be the key batter from the Rajasthan side in the upcoming match, he is the leading scorer from RR and has scored a total of 271 runs in just 8 games with a very good batting average of 33.87 and a brilliant strike rate of 143.30.

  • Top batter bets for Jos Buttler – 2.16

Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Top Team Bowler

Jason Behrendorff may create obstacles in the way of Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming match, he is the leading bowler from the MI side and has picked 8 crucial wickets for his team in just 5 matches with an impressive bowling average of 20.25.

  • Top bowler bets for Jason Behrendorff- 3.10

Yuzvendra Chahal would be the key bowler from the Rajasthan Royals side, he might create obstacles for Mumbai with his unreadable and confusing spin deliveries, he has taken a total of 8 wickets in 3 matches in IPL 2023 with a magnificent average of 11.75 and his best bowling figure in the current season was 4/17 against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

  • Top bowler bets for Yuzvendra Chahal –  2.64

Prediction Author

The match will start at 7:30 pm at the home ground of Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Indians will look for a must-needed victory in the next game to get back on the winning track again while Rajasthan Royals will look to maintain their top position in the table. Mumbai Indians are currently in the 8th position with a net run rate of -0.620 while Rajasthan Royals are in the position 1st with 10 points and a net run rate of +0.939. Get ready to enjoy a nail-biting contest between both sides on the upcoming Sunday.

Our Verdict

Favorites to win:

Chennai Super Kings
CSK

The contest between both sides is going to be a very interesting and nail-biting contest, Mumbai Indians faced a defeat in the last match and hence they will try their best to get back on the winning track again in the upcoming game against Rajasthan Royals, whereas Rajasthan Royals will try to carry on with the winning momentum in the next game too as they defeated CSK in their last game. Yashashvi Jaiswal was the player of the game in the last match as he scored 77 runs off just 43 deliveries to help RR in creating a challenging total of 200+ runs.

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