The 31st match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. The previous encounter between these two teams resulted in Mumbai winning the game by 13 runs.
Hyderabad has sacked David Warner as captain and also dropped him from the playing 11. Change of captaincy hasn’t changed their fortunes, as they lost the game against Rajasthan by a margin of 55 runs. Hyderabad needs to perform well as a team if they have to stand a chance to make it to the playoffs.
Mumbai will be high on confidence after their epic win against Chennai Super Kings. Kieron Pollard played a knock to remember. Mumbai seems to have some winning momentum and they would like to continue the same.
Will it be Rohit’s Mumbai Indians or Kane’s Hyderabad Sunrisers? Watch the live action to unfold the drama.
IPL 2021 Match 31 Details:
The 31st match of the IPL 2021 will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. This match will begin at 7:30 PM IST on Tuesday, 4th May.
The venue for this match is Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. You can catch the live action on the Star Sports network. The live streaming of this match will be available on Hotstar.
What can you expect from the Pitch?
The Delhi pitch has played exceptionally so far. It has a true bounce and assists the stroke makers. Expect another high-scoring match.
Weather Conditions / Report:
The conditions will be partly cloudy, which may assist the new ball swing bowlers.
SRH vs MI Match Prediction and Tips: Who will Win Today’s IPL 2021 Match
Kane Williamson has taken over the captaincy duties from David Warner. The absence of David Warner is a huge factor, and that was clearly visible against Rajasthan. Hyderabad somehow needs to find their perfect 11 and start winning games. From here on, every game is a do or die one for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Bowling looks least impressive and middle-order has been disappointing. Hyderabad next faces Mumbai, a team that is on a 2-match winning streak.
Players in Form:
Jonny Bairstow, Rashid Khan, Manish Pandey.
Predicted SRH Playing 11:
Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (C), Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma.
Mumbai Indians would like to continue with the winning momentum that they have found recently. They were missing the middle-order firepower; the innings of Kieron Pollard against Chennai Super Kings came in as much relief. Now that the pieces of the puzzle are coming together, Mumbai looks a well-balanced team. Mumbai next faces Sunrisers Hyderabad, a team that is having a really bad IPL season.
Players in Form:
Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard.
Predicted MI Playing 11:
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Fantasy Cricket Team:
Wicket-Keeper: Jonny Bairstow (VC), Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey
All-rounders: Kieron Pollard
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Trent Boult, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Power Pick Player:
The power player for this match would be Suryakumar Yadav. He knows how to pace his innings and plays well against pace and spin.
Go for top-order batsmen and hit-the-deck fast bowlers.
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* Disclaimer: The above predictions are made after an in-depth analysis of previous matches, the current form of players, and the cricketing knowledge of the author. Hence, consider the above points and make your best possible and a winning fantasy team.