MI vs BLR IPL Cricket Betting Tips: The first match of the Indian Premier League 2020 will be played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9, 2021. The match will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions of the IPL, while RCB had ended the previous season as the fourth-ranked side in the league. In 29 matches between the two sides, Mumbai has won 19 while Bangalore has only managed 10.
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Mumbai Indians vs Royals Challengers Bangalore Indian Premier League 2021 Match 1
Date & Time: April 9 2021, 7:30 PM IST
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Where to Watch MI vs BLR IPL 2021 Live score and streaming: The match will be streamed live on the Hotstar app and website
MI – 60%
Bet365: MI: 1.66 BLR: 2.20
Betway: MI: 1.72 BLR: 2.15
Prominent betting sites are predicting Mumbai Indians to win this match comfortably.
Mumbai Indians to win this match
Mumbai Indians will start as favourites in this match. They are defending champions and had won the last contest between these two sides which was played in the IPL 2020. Mumbai have a much more solid team and also possess the right balance which makes them an overwhelming favourite to win this contest. RCB, on other hand, also a good side but not as strong on paper as Mumbai Indians is.
Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on Mumbai Indians
MI Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (C), Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter Nile/Piyush Chawla, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
BLR Playing XI:
Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar/Mohammad Azharuddeen, Sachin Baby/Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson/Kane Richardson, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
MI vs BLR Pitch Report:
If MI bats first: 150-160
If BLR bats first: 160-170
The wicket in Chennai is generally slower than on some of the other grounds in India. However, as this is the first match of the tournament, we might also get to see a flat wicket. Both the teams could be seen using more spin on this wicket. But, considering this will be a fresh wicket, we can actually see mid-range scores on this track. The team winning the toss is more likely to bowl first to get a feel of the pitch and then, later on, chase down the total.
MI vs BLR Dream11 Team Prediction Tips
Suryakumar Yadav: The right-handed top-order batsman was seen in his best form recently in the T20I series against England. His international debut, which yielded a 31-ball 59 and a 17-ball 32 will surely give him immense confidence going into this season of the IPL. He is expected to continue his good form.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Virat Kohli: During the recent T20I series, Virat Kohli was in top form with the bat scoring three fifties plus scores in five innings. All those 50+ scores were unbeaten knocks. As he would be seen opening the innings for RCB, he is expected to take his good form into the IPL.
Jasprit Bumrah: The right-arm pacer is by far Mumbai’s best bowler. His record in the IPL is quite incredible and he is coming back into cricket after a short break. His rhythm and consistency will be key in this match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Washington Sundar: Even though he doesn’t pick too many wickets, he can keep his line and length good to ensure that the batsmen are under pressure. He took four wickets in four matches recently against England in T20 format. He can also get some runs with the bat.
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Suitable captain options: Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli
Suitable vice-captain options: W Sundar, H Pandya, AB de Villiers
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