Royal Challengers Bangalore will be all set to lock horns against Mumbai Indians in this crucial TATA IPL encounter. Welcome to the RCB vs MI Dream11 team prediction today and match preview.
Royal Challengers Bangalore were trying to showcase their ability to battle in the top tier last year but ended up 4th on the table which could keep them motivated to close in to eventually win the series.
Mumbai Indians on the other hand are great advocates of a winning team but their performance last season proved just the opposite after they ended up at the bottom of the table with a poor start that crumpled their hopes to stay in contention which should not be the case for this opening game.
Probable Winner, Match Tips, and Match Prediction
Mumbai Indians should win this match by a very close margin.
RCB- 1.97 MI- 1.94
Pitch Report and Toss
The pitch is beneficial for spin bowlers. The winners of the toss should bowl first.
The weather forecasts a warm humid day.
Probable Playing 11
Royal Challengers Bangalore
D.Karthik (wk), V.Kohli, F.du Plessis, R.Patidar, M.Bracewell, S.Ahmed, M.Siraj, J.Hazlewood, H.Patel, R.Topley
I.Kishan (wk), R.Sharma, S.Yadav, T.David, D.Brevis, T.Varma, C.Green, R.Singh, J.Archer, K.Kartikeya, A.Tendulkar
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians
Date and Time: 2nd April – 07:30 pm IST
Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India
Telecast: Star Sports Network, Jio Cinema App and Website
RCB vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction Today, TATA IPL, Fantasy Cricket Picks, Match Preview
Dinesh Karthik (7.5 Cr) holds fantastic overall potential but was at his best last year which saw him score 330 runs in 16 matches that can help him maintain a similar pressure to help the lower batting order.
Ishan Kishan (8.5 Cr) has not been at his best in the recent games but was the leading run scorer from his team in the last season with 418 runs in 14 games which could push him to retain a similar form.
Virat Kohli (9.0 Cr) can fight back when called upon and has scored brilliant runs under pressure which earned him 341 runs in 16 matches with his added ability to lead the team in tough situations.
Fag du Plessis (8.5 Cr) was able to blend well with the team as the opening batsman which helped him score 468 runs to become the leading run-scorer from his team in his first season at the new club.
Rohit Sharma (9.0 Cr) went through one of his worst seasons as the captain of the squad with just 268 last year with drastic improvements in his recent games which can be witnessed in this contest.
Suryakumar Yadav (9.0 Cr) is one of the most important quality batsman in the side and has made a name for himself playing in the IPL which earned him 303 runs in just 8 games which can improve drastically with his current form.
Cameron Green(8.5 Cr) leans more towards his bowling skills which should keep him motivated for his debut season after showcasing amazing consistency for Australia in his recent games.
Josh Hazlewood (9.0 Cr) can create fantastic chances with his sharp bowling skills in all formats of the game which was showcased in his performance last year and earned him 20 wickets in 12 matches which can improve drastically this year.
Mohammed Siraj (8.5 Cr) has been a fantastic pace bowler and has been a an important asset in the team which pushed him to find 9 wickets in 15 matches that can build his confidence considering his recent T20 form.
Harshal Patel (8.5 Cr) was not able to deliver at the level he is capable of after finding 19 wickets in 15 matches with the added potential to help the team during the initial overs.
Jofra Archer (9.0 Cr) has enjoyed his bowling spell on Indian soil but failed to compete last season due to injury with amends to make in his debut season for the club which could be a huge boost to return to the IPL after his injury.
Dream11 Team Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain
R.Sharma will be our captain because of his batting composure which can keep him consistent for this contest.
J.Archer will be our vice-captain because of his ability to find the perfect lines to maintain his wicket-taking potential.
DREAM 11 TEAM
Karthik, Kishan, Kohli, du Plessis, Sharma (C), Yadav, Green, Patel, Hazlewood, Patel, Siraj, Archer (VC)
Dream11 Team Disclaimer
The veracity of our selections and team is based on earnest analysis of the league, matches, and playing 11s. We implore you to forage your team by your own accord with these facets helping spur your decision making.
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