In the 31st Match of IPL 2019, Mumbai Indians will take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore on 15th April at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. MI vs RCB match preview.
MI is at the third place in IPL points table with four wins and three losses in their seven league matches so far. On the other hand, RCB finally registered their first win of this season when they beat Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. RCB is currently at the bottom of the table and now they have to win all of their remaining matches to qualify for the IPL playoffs.
RCB must have gotten some breather after the last match as the secured their first two points of the IPL 2019. MI lost their previous encounter to RR.
This is going to be the second encounter between MI and RCB in IPL 2019. When last time these two team met at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, MI emerged victorious in a very close game. Let’s look at the probable playing 11 and best dream11 picks ahead of the MI vs RCB match.
MI vs RCB probable playing XI: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2019 – 15th April 2019
MI playing 11 today: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Jason Behrendorff, Rahul Chahar, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB playing 11 today: Parthiv Patel (WK), Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath / Shimron Hetmyer, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj.
Alzarri Joseph injured his shoulder in the last game against Rajasthan Royals and may sit on the bench against RCB. Lasith Malinga may replace him into the playing 11.
Dale Steyn will be available on 19th April. RCB only played with three foreign players in the last game. Shimron Hetmyer may replace Akashdeep Nath.
The MI vs RCB clash has happened 26 times in IPL history so far, out of which MI emerged victorious 17 times and RCB managed to win 9 times. No matches ended in a tie or no result.
Best Dream11 picks for MI vs RCB Dream11 IPL T20 match – Dream11 points
Virat Kohli – Batsman (RCB)
Virat played a captain knock in a pressure situation against KXIP and helped his team to register their name on the IPL points table. He has been playing crucial innings for RCB in this season as usual. He has scored 270 runs in seven matches at an average of 38.57 in IPL 2019 so far. Dream11 points – 169.5 points.
Rohit Sharma – Batsman (RCB)
Rohit Sharma looked in good knick in the last game against RR and played short but useful innings of 47 runs. He could be impressive at the top of the order. Dream11 points – 122.5 points.
AB De Villiers – Batsman (RCB)
AB De Villiers showed why he’s called Mr. 360° against KXIP. He played some exceptional shots and remained unbeaten at 59 runs. He could be a valuable addition to your MI vs RCB dream11 team. Dream11 points – 167.5 points.
Hardik Pandya – All-rounder (MI)
Hardik Pandya has been explosive in this IPL season. When last time these two teams met at Chinnaswamy Hardik Pandya played a game-changing Inning of 32 runs in just 14 balls. Dream11 points – 176 points.
Yuzvendra Chahal – Bowler (RCB)
Yuzvendra Chahal has been the main striking bowler for RCB this season. He has taken 11 wickets in seven matches at an average of 18 in IPL 2019. He’s currently the second highest wicket-taker this season after Kagiso Rabada (13). Dream11 points – 145 points.
Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dream 11 Team no. 1
MI vs RCB dream11 team today: Quinton De Kock (VC), AB De Villiers, Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar.
Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dream 11 Team no. 2
MI vs RCB dream11 team today: Parthiv Patel, AB De Villiers, Virat Kohli (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (VC), Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar.