The seventh game of the season will be played between RCB and MI on 28 March at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. Both the teams suffered defeats in their first game and will be looking to bounce back. Yuvraj Singh showed some form in his first game and it is a good news for the MI Paltan. In this RCB vs MI Preview we will look at the team news, predicted lineups, pitch report, telecast details, dream 11 team and also possible star performers.
Here is the RCB vs MI Preview
- Venue – M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
- Date & Time – 28 March, 8PM IST & 2.30PM GMT
- Pitch Report – Good batting wicker, expect high score
- Telecast details- Star Sports (India,Nepal,Bhutan), Sky Sports (New Zealand,UK & Ireland), ESPN (SriLanka, USA & Canada), Channel 9 (Bangladesh), Fox Sports (Australia), Super Sport (South Africa), Flow TV (Caribbean), Lemar TV (Afganistan), BeIN Sport (UAE)
RCB Team News
After a crushing defeat in the first game, RCB will be looking to bounce back. Apart from Parthiv Patel, no other batsmen was able to reach the double figures mark against CSK. The bowlers bowled well but defending 70 runs was always gonna be a difficult task.
Tim Southee and Washington Sundar could be brought into the team with Navdeep Saini and Shimron Hetmyer making the way. It will be interesting to see if Shivam Dube gets to showcast his talent for which RCB splashed a whopping RS.5 Cr.
MI Team News
Mumbai Indians lost out to Delhi Capitals in their opening encounter. Rohit Sharma was out cheaply, Quinton de Kock got a start but could not capitalise. Yurvaj Singh played a good innings but it wasn’t enough as DC won the match by 37 runs.
Debutant Rasikh Salam didn’t impress much and conceded 42 runs in his 4 overs, he is likely to make way for Mayank Markande. Mitchell McClenaghan took three wickets and will expect to provide early breakthroughs in his the next game too. Bumrah didn’t enjoy the first game as much but you can never count out the no.1 ODI bowler in the world.
RCB Predicted Lineup
Virat Kohli(c), Parthiv Patel, AB de Villiers, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Colin de Grandhomme, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Yuzvendra Chahal
MI Predicted Lineup
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan
Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Marcus Stoinis, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Prayas Barman, Akshdeep Nath, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter-Nile
Mumbai Indians Squad
Rohit Sharma (c), Evin Lewis, Quinton de Kock, Anmolpreet Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Ishan Kishan, Aditya Tare, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Yuvraj Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Rasikh Salam, Lasith Malinga, Barinder Sran
RCB vs MI Dream 11 Team
will be updated soon..