IPL 2020 MI vs RCB : IPL 2020 to get its first playoff qualifier as table toppers Mumbai clash with Bangalore tonite

The Dream11 IPL 2020 will get its first playoff qualifier tonite after 48 matches in the league this year. The winner of Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will become the first team to qualify for the playoffs of IPL 2020. Both the teams are currently occupying No.1 & No.2 position on the points table with 14 points each from 11 matches. Both also have a superior Net Run Rate than all the teams who can reach 16 points. In the current scenarios, it is safe to assume that the team which wins today will become the first qualifier for IPL 2020.

IPL 2020 MI vs RCB : Check how IPL 2020 will get its first playoff qualifier tonite ?

Both the teams have played 11 games each, have 7 wins against their name and they currently occupy the top two positions of the points table.

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Mumbai Indians is currently on top with better net run rate (NRR) than anyone else.
– Mumbai has a NRR of 1.252
– This means they will almost certainly be through to the playoffs if they win.
– Only five teams can get to 16 points, and one of them is the Kolkata Knight Riders, who have a terrible NRR of -0.479.
– Even if Mumbai wins by 1 run today – they will have to lose their next two matches by a margin of 180 runs to be shunted out of IPL playoff race which in a T20 game is almost impossible.

Mumbai: Played 11, Points 14, NRR 1.252 Remaining matches: vs Royal Challengers (Oct 28), Delhi Capitals (Oct 31) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (Nov 3)

Royal Challengers Bangalore will almost be certain to qualify if they win today. Though their NRR is inferior to Mumbai but still they have enough under their belt to make it to the playoffs by a win tonite. 
– RCB has NRR of 0.92
– Win will take RCB to 16 points
– Even if RCB wins today by 5 runs, they will have to lose next two matches that too by an aggregate margin of 70 runs to not qualify for playoffs. 
– So overall, if RCB wins today – they too like M.I will almost be certain to qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs. 

IPL 2020 MI vs RCB : Rohit Sharma to miss out for Mumbai Indians tonite, can RCB take advantage ?

Mumbai Indians captains Rohit Sharma according to the information available with InsideSports will not play in this match. Not only this, Rohit is certain to miss other league matches as well for MI and is likely to available only for IPL 2020 playoff matches. The source further informed InsideSport that ‘decision on Rohit Sharma’s further participation will only be taken after assessing him for few days during practice’. Mumbai Indians skipper had suffered a hamstring injury on October 18 in the game against KXIP and since then he has missed his franchise’s last two matches in the tournament.

On the other hand for RCB, Navdeep Saini will miss out in this clash of table toppers.

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While MI are coming into this game on the back of their 8-wicket loss against Rajasthan Royals (RR), this will be RCB’s first game since their loss against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The last time these two teams faced each other, we witnessed a Super Over-thriller in Dubai. After RCB scored 201/3 on the back of fifties from Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch and AB de Villiers, MI made a stunning recovery, courtesy Ishan Kishan’s 99 and Kieron Pollard’s unbeaten fifty to tie the scores before RCB came out on top in the Super Over.

IPL 2020 MI vs RCB LIVE: Where to catch  MI vs RCB LIVE Streaming ?

The match between MI vs RCB  LIVE will be live broadcasted on Star Sports Network in the Indian Subcontinent.

The MI vs RCB will also be Live Streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.

IPL 2020 Fans can also catch the MI vs RCB  Live Score & Ball by Ball Updates on https://www.insidesport.in/sport-matches/?field=entity_cricket&id=45634&widget=match_center