RCB vs MI in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s RCB in desperate need of a win, Rohit Sharma’s MI aim to bounce back in top 4

RCB vs MI in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s RCB in desperate need of a win, Rohit Sharma’s MI aim to bounce back in top 4 – Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the 39th match of the IPL 2021 here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Sunday. Both the sides are coming into this match after facing two back to back defeats. RCB were thrashed by KKR and CSK in their first two games while Rohit Sharma’s MI went down fighting against CSK and KKR again. RCB are ranked 3rd in the points table thanks to their brilliant start in the first half while MI has slipped down to 6th place after their last game. 

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RCB vs MI in IPL 2021: Match Details

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

39th Match, IPL 2021

Sep 26, 06:00 PM 

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 

Weather and pitch report

Even though it is the evening game of the doubleheader, the temperature will be around 38 degrees celsius. Humidity will be at 55%. Pitch will have more assistance to pacers.

RCB vs MI in IPL 2021: T20 Domestic

Total Match Played: 96

Batting First Won: 40

Batting Second Won: 55

Tie: 1

Avg. Score in 1st bat: 155

Highest Score: Sunrisers Hyderabad 219/2

Lowest Score: Lahore Qalandars 59/10

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Scoring Pattern

Below Score 150: 34

Score between 150 and 169: 30

Score between 170 and 189: 22

Above Score 190: 10

Players to watch out for 


Virat Kohli 

Glenn Maxwell

AB de Villers

Harshal Patel 


Rohit Sharma 

Jasprit Bumrah 

Trent Boult

Kieron Pollard

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Probable Playing XI


Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sachin Baby, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal


Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard (c), Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult

RCB Squad

Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Srikar Bharat, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Suyash Prabhudessai, Yuzvendra Chahal, Finn Allen, Scott Kuggeleijn

MI Squad

Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Marco Jansen, Yudhvir Singh, Adam Milne, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult