Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant betting tips are placed in this article. Who will win the 2017 Indian Premier League? It’s the final of the 10th edition of the tournament and the Mumbai Indians take on the Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday, May 21.
Time: 8 pm local (2.30 pm GMT)
It’s the grand finale of the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League and the Mumbai Indians will look to make it their third title when they take on the Rising Pune Supergiant, who are in the first ever final. Incidentally, this could well be the last time they play given that their contract with the IPL was for two years alone.
Mumbai Indians went down to the Rising Pune Supergiant in the first Qualifier but came through in the second Qualifier when they defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders. It was their bowlers who set up the win, with Jasprit Bumrah and Karn Sharma sharing the wickets.
Pune’s win over Mumbai Indians came after they had managed to put on 162 batting first on a slow Mumbai pitch. At one stage, it looked like even 140 was a distant dream for Pune but MS Dhoni’s whirlwind finishing guided them to a score that proved to be 20 runs more than what Mumbai could manage.
What will the Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant betting tips tell us?
It doesn’t look like Mumbai would want to change too much unless Mitchell McClenaghan has recovered from his injury, in which case he could replace Mitchell Johnson. Harbhajan Singh could be made to sit out again.
Mumbai Indians’ expected playing XI:
Parthiv, Simmons, Rayudu, Rohit, Pollard, Krunal, Hardik, Karn, Johnson/McClenaghan, Jasprit, Malinga.
Pune have had a good break since beating the Indians in their previous game and they should also have all their players fit for the game. What it also means is that they wouldn’t want to disturb a winning combination.
Rising Pune Supergiant’s expected playing XI:
Rahane, Tripathi, Smith, Tiwary, Christian, Dhoni, Zampa, Unadkat, Ferguson, Sundar, Shardul.
Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant head to head:
This season alone, the Rising Pune Supergiant have played the Mumbai Indians thrice and won every single time including in the first Qualifier. The Mumbai Indians will be up against a side that has a huge psychological advantage over them.
Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant betting tips:
Mumbai Indians to win: 4/6
Rohit Sharma to top-score for Mumbai: 7/2
Steven Smith to top-score for Pune: 5/2