Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will face off in the 44th match of IPL 2022, set to take place on Sunday at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

Currently, Sanju Samson’s RR are placed at the second position in the points table, whereas the Rohit Sharma-led MI are at the bottom.

MI is just one defeat away from equaling the longest losing sequence for an IPL season. They have lost eight games in a row this season.

Head-to-head record

Played: 25 | RR won: 12 | MI won: 13 | No result: 0

Pitch report

The pitch will offer some bounce to the pacers and grip to the spinners. During the night game, the batters will find it easy to bat in the second innings as dew makes the ball wet.

Probable XIs

Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Daryl Mitchell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Hrithik Shokeen, Daniel Sams, Jaydev Unadkat, Riley Meredith, Jasprit Bumrah

Match Prediction

Case 1:

RR wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 35-40
MI total: 140-150

Case 2:

MI wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 40-45
RR total: 160-170

Team batting second to win the contest.

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