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The Red and Black Army is all geared up to lock horns with the Blue Army as RCB will be taking on MI in what is going to be one exhilarating clash between two strong sides. Both teams head into this game after having lost their previous encounters, i.e. RCB lost their last match to Delhi Capitals, while Mumbai Indians lost their last encounter to Chennai Super Kings at the Chepauk Stadium.
The match is scheduled to be played at the Wankhede Stadium at 7:30 pm IST today. RCB are currently on the 6th position on the IPL points table, whereas Mumbai Indians are on the 8th position on the table. Here’s taking a look at all you need to know about the much-anticipated MI vs RCB match right here.
IPL News 2023: RCB vs MI Match Details
Venue: Wankhede Stadium
Date and time: 9th May, 2023 at 7:30 pm IST
Where To Watch: Star Sports Network and JioCinema
The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium is that of a batter’s paradise. We can expect a high-scoring encounter today and a score between 180 to 200 is on the cards. The captain winning the toss is likely to field first.
IPL News 2023: Captains’ Last Performance
Faf du Plessis: The South African all-rounder smashed a 45-run knock-off 32 balls in RCB’s last match against Delhi Capitals.
Rohit Sharma: Sharma got out for a 0 in the last match against Chennai Super Kings and he hasn’t been on his A game this entire season so far.
Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff, Ramandeep Singh, Shams Mulani, Sandeep Warrier, Vishnu Vinod, Riley Meredith, Duan Jansen, Dewald Brevis, Tristan Stubbs, Arjun Tendulkar, Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal, Raghav Goyal
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Michael Bracewell, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), David Willey, Harshal Patel, Karn Sharma, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Anuj Rawat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sonu Yadav, Siddarth Kaul, Wayne Parnell, Manoj Bhandage, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Himanshu Sharma
IPL News 2023: MI vs RCB Probable XI:
MI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Nehal Wadhera, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Arshad Khan, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal
RCB: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Wanindu Hasaranga, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood
IPL News 2023: Who Will Win The Match Between MI And RCB Today?
Prediction: Mumbai Indians to win the match.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore are on the 6th position on the IPL points table and are currently performing better as a team as compared to Mumbai Indians. However, MI have the home advantage and have a great record at Wankhede against RCB. The head-to-head stats of RCB vs MI say that MI has more wins that RCB and we might see the Blue Army bag another win today.
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