IPL 2019 Predictions: RR vs MI Dream 11 Predictions

Published 04/19/2019, 12:37 PM EDT

Match 35 of IPL 2019 pits the Mumbai Indians against the Rajasthan Royals. The RR vs MI clash as the former bid to get their season back on track. Meanwhile, the latter are hoping to catch the Chennai Super Kings and hopefully take over the top spot.


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Tomorrow’s IPL 2019 match will be held in the Royals’ home ground and ES will help with the Dream 11 Predictions in case fans are still unsure.

People interested in Dream 11 predictions will likely have a hard time figuring out the perfect 11. But we have it sorted for them. We will provide an extensive detailed analysis helping fill up the perfect 11.


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The Rajasthan Royals have had a poor run this season and are struggling well down the order in 7th place. They are only 2 points ahead of the Royal Challengers, who have been struggling just as badly. Rajasthan only have 6 games left including tomorrow’s 4pm match at home.

Meanwhile, the Mumbai Indians are on the other end of the IPL table in 2nd place. Much like their opponents, there is a 2 point gap to their closest rival. But, while Rajasthan are defending, Mumbai are chasing. The Indians have won four of their last 5 games and are hoping to make it three in a row.

Predicted Playing 11

Mumbai: Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga

Rajasthan: Jos Buttler, Rahul Tripathi, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat

Weather and pitch report

With regard to the weather, the temperature in Jaipur is expected to be around 34°C when the RR vs MI match kicks off. The pitch itself has seen the highest ever score of 183*, courtesy MS Dhoni during an ODI match in 2005. The Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals live match will be played at 4pm on Saturday.

H2H record

There have been a total of 20 RR vs MI clashes and only one ended in a non-result. Mumbai have sealed 10 wins to Rajasthan’s 9. The MI vs RR score registered a 212 for the Men in Blue and Gold, with 208 for the Men in Pink. But Rajasthan have them beaten i the lowest scores, with 103 to Mumbai’s 92.

Wicket keeper

On the wicketkeeping front, Quinton de Kock goes up against Jos Buttler, but the South African’s good form and the fact that he is in the World Cup 2019 squad, makes him hot property on Dream 11.


Among the RR vs MI batsmen, Mumbai’s Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma go up against Rajasthan’s Rahul Tripathi and Jos Buttler. In 8 matches Tripathi has amassed 141 runs at a strike rate of 119.49. Meanwhile, Buttler has struck 311 runs at a strike rate of 151.70. For Mumbai, Yadav has taken 209 runs at a strike rate of 129.01 while Sharma’s tally is 223 at a strike rate of 131.95.

All rounders

Three all rounders from the RR vs MI tie make their way onto the list with Stuart Binny as the Royals’ sole representative. The other two slots go to the Pandya brothers, who have been in fine form. The older Pandya, Krunal, has 140 runs and 6 wickets in 9 matches in IPL 2019. Whereas, Pandya Jr, Hardik, has 218 runs and 8 wickets in 9 matches. Binny on the other hand has had very little game time, appearing in 2 matches and scoring 33 runs, though his wicket counter is dry. However, taking two matches combined, he had a strike rate of 300.00.


The Rajasthan Royals have two players fill this category, with Shreyas Gopal and Jofra Archer. Meanwhile Jasprit Bumrah takes the final slot for the Mumbai Indians. Gopal has 8 wickets under his belt at an economy of 6.60. Archer has 10 wickets at an economy of 6.77. Bumrah boasts of 10 wickets to his credit and an economy of 6.54, the best of the three.


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Captain and vice captain

Rajasthan’s Jos Buttler is the skipper for this Dream 11 side in the RR vs MI clash. His second in command will be Mumbai Indians skipper, Rohit Sharma. The Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals match can be witnessed live at 4pm, this RR vs MI match will be important for both teams.

Dream 11 players


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