After six consecutive defeats, Royal Challengers Banglore(RCB) opened their account with an eight-wicket victory against Kings XI Punjab at the PCA stadium in Mohali. However, heir journey to the playoff in this season remains burdensome as they need to win against Mumbai Indians (MI) at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Mumbai Indians faces Royal Challengers Banglore for the Match 31 of VIVO IPL 2019 in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Lasith Malinga may play today by replacing him in the place of Azarri Joseph who got injured in the previous match. De Kock and Rohit Sharma will continue to open the batting and same Suryakumar Yadav will at three as usual where Onus will be Pollard and Hardik Pandya in the middle order. Bumrah, Behrend of, and Malinga were the seamers and Krunal and Rahul Chahal will be spinners.
There will be small changes in the Royal Challengers team as only Washington Sundar will replace Pawan Negi. Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli will open up the batting and Ab Devilliers will be an eyecatcher, hey may have hopes on him adding Moeen Ali. Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, and Umesh Yadav will take care of the department where Yuzvendra Chahal leg spinner must do some breakthroughs.
The probable eleven players for Mumbai Indians was Quinton de Kock (WK), Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jason Behrendorff, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
The probable eleven players for Royal Challengers was Parthiv Patel (WK), Virat Kohli (C, AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj.