Mumbai and Rajasthan will play the 24th game of the Indian T20 League. We have mentioned probable playing 11 today, live pitch report today match, today weather report, and match prediction today.
Rajasthan won its last game against Kolkata. Rajasthan dominated Kolkata in that game in all departments.
Mumbai, on the other hand, lost its last two games to Punjab and Delhi.
There is no doubt that Mumbai is one of the most successful teams in the league’s history. Mumbai has dominated almost all the teams in head to head history.
But Rajasthan is the only team that has an equal record in Rajasthan vs Mumbai head to head results.
Both Mumbai and Rajasthan have come face to face in 23 games in the Indian T20 League. They have played two games in the now-defunct Champions League Twenty20.
They have a record of one-all in the Champions League Twenty20.
In the Indian T20 League, both the teams have won 11 games each and one game was washed away due to rain.
Rajasthan has lost most of the matches while batting first. It has won just two out of the ten games while batting first. Mumbai has won eight games.
Mumbai has won just four games while batting second and Rajasthan has won ten games while batting second.
Mumbai has an average of 170.3 runs and 144.3 runs in the first and second innings, respectively.
Rajasthan has an average of 157.2 runs in the first innings and 159.8 runs in the second innings.
In the last three years, Rajasthan has won five of the six games against Mumbai. Mumbai has struggled against Rajasthan.
Mumbai has reached the 200 runs mark against Rajasthan twice. First in the 2010 season and then in the Champions League Twenty20.
Rajasthan has reached the 200 runs mark only once.
Sanju Samson has made the most amount of runs in Mumbai vs Rajasthan battle. He has made 485 runs in 14 games with an average of 37.31 and a strike rate of 146.08.
Kieron Pollard is the highest run-getter for Mumbai against Rajasthan. He has made 357 runs in 17 innings with an average of 23.8 and a strike rate of 138.37.
No batter from the Mumbai team has been able to make a century in Mumbai vs Rajasthan games.
The first century was made by Yusuf Pathan for Rajasthan in the 2010 edition of the league. He made 100 runs off just 37 balls. He was only the second Indian player to score a century in the league.
Ben Stokes also made a century in Mumbai vs Rajasthan encounter. He made 107 not-out off 60 balls in the 2020 edition of the league.
Sanju Samson has made six half-centuries, which is the maximum in Mumbai vs Rajasthan games.
Jos Buttler has made 259 runs in four innings for Rajasthan with an average of 86.33. He has the best average among all the players who have made more than 250 runs in Mumbai vs Rajasthan games.
Hardik Pandya has made 181 runs in six games with a strike rate of 203.37, which is the most among all the players who have made more than 100 runs in Mumbai vs Rajasthan games.
Kieron Pollard has featured in the most number of Mumbai vs Rajasthan games. He has played 19 games. Rohit Sharma has played 18 games. Ajinkya Rahane has played the most number of games (16) for Rajasthan against Mumbai.
Kieron Pollard has taken 15 wickets in 19 matches with an average of 19.6, an economy of 9.54, and a strike rate of 12.33.
Shane Watson took the most number of wickets for Rajasthan (13) against Mumbai.
Jofra Archer is the highest wicket-getter among the current Rajasthan players. He took 12 wickets in six games with an average of 13.67, an economy of 6.83, and a strike rate of 12. He has the least average, strike rate, and economy among all the bowlers who have taken more than ten wickets.
James Faulkner is the only bowler who has bowled two maiden overs in Mumbai vs Rajasthan games.
Here’s a list of players who have played one or more Mumbai vs Rajasthan games for both teams:
Unmukt Chand, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Abhishek Nayar, Munaf Patel, Ajinkya Rahane and Robin Uthappa.
Failure of the middle-order is an issue for Mumbai this season. The middle-order has not been able to capitalize on the start provided by the top-order. It is the reason why Mumbai has failed to cross the 150 runs mark in the last two games and lost them to Delhi and Punjab.
Mumbai will be playing its first game at the Arun Jaitley Stadium after playing the first leg of the tournament at the Chepauk. It will hope that a venue change might bring some change in luck.
Mumbai playing 11 today match might look like this:
A total of four overseas players from the Rajasthan team has made themselves unavailable. Ben Stokes was injured in the first game of the tournament and was ruled out of the tournament.
Jofra Archer has also been ruled out. Liam Livingstone left the squad in midway because of bubble fatigue.
Now, Andrew Tye has also returned back home due to some personal reasons.
Rajasthan is now only left with Jos Buttler, David Miller, Chris Morris, and Mustafizur Rahman in its overseas department to include in today match playing 11.
Rajasthan playing 11 today might look like this:
Samson has made 187 runs in five games with an average of 46.75 and a strike rate of 143.84.
His century in the first game is the highest by a debuting captain in the league’s history.
He will be an important asset for Rajasthan in this game.
Chetan Sakariya has taken seven wickets in five games for Rajasthan. He has bowled with an average of 23.71 and a strike rate of 17.14.
His slow balls will be crucial for Rajasthan on the Feroz Shah Kotla's cricket pitch.
Kieron Pollard has been an important link in the middle-order of Mumbai. But just like Mumbai, its middle-order is also struggling.
But Kieron Pollard has been exceptional against Rajasthan in the previous few games. Hence, he will be a key player for Mumbai in Indian T20 League match today.
Rahul Chahar has taken nine wickets in five games with an average of 15.22 and an economy of 6.85.
Chahar has been the highest wicket-taker for Mumbai. He has provided important breakthroughs at the right time.
He will again be a player to watch in this game.
You can select Jos Buttler or Kieron Pollard as the captain in the India fantasy league.
Chris Morris or Rahul Chahar can be the vice-captain.
It will be the second game at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
The average score in the first innings at this cricket pitch is 155.6 and in the second innings is 146.2.
The pitch here supports spinners during the first innings and becomes easy for batters in the second innings.
Hence, the team batting in the second half will have more advantages.
Weather report today in the city predicts that the temperature will stay in between 25°C – 41°C. Today’s weather report also predicts that the atmosphere will remain partly cloudy during the match which is scheduled to start at 3:30 pm. The live streaming of the same will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
The cloud cover during the match will be around 54%. The probability of precipitation is zero.
Tomorrow weather report also predicts that the weather will remain the same in the city.
The pitch report section clearly states that the pitch will be an easy one for batters in the second half.
Hence, it is pretty easy to predict that the team winning the toss is likely to elect to bowl.
Toss will be an important factor in today's Indian T20 League match.
After Ben Stokes’ exit, Rajasthan has played with four overseas players and now is left with those players only.
Rajsthan walked into this game with a win in its kitty. Mumbai has lost two of its last games.
Rajasthan has overpowered Mumbai in the last five encounters. The history between both teams shows that Mumbai has struggled against Rajasthan.
Our today’s match prediction is that Rajasthan might be the winner of this Mumbai vs Rajasthan battle.
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