A win might still not be enough
- MI have 14 points from 13 games.
- RCB will know equation to qualify after MI game
A final day madness is in the offing as Mumbai Indians need a win and a bit of luck going their way on Sunday to seal a playoff berth. They will be up against a SRH side that has little to lose. Mumbai Indians have odds of 1.64 to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad.
SRH, on the other hand, are out of reckoning already but could make it easy for RCB if they win. Sunrisers Hyderabad have odds of 2.21 to beat Mumbai Indians.
Head-to-head record, MI v SRH
The head-to-head record is in favour of Mumbai Indians, who have 11 wins as against nine by Sunrisers. Mumbai won the match between these teams earlier in the season.
The flat Wankhede wicket and the assistance from dew makes this a straight shoot out between batters of both teams. The team winning the toss will want to bowl first.
Mumbai Indians have a strong batting unit and are playing at home, giving them a win probability of greater than 70%.
The Wankhede stadium in Mumbai has seen some high-scoring games and it’ll be no different here. The average score is over 170 in night matches in the IPL.
Pitch and conditions
The pitch at the venue is exceptional for batting with the conditions getting easier once the dew settles in during the second innings.
Players to keep an eye on…
MI Predicted playing XI:
Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Vishnu Vinod, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Piyush Chawla, Chris Jordan, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal
SRH Predicted playing XI:
Harry Brook, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, Marco Jansen, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Markande, Umran Malik, T Natarajan
Aiden Markram: On a fast wicket, against a side that doesn’t have several spin options, Markram could just go berserk to end the season on a high.
Rohit Sharma: With qualification on the line, Mumbai will want the skipper to turn around his form and go big.
IPL 2023, Match 68 predictions
Based on all of the above factors, we predict that Mumbai Indians will win the match.Recommended Bet by 10CRIC
MI v SRH Betting tips
Apart from betting on Mumbai to win the match, check our other recommended bet about MI’s best batter.
Suryakumar Yadav has been outstanding in matches at the Wankhede this season. Back Suryakumar at 3.15 to be Mumbai’s top batter!