A thorough indurated ups and downs overlapped upon the Mumbai Indians in this season of Indian Premier League and just before beginning of the 55th match, the defending champions are one win away for the last play-off spot.
The match will be presumably easier for Mumbai as they are going to encounter already thrown out Delhi Daredevils.
Mumbai survived from a fall off in the first round having only two wins in their first five matches. A huge turn around has been in the show for Mumbai; they pocketed four incredible wins in their later five encounters.
A win in this match will carry Mumbai into the last four in terms of better run rates than Rajasthan Royals (net run rate -0.250) who are standing at fourth position with 14 points after all 14 matches. Mumbai Indians get the better run rate with +0.384.
The other three teams who availed themselves for the play offs are Sunrisers Hyderabad (18 points in 14 matches), Chennai Super Kings (16 points in 13 matches) and Kolkata Knight Riders (16 points in 14 matches).