The Mumbai Indians side is all set to take on the Rajasthan Royals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Looking at both sides, Rohit Sharma’s MI has been on a winning streak looking for a hat-trick win, whereas, Steve Smith’s RR has been finding it difficult to cross the winning line outside Sharjah.
Rajasthan Royals haven’t looked in the same form as they were seen in the first two matches with the bat. They’ve lost both the matches outside Sharjah and are currently placed fifth in the points table. Mumbai Indians is looking top-notch in IPL 2020 thus far, they are showing what they’re capable to do with the bat in the death overs, delivering results consistently.
They are currently placed second in the points table due to steller shows with the bat by Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya and some commendable bowling performances by Trent Boult and James Pattinson.
With the match expected to be an ultimate clash between both the western teams, let’s take a look at the five key players we should watch out for in this game.
Let’s take a look at the top 5 key players we should watch out for when Mumbai Indians lock horns with Rajasthan Royals:
1. Rohit Sharma
The MI skipper, Rohit ‘Hitman’ Sharma, famous for his short-arm pulls off the front foot, is excited to unleash his power shots from the front for his team. The last time he played at Abu Dhabi, he scored a mammoth 80(54) runs which became an important contribution for the team’s 49 run win against Kolkata Knight Riders, eventually making him the deserving Man of the Match for the night.
After missing out on the last game, the Mumbai Indians skipper will be keen to put runs under his belt as they aim to go on top of the points table.