Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians
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The match between RCB and MI is the thirty-ninth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on September 26th 2021.
RCB vs MI History:
The teams competed against each other 30 times, till date. Out of them, RCB won 11 times including one super over victory in the tied game but lost 19 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against MI WLW*LL.
The teams faced each other 10 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won just twice. On the other hand, the visitors won 8 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against MI are LWLLL.
The teams competed 11 times at the home ground of MI. The home team won 7 times and lost 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of MI against RCB are WWWWL.
The teams met 9 times at the neutral venue. RCB won 5 times including one super over victory in the tied game, whereas MI won 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against MI WLW*WL.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
RCB is in the third position in the table (currently). The team will stay at the same position even by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team may go on the fourth rank in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB are LLLWL.
MI is in the sixth position in the table (currently). The team will come to third position by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team will either stay in the same position or come to the seventh position in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of MI are LLWWL.
Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be mostly sunny in the beginning of the game but then would turn towards partly cloudy till the interval of the play, then would turn towards mostly clear and then clear till the end of the game. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 2% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 34 to 35 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 to 23 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL):
Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 17 times in 36 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 7 times and lost 10 times, though once the team lost a match in the second super over.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLLL.
On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 5 times and lost 14 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLWW.
Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 12 times and lost 24 times, including those three super over defeats.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLWLL.
The first batting team won the matches 21 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 15 times, only, including one tie.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLW.
The lowest successful defended total was 126. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 110, and the highest total was 219 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 29.16 and 24.47 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams faced each other twice at the venue. RCB won both the outings.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB against MI at the venue are W*W – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
RCB got 9 opportunities to play at the venue. The team has an above average record, as the team won 5 times, though one of the victories was in the super over in a tied game, and lost 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RCB at the venue are LWWLW*.
MI got 9 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has an extremely poor record, as the team won 3 times, and lost 6 times including two defeats in tied game, one in the first super over and the other one in the second supper over.
Last 5 (completed) match results of MI at the venue are LWWWL***.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The team may go with some changes and try M. Azharuddeen in place of S. Bharat, S. Ahmed in place of N. Saini, K. Jamieson in place of W. Hasaranga and D. Christian or R. Patidar in place of T. David.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: D. Padikkal, D. Christian, V. Kohli, G. Maxwell, AB. de Villiers, M. Azharuddeen, S. Ahmed, K. Jamieson, H. Patel, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal
The team may go with H. Pandya, if he will be available for the selection, in place of S. Tiwari.
Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, R. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, H. Pandya, K. Pollard, K. Pandya, A. Milne, R. Chahar, T. Boult, J. Bumrah
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left. *Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator. *Notes: “***” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through a second super over, as the first super over also resulted into a tie.