MI vs RCB 1st Match LIVE CRICKET SCORE, Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore LIVE STREAMING & TV CHANNEL IPL 2021
The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 14) will begin on Friday, 9th April 2021. RCB vs MI, The wait is over the 1st match of the IPL 14 is Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore. MI vs RCB, the venue for the 1st match of IPL 2021 is MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The 1st match of IPL 2021 is to be played on Friday, 9th April 2021. MI vs RCB, the match begins at 07:00 PM PST, 07:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 07:00 PM LOCAL.
RCB vs MI, the 1st match of the tournament (IPL 14), is between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Mumbai Indians (MI), the champions of IPL 13, will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) both teams have faced each other about 29 times in the previous 14 editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Out of those 29 times in which they have faced each other, MI has won 19 matches and lost 10 of them against RCB.
Mumbai Indians (MI), the most successful Indian Premier League (IPL) team, has won the IPL Trophy five times. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore haven’t got lucky enough to clench the IPL Trophy.
Match: 1st Match – Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Date: Friday, 9th April 2021
Time: 1:00 PM PST, 1:30 PM IST, 8:00 PM GMT 10:00 AM LOCAL
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
Probable Playing XI
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahal, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Adam Milne.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Azharuddin (wk), Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini.
In the 2nd ODI, the Pakistan team failed to perform as they did in the 1st ODI. They weren’t able to stop the South African batsman. As they posted a mountainous target of 342. The skipper led the team with 92 runs followed by Quinton De Kock’s 80 and Rassie van der Dussen 60. On the bowling side, an excellent spell by Anrich Nortje limited the Pakistan team to achieve the given target. Anrich Nortje doing great from the bowling end as in the 1st ODI he took 4 wickets and gave 51 runs in his spell. In the 2nd ODI, he took 3 wickets and gave 61 runs in his spell. Andile Phelukwayo took 2 wickets in both matches followed by Kagiso Rabada’s wicket in both ODI’s.
On the other hand, Pakistan hasn’t performed as expected, only Fakhar Zaman played a record-breaking inning of 193 on just 155 balls. The Pakistani opener kept a calm nerve and played a classic inning till the last over. The 1st ODI stars Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam weren’t able to perform as they did in the 1st ODI. Muhammad Rizwan, who performed superbly in South Africa tour to Pakistan 2021, wasn’t able to support Fakhar Zaman. On the bowling side, they had issues with fielding and the bowlers weren’t able to stop the batsman from scoring a massive target. Haris Rauf took 3 wickets while Faheem Ashraf, Muhammad Husnain and Shaheen Shah Afridi all took 1 wicket.
MI vs RCB Head to Head
The two teams have faced each other 29 times in the IPL so far, with MI holding a 19-10 head-to-head win/loss record over RCB.
Matches played – 17
- MI Won: 19
- RCB Won: 10
Mumbai Indians Squad
Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, Dhawal Kulkarni, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Adam Milne, Chris Lynn, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Quinton de Kock, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Arjun Tendulkar, Marco Jansen, Yudhvir Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad
Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers(w), Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Azharuddin. Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar. Kyle Jamieson, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal. Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Adam Zampa, Sachin Baby. Srikar Bharat, Pavan Deshpande, Rajat Patidar, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Shahbaz Ahmed.