Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 1st Match Prediction | Fantasy Tips | Probable 11 - Cricket Matches Today

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 1st Match Prediction | Fantasy Tips | Probable 11


Tournament Indian Premier League 2021
Date Apr 09, 2021
Format T20
Venue MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
Time 20:00 IST

Know each and everything about the  Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (MI VS RCB) encounter to let you indulge deeply in the match and make your moves accordingly. 

The first match of IPL 2021 will be played between MI vs RCB at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India, on the 9th of April 2021. After New Modi Stadium and Eden’s Garden of Kolkata, Chidambaram Stadium is the third largest one in the country. The stadium derived its name from the former BCCI president MA Chidambaram.

The pitch there at the stadium is usually hard and dry, and it goes down with time. The pitch is often spin-friendly.

On one side of the game is Mumbai Indians which hold three IPL titles in the last four seasons of the tournament; and on the other hand, it is Royal Challengers Bangalore, who are yet to win their sole IPL title.

The match is between Captain and Vice-Captain of the Indian Cricket Team. MI is lead by Rohit Sharma, Vice-Captain of the Indian team, and RCB is lead by Virat Kohli, T20 Captain of the Indian Cricket team. 


Mumbai Indians are dominating the Indian Premier League since 2016, and they have a genuinely remarkable consistency. They have won nearly 70% of their matches in the last two seasons of IPL. 

Rohit Sharma, the team leader, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, and Suryakumar Yadav are all sure stars for Mumbai Indians.

International players like Kieron Pollard and Quinton de Kock also add up to the phenomenal batting lineup.

The bowling lineup consists of Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya, and Jasprit Bumrah as star players. Trent Boult has also been added to the team squad.

MI SQUAD: Rohit Sharma, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Dhawal Kulkarni, Anukul Roy, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Chris Lynn, Trent Boult, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwary, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Milne, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar


Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile.


Virat Kohli, the magician with a bat, continues to struggle to lift the IPL title. RCB has added some new and valuable players apart from its star player AB de Villiers and Kohli.

Devdutt Padikkal is a star of IPL 2020 and could be opening the game with Virat Kohli. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore has a decent bowling unit with Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Navdeep Saini.

RCB SQUAD: AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Md. Siraj, Devdutt Padikkal, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Joshua Phillipe, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharrudeen, Kyle Jamieson, Daniel Christian, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudesai


AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Md. Siraj, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Zampa, Sachin Baby, Pavan Deshpande.

MI vs RCB Head to Head

Total Matches Played: 29

Mumbai Indians won: 19

Royal Challengers Bangalore won: 10

MI vs RCB: Who will win?

It’s definitely going to be a high-scoring match between MI and RCB as both the teams have some superstar batsmen from across the world. Betting on MI will be a wise decision as Mumbai Indians are more likely to win the match with a strong team.

MI has won three out of the previous four encounters with RCB. Despite having a strong batting lineup, Royal Challengers Bangalore still has some gaps to fills, and finding a proper balance for their team can take some time.

RCB vs MI Fantasy App Betting Strategies


The team winning the toss is going to field first unless the pitch is extremely dry. The teams chasing at Chidambaram stadium have a slight advantage with a 53% winning rate. 

Pitch Report

The pitch is dry and ideal for spin bowling. It is best to pick up some spinners for your betting team.

The opening batsmen will have the best advantage to score huge numbers, and the wrist-spinners will be the hardest to score off.

Win Chances

You should back Mumbai Indians in this match as they have a proven quality team. Their excellent bowling and batting strength are going to be the best supportive factors at MA Chidambaram Stadium.

We recommend betting on Mumbai Indians to win.

Top Batsman

From MI: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav

From RCB: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers

Top All-Rounder

From MI: Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya

From RCB: Washington Sundar

Top Bowler

From MI: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

From RCB: Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Siraj

MI vs RCB Best 11 Prediction IPL 2021

Winning Percentage 

MI – 65%

RCB – 35%

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