Today Match Pitch Report, Predicted playing XI, injured update from the Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore camp, we will cover all in this article. Previously Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians faced each other in the opening game of IPL 2021. We shall judge pitch report and match prediction on the basis of previous performance and statistics to determine the behavior of today’s match pitch report and match prediction.
MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Game 39 Details:
Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 39th match of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. You can catch the live action on Star Sports Network in India from 7:30 PM IST onwards.
MI vs RCB Preview
Mumbai Indians, currently at the 5th spot with four wins out of 9 games, lost both their matches in the 2nd leg of IPL 2021 in UAE. They started their campaign in UAE against Chennai Super Kings and lost the game by 20 runs. In the next game against KKR, they lost the game by seven wickets. Mumbai Indians’ most significant concern is the form of their top-order batsman. The good news for Mumbai fans is that Hardik Pandya will be available for this match. Keep reading to know, today match pitch report.
Like Mumbai Indians, Royal Challenger Bangalore also lost both games in the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Currently, they are standing at three with five wins out of 9 games. They faced the KKR in the first encounter in the UAE leg and lost the game badly as they bundled out on 92. In the next match, their openers added 100+ partnerships against CSK. However, they lost the plot from there now and managed to post a total of 156 on the board. CSK chased down the target easily. The biggest concern for RCB is that their big hitter failed to perform well in the UAE leg.
MI vs RCB Head to Head
The Two Giants Mumbai and Bangalore, have faced each other 28 times. Mumbai has won 17 times, while RCB has won 11 times. RCB has won the previous encounter in IPL 2021. (source)
Today Match Pitch Report
Dubai’s pitch offers a good fight between bat and bowl. Generally, the wicket provides some help to seamers. The team batting first has won 34 games, while the team batting second has won 26 games.
- Average 1st Inning score- 144
- Average 2nd Inning score- 122
Injured/ Availability Update
George Garton, who is still in quarantine, will not be available for this match.
MI XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton (w), Surya-Kumar Yadav, Ishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Boult, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah
RCB XI: Virat Kohli (c), Padikkal, KS Bharat (wk), Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Tim David, Kyle Jamieson, Shahbaz Ahmed, Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel.
The team batting second will win the match.
Disclaimer: Today match pitch report and match prediction is based on the scrutiny and understanding of the cricket game.