MI vs RR live score: Mumbai Indians have won two matches out of five so far in IPL 2021.© Instagram
Mumbai Indians (MI) have won the toss and elected to bowl vs Rajssthan Royals (RR) in their ongoing match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday. Both teams have four points and are only separated by net run-rate on the points table. Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has been in fine touch this season but the middle-order has failed to click for the defending champions. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals are struggling to find the right bowling combination. They conceded over 220 runs against Punjab Kings and failed to pick up a wicket against Royal Challengers Bangalore while defending 178 runs. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 24 Live Score Updates Between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) from Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.
Here are the playing XIs
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Nathan Coulter-Nile comes in for Ishan Kishan: Rohit Sharma
After winning the toss, Rohit Sharma revealed that Nathan Coulter-Nile will play instead of Ishan Kishan for today’s match.
Mumbai Indians win toss, elect to bowl
MI captain Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to bowl vs RR.
According to Ajit Agarkar, who works for the broadcasting team, the pitch has a good surface with a good grass covering. He also revealed that it is constant being watered by the groundsmen due to the heat, and could get a bit tacky.
Nitin Menon pulls out of IPL 2021Indian umpire Nitin Menon has pulled out of IPL 2021 due to personal reasons. It has been learnt that Menon, a resident of Indore, has left the IPL bio-bubble after his wife and mother tested positive for COVID-19. Menon is the only Indian in the ICC elite panel of umpires.
Meanwhile, Australian official Paul Reiffel has also pulled out due to the Australian government imposing a travel ban from India in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases.
Head to head
Both sides have faced each other in 24 IPL matches, and are equal with 12 wins each!
Good afternoon and welcome everyone!
Good afternoon and welcome everyone to our live coverage of Match 24, from the Feroz Shah Kotla. Mumbai Indians face Rajasthan Royals in their next IPL 2021 fixture, and will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways and get their title defence back on track. Stay tuned for some exciting cricket folks!
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