Everyone believed that the Sunrisers would miss David Warner, as they had built a team around his strength. However, when the Hyderabad Sunrisers took on Mumbai Indians in Hyderabad, they snatched victory even though the middle order collapsed. So, what is awaiting Mumbai Indians and Hyderabad Sunrisers when they play each other on April 24?
Here is the match preview and prediction for the game.
|Match||Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 23rd Match|
|Date||Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( 02:30 PM GMT / 08:00 PM LOCAL )|
|Venue||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
The pitch in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai tends to help bowlers with the new ball initially, but eases out as the inning progresses. So, the team bowling first has an opportunity to take quick wickets and stem the flow of runs.
Although Mumbai Indians is the defending champion, it is struggling in IPL this season. Its batting is all over the place while Sunrisers are bowling and batting cohesively, improving their chances of winning the encounter in Wankhede once again.
Under Rohit Sharma and the rest of the core team, it should have been a cakewalk for Mumbai Indians to win the first encounter against Hyderabad Sunrisers. However, this was not the case. So, you can expect Hyderabad Sunrisers to once again curtail scoring and take wickets to defeat Mumbai Indians on their home ground. Here are some reasons why the Sunrisers may prevail once again:
Rashid Khan is the magic bowler who will trouble MI batsmen once again
Kane Williamson has surprised everyone with his aggressive and attacking style of captaincy. He will captain his squad the same way when the team takes on MI on 24 April
The five Sunrisers bowlers are in great form and will not let down the team or the captain
Shikhar Dhawan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, and Kane Williamson will devastate MI bowling
Sunrisers have already defeated Mumbai Indians and hence, their confidence levels are high