SRH vs MI Match 8 IPL 2024: 3 Key Player Battles to Watch Out in Today Match

3 Key Battles to Look Forward During the Clash between Hyderabad and Mumbai in IPL 2024

The match 8 of the TATA IPL 2024 will witness clash between the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI). The match is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 27 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Sunrisers lost their first match against Kolkata Knight Riders, while Indians lost their first match against Gujarat Titans.

SRH is favourite to win this encounter against MI. Both teams have played 21 matches, with Hyderabad winning 9 games and Mumbai winning 12 games so far in the head to head encounters. In this article, we will take a look at the 3 key player battles to watch out for in the match 8 of the TATA IPL 2024 between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians.

Also Read: SRH vs MI, IPL 2024 Match 8: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Pitch Report and IPL Records

Here are the three key player battles to watch out for during the SRH vs MI match:

1) Rohit Sharma vs Pat Cummins

Rohit Sharma looked in his zone in the first match against Gujarat Titans, making 43 runs. He is playing with an attacking mindset, putting bowlers under pressure in the powerplay overs. On the other hand, Pat Cummins bowled fantastically, grabbing 1 wicket in his 4 overs quota. This battle promises fireworks, with both looking to dominate each other.

2) Mayank Agarwal vs Jasprit Bumrah

Mayank Agarwal got off to a fiery start in the last match against KKR, but he could not convert it into a big score. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah returned to IPL and ended up with fantastic figures of 3 for 14 in his 4 overs quota. Bumrah has a great record against Agarwal dismissing him thrice and by just conceding 11 runs. Therefore, it will be interesting to see that who gets an upper hand in the SRH vs MI clash.

3) Tilak Varma vs Mayank Markande

The Mumbai batter Tilak Varma, will look to continue his impressive run from the previous seasons. Challenging him will be the Hyderabad spinner Mayank Markande who is known for his controlled and disciplined bowling. It will be an interesting battle to see if Tilak can reduce the threat of Mayank or vice versa.

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