- Rohit Singh | April 1, 2023 | 6:19 pm
RCB vs MI Match Preview
Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians in Match 5 of the 2023 Indian Premier League. The hosts were one game away from reaching the IPL Final in 2022. Mumbai Indians finished bottom of the group stage last year. Royal Challengers Bangalore has not finished outside the top four in any of the last three IPL seasons. They will be confident of getting off to a winning start in this match. Mumbai Indians had a very disappointing campaign in 2022 but still, have a team full of world-class match-winners. However, this is a very tough opening game.
RCB vs MI Match Details
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – 5th Match
Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium – Bengaluru
Date & Time: 02nd April 2023 at 07:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports
RCB vs MI Venue Stats
|Avg 1st inn score||163|
|Avg 2nd inn score||153|
|Win% batting 1st||47|
|Win% batting 2nd||53|
RCB vs MI Pitch Report
Bowlers often feel in the game at this venue and we expect a par score to be no higher than 175 on this surface on Sunday.
RCB vs MI Weather Report
The humidity levels will increase in the second half of the game but get to no higher than 45%. It will be warm with the temperature in the high 20s during this match.
|RCB ( Royal Challengers Bangalore )||L W W L W|
|MI ( Mumbai Indians )||W L W L W|
RCB vs MI Head-to-Head Stats
|Matches Played||RCB Won||MI Won||Tie||NR|
No Injury. Will be added when there is an update.
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RCB vs MI Probable Playing XIs:
Royal Challengers Bangalore Probable Playing XIs
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Michael Bracewell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Siddarth Kaul, Reece Topley
Mumbai Indians Probable Playing XIs
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Cameron Green, Tilak Varma, Arshad Khan, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal
Topmost Picks for RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction:
Top Picks – Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Virat Kohli- the leading run scorer in IPL history, who has hit five hundreds and 44 half-centuries, is back in strong form and is still looking to take this team to an IPL title.
- Faf du Plessis- the South African skipper of the side has a top IPL score of over 95 in three of the last four IPL. However, he is still yet to make an IPL century.
Top Picks – Mumbai Indians
- Rohit Sharma- the vastly experienced opener begins this IPL campaign two runs behind David Warner as the fourth-highest run-scorer in IPL history.
- Suryakumar Yadav- the entertaining right-handed batter was the standout IT20 player during 2022 and he has the ability to win a T20 fixture on his own.
Suggested Playing XI N0.1 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Team:
Ishan Kishan, Dinesh Karthik, Faf du Plessis(VC), Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav(C), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Josh Hazelwood, Jofra Archer, Mohammed Siraj
Suggested Playing XI N0.2 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Team:
Ishan Kishan, Dinesh Karthik, Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli(C), Rohit Sharma(VC), Suryakumar Yadav, Wanindu Hasaranga, Cameron Green, Harshal Patel, Jofra Archer, Mohammed Siraj
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain – Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli
Vice-captain – Faf du Plessis, Rohit Sharma
Wicketkeeper – Ishan Kishan
RCB vs MI Probable Winners:
Any clash which sees Virat Kohli go up against Rohit Sharma is always going to see supporters and neutrals get excited. We are expecting a very interesting match with both teams having points to prove after disappointments, for different reasons, in 2022. We expect Mumbai Indians to be more successful than in 2021 but think this will be a tough assignment. We think Royal Challengers Bangalore have more players with strong IPL records and we are backing them to win this match. Considering the team combination, Mumbai Indians is expected to win this match.