Hello! Welcome to India TV’s Live Blog. Today the 55th match of IPL 2021 will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Mumbai Indians have won the toss and decided to bat first. All eyes will be on one team on Friday at 7:30 pm. Although the other three teams will also be in action at that time, all the limelight will go to Mumbai Indians. BCCI had announced that for the first time in the history of IPL, two league stage matches will be played at the same time. At the same time, Mumbai Indians will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals will face Royal Challengers Bangalore.
This match is going to be very difficult for Mumbai Indians. He needs to improve his run rate. Today Mumbai Indians will have to win by 171 runs or more and they will also have to score more than 200 runs. Then they will surpass KKR’s +0.587 run rate and make it to the playoffs.
Mumbai Indians Playing 11 – Rohit Sharma (capt), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Jason Roy, Abhishek Sharma, Manish Pandey (captain), Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Umran Malik, Siddharth Kaul.