Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli
MI captain Rohit Sharma and RCB captain Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)

RCB vs MI- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians? IPL 2021 Match 39. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians are all set to lock horns with each other in their next ecounter of IPL 2021. The RCB vs MI match will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 26. While RCB lost their previous match to CSK, MI lost to KKR.

The Virat Kohli-led RCB on Friday lost to Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets. RCB made a fabulous start, hitting 90-0 in the first 10 overs. However, they later lost wicket and could not smash a lot of runs to reach a big total.

Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal
(Image: Twitter)

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Openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal smacked great knocks of 52 and 70 respectively. CSK made a good comeback in the second half by picking enough wickets. In the end, RCB reached 156-6.

CSK’s chase can be defined as a comfortable one. With RCB bowlers finding it difficult to pick wickets at the right time, the MS Dhoni-led team won the match in 18.1 overs. Ruturaj Gaikwad (38) and Faf du Plessis (31) gave a good start in batting, making a 71-run stand.

Later, Ambati Rayudu scored 32 runs. In the last 5 overs, CSK just needed 32 runs which was quite an easy task for Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni. CSK eventually won the match by 6 wickets.

Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis (Image: Twitter)

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Talking about Mumbai Indians, the team lost to Kolkata Knight Riders in a previous encounter. Batting first, Mumbai Indians put up 155-6 on the board. Openers Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock gave a spectacular start in batting, smashing 33 and 55 respectively. However, the next batsmen in line were not that effective.

Later, KKR saw an amazing batting show by Venkatesh Iyer and Rahul Tripathi. While opener Venkatesh Iyer smashed 53 off 30, one-down Tripathi scored unbeaten 74 off 42. KKR chased the target in just 15.1 overs and won by 7 wickets. For MI, Jasprit Bumrah was the only successful bowler who picked 3 wickets.

Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer
Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer. Credits: IPL

RCB vs MI- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians? IPL 2021 Match 39. 

RCB vs MI Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches RCB Won MI Won  Tied
Overall 30 11 19 0
At Dubai International Cricket Stadium 2 2 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
IPL 2021 1 1 0 0

Recent Venue Records (Dubai International Cricket Stadium)

Stats- T20

Total Matches- 61

Matches won batting 1st- 34

Matches won bowling first- 26

Average 1st innings score- 144

Average 2nd innings score- 122

Highest total recorded- 211/6 (20 Ov) by IRE vs SCO

Lowest total recorded-  71/10 (13.2 Ov) by IRE vs AFG

Highest score chased- 183/5 (19.4 Ov) by AFG vs UAE

Lowest score defended- 134/7 (20 Ov) by OMAN vs HK

5 Captaincy Records That Rohit Sharma Holds But Virat Kohli Doesn't
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma. Image Credits: BCCI

Toss Prediction for Match 39 of IPL 2021

The team batting first might choose to bat first as the average first innings score is quite more than the average 2nd innings score.

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Predicted Scores for Match 39 of IPL 2021

Team 1st batting 2nd batting
RCB 150-160  150-160
MI 160-170 160-170

IPL 2021 form

Latest standings in the IPL 2021 points table

Team Matches Won Lost Points Net Run Rate
Chennai Super Kings 9 7 2 14 +1.185
Delhi Capitals 9 2 2 14 +0.613
Royal Challengers Bangalore 9 5 4 10 -0.720
Kolkata Knight Riders 9 4 5 8 +0.363
Rajasthan Royals 8 4 4 8 -0.154
Mumbai Indians 9 4 5 8 -0.310
Punjab Kings 9 3 6 6 -0.345
Sunrisers Hyderabad 8 1 7 2 -0.689

(Teams’ forms) – Oldest to Latest

Royal Challengers Bangalore- LLLWL

Mumbai Indians- LLWWL

Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Image Credit: Twitter)

Players’ Form- Royal Challengers Bangalore- Batting

Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Devdutt Padikkal 8 287 41.00
Virat Kohli 9 256 32.00
Glenn Maxwell 9 244 30.50
AB de Villiers 9 219 36.50
Rajat Patidar
4 71 17.75
Kyle Jamieson 8 63 15.75

Who will score the most runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the match: Virat Kohli or Devdutt Padikkal

Players’ Form-Royal Challengers Bangalore- Bowling

Players Matches  Wickets  Average 
Harshal Patel 9 19 15.52
Kyle Jamieson 8 9 27.44
Mohammed Siraj 9 6 37.66
Yuzvendra Chahal 9 6 39.83
Shahbaz Ahmed 5 4 8.00
Washington Sundar 6 3 39.33

Who will score the pick most wickets for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the match: Harshal Patel or Kyle Jamieson

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MI, vs KKR, IPL 2021
Mumbai Indians (Image Credit: Twitter)

Players’ Form- Mumbai Indians- Batting

Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Rohit Sharma 8 283 35.37
Quinton de Kock 8 227 32.42
Kieron Pollard 9 204 40.80
Suryakumar Yadav 9 181 20.11
Krunal Pandya 9 116 14.50
Ishan Kishan 7 98 14.00

 

Who will score the most runs for Mumbai Indians in the match: Quinton de Kock or Kieron Pollard

Players’ Form- Mumbai Indians- Bowling

Players Matches  Wickets Average 
Rahul Chahar 9 11 23.45
Jasprit Bumrah 9 11 24.36
Trent Boult 9 10 28.10
Kieron Pollard 9 3 23.00
Krunal Pandya 9 3 60.00
Marco Jansen 2 2 22.50

Who will score the pick most wickets for Mumbai Indians in the match: Rahul Chahar or Trent Boult