Royal Challengers Bangalore is set to lock horns with Mumbai Indians in their next clash of IPL 2022. RCB vs MI match takes place on April 9 (Saturday) at MCA Stadium in Pune.
RCB has played 3 matches so far in IPL 2022. Winning 2 games and losing 1, they take the 6th spot in the points table with 4 points. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have lost all of their 3 games so far. With 0 points, they take the 9th position in the points table.
In the previous match, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 wickets. Batting first in the match, Rajasthan Royals piled up 169-3 on the scoreboard. Jos Buttler smacked an unbeaten knock of 70 runs while Devdutt Padikkal scored 37. Shimron Hetmyer also hit an unbeaten 42.
Later, RCB openers Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat scored 29 and 26 respectively. RCB lost a few quick wickets in the middle. Later, Shahbaz Ahmed smacked 45 while Dinesh Karthik smashed an unbeaten 44 to get the winning runs for the team.
Talking about Mumbai Indians, they lost their previous encounter to Kolkata Knight Riders. Batting first in the match, MI posted 161-4 on the scoreboard, after a slow start but a quick finish. Suryakumar Yadav slammed a fifty (52) while Tilak Verma hit an unbeaten 38.
RCB vs MI Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||RCB Won||MI Won||NR|
|At MCA Stadium, Pune||0||0||0||0|
|In the last 5 matches||5||3||2||0|
|In IPL 2021||2||2||0||0|
Toss Prediction for RCB vs MI Match
The team winning the toss might aim to bowl first. Most of the teams have opted to bowl first in IPL 2022 so far and chasing has been the better option for winning. Hence in RCB vs MI game, both the teams will opt for bowling first too.