The five-time champions were hoping for a hat-trick, which would have been a first in the tournament’s 14-year history. But their batsmen failed to deliver, and the team was defeated.
IPL 2021 Prediction: Team Form
The tournament remains wide open, and Rajasthan must win their final two games to qualify for the playoffs.
But the Kolkata Knight Riders have already accumulated 14 points and have a positive net run rate of +0.294.
Even if Mumbai defeats Rajasthan and then thrashes laggards Sunrisers Hyderabad in their final match to achieve 14 points, there is no certainty that they would advance.
- Matches played: 26
- Rajasthan Royals won: 12
- Mumbai Indians won: 13
- No Result: 1
IPL 2021 Prediction Top Picks
Jasprit Bumrah: In the Mumbai Indians’ star-studded lineup, he is the solitary bright spot. In 12 matches, he has taken 17 wickets at an economy rate of 7.59.
Yashasvi Jaiswal: Against CSK he score In just 19 deliveries, he scored his 50 wicket. In this competition, he has scored 237 runs in 8 games.