The evening fixture on Saturday’s doubleheader is the match-up between Rajasthan and Mumbai. It has been a contrasting season for both sides so far and while Rajasthan are sitting at the second position on the points table, Mumbai haven’t yet tasted a win in the tournament and are at the bottom of the table.
Prior to their meeting at the DY Patil Stadium, here is what numbers suggest could happen in this fixture.
1. Toss Prediction
Rajasthan have won just 1 of their 8 tosses so far and while Mumbai might not have had a win on the points table, they have had better luck with the toss, winning 4 of the 8 tosses this season. Predicting Mumbai to win the toss.
2. Win Possibility
While the overall head-to-head record between these two sides have been pretty much even stevens, the current form of Mumbai has tilted all the prediction parameters in favour of Rajasthan. Predicting Rajasthan with a 75 per cent winning rate this season to come out on top in this match.
3. Team of the Day
The Team of the Day based on current form and the massive gap between the franchises on the points table is Rajasthan Royals.
4. Powerplay Score
The average powerplay score at DY Patil Stadium in IPL 2022 has been 44.5. Rajasthan are predicted to score over 45 runs in the first six overs given the way they have gone about things. Although Mumbai have struggled at the top, they could also score over 45 on Saturday.
5. Average first innings and second innings score
170.07 is the average first innings score at this venue. The average second innings score here in IPL 2022 is 162.46.
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