The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have announced the players they have retained ahead of the mega auction, which is likely to take place in January next year. Tuesday was the deadline for the eight existing franchises to name the list of players they have retained. From December 1 to December 25, the two new franchises - Ahmedabad and Lucknow - can pick three players ahead of the mega auction.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in match number 55 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The game will be pretty much a contest of both teams playing for pride.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) will meet Mumbai Indians (MI) in match number 51 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Both the teams are struggling for survival in the T20 league. While RR are in sixth position in the points table, with five wins from 12 games, MI are below them with same number of points on a basis of an inferior run rate.
Mumbai Indians (MI) will face Delhi Capitals (DC) in match number 46 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. After three successive defeats in the UAE leg, MI finally found form against Punjab Kings (PBKS), defeating them by six wickets in their previous encounter
Struggling for form and rhythm, defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will face an inconsistent Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number 42 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. MI have made numerous comebacks from hopeless situations in the past. But is this a bridge too far to cross for them?
The second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has not begun on a bright note for Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Both teams have tasted defeats in the two matches they have played in the UAE so far this season. At least one team will have broken the short losing streak after Sunday’s encounter between the two teams in Dubai, which will see Rohit Sharma take on Virat Kohli.
Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match 34 of IPL 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. MI have a tremendous record against KKR in the IPL. They have won 22 and lost merely six matches against the Kolkata franchise. As such, the defending champions wouldn’t have got a better opponent to face as they look to bring their IPL 2021 campaign back on track.
The second half of IPL 2021 will finally get underway on Sunday with a clash between the league’s two most successful franchises - Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) - at Dubai on Sunday, September 19.
Amid the IPL being hit by COVID-19, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will take on Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 31 of IPL 2021 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. Despite a change in captain, SRH’s fortunes did not change against Rajasthan Royals (RR).