20th Match of IPL 2020 Between MI and RR

Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals

20th Match:

The match between MI and RR is the Twentieth meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 6th, 2020.

MI vs RR History:

The teams competed against each other 23 times, till now. Out of them, MI won 11 times and lost an equal number of times, the remaining one was abandoned without a ball.

The teams competed 9 times at the home ground of MI. The home team won 6 times and lost thrice.

The teams faced each other 8 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, visitors won just twice.

The teams met 6 times at the neutral venue, MI won thrice and RR won twice. One meeting was abandoned without a ball.

The victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

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Venue Weather:

The weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 33 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 15 to 19 km/h throughout the match. The speed of the wind and the temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 13 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice, while lost four times. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won thrice, one of them was a tie, but the team with batting first managed to win by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied), and lost thrice, as well. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 6 times and lost 7 times.

For IPL 2020: Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 6 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won just once, while lost thrice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, never won, yet and lost twice. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just once and lost 5 times. Another toss win-lose match ground for IPL 2020.

The first batting team won the matches seven including one tie, in which the first batting team won by boundary counts. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 6 times.

For IPL 2020: The first batting team won the matches thrice. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the same number of times.

The lowest defended total was 132 at the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

For IPL 2020: The lowest defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. The lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs for the second inning.

For IPL 2020: The first inning lowest total was 142, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 143 runs, whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.13 and 21.49 is for the second innings.

For IPL 2020: The batting average of the first innings is 31.44 and 26.62 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The teams will face each other for the first time at the venue in the upcoming game.

T20I History at Venue:

The MI got four chances to play the match at the venue, in which the team won twice and lost the same number of times. RR had also four opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won thrice, though one of them was tied, but the team won by boundary count and lost once.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Mumbai Indians:

The team would go with the winning combination.

Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, RG. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, K. Pollard, H. Pandya, K. Pandya, J. Pattinson, T. Boult, R. Chahar, J. Bumrah

Rajasthan Royals:

The team would prefer to go with a minor change and give a chance either Y. Jaiswal or M. Vohra in place of R. Parag or may include A. Rajpoot as one more bowling option.

Rajasthan Royals Eleven: Y. Jaiswal / R. Uthappa, J. Buttler, S. Samson, S. Smith, M. Lomror, M. Vohra / R. Parag / A. Rajpoot, R. Tewatia, S. Gopal, J. Archer, T. Curran, J. Unadkat