A much anticipated fixture will take place at the Sheraton Grand Whitefield Stadium on the 11th of January as Patna Pirates face off against U Mumba, two teams that currently occupy the top two spots for Quarter-finals play Offs. The Pirates managed to usurp U Mumba from 3rd place following their victory against Telugu Titans in their previous fixture, taking them to a total of 21 points. U Mumba sit at 4th position, with a total of 20 points, and come to this tie after a stale mate with Haryana Steelers. The Pirates look to be in better form, managing to salvage 4 wins in their last five outings, the exception being a loss. U Mumba on the other hand have only managed 2 wins in their last six games, 3 ending as draws and succumbing to 1 defeat.
Patna Pirates (59%) Vs. U Mumba (41%)
Patna Pirates vs. U Mumba Match Preview
Previous h2h results show a contrast to the form these two teams are currently in. U Mumba has been overly predominant in clashes between the two sides, managing to beat the Pirates in 4 of their last 5 meetings. It is however worth noting that going back 10 games, the Pirates managed to salvage 4 wins, U Mumba got 6, bringing total wins to a difference of only 2 in those games. Patna Pirates have a game in hand and will go into this match looking for a win that will put them right on top of 2nd placed Bengaluru. U Mumba are sure to put a fair fight as they too could rise to 2nd after a win here. Expect a tight match, but all odds point to a Patna Pirates’ win.