MI vs RCB Stats : Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening match of Indian Premier League 2021 in Chennai on Friday, 9 April. Mumbai Indians who have won last two IPL titles will look to continue their good form while Royal Challengers Bangalore will also hope for a good start.
Mumbai Indians who have won total five IPL titles and two back to back titles will be hoping for a bright start. They have a brilliant team of match winners. The likes of Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah will be eager to start from where they left and they should continue their good run in this season as well. On the other side, Royal Challengers Bangalore who haven’t won any IPL title yet will be hoping for a good season this time, last year they did well but they need to be more clinical and captain Kohli along with AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Yuzvendra Chahal will be the key players for them.
A list of all the major stats and records ahead of the First Match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.
Head to Head in IPL : Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore have played 27 matches in the IPL so far.
MI vs RCB in IPL :
Matches – 27
MI won – 17
RCB won – 10
RCB’s one of the wins came in super over.
8 – Mumbai Indians have won 8 of their last 10 matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
200 – Kieron Pollard needs to hit 2 more sixes to become the 6th batsman to hit 200 or more sixes in Indian Premier League.
19 – Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 19 wickets at 21.78 in 13 matches against Mumbai Indians in IPL.
41.70 – Kieron Pollard’s batting average against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. He has scored 537 runs in 22 innings with 3 fifties against them.
637 – Virat Kohli has scored 637 runs at 27.69 in 27 matches with 3 fifties against Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
726 – AB de Villiers has scored 726 runs against Mumbai Indians in the IPL and only Shikhar Dhawan (748) and Suresh Raina (818) have scored more runs than him against the defending champions.
2013 – Mumbai Indians have lost their opening match of each season since the start of IPL 2013.