Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) will face Mumbai Indians (MI) in the grand finale of the 10th edition of Indian Premier League at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Sunday. Steve Smith’s RPS defeated Mumbai in the first qualifier match of the play-offs to book a place in the finals for the first time.
On the other hand, after getting crushed by RPS, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians locked horns against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the second qualifiers and defeated them in a low-scoring match to qualify for the final.
News Nation Sports desk is doing a pre-match live analysis via Facebook with former Indian cricketer Maninder Singh to cover the team previews, tournament form guide and discussing the possible outcome of the title clash.
Overall Head to Head
Match played- 4
Mumbai Indians won- 1
Rising Pune Supergiants won -3
Likely Playing Eleven
Rising Pune Supergiant Probable XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steve Smith (c), Manoj Tiwary, MS Dhoni (wk), Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Washington Sundar, Adam Zampa, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur
Mumbai Indians Probable XI: Parthiv Patel (wk), Lendl Simmons, Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma (c), Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Karn Sharma, Mitchell Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga