IPL 2017 Match 38 MI vs RCB: Preview, Prediction and Head to Head
38th Match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 will be played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 1st May, 2017 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Dew factor can be neglected as it is an afternoon game. And this is also the 6th game for MI at home and only lost one against Rising Pune Supergiant.
Mumbai Indians are second on the points table with 14 points in their 9 matches; they lost both their matches against Rising Pune Supergiant. Their wins are completely team performance; both bowling and batting. They had defended low score and also chased the mammoth total. In last match against Gujarat Lions, Mumbai Indians won in Super Over, this may be concern as batting order looked little bit flop compared to bowling, they were not able to chase 153 at Rajkot. While Mumbai Indians is coming from the win; but would be surely introspecting their performance. Playing XI for Mumbai Indians is likely to see no changes as they looked settled with their combination.
Royal Challengers Bangalore has almost out of the IPL 2017; only miracle can make them qualify for play-offs. This has been the worst downfall for the RCB. Their strength had let them down. RCB the strongest batting side on the paper and the strongest by performance till last season has nothing left this season. With the likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers and the team is all-out for 49 runs, lowest by team in IPL history. Their bowler looked more powerful this season, they were leading the team; vice-versa of last season.
Head to Head: MI vs RCBMumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore had 20 encounters, MI had won 12 of them and RCB had won only 8. Out of 8 matches at Wankhede, MI and RCB are event at 4 wins each.
|20th April, 2008||Royal Challengers Bangalore||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
|28th May, 2008||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|3rd May, 2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Johannesburg|
|10th May, 2009||Mumbai Indians||16 Runs||Port Elizabeth|
|20 March, 2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Mumbai|
|17 April, 2010||Mumbai Indians||57 Runs||Bengaluru|
|21st April, 2010||Mumbai Indians||35 Runs||Mumbai|
|12th April, 2011||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|27th May, 2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||43 Runs||Chennai|
|9th May, 2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Mumbai|
|14th May, 2012||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|4th April, 2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2 Runs||Bengaluru|
|27th April, 2013||Mumbai Indians||58 Runs||Mumbai|
|19th April, 2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Dubai|
|6th May, 2014||Mumbai Indians||19 Runs||Mumbai|
|19th April, 2015||Mumbai Indians||18 Runs||Bengaluru|
|10th May, 2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||39 Runs||Mumbai|
|20th April, 2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Mumbai|
|11th May, 2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|14th April, 2017||Mumbai Indians||4 Wickets||Bengaluru|
Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 38: MI vs RCBVenue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date: 1st May, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Royal Challengers Won the toss and opted to bat first
Result: Mumbai Indians Won by 5 Wickets
Man of the Match: Rohit Sharma
Playing XI for MI: Parthiv Patel (wk), Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, Rohit Sharma (c), Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Karn Sharma, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga
Playing XI for RCB: Travis Head, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav (wk), Mandeep Singh, Pawan Negi, Adam Milne, Aniket Choudhary, Sreenath Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal