Mumbai made only one change – he dropped Ishan Kishan out of form to add a universal Nathan Coulter-Neal.
“We will go out on the field first. The field looks good, it looks good terrain, better than Chennai. We expect to chase the total. It looks much better. We want to play fearless cricket, we hope the boys will take responsibility. Ishan is “and Nathan Coulter Neal is inside. You have to choose your best XI and find the right balance. I think in terms of the conditions and the opposition, we chose the best XI,” Rohit said.
Both teams are inseparable in their 24 T20 matches, with each side taking 12 wins. However, the Mumbai Indians have managed only one victory against Rajasthan in their last five meetings. Previously, the two sides met only once at Arun Jaitley Stadium, in the 2013/14 season in the now defunct Twenty20 Champions League, and Mumbai beat the Royals with 33 tracks.
“We’d like to bowle first. We can see some grass, but I think it’s good for wadding and bowling. We have to fight better. We play every game in a different perspective. The captaincy is getting better and better. the first game was difficult. I really enjoy this role, “said Sanju Samson.
The second-place teams have won six of the last eight IPL Games on the spot and Mumbai have not yet been chased into play this season. And the Mumbai Indians will be chasing for the first time in IPL 2021.
Mumbai Indians (Game XI): Quinton de Cock(w), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieran Pollard, Crowned Panda, Nathan Coulter-Neal, Giant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit bumrah,, Trent Bult