The Match 39 of the IPL 2021 will witness Royal Challengers Bangalore up against Mumbai Indians team. The Royal Challengers Bangalore have the presence of players like Devdutt Padikkal and Glenn Maxwell. While, the Mumbai Indians team will rely on the contributions of Quinton De Kock and Jasprit Bumrah. The Mumbai Indians team will be led by Rohit Sharma, and Virat Kohli is the captain of RCB team.
The both teams have lost both their league matches in the Phase 2 being played in UAE, and need a much needed win to go up in the points table. The RCB team have 5 wins in 9 matches and are at 3rd position in the points table. While, the MI team have 4 wins in the same number of league matches and it will be a thrilling contest between both the teams.
The Match 39 will witness RCB and MI against each other. In the Phase 1, they both competed in the Match 1 of the season and the Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by 2 wickets and would look to be maintain their unbeaten record in this season. This will be the 10th fixture for both the teams and the most crucial one to secure their chances for qualifying for the playoffs in IPL 2021.
Fixture Name: Match 39
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 26 September
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
RCB(recent last): L L L
MI(recent last): L L W
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Pitch Report: The match between RCB and MI will be played at Dubai. In this season, the team batting second has won all the matches at this venue. This is due to the dew factor, which is felt as the match progresses, and it is difficult for the bowlers to execute their balls well. The par score on this venue is 170, and the batters will certainly hold an advantage in the second innings.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Chennai Super Kings 157/4 won by 6 wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore 155/6 in Indian Premier League 2021.
The 5 players from RCB and 6 players from MI are selected in the Dream11 team for this crucial fixture. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Quinton De Kock who has been the most consistent batsman of the Mumbai Indians team, while vice-captain can be Devdutt Padikkal who has looked confident in the Phase 2, and would look to continue the same form.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Quinton De Kock
BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma, Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Saurabh Tiwary
ALL-ROUNDERS: Krunal Pandya
BOWLERS: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
The Mumbai Indians is expected to pull off a much needed victory in this fixture. They will look to perform well as a team, and need contributions from Rohit, De Kock, Bumrah and Boult to perform well and win the matches for the team. While RCB is not looking well composed in the middle-order due to the inexperienced players and would have to try hard in that aspect.
The Bangalore team has not maintained their winning momentum in the last few matches, and have not looked confident of their abilities. In the last league match, the team was brilliant in the first 10 overs of their batting. Then the after the dismissals of Virat and Padikklal, none of the other batters could perform well. While it was an average effort from the bowlers and would look to improve their performances as well.
Virat has been a little out of form lately, but there’s no doubting him, he has shown his talent in the last game, and will hope to go for more such innings like that. He will also be a top pick, hoping that he performs like he does it all the time. In IPL 2021, Virat Kohli has amassed 256 runs at an average of 32 and would look to continue the same form.
Padikkal is looking in form in this season, and has shown his strength in both the games, despite RCB losing both of them, he has been a positive in both of them. Devdutt is a youngster with good skills, which makes him a top pick from the RCB’s starry batting lineup. In this season, Padikkal has scored 287 runs and can be the vice-captain for your fantasy team.
Captain: Virat Kohli
Wicket-keeper: Srikar Bharat
Possible Top Four: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell
Pace Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini,
Spin Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Wanindu Hasaranga
Overseas Players: Glenn Maxwell, Tim David, Wanindu Hasaranga, AB de Villiers
RCB Playing 11 (likely)
Quinton is an aggressive batsman, and is a perfect player for the powerplay, as he can give a very good start to the team’s scoreboard. He played really well in the last game, and he will wish to go the same way in this one, as his knock is crucial to team’s performance. In 8 matches of this season, De Kock has scored 227 runs at an average of 32.42.
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Bumrah is a star bowler, and has shown his worth in both the games, he has picked up crucial wickets and has been decently economical as well. He is a bowling top pick, and is a good one. He will have to perform in this game, to take the team out of a winning drought. Jasprit has been excellent in the last few matches and has scalped 11 wickets in 9 matches of IPL 2021.
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Wicket-keeper: Quinton De Kock
Possible Top Four: Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan
Pace Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Spin Bowlers: Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya
Overseas Players:Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter Nile
MI Playing 11 (likely)
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The RCB vs MI match will be broadcasted on the Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports 1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam. The Star India has won the broadcasting rights for the Indian Premier League Phase 2. to All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.