Few dramatic turnarounds happened towards the business end of the IPL 2020 series when top three Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals – have all endured defeats in their recent fixtures but one of MI and RCB would further solidify their progression into the playoffs with a win tonight.
The Bengaluru vs Mumbai hardly fails to entertain fans. In the reverse fixture match being settled in the Super Over after both the teams put a total of 201 runs on the board.
Navdeep Saini gave 6 runs to help RCB emerge triumphant with the narrowest of margins.
Ben Stokes show completely dismantled the MI’s in the absence of skipper Rohit Sharma’s absence. A big question mark looms over the Hitman’s return, if he finally given a go-ahead by the franchise after not being selected in the Indian squad for the Australia tour.
On the other hand RCB, was beaten by bottom-table Chennai Super Kings in a low-scoring encounter saw putting 145 runs on the board while batting first. However, many questions were probed over the ability of Virat Kohli’s men but the superstar batsman is hopefull to put the result behind him as he chases a spot in the playoffs of IPL 13.
RCB tail Mumbai Indians 10-18 in all competitions. When it comes to the last five matches, MI have a 3-1 lead over RCB. At the venue, Mumbai have won 5 of the 8 matches played in Abu Dhabi while Bengaluru have 2 wins in 3 games.
Today’s Match Prediction: As far as the head-to-head encounters go, there’s no doubting the potential that Bengaluru hold, MI are expected to showcase their supremacy once again as they take on RCB.