IPL 2021 Playoffs: Check how Mumbai Indians can qualify for IPL Playoffs and how KKR has blocked the playoff road for them

IPL 2021 playoffs: Mumbai Indians qualify for playoffs? Check How MI can still qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs, follow more updates
IPL 2021 playoffs: Mumbai Indians qualify for playoffs? Check How MI can still qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs, follow more updates

IPL 2021 Playoff Race – SRH vs MI LIVE – IPL 2021: Can Mumbai Indians still qualify for playoffs? Defending champions Mumbai Indians will need a miracle when they play Sunrisers Hyderabad at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi today at 7.30PM. KKR already has one leg in Playoff. Rohit Sharma & Co can at the most equal them on points with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad tonight. What they need is much more. Check all that 5 times champion MI needs for Mission Impossible? Follow SRH vs MI LIVE Updates on InsideSport.in

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SRH vs MI LIVE – IPL 2021: Can Mumbai Indians still qualify for playoffs, go past KKR’s NRR? Check playoff scenario for Mission Impossible

MI Playing XI vs SRH

  • A win does not guarantee MI a playoff spot, with KKR’s net run-rate significantly ahead of them. MI’s current NRR is -0.048 as compared to KKR’s +0.480.
  • Rohit Sharma need to win the toss and bat first against Kane Williamson’s SRH
  • Mumbai Indians needs to bat first and need to put the biggest total in the history of IPL
  • If MI chases against Sunrisers, they cannot qualify for the playoffs. As a result, playoff results could be decided straightaway at the toss.
  • Rohit Sharma & Co will have to win by around 171 runs after scoring 200 or more to get past KKR’s NRR.
  • No one has ever defeated any team by such a big margin in the history of IPL. MI’s best is defeating DC by 146 runs in 2017.
  • Pitches in UAE are not known for 200+ scores due to slow tracks.
  • MI had earlier failed to make it to the playoffs in IPL 2018.

IPL 2021 Playoff Race: KKR emerge firm favourites to enter knockouts, MI faces impossible task

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Delhi Capitals 13 10 3 0 20 +0.526
2 Chennai Super Kings 14 9 5 0 18 +0.455
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 8 5 0 16 -0.159
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 14 7 7 0 14 +0.587
5 Punjab Kings 14 6 8 0 12 -0.001
6 Mumbai Indians 13 6 7 0 12 -0.048
7 Rajasthan Royals 14 5 9 0 10 -0.993
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 13 3 10 0 6 -0.422

 

IPL 2021 Greatest win margin (by runs)

Margin Team Opposition Venue Date
146 Runs MI DC Arun Jaitley Stadium 6 May 2017
144 Runs RCB GL M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 14 May 2016
140 Runs KKR RCB M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 18 April 2008
138 Runs RCB PBKS M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 6 May 2015
130 Runs RCB PWI M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 23 April 2013

 

SRH vs MI LIVE Head-to-Head- Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad are almost equal on the paper when it comes to head-to-head contests. The duo has locked horns in 17 matches with MI emerging victorious on 9 occasions. SRH have registered 8 victories but the Orange army looked off-colour in the entire IPL 2021. MI will have to ensure SRH registers the lowest IPL score ever if they want to stay in the fray for an impossible achievement.

Stats attack

  • Kane Williamson has the worst record against MI. He has managed just 43 runs at an average of 8.6 in five innings.
  • Ishan Kishan is yet to fell prey to SRH star Rashid Khan despite facing his 45 balls.
  • MI needs to achieve ‘Mission Impossible’ but strike rate of top batters vs SRH is a big concern (since 2018 )— SuryaKumar Yadav—112, Rohit Sharma—106, Ishan Kishan – 95 and Hardik Pandya—105.
  • Trent Boult has failed to provide breakthroughs in the last 5 matches.
  • SRH will look to use Bhuvneshwar Kumar to see the back of Kieron Pollard. The pacer has dismissed Pollard for 4 times in 11 innings.
  • Rashid Khan has dismissed out-of-form Hardik Pandya twice for just 33 deliveries.

SRH vs MI head-to-head: Rohit Sharma and Co. aim to maintain an advantage in make or break clash- Check all-important stats

SRH vs MI LIVE, IPL 2021: Can Mumbai Indians still qualify for playoffs, go past KKR’s NRR? Check playoff scenario for Mission Impossible

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