Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League, Match 17

Match Details:

The 17th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Mumbai and Hyderabad at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Dubai. We have got the best Mumbai vs Hyderabad team prediction for today’s match.

Mumbai vs Hyderabad Match 17 is scheduled to start at 03:30 PM IST (02:00 PM local time) (10:00 AM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview

Defending champions Mumbai will be taking on Hyderabad in the second day game of the season on a double-header Sunday. Both the teams are coming off a victory with the David Warner-led side registering their second consecutive win against Chennai on Friday. Mumbai is looking the most balanced side this season, on paper and on the field as well.

They have four points with two wins against Kolkata and Punjab. It will be their first game at Sharjah and we can expect their hard hitting middle-order to put up a show again as they scored 89 runs in the last five overs in both of their last two games. However, they are expected to go with the same XI at Sharjah to make it six points in five games.

On the other side, Hyderabad are back on track after two losses in the first two games. They had a convincing win against Delhi in Abu Dhabi, followed by some match-winning contributions from their youngsters against Chennai in Dubai. After the collapse of the top four, it was Priyam Garg and Abhishek Sharma, who took the responsibility of taking the team to a defendable target.

Abdul Samad also had a good day with the ball, where he impressed everyone with his leg-spin against someone like Dhoni. They possess a lot more balance now in their XI but Bhuvneshwar’s injury may prove to be a very big loss for them. However, they have three wins in the last five games against Mumbai. A great contest between the bat and ball awaits in front of us.

Today’s Probable Playing 11:

Mumbai Probable Playing XI

Quinton de Kock (WK), Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.

Bench:

Saurabh Tiwary, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jayant Yadav, Chris Lynn, Sherfane Rutherford, Anukul Roy, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Digvijay Deshmukh.

Hyderabad Probable Playing XI:

David Warner (C), Jonny Bairstow (WK), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Khaleel Ahmed.

Bench:

Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Priyam Garg, Siddarth Kaul/Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Wriddhiman Saha, Virat Singh, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabien Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Jason Holder, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma.

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper Jonny Bairstow (VC), Ishan Kishan

BatsmenRohit Sharma (C), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav

All-Rounders – Kieron Pollard

Bowlers – Rashid Khan, T Natarajan, Rahul Chahar

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper  Ishan Kishan (VC)

Batsmen   Kane Williamson (C), Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey, David Warner

All-Rounders –  Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Abhishek Sharma

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed


Injury & Availability News

Bhuvneshwar Kumar walked off the field in the penultimate over during Hyderabad’s match against Chennai and is uncertain to start on Sunday. 

Mumbai vs Hyderabad Weather Report

The weather at Sharjah is expected to have zero chances of rain during the day time. The temperature will be around 35 Degree Celsius.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Sharjah is expected to be another batting friendly pitch. The dimension of the ground will make it even worse for the bowlers. Another high-scoring game awaits in front of us.


Average first innings score

220 (Considering Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost 1 – , Tie – 0 (Considering Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

MVP for MyTeam11 Fantasy from each team

Rohit Sharma – Mumbai – Rohit Sharma is the highest run-scorer for his team this season. He is in brilliant touch and surely would like the conditions of Sharjah. He has 170 runs at a SR of 145.3 this season. 

Jonny Bairstow – Hyderabad – Jonny Bairstow is the top scorer for Hyderabad so far. The conditions at Sharjah will be perfect for him. He has 119 runs this season, more than anyone in the team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

Captain Options: Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson, Kieron Pollard

Vice-Captain Options: Jonny Bairstow, Ishan Kishan, Manish Pandey

Today’s Mumbai vs Hyderabad Probable Winners

Mumbai is expected to win this match. 

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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