In the final league match of the season, Sunrisers Hyderabad will play Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020. Ahead of the match we bring all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and lookouts can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has to win this match to punch their ticket for IPL 2020 Playoffs. A lost for SRH would mean that KKR will sneak in the top 4 but a win will take them through and they will play the eliminator against RCB.
Mumbai Indians on the other can experiment in the playing XI and test their bench strength ahead of their Qualifier 1 encounter against Delhi Capitals. The defending champions have once again been outstanding in the tournament and emerged as the side to beat in IPL 2020.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 15
MI Won: 8
SRH Won: 7
The conditions at Sharjah is expected to be pleasant in the night which all the players will embrace. Plus as usual, there is no chance of rain and we will see a cracking contest without any break.
Average First Innings Score
Sharjah means high scoring affair and the average first innings total at the ground this season has been around 180 runs. However, in the last few match, we have seen that batting hasn’t been easy and teams have been bundled out for even less than 150 runs.
Injury and Availability News
Sunrisers Hyderabad is exacted to play with the winning combination of their last match.
Mumbai Indians can take it easy and give chances to players that haven’t been part of the competition. They rested Hardik Pandya in the last match and they are again expected to keep their prominent players ready for the playoffs.
Quinton de Kock might sit out and Chris Lynn is suspected to play his first match of the season. Lastly, Rohit Sharma will yet again not feature in the match due to his hamstring injury.
Fantasy Tips – Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Mumbai Indians: Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock/ Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard (c), Hardik Pandya/ Jayant Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Nathan-Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (C), Wriddhiman Saha(WK), Kane Williamson Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma
Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Top Fantasy Picks
Rashid Khan: The most prominent match-winner of SRH, Rashid Khan needs to be at his best in the must-win match. The champion spinner has been reliable in the season and will be excited to produce magic in a do or die encounter for his side.
David Warner: The skipper David Warner also has to be at his best and bat as many overs as possible against MI. In 2016 Warner in a similar scenario took his batting to another level and he will be striving to emulate the same and take his team in the top 4.
Suryakumar Yadav: The MI batsman is a man on a mission as he continues to grow as a T20 batsman. Suryakumar Yadav has made a lot of headlines in the past week and fulfilled with the bat in absence of Rohit Sharma. SKY should surely feature in your fantasy team as he will again be hungry to make a notable contribution.
Jasprit Bumrah: The backbone of MI Jasprit Bumrah is looking at the peak of his powers with the ball in hand. Bumrah hasn’t given away any inch to the opposition and attacked whenever he has been asked to bowl. You pick Bumrah in your fantasy squad in every MI just match as he’s just too good to be left out.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Suryakumar Yadav
Vice-Captain: David Warner
Fantasy 11 Team
Wicket-keeper – Quinton de Kock
Batsmen – David Warner, Kane Williamson, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard
All-Rounders – Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder
Bowlers – Sandeep Sharma, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar