RCB vs MI: The 39th match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will see Royal Challengers Bangalore taking on Mumbai Indians for the second time on 26th September at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Both teams have suffered crushing defeats in both of their games thus far in the tournament’s second phase. While Virat Kohli’s team remains in third place, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians is currently sitting at the sixth place in the league standings.
To qualify for the IPL 2021 playoffs, Royal Challengers Bangalore must win three of their remaining five games. They haven’t been at their best in both games against Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings, and will be looking to get back on track.
Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, were defeated by Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs in their first match and were completely outplayed by Kolkata Knight Riders in their second match. From here on, they must win four of their remaining five games to qualify for the playoffs.
RCB vs MI Match Details
- Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, Match 39
- Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
RCB vs MI Weather & Pitch Report
As we have noticed in the last few matches, on the pitch at Dubai International Stadium, there is a little bit of movement but all in all a very flat track that helps the ball come on to the bat. Dew factor in the UAE is always a player so expect some help for the spinners too. Expect some help for the bowlers as it tends to be on the slower side but because of the weather, the batsmen will not be disappointed either.
The skies will stay clear at night and the temperature will come down to 32 degrees Celsius in Dubai. The humidity will be around 65 percent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai considering the last 5 matches played here is 166 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result: 0
RCB vs MI Head-to-Head
Royal Challengers Bangalore & Mumbai Indians Form
RCB vs MI Predicted Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (C), Srikar Bharat (WK), Tim David, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Navdeep Saini, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, Devdutt Padikkal.
Bench: Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rajat Patidar, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dushmantha Chameera, Tim David, Pavan Deshpande, George Garton, Akash Deep, Dan Christian, Suyash Prabhudessai.
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton De Kock (WK), Adam Milne, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Trent Boult, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav.
Bench: Saurabh Tiwary/Hardik Pandya, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, James Neesham, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Yudhvir Singh.
Match Predictions For Match 39 – RCB vs MI
If Royal Challengers Bangalore Won the Toss & Bat First
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Royal Challengers Bangalore Overall Score: 160-180
Royal Challengers Bangalore win the match.
If Mumbai Indians Won the Toss & Bat First
- Mumbai Indians Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Mumbai Indians Overall Score: 150-170
Royal Challengers Bangalore wins the match.
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