Match No.18 RCB vs MI
Match Preview :-
Today Match No.18 of TATA IPL-2022, clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians. This Match will be played on MCA Stadium (Pune) on Saturday, 09th April 2022 (Local time: 07:30 pm). After completion of Match No.16,Royal Challengers Bangalore is at 5th position and Mumbai Indians at 9th position on the point table. RCB will try to continued winning momentum today and MI will try to opening account in this IPL season.
About RCB :
RCB is yet struggling for it’s maiden IPL title. In current season RCB defeated by Punjab Kings in first match in high scoring clash, after that magnificent come back by RCB in this season and defeated to Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wicket and Rajasthan Royals by 4 wicket. RCB is doing very well with new skippers Faf Du Plessis. Faf scoring run as well as with winning streak. Dinesh Karthik also doing well batting in death over. Today after comeback of Maxwell RCB batting line up will be more strong. Kohli is not scoring run after first match. RCB fan will expect some good score from him. RCB bowler performance till now is average. Except Srilankan spinner Hasaranga rest all bowlers are still struggling.
Probably XI : Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep and David Willey
About MI :
5 times Champion of IPL season is still struggling for first win in IPL-15 season. The main problem with MI team is skipper Rohit Sharma still struggling for make some run. Need to MI team forget about past and start new journey from here and try to open account in this season. After release of Boult and Rahul Chahar Mumbai bowling lineup little weak. Bumrah. Need to team work performance should happen, if one player of MI is doing good then that one not getting proper support from other side.
Probably XI : Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen,Tymal Mills, Jaydev Unadkat, Murugan Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah
Head to Head Records :-
Total Matches Played between both team is 29.
RCB won :- 12
MI won :- 17
Weather Report :-
Temperature will be stay around 30°c with 59% humidity & 10 km/h wind speed. Sky will be very clear during match time.
Pitch Report :-
The pitch of MCA stadium known to be batting friendly, but also provide some help to spin bowling. On the basis of past record Chasing team has more advantage on this ground. In this season 3 match done on this ground and chasing team won only one match. Here average score will be around 165-170.
Live Streaming :
- India:- Star sports
- Pakistan:- Geo Super
- Bangladesh:- Channel9
- Australia:- Fox Sports
- Rest of the world :- Sky Sports Cricket, SuperSport, Flow Sports, Yupp TV, Foxtel
Match Prediction :
Royal Challengers Bangalore will win