MI vs RCB Match Preview and Playing 11

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The highly anticipated T20 cricket match between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) is scheduled for April 11, 2024, at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This clash promises to be a thrilling encounter as both teams vie for supremacy in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Match Preview:

  • Date: April 11, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 AM UTC
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Recent Performance:

  • MI: The Mumbai Indians had a mixed start to the season but managed to qualify for the playoffs last year. They finished fourth in the points table but were unable to overcome Gujarat Titans in the qualifier 2.
  • RCB: Royal Challengers Bengaluru faced a defeat in their previous match against Rajasthan Royals. However, they have a strong lineup and will be eager to bounce back.

Key Players to Watch:

  • MI:
    • Suryakumar Yadav: With 338 runs at an impressive average of 67.6 and a strike rate of 178.83, he’s a vital asset for MI.
    • Ishan Kishan: The wicketkeeper-batsman has contributed 218 runs so far.
  • RCB:
    • Virat Kohli: The RCB skipper has been in sublime form, amassing 591 runs at an average of 84.43 and a strike rate of 144.49.
    • Faf du Plessis: The South African batsman has scored 373 runs at an average of 37.3.

Bowlers to Keep an Eye On:

  • MI:
    • Akash Madhwal: With 17 wickets at an economy rate of 7.62, he’s been a consistent performer.
    • Piyush Chawla: The experienced leg-spinner has 9 wickets to his name.
  • RCB:
    • Mohammed Siraj: He has picked up 8 wickets at an economy rate of 9.12.
    • Yash Dayal: The young pacer has 6 wickets to his credit.


  • In their last five encounters:
    • MI won by 6 wickets (with 21 balls remaining) on May 9, 2023.
    • RCB won by 8 wickets (with 22 balls remaining) on April 2, 2023.
    • RCB won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) on April 9, 2022.
    • RCB won by 54 runs on September 26, 2021.
    • RCB won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) on April 9, 2021.

Probable Playing 11:

  • MI:
    1. Rohit Sharma ©
    2. Ishan Kishan (wk)
    3. Suryakumar Yadav
    4. Cameron Green
    5. Tilak Varma
    6. Tim David
    7. Nehal Wadhera
    8. Jofra Archer
    9. Piyush Chawla
    10. Akash Madhwal
    11. Chris Jordan/Tristan Stubbs

Injury/Team News:

  • No new injury concerns for RCB.

Get ready for an exhilarating battle as these two cricketing giants lock horns in what promises to be a memorable encounter! 🏏🔥

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