SRH vs MI IPL Score: SunRisers Hyderabad need to win their last league game to make the playoffs.© BCCI/IPL
SunRisers Hyderabad have won the toss and elected to field first. Rohit Sharma has returned to lead Mumbai Indians. SRH have made one change: Priyam Garg comes in for Abhishek Sharma. Mumbai have made three changes: Rohit comes in for Jayant Yadav while Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult have been rested. James Pattinson and Dhawal Kulkarni come in. SRH have everything on the line in the last league game of Indian Premier League 2020 in Sharjah as a victory against MI in this match will book their berth in the last four and eliminate Kolkata Knight Riders, who are currently sitting at No. 4. Fifth-placed SRH have a better net run rate than Delhi Capitals (No. 2), Royal Challengers Bangalore (No. 3) and KKR, but SRH have only 12 points whereas KKR and RCB have 14, DC have 16 and MI top the table with 18 points. RCB have already qualified for the playoffs as they have a better net run rate than KKR and if SRH win tonight, KKR will be eliminated. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Live Score Updates Between SRH vs MI, Straight From Sharjah
SunRisers Hyderabad: David Warner (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Dhawal Kulkarni
Toss: SRH win the toss and elect to bowl first
David Warner wins the toss and elects to field.
One change for SRH: Priyam Garg is in and Abhishek Sharma goes out.
Three changes for MI: Rohit is in for Jayant Yadav. Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah have been rested. James Pattinson and Dhawal Kulkarni are in the XI.
Rohit Sharma is back to lead Mumbai Indians!
Rohit Sharma is fit again and he is out there for the toss. Great news for Mumbai Indians!
Toss coming up in a while…
SRH need to win this match to make the playoffs. KKR, though, would hope SRH lose as that would clear KKR’s path to the playoffs.
The last five games at Sharjah have been won by the team chasing, says Akash Chopra at the toss.
He observes that neither Trent Boult nor Jasprit Bumrah were seen warming up ahead of the match. They are likely to be rested tonight.
As for the pitch, it has slowed down compared to the earlier stages of the tournament. Kumar Sangakkara reckons there is more moisture in this pitch when compared with the last match.
With the dew coming in, batting second will be easy on this surface.
Last league game of IPL 2020 – Plenty to play for
Both SunRisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders’ campaigns are on the line tonight in Sharjah as SRH take on Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed 1, 2 and 3 in the table and all three have already qualified for the playoffs.
The fight for the fourth and final spot, currently occupied by KKR with 14 points, is between SRH (12 points) and KKR.
SRH (+0.555) have a better net run rate than KKR (-0.214) and a win tonight will book SRH a place in the final four and eliminate KKR.
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Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the final league game of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 between SunRisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah.
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