As the IPL 2024 happening smoothly, the spotlight will shine on the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad as the Sunrisers Hyderabad lock horns with the Mumbai Indians (SRH v MI) on March 27th at 7:30 PM IST.

As the teams gear up for this encounter, the stakes are high with both franchises vying to climb up the points table. Currently, Sunrisers Hyderabad finds themselves in the seventh position, while the Mumbai Indians occupy the eighth spot.

Reflecting on their recent performances, Sunrisers Hyderabad faced a narrow defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders, falling short by just 4 runs. Despite the loss, Heinrich Klaasen showcased his prowess with the bat, notching up an impressive 63 runs for his team.

On the other hand, the Mumbai Indians encountered a similar fate, succumbing to a 6-run loss against the Gujarat Titans. In that game, the batting efforts were led by the duo of Rohit Sharma and Dewald Brevis, who contributed 43 and 46 runs respectively.

As history unfolds on the cricket field, the encounters between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians have been nothing short of captivating. Out of their 21 meetings in this format, Sunrisers Hyderabad has emerged victorious in 9 matches, while the Mumbai Indians have triumphed in 12 encounters, showcasing the competitive nature of their rivalry.

Heading into this crucial fixture, both teams will be banking on their key players to deliver stellar performances. For Sunrisers Hyderabad, the likes of Heinrich Klaasen and Ishan Kishan will be pivotal behind the stumps, while the batting lineup spearheaded by Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, and Tilak Varma will look to set the stage on fire.

The all-round prowess of Aiden Markram, Hardik Pandya, and Marco Jansen adds depth to their squad, complemented by the bowling prowess of Jasprit Bumrah, T Natarajan, and Gerald Coatzee.

Cricketkeeda Sports Fantasy 11 for Game No.8 of IPL 2024 :-

Wicketkeeper – Heinrich Klaasen, Ishan Kishan

Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Agarwal, Tilak Varma

All-rounders – Aiden Markram, Hardik Pandya, Marco Jansen

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah (vc), T Natarajan, Gerald Coatzee

By Ritik Sharma

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