Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2021 Match 8 Preview & Prediction

IPL Match 9

Time : 7:30 PM IST

Date : 17 April 2021

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai


In the 9th match of IPL 2021 on Saturday Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad is scheduled to broadcast at 7:30 PM IST. Mumbai Indians have won one match and lost one out of their two matches so far while Sunrisers Hyderabad have made a hash for themselves by losing both the matches that they could have won. In both matches SRH could not chase down the target, especially in their last match against RCB that they lost from a position of dominance.

Even as SRH’s bowling looked decent, it’s their batting that remains an area of concern.  David Warner and his men were well within a chance of achieving the targets in both matches. But a sudden collapse in both matches meant they fell agonizingly close to the target. Another loss could dent their confidence and they are in dire need to change something to find a win.

Rohit Sharma’s men would be high on confidence after securing a victory over the Knight Riders following a stupendous bowling performance while defending a low score. After losing the first match to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), this team made a strong comeback by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders, defending a low total of 142 runs, credits to the stunning bowling performance from their leg-spinner Rahul Chahar.

MI vs SRH Head to Head

Total Matches:   16  MI Won:  8  SRH Won:  8 

Pitch Report:

The pitch at the Chepauk hasn’t been an easy one for batting by any means. It has gotten slower and batting second becomes even tougher. Targets above the 160-run mark can be tricky to chase down. Batting first should be the way forward.

Possible Playing XI

Mumbai Indians:

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

Sunrisers Hyderabad:

David Warner, Wriddhiman Saha, Manish Pandey, Jonny Bairstow, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Vijay Shankar/Abhishek Sharma, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, T Natarajan

MI vs SRH Match 9 IPL 2021 Prediction

If we talk about batting line-ups, both teams look dangerous as both sides have a plethora of classic and fearsome strikers. Both teams are balanced with Indian and overseas players. While batting is a concern for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians eventually come up as the favorite team in this match as they have quality all-rounders around. Mumbai Indians are likely to emerge as winners over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

For thorough understanding of every aspect that can win you real money throughout the IPL, keep visiting our website for calculated and best match predictions and free IPL betting tips. Studying all the facts and conditions for today’s match, we have reached the conclusion that Mumbai Indians will win today’s match but still there will be a tough fight from both the teams and a thrilling, high score match is expected to entertain fans across the world.

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