The defending champions, Mumbai Indians are in a very strong position in this season of the Indian Premier League. He played 11 matches in which seven wins were in his name. They lost four matches and are at the forefront of the IPL T20 points table. He was defeated by Rajasthan Royals by a beautiful margin of eight wickets in their recent match.
Hardik Pandya was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side who scored 60 runs from just 21 balls with the help of two fours and seven huge sixes.Suryakumar Yadav also had a great performance with the bat. He scored 40 runs off 26 balls and hit four fours and a six. Ishan Kishan scored 37 runs, while Saurabh Tiwari scored 34 runs. De Kock and captain, Kirron Pollard, scored six each.
No other bowler from his side could take a wicket in the last match. Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar and captain, Kieron Pollard were the bowlers who failed to take any wicket. Trent Boult leaked 40 runs in his four overs, while Jasprit Bumrah scored 38 runs in four overs. His leaking of Rahul Chahar led to a charge of 36 runs in his three overs, while captain, Kirron Pollard, was charged with 18 runs in four overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore are doing well in this edition of the Indian Premier League after a gap of seven years. This happened in 203 when they qualified for the playoffs and they are in a strong position this season. He also played a total of 11 matches, with seven wins to his name. They lost four matches and were ranked third in the points table. They are on par with the scores of Mumbai Indian and Delhi Capital, but are poor in run rate. They were defeated by Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets in their most recent match with a comfortable margin.
He could score 145 runs in his innings of 20 overs. Captain Virat Kohli was the most successful and highest run-scorer for his side, scoring 50 runs off 43 balls with the help of a four and a single.
The bowling unit of Royal Challengers Bangalore failed to give a great performance in the previous match. They could not defend the target of 146 runs and the target was achieved in 18.4 overs. Six bowlers were used by Royal Challengers Bangalore, but no bowler from their side could stop the Chennai Super Kings batting order from scoring runs. Yuzvendra Chahal was the only successful bowler from his side, taking one wicket for 21 runs in his four overs. Chris Morris also bowled, taking one wicket in his 3.4 overs while taking 36 runs from him. Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, Moin Ali and Navdeep Saini were the bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the previous match. Washington Sundar scored 27 runs in four overs, while Mohammad Siraj was charged with 29 runs in only two overs.
Our today’s match prediction
Royal Challengers Bangalore performed in recent matches and are in good form. It is also a stronger team overall than Mumbai Indians, at least on paper and has performed well in this tournament so far.
TODAY MATCH PREDICTION – MITODAY TOSS PREDICTION – RCB
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- RCB’s top batting order is stronger than DC’s
- Royal Challengers Bangalore have depth in batting and bowling.
- Mumbai Indians bowling unit is not performing well.