High-flying Rajasthan Royals will face bottom-placed Mumbai Indians in match 44 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. The match will be played on Saturday, April 30, starting from 7:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians: IPL 2022 standings

Rajasthan Royals have been one of the consistent sides of IPL 2022 and are currently placed second on the points table with 12 points from eight matches and a healthy net run rate of +0.561. If Gujarat Titans lose their match to Royal Challengers Bangalore earlier in the day and Rajasthan Royals win against Mumbai Indians, RR will swap places with GT for the top spot.

Mumbai Indians, meanwhile, have been consistently sitting at the bottom of the points table due to their winless streak. They have played eight matches so far and have lost all eight. A win against RR too will not change their position.

RR vs MI odds for IPL 2022

  • Dafabet: Rajasthan Royals 1.82, Mumbai Indians 2.04
  • Bet365: Rajasthan Royals 1.80, Mumbai Indians 2.00
  • 10Cric: Rajasthan Royals 1.80, Mumbai Indians 2.00
  • Parimatch: Rajasthan Royals 1.79, Mumbai Indians 1.99
  • 1xBet: Rajasthan Royals 1.81, Mumbai Indians 2.01

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians head-to-head

This is the second time Rajasthan Royals face Mumbai Indians this season. The inaugural champions had defeated the five-time champions by 23 runs after putting 193 on the board earlier in the month.

Overall, Mumbai Indians hold the edge with 13 wins compared to 12 by Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians probable playing XI

RR: Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (captain and wicket-keeper), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Daryl Mitchell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Kuldeep Sen, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.

MI: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Hrithik Shokeen, Daniel Sams, Jaydev Unadkat, Riley Meredith, Jasprit Bumrah.

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians top picks

RR: Jos Buttler has scored 499 runs in eight innings this season with a strike rate of almost 160. Buttler has also scored three centuries and two half-centuries so far at an average of 71.29. 

In the bowling department, Purple Cap-holder Yuzvendra Chahal is the pick of the bowlers with 18 wickets in eight matches and an average of 12.61.

MI: Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma have been covering the hard yards for Mumbai Indians this season but haven’t found support consistently from elsewhere. Suryakumar Yadav has scored 239 runs in six matches at 47.80 while Tilak Varma has amassed 272 runs in eight matches at an average of 45.33.

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2022 prediction

Mumbai Indians have been flat this season and are already out of the race for playoffs. Rajasthan Royals, meanwhile, have emerged as strong contenders for the trophy with almost all bases covered. Mumbai Indians look down and out but will come out all guns blazing with nothing to lose.

Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 36°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 54%

Wind: 19km/h