IPL 2023 Match 5 : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

Match Details: RCB vs MI

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Date : Sunday, April 2, 2023

Time : 7:30 PM IST

Watch Live on : Star Sports Network & JioCinema

Pitch Report : RCB vs MI

This pitch is favourable for batsmen. So, the match is expected to be a high scoring one. The average first innings total here is 169. But the average 1st innings winning score is around 185-190. Out of 81 IPL matches played here, 33 have been won by first batting team and 44 by the chasing team whereas 4 matches were abandoned. Therefore, the team batting first has lesser chances of winning (41%) whereas the chasing team has the higher winning chance (54%). So, the toss winning captain would likely to bowl first.

Team prediction: RCB vs MI

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Faf du Plessis (C)

Virat Kohli

Suyash Prabhudessai

Mahipal Lomror

Glenn Maxwell

Michael Bracewell

Shahbaz Ahmed

Dinesh Karthik (WK)

Reece Topley

Harshal Patel

Mohammed Siraj

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Rohit Sharma (C)

Ishan Kishan

Cameron Green

Suryakumar Yadav

Tilak Varma

Tim David

Hrithik Shokeen

Kumar Kartikeya

Jofra Archer

Arshad Khan

Jason Behrendorff

Prediction for Best Performers : RCB vs MI

Best Batsman

Suryakumar Yadav

His performance last year in T20s had been outstanding with 1000 runs in 28 matches with an average of 44 and a strike rate of 180. He is surely a strong contender for the IPL Orange Cap 2023.

Best Bowler

Harshal Patel

Harshal Patel has been a key performer for RCB. He took 19 wickets in 15 matches in the last season of IPL.

Today’s Match Prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore likely to win the match

Disclaimer: The above predictions are based on personal understanding and analysis of the author. Kindly make your own decision while making any prediction based on the predictions mentioned above.

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