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IPL 2021 SRH v MI preview: Dream11 prediction, fantasy tips & probable XI for Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians

SRH MI Dream11 preview
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

In the 31st game of IPL 2021, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) take on Mumbai Indians (MI)- here are some Dream11 fantasy predictions and tips for the game.

Some questionable decision making has seen Sunrisers Hyderabad languish at the bottom of the points table and as they take on Mumbai Indians, the onus will be on them to sort the mess and put in their best side on the ground. That is unlikely to include David Warner, though, given the recent developments. Mumbai Indians are flying high after their win over Chennai Super Kings in a high-scoring game. Hyderabad are just the sort of team they will want to face here to establish their position in the top four.
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Head to head record

Overall: MI 9 – 8 SRH
Since 2019: MI 4 – 1 SRH

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SRH MI Dream11 Fantasy tips

  • Rashid Khan, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah are good picks for this game although we are in the high-scoring Delhi venue. Each of them add value for their ability to take wickets. Rahul Chahar is a decent fourth bowling option to have.
  • Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock have given good starts but neither are great picks because of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid in the opposition ranks. Going by how SRH tried to dismiss Buttler, we could see Rashid in the powerplay to bowl to Rohit.
  • Kane Williamson has Bumrah sorted to an extent and can take on spinners in the middle overs, making him a valuable pick. Bairstow is again a no-brainer and could even be a captaincy option.
  • Krunal may not have bowled last game and fared ordinarily with the bat, but is a good pick for this game given the number of right-handers in the opposition side and his likely promotion to No.4 again.

Probable XI for SRH MI

MI: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult

SRH: Jonny Bairstow (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

Rewind: IPL 2020 matches between SRH & MI

Game 1: MI win

Game 2: SRH win

SRH MI Dream 11 Team

Potential swaps

Vijay Shankar for Hardik
Nabi for Chahar
De Kock for Krunal

Captaincy options in order

Suryakumar, Bairstow, Rashid, Boult, Pollard

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