Mumbai Indians’ are at the verge of entering the playoffs officially. The team is currently placed in 3rd position on the points table with 14 points. Their previous loss against KKR has set them back afoot but the team is still in the lead as none of the other teams performed as well. MI has played 12 matches so far and had won in 7 of them.
Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma comprises of players like Quinton De Kock, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, etc. The team is one of the strongest in IPL with the players like Hardik Pandya, Pollard performing at their best. The team’s performance had been inconsistent in the past but the fact that victory in today’s match against the Sunrisers is highly crucial to the MI since it can lock their place in the playoffs might be a good motivation for the team to win.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is currently at the 4th position on the points table just below Mumbai Indians. SRH currently holds 12 points and still has 2 games to play. Today’s match against MI will increase the chances of the team to enter the playoffs. SRH will reach 14 points if it wins against MI and a victory in the next match against RCB will confirm its qualification in playoffs. Though the team loses either one of the matches, its high run rate might confirm its place in the playoffs given that no other team surpasses it.
David Warner and Johnny Bairstow, the star players of SRH till date have left the team and they have been replaced by Martin Guptill and Wriddhiman Saha. The two players’ role in the team had been evident in all the previous matches SRH had played and will the team be able to succeed without their star players is the question that lingers on every fan’s mind.
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