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IPL 2024: MI vs RR Best Playing 11 for Both Teams

Mumbai Indians searching for their first win as we look at best playing 11 and key fantasy lineup for MI vs RR match 14 of IPL 2024. 

It’s match 14 of TATA IPL 2024, and we have the depleted Mumbai Indians taking on the high-flying Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Both teams are almost at the opposite end of the points table in this season so far. While Rajasthan Royals are rocking the IPL 2024 with two wins from two games, Mumbai Indians are doing the exact opposite with two losses from two games.

Mumbai Indians have started their campaign in the same manner as they usually do. MI are usually slow starters, and with two losses from two games, it is finally time, for them to get back on track with a win. Not that MI have played bad cricket so far. In both the matches, while chasing, they did pretty well, and were almost on track to win the match against Gujarat Titans. 

Meanwhile, for Rajasthan Royals, they have played good cricket with run-of-the-green going their way in both matches so far. While Rajasthan Royals won the high-scoring close encounter while defending against Lucknow Super Giants in the first match, the second match saw them once again defending a high-scoring close encounter against Delhi Capitals.

Match Details:

Tournament: IPL 2024

Type: Match 14 – MI vs RR

Where: Wankhede, Mumbai

When: April 01, 2024 // 7:30 pm IST

This is the first match at Wankhede Stadium, and as usual, we can expect a run feast given the quality of striking in both teams. So, what playing 11 combinations will both teams adopt for this game? Well. let’s analyze the official squads for both, and look at IPL 2024 MI vs RR best playing 11 and dream fantasy lineup for both teams. 

IPL 2024 Full Squad Players List for Mumbai Indians (MI)

Batters: Dewald Brevis (o), Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma & Tim David (o)

WKs: Ishan Kishan & Vishnu Vinod

All-rounders: Anshul Kamboj, Arjun Tendulkar, Hardik Pandya (c), Mohammad Nabi (o), Naman Dhir, Nehal Wadhera, Romario Shephard (o), Shams Mulani & Shivalik Sharma 

Bowlers: Akash Madhwal, Dilshan Madhushanka (o), Gerald Coetzee (o), Kwena Maphaka (o), Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Luke Wood, Nuwan Thushara (o), Piyush Chawla & Shreyas Gopal

Mumbai Indians Best Playing 11 vs RR

Mumbai Indians have had a bad start to their IPL 2024 campaign so far with two losses from two games. Unsurprisingly, in both the innings so far, MI haven’t had a settled playing 11 as well as batting-order. While the first game saw MI playing Luke Wood and Dewald Brevis as their two overseas players, the second game saw MI playing Kwena Maphaka and Romario Shephard as the two overseas players. 

One important player that Mumbai Indians have been missing is Suryakumar Yadav. SKY is currently recovering from injury at the NCA, and has already missed two matches so far. Also, given the current situation, expect Surya to miss a few more matches in this IPL. In his absence, MI will continue to persist with Naman Dhir, who has been decent so far.

Overall, if Mumbai Indians bat first, expect them to play only three overseas players in the form of Tim David, Gerald Coetzee, and Kwena Maphaka. They can bring in one from Dewald Brevis or Romario Shephard depending on the match situation. If MI don’t lose a lot of wickets in the first 15-16 overs, expect MI to persist with Romario Shephard or Mohammad Nabi.

IPL 2024 MI vs RR Playing 11 for Mumbai Indians

  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Ishan Kishan (wk)
  3. Naman Dhir
  4. Tilak Varma
  5. Hardik Pandya (c)
  6. Tim David
  7. Shams Mulani
  8. Gerald Coetzee
  9. Jasprit Bumrah
  10. Piyush Chawla
  11. Kwena Mahpaka
  12. Romario Shephard (Best Impact Player)

MI Other Impact Players: Mohammad Nabi, Vishnu Vinod, Dewald Brevis & Nehal Wadhera

IPL 2024 Full Squad Players List for Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Batters: Kunal Rathore, Shimron Hetmyer (o), Shubham Dubey & Yashasvi Jaiswal

WKs: Dhruv Jurel, Donavon Ferreira (o), Jos Buttler (o), Sanju Samson (c) & Tom Kohler-Cadmore (o)

All-rounders: Abid Mushtaq, Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Rovman Powell (o) & Tanush Kotian

Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Nandre Burger (o), Navdeep Saini, Sandeep Warrier, Sandeep Sharma, Trent Boult (o) & Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals Best Playing 11 vs MI

For Rajasthan Royals, the only question is who among Rovman Powell or Nandre Burger plays in the playing 11. If Rajasthan Royals bat first, they can wait as they did in the first two matches, and then can play any two. However, if RR field first, expect RR to stick to Rovman Powell with an additional Indian bowler, and then get in a batter as an impact substitute in the second innings.

Overall, all eyes will be on the form of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler. Both have been struggling for form so far, and have not made any good contribution. But both are talented players, and they won’t get a better opportunity than the Wankhede to get back to form. While Yashasvi Jaiswal is playing at his home Turf, Buttler is playing against his favorite opposition.

IPL 2024 MI vs RR Best Playing 11 for Rajasthan Royals

  1. Jos Buttler
  2. Yashasvi Jaiswal
  3. Sanju Samson (c&wk)
  4. Riyan Parag
  5. Shimron Hetmyer
  6. Dhruv Jurel
  7. Ravichandran Ashwin
  8. Avesh Khan
  9. Trent Boult
  10. Yuzvendra Chahal
  11. Sandeep Sharma 
  12. Rovman Powell (Best Impact Player)

RR Other Impact Players: Kuldeep Sen, Tanush Kotian, Shubham Dubey & Nandre Burger

Top Fantasy Playing 11 for MI vs RR Match 14 of IPL 2024: 

Batters: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma & Riyan Parag

Wks: Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson & Ishan Kishan

All-rounders: Hardik Pandya

Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Gerald Coetzee & Yuzvendra Chahal

CVC Choice: Jos Buttler & Yashasvi Jaiswal

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Sonal Jain

Sonal is an experienced cricket author with over 5 years of experience in the field. She follows Indian cricket to the core with a deep interest in the Indian Premier League, World Cup, IPL 2024, etc.