The 5th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will see Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take on Mumbai Indians (MI) on Sunday, April 2.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will start their campaign amid high expectations. They have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons and have a strong bowling attack to back them up.
Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, have a formidable batting unit with Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav. Although they will be without star pacer Jasprit Bumrah for the entire season, MI have a decent bowling attack and will boost their chances of victory.
RCB vs MI Match Details, IPL 2023, Match 5
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians will face each other in the fifth match of IPL 2023 in Bengaluru on Sunday. The game is scheduled to take place at 7:30 PM IST.
RCB vs MI, IPL 2023, Match 5
Date and Time: April 2nd, 2023, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema
Broadcast: Star Sports Network
RCB vs MI pitch report for IPL 2023, Match 5
The pitch at the Chinnaswamy Stadium is expected to be good for batting, with an average first innings score of 179 in the last three IPL matches. This wicket is going to be of good help for the spinners as well. In the last three matches, nearly 30 percent of the wickets fell in the powerplay phase. Chasing will be the preferred option, with dew likely.
Last 3 IPL matches at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
1st-innings score: 179
2nd-innings score: 174
Matches won by the team batting 1st: 2
Matches won by the team batting 2nd: 1
RCB vs MI probably playing 11s for today’s match
Mumbai Indians probably playing 11
Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Cameron Green, Tim David, Shams Mulani, Arshad Khan, Jofra Archer, Jason Behrendorff, and Kumar Kartikeya.
Royal Challengers Bangalore probably playing 11
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Michael Bracewell, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, and Akash Deep.
RCB vs MI match captain and vice-captain choices
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Virat Kohli
5 Must-picks with a player for RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction Team
- Faf du Plessis
- Harshal Patel
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Ishan Kishan
- Virat Kohli
RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction Team Today
Wicketkeeper: Ishan Kishan
Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (vc), Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav (c)
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Jason Behrendorff, Mohammed Siraj, Jofra Archer
RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction Team Today (Team 2)
Wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan, Dinesh Karthik
Batters: Rohit Sharma (c), Faf du Plessis (vc), Suryakumar Yadav
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Shahbaz Ahmed
Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Jason Behrendorff, Jofra Archer
RCB vs MI match expert tips for IPL 2023, Match 5
Mohammad Siraj is expected to lead the RCB bowling attack this season. Siraj has 59 wickets in the IPL at an average of 33.07 and did not have a good season last time.
But considering his effectiveness with the new ball and in the death overs, Siraj is a top pick for your RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction team.