Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – IPL 2020, Match 10

Virat Kohli scored just 15 runs in two games thus far. However, the RCB skipper is expected to come good in this encounter as he rarely misses out three times in a row.

RCB vs MI

Match Details:

The 10th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview:

The Royal Challengers Bangalore will be back on the field to take on the Mumbai Indians in 10th match of IPL 2020. It is going to be Virat Kohli versus Rohit Sharma once again – one of those battles that are highly-awaited. Historically, the Mumbai Indians have had a significant upper hand over the Royal Challengers. While the Indians won 16 out of 25 games, the Challengers won only 9.

Moreover, the Mumbai-based team is coming into this game after an emphatic 49-run win against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Meanwhile, RCB lost to the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by a massive margin of 97 runs in their last encounter. Hence, their NRR stands at -2.175 at this stage and that is one area where they’d like to improve. However, it won’t be as easy against MI and RCB need to be at their best if they are to challenge this opposition.


RCB vs MI Match 10 Weather Report

The weather forecast indicates conducive conditions for a game of cricket. The temperature will be around the 33 degrees Celsius mark at the scheduled start time and will cool down slightly as the night progresses.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Thus far, in three out of the four games in Dubai, the chasing team failed to get over the line while one of these games ended in a tie. The pitch here is decent enough for batting and the track tends to slow down slightly in the second half of the game.

Average first innings score: 175 (At this venue in this tournament)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 0, Lost – 3, Tied – 1


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

RCB vs MI Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Josh Philippe/Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Bench: Parthiv Patel, Josh Philippe/Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Adam Zampa, Pavan Deshpande, Umesh Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem.

Mumbai Indians:

Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.

Bench: Chris Lynn, Aditya Tare, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai.

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RCB vs MI Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Virat Kohli scored just 15 runs in two games thus far. However, the RCB skipper is expected to come good in this encounter as he rarely misses out three times in a row.

AB de Villiers mustered 79 runs in two games while maintaining a strike rate of 165.

Rohit Sharma was brilliant in the last match with 80 runs. Thus far in two games, he scored 92 runs.

Yuzvendra Chahal is amongst the leading wicket-takers in the tournament with 4 scalps in two games. Also, he has got an economy rate under 6.

Hardik Pandya only accumulated 32 runs in 2 innings. But he can be absolutely lethal once he gets going and he is unavoidable him in your side.

Jasprit Bumrah bounced back with the ball in the last match and picked up a couple of wickets even though Pat Cummins smashed him for a few runs towards the end.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers

Vice-Captain Options – Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Quinton de Kock

Batters – Rohit Sharma (vc), AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal

All-Rounders – Kieron Pollard, Shivam Dube

Bowlers – James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini

RCB vs MI D11 H2H

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Quinton de Kock

Batters – Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, AB de Villiers (c), Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal

All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya (vc), Shivam Dube

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini

RCB vs MI D11 GL


Expert Advice:

Quinton de Kock is the only wicket-keeping option available given the uncertainty clouds over Josh Philippe featuring in this game. Since Josh could be replaced by Isuru Udana, it is better to go with De Kock in both your teams and later make changes if required, after the toss.

Today’s RCB vs MI Probable Winners:

Mumbai Indians are expected to win this game.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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