Indian T20 League 2023, Match 69: MUM vs HYD Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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Indian T20 League 2023 

Match 69: MUM vs HYD


On Sunday, May 21, Mumbai (MUM) and Hyderbad (HYD) are set to face off in the 69th game of the Indian T20 League 2023 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The MUM team has won seven out of their 13 games this season, placing them in sixth position. On the other hand, the HYD team has struggled, winning only four out of their 13 matches and currently languishing at the bottom of the table 

In their previous match, MUM experienced a narrow defeat against the Lucknow (LUC), falling short by just five runs. LUC set a target of 177 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs, with Marcus Stoinis playing a remarkable innings of 89 runs off 47 deliveries. In response, MUM managed to score 172 runs for the loss of five wickets. Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma provided a strong start, contributing 90 runs for the team. However, the subsequent batsmen failed to make a significant impact for MUM.

During their last game, HYD batted first against the Bangalore (BLR) and posted a total of 186 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Heinrich Klaasen played a remarkable innings, achieving his maiden Ind T20 League century with 104 runs off 51 deliveries. However, his performance was overshadowed by Virat Kohli, who scored his sixth Ind T20 League century. BLR successfully chased down the target in 19.2 overs, securing a victory with eight wickets in hand.

MUM and HYD have faced each other 20 times. MUM emerged victorious in 11 games, while HYD won the remaining nine. This season, MUM won the first-leg game between the two teams and have won three out of their last five matches against HYD.


Match Details

Match: MUM vs HYD, 69th Match, Indian T20 League 2023

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023

Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai


Pitch and Weather Report

This contest between bat and ball holds the promise of an exhilarating battle. The pitch offers a captivating blend of opportunities for both bowlers and batters, setting the stage for an intriguing duel for supremacy. While the pitch predominantly favours the batters, providing them with a favourable combination of pace and bounce, it also offers some assistance to the pacers. Early movement and bounce could prove advantageous to the fast bowlers, adding an extra dimension to the game. Over the past three years, pacers have accounted for 69% of the wickets, leaving the remaining 31% for the spinners to claim.

Scattered clouds with little to no prospect of rain is forecasted during the match. 


MUM vs HYD Squads

MUM: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera, Tim David, Hrithik Shokeen, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Vishnu Vinod, Kumar Kartikeya, Ramandeep Singh , Tristan Stubbs, Raghav Goyal, Arshad Khan, Dewald Brevis, Arjun Tendulkar, Riley Meredith, Shams Mulani, Tilak Varma, Duan Jansen, Sandeep Warrier

HYD: Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Harry Brook, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Kartik Tyagi, Mayank Dagar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nitish Reddy, T Natarajan, Mayank Markande, Vivrant Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Sanvir Singh, Akeal Hosein, Marco Jansen, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Adil Rashid, Anmolpreet Singh, Umran Malik, Upendra Yadav, Samarth Vyas


MUM vs HYD Probable Playing XIs

MUM: Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera/Tilak Varma, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Vishnu Vinod, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya

HYD: Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram(c), Heinrich Klaasen(w), Harry Brook, Glenn Phillips, Abdul Samad, Kartik Tyagi,/Umran Malik Mayank Dagar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nitish Reddy

MUM vs HYD Match Prediction

With a multitude of expenses to cover, Mumbai will be under pressure to showcase their top-level performance and are likely to be considered the frontrunners in this match

MUM vs HYD Top Fantasy Picks

Ishan Kishan: He holds the second-highest record of runs scored for MUM and has achieved two half-centuries in his past five matches. With a total of 425 runs in 13 games, he maintains an average of 32.69 and an impressive strike rate of 144.55.

Piyush Chawla: In the ongoing season, he has emerged as the top wicket-taker for MUM, amassing an impressive tally of 20 wickets across 13 matches. With an average of 19.14, an economy rate of 7.66, and a strike rate of 15, he has showcased exceptional bowling skills throughout the season.

Heinrich Klassen: The current top run-scorer for the HYD team in the tournament is him, and he recently scored a remarkable century in the previous match. With a total of 430 runs in 10 innings, he maintains an impressive average of 53.75 and an exceptional strike rate of 179.16.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Kumar has emerged as the leading wicket-taker for HYD this season, having taken a total of 15 wickets in 13 games. With an average of 26.6, an economy rate of 8.48, and a strike rate of 18.8, he has showcased his exceptional bowling skills throughout the tournament.


Risky Captaincy Choice

Despite underwhelming performances this season, Rahul Tripathi has managed to score 273 runs in 13 matches for Hyderabad. Although his average is only 22.75, Tripathi has displayed occasional glimpses of form with impactful knocks in the top order.

Considering Tripathi's potential for a breakthrough performance, he remains a risky captaincy choice  


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