In the 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, a dodgy Rajasthan Royals (RR) will square off against an in-form Mumbai Indians (MI). The clock is ticking away for the Rajasthan franchise, as another loss here would be virtually pulling the plug on their campaign this season. As for Mumbai, it already has a legroom space to qualify for the Playoffs'. In their previous meeting at Wankhede, it was Rajasthan Royals who won the match with 3 balls to spare last week. Jos Butter played a heroic inning and Jofra Archer fiery darts left the MI team hapless. Come Saturday, Mumbai will be eyeing revenge whereas Rajasthan will be playing to stay alive in the tournament. With little time left for the game to begin, we at LatestLY bring you a list of players to watch out for in RR Vs MI, 36th IPL 2019 match. Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Live Cricket Score.
The MI skipper has had a forgetting season, so far. Rohit Sharma has scored only 223 runs in 8 matches he played this IPL. With a strike rate of 131 and an average of 27, Rohit has not played a flourished as per his potential. With qualifiers stage not to far away, Rohit would be eyeing to strike form soon.
The player of the match in the previous meeting against MI, Jos Buttler's days in IPL are numbered this season. With national duty calling in a few days time, Buttler would be looking forward to bowing out on a high. Given the form that he is in, the explosive batsman would like to make the most of the limited opportunities.
Perhaps, one of the best fast bowlers in the world at the moment, Jasprit Bumrah hasn't been in the scheme of wickets this season. The young fast bowler has stemmed the flow of runs quite impeccably, but it is the less number of wickets which is concerning. If available for selection and is then selected to play, Bumrah would look forward to snap a bagful of wickets tonight.
Jofra Archer has performed stupendously for RR in this year's IPL. However, he hasn't been as consistent as RR fans had have wanted him to be. Nonetheless, in their previous meet again Mumbai it was Archer's 3-for which was the highlight of their bowling lineup. How he fares tonight in home conditions against Mumbai will impact Rajasthan Royals' chances of winning the match.
The flamboyant all-rounder has rediscovered his mojo, form, and confidence this IPL season. His batting skills have shown shades of when he first burst into the IPL scene. For Mumbai Indians to continue in the zone they are in right now, Pollard will have to deliver significantly tonight. Given the form that he is in, fans in Jaipur are in for a delight!
The hosts, Rajasthan Royals are on the 7th spot of the IPL 2019 Points Table, after being able to win only 2 games out of 8 matches they have played this year. As for, Mumbai Indians, they have only lost 3 matches in 9 games they have played in IPL 12. With 12 points, they are on the 2nd spot of the Points Table.
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