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Rising Pune Supergiants vs Mumbai Indians Preview Match-2 IPL 2017

Rising Pune Supergiants to take on Mumbai Indians in the 2nd match of Vivo IPL-10 on 6 April 2017 at Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) stadium in Pune. RPS vs MI match-2 of Indian Premier League 2017 will kick off at 8:00 PM as per IST timings.

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Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants Preview

Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants Preview

2013 and 2015 IPL winners Mumbai Indians will look to start fresh in the tenth edition of Vivo IPLT20 against Rising Pune Supergiants on 6th April. Skipper Rohit Sharma is fit and will look to perform better in the season to get into the Indian team for ICC Champions Trophy.

Visitors have got a balanced batting and bowling unit that can be very dangerous for the opposition teams in the tournament. Lasith Malinga is now fully fit and will be available for the selection in playing XI. Mitchell Johnson’s addition to the roster is one of the good things about MI’s bowling lineup as it gets more fireup with Tim Southee, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell McClenaghan is also in the squad.

See more: IPL 2017 points table

Harbhajan Singh and Karn Sharma are the key spinners in Mumbai Indians side. Batting is not as good as compared with bowling of MI as team depends a lot on captain Rohit. Lendl Simmons, Jos Buttler, Pollard are in the squad but these are overseas players and only 4 overseas players can be part of playing 11. Hence Mumbai needs to work on it. Wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel to play well. Saurabh Tiwary and Ambati Rayudu need to score runs in the tournament for Mumbai’s success.

On the other side, hosts Rising Pune will play under new captain Steven Smith’s leadership. MS Dhoni to play as wicket-keeper batsman in the IPL-10. RPS is also having a good side as they’ve got explosive batting lineup that includes Usman Khawaja, Dhoni, Faf Du Plessis and Ajinkya Rahane. However team is also having English all-rounder Ben Stokes in the side who got most expensive bid of IPL 2017 players auction.

Squads

Rising Pune Supergiants

Steven Smith (Captain), Usman Khawaja, Ajinkya Rahane, Jaskaran Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Ajay Tripathi, Baba Aparajith, Mayank Agarwal, Faf Du Plessis, Daniel Christian, MS Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Lockie Ferguson, Ashok Dinda, Ishwar Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Chahar, Ankit Sharma, Saurabh Kumar, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Milind Tondon.

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Deepak Punia, Jos Buttler, Shreyas Gopal, Karn Sharma, Lendl Simmons, Jitesh Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Nicholas Pooran, Nitish Rana, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Mitchell Johnson, Asela Gunarathna, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Siddhesh Dinesh Lad, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Tiwary, Ambati Rayudu, Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Patel, Tim Southee, J Suchitch, Kulwant Khejroliya.

See more: RPS vs MI Match-2 live streaming guide

Predictions

Win Percent: Rising Pune Supergiants are looking strong against two time IPL champion Mumbai Indians. As per our predictions, RPS have got 60 percent win chances in the second match of 10th IPLT20 edition.

Predicted Score: The projected score at MCA stadium can be around 160 while batting first in the 2nd match of Vivo Indian Premier League 2017.

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