Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, IPL 2021
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RCB vs MI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 39. Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021 on September 26 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. While RCB takes the 3rd spot in IPL 2021 points table with 10 points, Mumbai Indians hold 6th place with 8 points. Both the teams lost their previous encounters.

RCB lost their previous match to Chennai Super Kings. With 111-0 in 13.1 overs, RCB fell to 156-6 in the end batting first. While Virat Kohli (53) and Devdutt Padikkal (70) scored the fifties, the rest batsmen could not bat well. CSK also picked crucial wickets in the last 10 overs to restrict RCB to 156 on the scoreboard.

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Later, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis scored a good opening partnership of 71 for CSK. Later, Moeen Ali and Ambati Rayudu made a 47-run stand. RCB bowlers failed to pick wickets at the start which eventually put CSK in a dominant position. In the end, CSK won by 6 wickets.

RCB vs MI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 39
Faf Du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad. (Credits: Twitter)

Talking about Mumbai Indians, they lost their previous encounter with Kolkata Knight Riders. It was rather a one-sided game where KKR outplayed MI with their exceptional batting. KKR restricted MI to 155-6 in the 1st innings. Later, Venkatesh Iyer (53) and Rahul Tripathi (74) scored spectacular knocks to chase the target in just 15.1 overs.

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Mumbai Indians (Image Credit: Twitter)

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RCB vs MI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 39

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Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians game will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 26. According to weather.com, the temperature in Dubai during the evening of September 26 will be around 31° Celcius. There is only a 3% chance of rain. The humidity will be around 62%.

Dubai International Stadium does not witness high scores often. The average 1st innings score at the stadium in T20Is is 144 while the average 2nd innings score is 122. Hence a 160-plus total can be a good score to defend. The IPL 2021 matches in UAE have witnessed only low average totals so far. Only one game saw teams scoring 180+ totals.