The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is getting into its 26th encounter, which will be battled between Mumbai Indians & Lucknow Supergiants. Both teams have lost their previous matches, while for MI, the scenario is getting worse from the bad as they got defeated consecutively in five matches. Jaydev Unadkat and Basil Thampi are not delivering their best job in the bowling. For LSG, all the horses are running at a perfect pace; in the batting, the likes of Quinton De Kock & KL Rahul put the side at the top from the very beginning. In the bowling, the fantastic addition of Jason Holder has strengthened the pace attack of Lucknow.
At the Brabourne, the spinners stay at the top, wherein the comparison, LSG has better candidates than Mumbai. The few ultimate contests of the match would be (Rohit vs Holder), (Brevis vs Bishnoi), and (Rahul vs Bumrah). After witnessing such a poor pace bowling performance, MI would make a change by bringing in the Aussie death over specialist Riley Meredith. He may replace the out-of-form left-armer Jaydev Unadkat in the line-up. Beneath are a few highly anticipated predictions which are thrown for the game between SRH & KKR.
MI vs LSG: Match Predictions
The most important contest would be between MI’s batting & LSG’s bowling, which will stay upbeat throughout the night. So, the MI batters like Rohit Sharma, The baby AB Dewald Brevis & Suryakumar Yadav would have every eye on themselves. The spin department of LSG, like Ravi Bishnoi and Krunal Pandya, would grab most wickets from their side. In the last 8 matches, the team batting second has been victorious in the 5 matches, and the side batting first has snatched only 3 wins. Which effortlessly synthesis the toss probability that the side would opt to bowl, which will victor the toss.
MI vs LSG: Probable Playing XIs
The inclusion of Riley Meredith in Mumbai’s playing XI is a strong probability. Also, the departure of Jaydev Unadkat is almost fixed in this game. KL Rahul leading the side of Lucknow would opt to go with the same team as in the recent game. So, let’s carve the best-suited combinations for Lucknow Supergiants;
Playing XI For MI: Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan (W), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Dewald Brevis(✈️), Kieron Pollard(✈️), Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills(✈️), Riley Meredith(✈️), Jaydev Unadkat
Playing XI For LSG: KL Rahul (C), Quinton de Kock (W/✈️), Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis(✈️), Ayush Badoni, Jason Holder(✈️), Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera(✈️), Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi
MI vs LSG: Pitch Report
The pitch of Brabourne stadium offers vicious turns & bounces to the bowlers, especially the wrist turners. So, the pacers & spinners would stay on the money from the very beginning of the match. On the other hand, the sharp boundaries & quick outfield would do the trick for the batters. The pacers who can hit the hard areas will get the maximum advantage from the surface.
MI vs LSG: Weather Forecast
The weather in Mumbai will stay highest at 36°c throughout the day, while the lowest tally will be recorded at 27°c. Also, the humidity will hover at 71% as per AccuWeather.com, and as the game is an afternoon encounter, there will be no issue with the dew on the ground.
MI vs LSG : Fantasy Tips
The alternatives for the skippers should be within the names of KL Rahul, Dewald Brevis, SuryaKumar Yadav, and Quinton De Kock.
Also, the spinners like Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, and Krunal Pandya should be kept in the spin department.
For the pace attack, Jasprit Bumrah, Jason Holder, and Avesh Khan could be at least in the chain of thoughts for your Dream11 side.