Rajasthan Royals vs. Mumbai Indians: 36th IPL Match Preview
Rajasthan Royals vs. Mumbai Indians: 36th IPL Match Preview

Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians will lock horns in the match 36 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Jaipur on Saturday. In the previous meeting between both teams earlier in the competition, it was Rajasthan who came out on top with a four-wicket margin.

The game is an extremely important one for the home side as they have only managed to win two game in eight matches. Therefore, another defeat will nearly finish any chances left of them making it to the next stage. In their previous match, Royals suffered a 12-run defeat against Kings XI Punjab. In the batting department, Rajasthan will be relying on the likes of England's Jos Buttler, captain Ajinkya Rahane and wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of pacers Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Dhawal Kulkarni to provide timely breakthroughs.

On the other hand, the visitors will come in the match high on confidence as they are placed pretty with 12 points in just nine games and a win will nearly secure their place in the final-four. In their previous match, Mumbai registered an impressive 40-run win against Delhi Capitals. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of captain Rohit Sharma, South Africa's Quinton de Kock, West Indies' Kieron Pollard and India's Hardik Pandya to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on

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Azeem Siddiqui
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