The wait is over and finally the first match is going to be played on 9th of april between MI and RCB.Both teams will look to start with a lead of 2 points. It will be tough for RCB to defeat the winner of last two seasons. overall we can expect a high drama match .
IPL MATCH 1
TIME – 7:30 PM
It will be Aired on star sports 1, star sports 1 HD , Star sports 3, Star Sports 3 HD & Hotstar
Mumbai indians squad-
Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Jimmy Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar
Royal challenger bangalore squad –
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Adam Zampa, Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe, Kane Richardson, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyash Prabhudessai, KS Bharat
Bad news for both the teams-
Quinton de kock will not be available for the first match due to seven days manadatory quarantine.
Devdutt padikal was tested positive and was isolated at his home . Though he his reports are normal now , but there will be a dilema on his selection under playing 11.
Most probable playing 11 according to tapontips.com
MI- Rohit sharma , Ishan kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, chris lynn, krunal pandya , Hardik pandya, kieron pollard , Rahul chahar , Jasprit Bumrah , Trent boult, Nathan coulter-Nile.
RCB- Virat kohli , Finn allen , Ab deviiliers, Devdutt padikal,Mohammed Azharudeen, Glenn Maxwell, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammaed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Dan Christian.
Surya kumar yadav
Captain- Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain- Trent Boult
Match winner prediction
By looking at the squads and probable playing 11 MI has more chance to win the game .
MI – 65 % RCB – 35%