Rising Pune Supergiant is the only team to have defeated Mumbai Indians twice in the IPL 2017 league stage, both home and away and this fact would be playing on the minds of MI players. There is a lot at stake at Wankhede Stadium today as the winning team goes straight into IPL 2017 final to be played in Hyderabad on May 21, while the losers get another chance in the Qualifier 2, to be played on May 19 in Bangalore. Get live cricket score of MI vs RPS here.
Rising Pune Supergiant are on a high in the business end of IPL 2017. They have never been in an IPL play-off before and Steve Smith’s team has the firepower to match Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium today. RPS have a better head-to-head (3-1 win-loss) record against MI and Steve Smith’s team will have to lift its game to plug the gap left by the untimely exit of super England all-rounder Ben Stokes. Mumbai Indians have lost two of their last three games and the rather close win against Kolkata Knight Riders left them at the top of the table. The winner of MI vs RPS today goes to Sunday’s IPL 2017 final. Get live cricket score of Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant here. Match starts at 8 PM IST.