Today's Indian T20 League match will be a Mumbai vs Hyderabad thriller. Both the teams had a similar start this year.
The playing 11 today Indian T20 League match, today’s match prediction, live pitch report today match, and Chennai weather report is mentioned in this article.
Mumbai lost the season opener to Bangalore. Bangalore won the match by two wickets on the very last ball of the game.
Mumbai lost the toss and made 159 runs in 20 overs. Bangalore chased down the total and defeated Mumbai.
Hyderabad won the toss in the first match against Kolkata and opted to field.
Kolkata made 187 for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Hyderabad lost the first two wickets for ten runs. Manish Pandey and Jonny Bairstow handled the innings from that point.
In the end, Hyderabad lost the game ten runs.
Mumbai lost the game after losing the toss. However, Hyderabad lost the game even after winning the toss.
They played both these games at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. But the condition of the cricket pitch was completely different in both games.
Mumbai played its second game against Kolkata. Hyderabad played its second game against Bangalore.
Both Mumbai and Hyderabad will try to add two points across their name through this Mumbai vs Hyderabad game.
Both Mumbai and Hyderabad have played a total of 16 Mumbai vs Hyderabad matches till now.
Both Mumbai and Hyderabad have won 8 games each. Hyderabad has the best winning percentage ratio against Mumbai out of all the teams playing in this year’s Indian T20 League.
The Hyderabad vs Mumbai head to head contest suggests that both the teams are equally dominant against each other.
Last year, Mumbai won the first Mumbai vs Hyderabad by 34 runs, while Hyderabad won the second game by ten wickets.
Mumbai won both league games during the 2019 season. The second match of the season ended in a tie. Mumbai won the toss and elected to bat. It managed to make 162 runs with a loss of 5 wickets.
While chasing the total, Hyderabad needed 17 off the last over. Manish Pandey and Mohammad Nabi were there in the middle for Hyderabad.
Mumbai gave Hardik Pandya the duty to bowl the ultimate over. Nabi hit a six on the third ball. The equation was, Hyderabad needed nine runs off three balls for the win and eight runs for the super over. Pandya dismissed Nabi on the fourth ball.
Pandey took two runs on the second-last delivery and hit a six off the ultimate delivery. The match ended in a tie.
Hyderabad managed to make eight runs of the super over. Mumbai made nine runs of the first three deliveries and sealed the game.
Hyderabad won both matches in 2018 by ten wickets and 31 runs.
David Warner has scored 488 runs in 11 games, which is the most by a batsman in Hyderabad vs Mumbai games.
Kieron Pollard has made 383 runs in 14 innings, which is the maximum by a Mumbai batsman against Hyderabad.
No player has managed to score a century in Mumbai vs Hyderabad game. David Warner has made 90 runs against Mumbai, the highest score by a batsman in Mumbai vs Hyderabad contest.
David Warner has an average of 61 against Mumbai. Quinton de Kock has an average of 60 against Hyderabad.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 16 wickets against Mumbai, which is the highest in Mumbai vs Hyderabad games. Lasith Malinga has taken 13 wickets, which is the maximum by a Mumbai bowler against Hyderabad.
Shikhar Dhawan, who was once a part of the Hyderabad team, has played the most number of matches for Hyderabad (12) against Mumbai.
Rohit Sharma has played 16 games against Hyderabad.
Here’s a list of players who have played for at least one match for both the Mumbai and Hyderabad franchise:
Both Mumbai and Hyderabad are known to carry a group of players with them. Both Mumbai and Hyderabad is least likely to make any changes to their today match playing 11.
Kane Williamson is still recovering from his injury and might not be able to make it to the today playing 11.
The Mumbai playing 11 today match might look like this:
The Hyderabad probable playing 11 today might look similar to this:
A few players who might play a big role in today’s outcome are:
Bairstow made 55 off 40 balls in the first game against Kolkata. His half-century helped Hyderabad to reach near the target score.
Bairstow has been in a superior form in limited over cricket. The absence of Kane Williamson has increased Bairstow's role in the middle-order.
Rashid Khan had the best economy in the match against Kolkata. He took the wickets of Shubman Gill and Andre Russell. He gave away 24 runs from his quota of four overs.
He will again have a significant role in today’s game.
He has made 227 runs in 16 matches with an average of 17.46 and a strike rate of 122.70.
His average against Hyderabad is way below his career average in the Indian T20 League. He will look to work on his average through this Mumbai vs Hyderabad game.
Rahul Chahar has become a vital part of Mumbai’s squad in the past few years. He is captain Rohit Sharma’s go-to man in most of the crucial parts of the game.
He has delivered with his clever bowling most of the time. He took 15 wickets in that many games last year.
Here are our fantasy cricket tips for your fantasy team in today’s match.
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association has prepared the pitch using black soil. Initially, the batsman will have an advantage, but after the ball gets older here, spinners will get enough support from this cricket pitch.
The boundaries are short, and hence runs will be scored at a different pace. Teams have played all the games on the black pitch this season. It is expected that this match will be no different.
Today match pitch report suggests that we will witness another high-scoring encounter.
Tamil Nadu today weather report points towards partly cloudy weather on the match day.
Today’s weather report predicts that the temperature will remain between 28°C – 33°C. The weather report today suggests that the humidity will remain around 74% throughout the day. Chances of rain are also extremely less.
Tomorrow weather report also suggests that the temperature, humidity, and climate will remain the same.
In the first two games, teams that won the toss elected to field. Bangalore managed to chase down the target set by Mumbai in the first game. Hyderabad failed to do against Kolkata.
However, the team that will win the toss today is likely to bowl first. Dew factor might be there in the second half of the game, and hence it will become easier for the team batting second to chase the target.
It does not mean that the team batting first will not have any advantage on this pitch. An above par score in the first half and regular wickets in the second half can help the team batting first to claim victory.
Here is our match prediction today for the Mumbai vs Hyderabad contest.
Both the teams possess the same kind of weapon in their arsenal. Both Mumbai and Hyderabad have one of the best pace attacks of the tournament.
Both the teams’ wicket-keeper played some superb knocks for their national team. Both the teams have a solid top order.
Hyderabad lacked the finishing skills in the match against Kolkata and made a blunder by not sending Abdul Samad early.
Mumbai has superiority over Hyderabad in the case of finishers. The likes of Pandya-brothers and Pollard can finish a game on any given day.
With Quinton de Kock back in the side, Mumbai has become a solid team. Hence, our today match prediction is that Mumbai might be the winner of this Mumbai vs Hyderabad contest.
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