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| On Sep 25, 2021 11:38 PM IST

IPL RCB vs MI, Match 39: Possible Playing 11 of Royal Challengers Bangalore


RCB Playing 11: In the Match 39, The Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns against Mumbai Indians. The RCB team have lost their both league matches in the Phase 2 and have 5 wins in 9 matches and need to bag crucial wins to make their case for the playoffs.

In their last league match, the RCB team got off to a great start by the exploits of Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal. Then after their dismissals, they succumbed to the pressure and could post only 156 on the board, which the opposition team chased down easily. The wicket-takers for the team were Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Glenn Maxwell.

Team News

  • No injuries reported by the RCB team management ahead of the fixture.
  • The team is positioned 4th in the points table with 5 wins in 9 matches.
  • RCB has to win minimum of 2 matches out of remaining league fixtures to make their entry into the playoffs.

RCB Playing 11 (likely)

The RCB team needs special performances from all the players to secure victory in this match against Mumbai Indians. In the Phase 2, their players have lacked intent, especially the bowlers who have been unable to take wickets and contain runs. Although Harshal is the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, he is not helping the team’s cause. While, Chahal and Hasaranga have tried hard but need to be at their best to win matches for the team.

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The openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal were phenomenal in the last game, in scoring half-centuries and putting a 100-run stand for the 1st wicket. But, the experienced batters like Glenn Maxwell, Ab De Villiers need to come out of their shell to perform well for the team.

RCB Playing 11 (likely)

1. Virat Kohli (c)
2. Devdutt Padikkal
3. Srikar Bharat (wk)
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. AB de Villiers (wk)
6. Tim David
7. Wanindu Hasaranga
8. Navdeep Saini
9. Harshal Patel
10. Mohammed Siraj
11. Yuzvendra Chahal

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad

RCB Squad: Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep, George Garton.

Where to Watch RCB vs MI Live IPL 2021

WATCH RCB vs MI LIVE on 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 match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH RCB vs MI Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians from RCB

1. Virat Kohli

The captain of the RCB team came back to form in the last league match and scored 53 off 41 balls and provided a brilliant start. He looked in great touch throughout the innings, and will look to not give away wickets easily in the next matches. In 9 matches of this season, he has scored 256 runs at an average of 32.

Name Matches Runs Average
Virat Kohli 9 256 32

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2. Devdutt Padikkal

The opener of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team has been a rising star among the pool of Indian youngsters. With his breakthrough performances in the IPL and domestic cricket, he got a national call as well. In the last league match, he struck 70 off 50 balls, and has accumulated 287 runs this season.

Name Matches Runs Average
Devdutt Padikkal 8 287 41

3. Glenn Maxwell

The big show will look to make contributions that will help the team to win the match. In the last 2 league matches, he has been able to stay at the crease for some balls, but has often given away his wicket too easily. Nevertheless, he has the capability to make a fighting comeback in this fixture. In 9 matches of IPL 2021, Maxwell has scored 244 runs at an average of 30.50.

Name Matches Runs Average
Glenn Maxwell 9 244 30.50

4. Harshal Patel

The highest wicket taker in the IPL 2021 can be trusted to give you good enough fantasy points. Although his economy has been on a little higher side, but Harshal can take consistent wickets and give the team an edge over the competitors. In IPL 2021, he has 19 wickets to his name.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Harshal Patel 9 19 15.52

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