Transfer out: Ajinkya Rahane, Yuzi Chahal, Steve Smith, Samuel Badree
Transfer in: Rohit Sharma, Jos Buttler, Jasprit Bumrah, Andrew Tye
Now, I already have Krunal Pandya and Nitish Rana in my side for this game. Krunal Pandya might find it tough to make it to the XI after Karn Sharma’s brilliant performance in the last game. Let’s wait for the toss for that revelation to happen.
The first player that I get in for this game is Jos Buttler, reasons for which are already mentioned in the IPL Fantasy League section.
The second player that I get in for this game is Jasprit Bumrah. His death bowling skills give him the opportunity to peg away with wickets in the fag end and the fact that Mumbai play twice in 3 days is enough to warrant him a place in my side.
I would bring in Andrew Tye only if the Lions bowl first, because his death bowling skills might not even be needed if Mumbai chase down the GL total in about 16 overs.
I am temped to get in both Raina and Rohit in for this one, as Rajkot is a high scoring encounter. If you have enough transfers I would suggest getting both of them in, just to have all your bases covered. If not, I would say getting in Rohit would be the wiser choice despite him coming in at number 4, as Raina would be up against a superlative Mumbai attack that could trouble him in more ways than one.
Batting Star: Jos Buttler
Bowling Star: Jasprit Bumrah/Andrew Tye(whoever bowls first)