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Mumbai Indians predicted XI against SRH: Yuvraj Singh could return, change in bowling attack expected

Mumbai could opt for Beuran Hendricks and then replace Lewis with Yuvraj Singh.

cricket Updated: May 02, 2019 10:53 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Mumbai Indians,SRH,Sunrisers Hyderabad
File image of Rohit Sharma, Lasith Malinga(AFP)

It has been a strange season for Mumbai Indians - they win matches convincingly and then concede the next match just as easily. Although, they are fairly comfortable on the points table - a win should see them sail through to the playoffs, they should ensure that they are not forced to scrape through which could have a massive bearing on the momentum come the knockouts.

As far as the playing XI is concerned, there could be few tweaks made. Evin Lewis has not looked himself and Barinder Sran was very expensive in his first outing. Mumbai could opt for Beuran Hendricks and then replace Lewis with Yuvraj Singh, who has been cooling his heels for quite a while now.

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Bumrah and Malinga have been the bank for Mumbai at the death, and despite an off game in the previous outing, they have picked up 20 wickets with an economy of 9.2 in overs 16 to 20.

“We (the team) are not thinking of playoffs or anything. We are just focusing on next two games, which are league games, and we just want to do well in those two games,” Krunal Pandya said before the match.

Mumbai Indians predicted XI for the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad:

Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Beuran Hendricks, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga

First Published: May 02, 2019 10:49 IST