So finally the wait is over and the Indian Premier League is only few hours away. The first match of tournament will be played between defending champions MUMBAI INDIANS & ROYAK CHALLENGERS BANGALORE.
lets talk about 5 times IPL champions MUMBAI INDIANS first, this team is full of match winner players like any other IPL team but still in the tournament where every team is full of match winners they managed to win this trophy 5 times most by any team in the tournament they will look to win the trophy this year also & will be ready to lift trophy for 6th time & 3rd time consecutively.
on the other hand we have another team full of champions ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE, we all know they haven’t won IPL for single time but we all know that how dangerous they can be. with virat kohli as a captain & ab de villiers, Glenn maxwell, Kyle jamison , Yuzi chahal this team looks very strong on paper they will look to win their 1st IPL trophy this season.
Now lets talk about the venue & conditions.
we all know due to the covid-19 pandemic bcci has fixed the venues and every team will play away from their home so same goes for this match MI & RCB will play this match in the Chennai. as we know pitch in chennai favors spin so it’s likely to be same this year also. so by this prospective both the teams will look to play an extra spinner in the playing 11.
the focus will be on the playing 11s of both the sides, MI is likely to miss the service of Quinton DE Cock. & RCB will also miss their star opener Devdutt Paddikal because he has tested positive for covid few days ago.so bothe the teams have to change their opening combination. MI will go for chris lynn to open with Rohit Sharma.& RCB skipper Virat Kohli said thet he will open this years IPL so with whom he opens we have to predict.
Rohit Sharma(c), Chris LYnn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(wk), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Piyush Chawla, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trenr Boult.
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGLORE Virat Kohli(C), Finn Allen, AB DE Villiers(WK), Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Azhaurdden, Kyle Jamison, Harshal Patel ,Shahbaaz Ahmad, Navdeep Saini, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzi Chahal,
Match timing – 7:30 p.m (IST).