Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

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Who will win the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2019 match?

The Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) put up quite a disappointing show against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their first match of the season. They will be hosting the Mumbai Indians (MI) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru for the 7th game of the 12th edition of IPL and will be eager to add two crucial points to their tally.

Royal Challengers Bangalore To Win the Match, 1.91
Both teams are very strong batting sides but their bowling line-ups are shaky
Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard are going to be the biggest threats to RCB on the small Chinnaswamy stadium
RCB has less playing combinations to worry about and seems to have more match-winning options to call upon. They are also playing at home.

rcb Vs mi match prediction

Tournament: Indian Premier League 2019
Date: Mar 28, 2019
Format: T20
Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India
Time: 14:30
Weather: Partly cloudy, 30% Humidity, 29.9℃

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2019: Match Preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore faced the champions Chennai Super Kings(CSK) under the captaincy of the legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the opening game of the IPL season 2019 at Chennai stadium. Chennai first opted to field and it eventually turned out to be the best decision taken by the DHONI as the pitch caught the RCB batsmen by surprise. With the help of some heavy spin and rough areas on the pitch, the RCB batting attack succumbed to just 70 runs. Chennai crossed the finish line with seven wickets in hand. Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, were at the receiving end of a Rishabh Pant special knock as Delhi Capitals beat Mumbai Indians team by 37 runs.

Mumbai Indians started its vivo IPL 2019 season with a pretty bad performance against the Delhi Capitals team. But Not only did they allow Delhi Capitals to receive a massive total score, but they followed it up with some in-depth batting.

The few positives for the Mumbai Indians would have to the form of Quinton de Kock who smashed four 4’s and a six in the 16 balls he faced, runs for Yuvraj Singh, and a valuable contribution from Krunal Pandya down the order.

The team selection for the match was also quite head scratching and we are certain that Mumbai Indians will have to make a few changes ahead of their match against RCB.

The big concerns are going to be the injury to Jasprit Bumrah and the form of its bowlers. The injury to Jasprit Bumrah is going to keep him out of the upcoming match for certain and make it necessary to change the playing combination.

In some good news, it appears that Lasith Malinga is going to be available for the Mumbai Indians for the next two matches before he goes back to play some domestic cricket at home. His inclusion will likely mean Ben Cutting or Mitchell McClenaghan missing out. Since McClenaghan bowled well in the previous match, Ben Cutting is the more likely option.

Mumbai Indians have an excellent batting lineup with players like Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard, and the two Pandya brothers. The form of Suryakumar Yadav and the consistency of Yuvraj Singh would be the big worries for Mumbai in this department but one match is too soon to make any assumptions.

Since Ben Cutting was the sixth bowling option for Mumbai Indians and batting at number 8, his replacement could be a batsman or bowler depending upon the conditions.

The Mumbai Indians are not yet close to finding their right playing combination. They have the match winners in their side to win but the lack of stability in the camp could be a big hurdle to overcome.

Rasikh Salam got a chance to make his debut for the Mumbai Indians in the previous match and did not impress us much. He may get another chance in this match now that Jasprit Bumrah is injured and the side is already short of fast-bowling options.

Predicted playing XI Squad for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019: RCB vs MI Team Updates:

While both of the teams have lost their first opening games of the IPL 2019 season, both Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore will feel that it will be too early to make any sudden changes to the team’s Playing XI. RCB and MI have also looked quite balanced on paper and it will depend on the players that are on the team sheet to go out and perform.

RCB vs MI Match IPL 2019: How to watch Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians Live Streaming?

The Vivo IPL 2019 match –RCB vs MI life will be aired on the Star Network in India. The channel is available on all leading cable and DTH operators. You can also stream the IPL 2019 matches live on Hotstar. To get a premium subscription of Hotstar, you will have to register and pay an amount of ₹199 for a month.

Pitch Conditions of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

The IPL 2019 match between RCB and MI is going to be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. The weather forecast for the match is very good and we don’t anticipate any rain on match day.

This is going to be the first IPL 2019 match in Bengaluru and so the pitch is a bit of an unknown. We expect to see a good batting surface that is going to allow a high-scoring match to be played out. Defending totals has traditionally been difficult in Bengaluru and the spinners have started to come to the fore in more recent matches.

RCB VS MI DREAM 11 LINEUP

WICKET-KEEPER:
Quinton de Kock
BATSMEN:
Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
AB de Villiers
Kieron Pollard
ALL-ROUNDERS:
Krunal Pandya
Moeen Ali
BOWLERS:
Mitchell McClenaghan
Mohammad Siraj
Lasith Malinga
Nitin Saini

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians Match Prediction

Neither of the two sides in this match is well settled right now. RCB, though, seems to have more match winners in its side. Its batting appears to be stronger and certainly has more six-hitting options. They are also going to have home advantage on their side which has proved to be a significant factor in the past.

 

Details

DateTimeLeagueSeasonMatch Day
March 28, 20198:00 pmIPL 20192019March 28, Thursday