Mumbai Indians will be squaring up against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of IPL 2021 MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match will commence on Friday, April 9 at 07:30 PM IST. Here are Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dream11 predictions, preview, squad, and predicted XI.
MI vs RCB Dream11 Predictions: Preview
The redefined champions Mumbai Indians will take on IPL bridesmaids Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of IPL 2021. The 5 time champions are eager to win a record third IPL in a row. MI are brimming with confidence heading into the 14th season. Their players are in red hot form. MI don’t have any injury concerns plaguing them.
They are undoubtedly one of the favourites to win IPL 2021. MI have an all-format team ready to counter conditions and wickets. The only obstacle in their path will possibly be their own self-confidence and desperation. If they can keep a check on both, MI will be set for a record 6th title. They start slow in the IPL and they will look to change that starting with the first game this season. MI boost of a great record against RCB. They will be keen to maintain that.
Royal Challengers Bangalore last played Mumbai Indians in the first game of IPL 2013. RCB won that thriller. But it was MI who eventually emerged champions that season. The prospect of taking on Rohit Sharma’s MI will be an agenda on Virat Kohli’s mind. RCB can get rid of the chokers tag only when they manage to win an IPL. This season they just seem to have the right balance to go all the way. The inclusion of Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson, and Dan Christian might just prove to be the tonic RCB needs. They will fancy their chances against slow—starters MI in the first game of the season.
MI vs RCB Dream11 Predictions: Team
Wicket-Keeper(s): AB de Villiers (RCB), Ishan Kishan (MI)
Batsmen: Virat Kohli (RCB), Rohit Sharma (MI), Suryakumar Yadav (MI)
All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell (RCB), Washington Sundar (RCB), and Kieron Pollard (MI)
Bowlers: Kyle Jamieson (RCB), Piyush Chawla (MI), and Jasprit Bumrah (MI)
MI vs RCB Dream11 Predictions: Playing XI
Mumbai Indians predicted XI: Ishan Kishan (WK), Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult, Piyush Chawla, Jasprit Bumrah
Royal Challengers Bangalore predicted XI: Mohammed Azharuddeen, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Dan Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal
IND v ENG | TV and live streaming details in India
1. TV: Star Sports Network
2. Live streaming: Hotstar
Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dream11 Predictions
Our MI vs RCB Dream11 prediction is that RCB will win the game.
Disclaimer: Please note that our Dream11 predictions are based on our analysis and they do not guarantee positive results.