Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 48th T20 Match Prediction 28 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 48th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-29

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mumbai Indians

8.66 166/5 in 19.1
8.20 164/6 in 20.0

Royal Challengers Bangalore

8.66 166/5 in 19.1 Cricbettingbuzz
8.20 164/6 in 20.0
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore cricket betting odds

MI 1.68
RCB 2.05

MI vs RCB Prediction

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Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore batte  for the top spot

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore lost their previous game against Chennai Super Kings.
  • Mumbai Indians suffered defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals.
  • Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan delivered splendid performances for Mumbai Indians in a losing cause.

Expect Mumbai Indians to register a close win over Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Match Preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians will lock horns in the 48th match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

In their previous match, Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered comprehensive defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians. Despite losing the game, Royal Challengers Bangalore are lying at third place in the league table with 14 points to their name.

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians suffered their fourth defeat in the competition. Despite being convincingly beaten by Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians have managed to retain their top spot in the competition.

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Mumbai Indians

With three round-robin matches remaining, the franchise will be looking to get maximum points in a bid to seal their place in the knockout stages.

In their previous encounter, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to bat first. Openers Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch got the side off to a good start with 31-run partnership.

Aaron Finch failed to capitalize on his good start and perished after scoring 15 runs off 11 balls with help of three boundaries. His opening partner, Devdutt Padikkal, also could not last longer at the crease and perished in the sixth over after scoring 22 runs off 21 balls with the help of two boundaries and one six.

Captain Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers came together at the crease and put on an 82-run partnership for the third wicket. Due to the efforts from Kohli and De Villiers, RCB managed to post a modest total of 145 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

For Royal Challengers Bangalore, Virat Kohli notched up second half-century of the competition. He smashed one four and one six in his innings. He was well supported by AB De Villiers, who chipped in with 39 runs off 36 balls with the help of four boundaries.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Chris Morris, Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar to make crucial breakthroughs in this contest.

Mumbai Indians Actual Playing XI:

James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, SS Tiwary, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, SA Yadav

Mumbai Indians Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
H Pandya 60 21 2 7 285.71
S Yadav 40 26 4 1 153.85
I Kishan 37 36 4 1 102.78
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Pattinson 3.2 0 40 2 12
T Boult 4.0 0 40 0 10
J Bumrah 4.0 0 38 0 9.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Pattinson 3.2 0 40 2 12
T Boult 4.0 0 40 0 10
J Bumrah 4.0 0 38 0 9.5
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Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI

Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Moeen Ali, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Defending Champions will be looking to make a strong comeback in this fixture. Captain Kieron Pollard will be hoping that the side can put in an improved bowling performance.

In their previous fixture, Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bat first in decent conditions. Wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock departed in the opening over to see Mumbai lose their first wicket.Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav put on a 83-run partnership for the second wicket to rebuild the innings for Mumbai Indians.

Ishan Kishan played well and departed in the 10th over after scoring a fluent 37 runs off 36 balls with the help of four fours and one six. He was well supported by Suryakumar Yadav, who chipped in with 40 runs off 26 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six. Captain Kieron Pollard failed to make a decent contribution with the bat to see Mumbai Indians lose their fourth wicket with 101 runs on the board.

Hardik Pandya and Saurabh Tiwary came together and put on a 64-run partnership for the fifth wicket. Due to Hardik Pandya late blitz, Mumbai Indians managed to post a competitive total of 195 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Hardik Pandya smashed a scintillating 60 not out off just 21 balls with the help of two fours and seven sixes. He was well supported by Saurabh Tiwary, who chipped in with 34 runs off 25 balls with the help of four fours and one six.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Jaspreet Bumrah, James Pattinson and Trent Boult to make early inroads with new-ball in the initial Powerplay overs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Actual Playing XI:

Mohammed Siraj, YS Chahal, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikal, Washington Sundar, Dale Steyn, Chris Morris, GR Singh Mann, Virat Kohli, Josh Philippe, Shivam Dube

Royal Challengers Bangalore Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
V Kohli 50 43 1 1 116.28
A de Villiers 39 36 4 0 108.33
D Padikal 22 21 2 1 104.76
Bowlers O M R W Econ
C Morris 3.4 0 36 1 9.82
Y Chahal 4.0 0 21 1 5.25
W Sundar 4.0 0 27 0 6.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
C Morris 3.4 0 36 1 9.82
Y Chahal 4.0 0 21 1 5.25
W Sundar 4.0 0 27 0 6.75
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing XI

Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (c), Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 3.33 k/h From: NNE 0%
03h 26 0 mm. 3.37 k/h From: ENE 0%
06h 27 0 mm. 2.67 k/h From: ENE 0%
09h 28 0 mm. 4.13 k/h From: N 0%
12h 28 0 mm. 6.27 k/h From: NNW 0%
15h 28 0 mm. 5.29 k/h From: N 0%
18h 28 0 mm. 4.02 k/h From: N 0%
21h 28 0 mm. 4.1 k/h From: NNE 0%

The surface prepared for the game will provide help for the spinners. The weather forecast for the game is going to be clear skies

Venue Details

In the previous fixture, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians via Super-over Eliminator.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and bat first. Average first innings score at Sheikh Zayed Stadium is around 160 to 170 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Mumbai Indians will be slight favorites to win their game against Royal Challengers. Mumbai Indians will have to make improvements in their bowling department in order to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore.

On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be hoping that the likes of Aaron Finch, Devdutt Padikkal can deliver notable score in this must-win game.

Expect Mumbai Indians to register a close win over Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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