MI vs RCB
The Mumbai Indians has always been a great contender and a tough rival in all the IPL seasons it has played. It has been the most facilitated and refined team of IPL with Reliance Industries and legendary veterans like Sachin Tendulkar at its back. While MI has the highest brand value, it is also the most successful team in IPL history. To its glory, it has bagged 4 IPL titles since its inception in 2008. Right from the beginning of IPL, every season incessantly the fans expected MI to claim the ultimate victory. Wankhede Stadium is the home ground of MI where every match against MI becomes clash with titans. Throughout the history of IPL, MI had been decorated with stars of International cricket who can any day steal the show from any power.
The other team that has such power of some huge star players is RCB. RCB always gathered huge fan base withholding Chris Gayle, A B Devilliers, and Virat Kohli in their set. Regardless of its fluctuating performances in various versions of IPL, their potential is unquestionably admirable. It is also a team with the potential to bring big flip-flops in key-matches. That gives us good reasons to expect much from an MI Vs RCB rivalry. Let’s ponder over their ifs and buts and some recent clashes.
Last 5 matches:
Both MI and RCB have a great reputation along with players with even a greater reputation. MI has claimed the title 4 times and has proved its power during the courses of earlier seasons. RCB has remained a desperate yet powerful contender that has much to gain. A match against MI gives RCB one of the most crucial chances to get in a rhythm or prove its worth to others as well as themselves. To gain the due position of RCB they are set. All that makes this rivalry always is a must-watch.
MI vs RCB 2019
In 2019, RCB had to lose both its match against MI. The 31st match of the series was played at Wankhede. It was a decisive match and seemed like RCB isn’t in its touch. MI rapidly made 70 runs in 7 overs. It was looking unstoppable.
Yujvendra Chahal did bowl a superb spell and claimed a few wickets. It disturbed the pace but soon Mumbai was back to its run. An earlier match, 7th of IPL, had already gone away from RCB.
MI vs RCB 2018
RCB and MI clashed for the first time in IPL 2018 at MI home ground Wankhede Stadium. Rohita Sharma (94 of 52) and Lewis (65 of 42) set to a great foundation that led MI to a tough score of 213 runs. RCB had to chase it against a skilled pace battery. At that point, other than Kohli (92 of 62) no other batsman could hold the pitch. RCB gifted MI an easy win. To alter the course, however, the 46th match brought a blowing spell by Hardik Pandya and RCB brought MI down on 153/7 against 167 RCB. Pandya claimed 3 wickets.
MI vs RCB Match Prediction
In most cases, RCB had always been a great contender yet had not yet made it possible to win the cup. This has a great effect to matter in RCB matches ahead. This team with great potential but lack of success may be very well-set for gabbing the victory. But it would also be haunted of its earlier bad lucks. For MI, on the other hand, times had been good in IPL in the past. But MI too took a slow start in most IPLs. It found it hard to qualify the preliminary rounds in earlier seasons.
For those two mighty teams, the reputation and the desperation stay at the front. Both are magnum teams on paper. Both are filled with excellent players. It’s going to be always a great watch to see RCB taking on MI.
MI vs RCB Live
Those teams loaded with superstar players playing at their home grounds and taking on a mighty rival can affirm some things for sure. You never know which of the legends or stars will click on that day but there will be fun. Whether the game is dominated by bowling or batting, you rest assured of a fabulously entertaining match. That’s what makes it absolutely a soothing and admirable idea to watch RCB clashing MI live at our vision.
MI vs RCB Head to Head
Games played: 27
Royal Challengers Bangalore wins: 9
Mumbai Indians wins: 18
Recently Virat Kohli has claimed the record of being the second batsman, after Suresh Raina, in IPL history to have scored 5000 runs. He is also the Indian captain and carries a lot of weight on his shoulders. During IPL 2019, though RCB had not performed up to the expectation. But Virat himself had claimed 464 runs with a huge century. Then he has another legendary player A B Devilliers in his team. Virat would be willing to have good support from the fellow members and a great run forward would be waiting for RCB. Mumbai had taken on Chennai in 2019 and defeated them twice l. It has set them on a powerful yet vulnerable position of the sitting victors. Its key players too got the rewards. While MI is the most-watched team by IPL viewership, RCB has its loyal fan base that travels along with its famous R-C-B chants. They call RCB as ‘Sea of Red’. There are also two captains from two sides which are respectively captain and vice-captain of India: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Both are also key-players and leading run makers in their teams in most cases. We must adorn this interesting rivalry with this distinct clash.
MI vs RCB Results by Year
Apr 15, 2019 – 31st Match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (night)
RCB 171/7 (20 ov) vs Mumbai Indians 172/5 (19/20 ov)
Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Best Batsman: AB de Villiers 75 (51) & Best Bowler: Lasith Malinga 4/31 (4)
Mar 28, 2019 – 7th Match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (night)
Mumbai Indians 187/8 (20 ov) vs RCB 181/5 (20 ov)
Mumbai Indians won by 6 runs
Best Batsman: AB de Villiers *70 (41) & Best Bowler: Yuzvendra Chahal 4/38 (4)
31st match, (N) at Bengaluru, May 1 2018
Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/7 vs Mumbai Indians 153/7 (20 ov, target 168)
RCB won by 14 runs
14th match, (N) at Mumbai, Apr 17 2018
Mumbai Indians 213/6 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/8 (20 ov, target 214)
Mumbai Indians won by 46 runs
|2019||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
|2019||Mumbai Indians||6 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||14 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2018||Mumbai Indians||46 Runs||Mumbai|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||4 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
|2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Mumbai|
|2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||39 Runs||Mumbai|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||18 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2014||Mumbai Indians||19 Runs||Mumbai|
|2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Dubai|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||58 Runs||Mumbai|
|2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2012||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Mumbai|
|2011||Mumbai Indians||31 Runs||Chennai|
|2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||43 Runs||Chennai|
|2011||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2010||Mumbai Indians||2 Runs||Durban|
|2010||Mumbai Indians||35 Runs||Mumbai (DY)|
|2010||Mumbai Indians||57 Runs||Bengaluru|
|2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Mumbai (BS)|
|2009||Mumbai Indians||16 Runs||Port Elizabeth|
|2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Johannesburg|
|2008||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|2008||Royal Challengers Bangalore||5 Wickets||Mumbai|