Mumbai Indians will play their fourth match in the last seven days. Twice champions started the season by defeating Rising Pune Supergaints. After which successive three matches have been won. In the match played against RCB, Mumbai lost their first four big batsmen to 7 runs, but with the help of Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya, they managed to win a very exciting win.
In the history of IPL , Mumbai has never achieved the top spot in the Points Table but this time the equation has been reversed. After winning 3 consecutive matches, Mumbai is full of confidence, while Mumbai has not registered a single win against Gujarat in the history of IPL.
Against RCB, his top order fell in front of leg-spinner Samuel Badree, but Pollard played the best half-century in the match and brought the team to the goal . With victory against RCB Team , Mumbai has shown its own enthusiasm for the return but the team will want to rival its opponents in all the departments.
Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Lions Live Score & Team Details
Match : Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Lions
Vanue : Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Time : 04:00 PM
After losing in the first two matches , Gujarat got the victory in the third match was fortunate. GL batting order is aggressive and deep. The team has batsmen like Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Aaron Finch, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik. It would be interesting to see how all these will play the best against Mumbai.
The bowling of Gujarat which was still weak seems to have strengthened after Jadeja and Andrew Tie. Tie took hat-trick against Pune. This was his first match in the IPL.
Mumbai Indians Team : Parthiv Patel (WK), Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma (C), Nitish Rana, Kieron Pollard, Krishnal Pandya, Hardeep Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McLennan, Jasprit Boomara, Tim Southey / Lasith Malinga .
Gujarat Lions Team : Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Aaron Finch, Ishaan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Andrew Tie, Praveen Kumar, Shadab Jakati / Shiwil Kaushik, Basil Thampi .