Aiden Markram’s Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians in Match 25 of Indian Premier League 2023 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Tuesday, 18 April 2023.
Mumbai Indians started their campaign with consecutive losses against Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings but made a good comeback defeating Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders in back-to-back games. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their first two games against Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants but won their matches against the Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders, respectively, to stage a comeback.
With both teams having got their campaign back on track, the contest promises to be a mouth-watering battle. Interestingly enough, as per current standings in the points table, Mumbai Indians are placed in the eighth spot while Sunrisers Hyderabad are in the Ninth position. Therefore, both teams will want to improve their standings by winning the upcoming game.
IPL 2023 Today’s Match Details
- Date: Tuesday, April 18
- Time: 7:30 PM
- Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
The pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium has historically been a high scoring one with batters enjoying their time in the middle. In the two matches played so far in the tournament, the pitch has looked a belter to bat on as Rajasthan Royals scored 200-plus total in the first game.
In the second game, SRH comfortably chased down the target of 144 in 17.1 overs. Considering the good batting conditions in mind, the captain winning the toss will look to bowl first as it will be difficult to predict a safe score on this wicket .
Sunrisers Hyderabad Probable Playing XIs
- Harry Brook
- Mayank Agarwal
- Rahul Tripathi
- Aiden Markram (c)
- Abhishek Sharma
- Heinrich Klaasen
- Marco Jansen
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar
- Mayank Markande
- Umran Malik
- T Natarajan
Mumbai Indians Probable Playing XIs
- Ishan Kishan (wk)
- Rohit Sharma
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Cameron Green
- Tilak Varma
- Tim David
- Nehal Wadhera
- Hrithik Shokeen
- Piyush Chawla
- Duan Jansen Riley Meredith
Probable Best batter Harry Brook
The 24-year-old finally answered his critics in style as he smacked a sensational 100* off 55 balls with the help of 12 fours and three sixes. Having finally found his form, Brook will be eager to put up another breathtaking performance MI.
Probable Best bowler Mayank Markande
The 25-year-old has been in sublime form as he picked up six wickets in the last two matches. In the previous fixture against KKR, Markande picked 2/27 in four overs and will be looking to once again outfox batters with his variations against MI.
IPL 2023 Today’s Match Prediction
Case1: If Sunrisers Hyderabad bat first
First Innings score prediction: Sunrisers Hyderabad will score 180-190.
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 5 wickets.
Case2: If Mumbai Indians bat first
First Innings score prediction: Mumbai Indians will score 185-195.
Result prediction: Sunrisers Hyderabad will win the match by 6 wickets.