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IPL 2024: Match 25 (MI vs RCB) – Playing XI and Fantasy XI Predictions
By CricShots - Apr 11, 2024 11:21 am
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Mumbai Indians (MI) are gearing up for an electrifying clash against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the 25th match of IPL 2024, scheduled to take place at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 11th at 7:30 PM IST. This encounter marks the first meeting between the two teams in the IPL 2024 season.

Dinesh Karthik

As things stand, Mumbai Indians currently occupy the 8th position on the points table, having played four matches and clinched victory in one. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bengaluru finds themselves at the 9th spot after five matches, also managing to secure just one win.

In their recent outings, Mumbai Indians showcased their mettle with a remarkable 26-run triumph over Delhi Capitals. Noteworthy performances from Rohit Sharma and Tim David, scoring 49 and 45 runs respectively, propelled them to victory. In contrast, Royal Challengers Bengaluru faced defeat in their previous match against Rajasthan Royals, despite an impressive 113-run knock from Virat Kohli.

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Looking at their past encounters, Mumbai Indians have dominated Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL, winning 20 out of the 34 matches they’ve played against each other. However, RCB has also shown resilience, securing victory in 14 matches against MI.

As the two teams prepare to renew their rivalry, fans can expect an enthralling contest filled with twists and turns. With both sides eager to climb up the points table, the battle at the Wankhede Stadium promises to be a spectacle for cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Mumbai Indians (MI) 

Rohit Sharma, aiming to leverage the initial overs, faces Mohammed Siraj, yet to dismiss him in this season’s tournament. With 68 runs off 53 balls, Sharma will likely seek to dominate Siraj, especially considering Ishan Kishan’s past struggles against him, having managed only 50 runs off 42 balls with two dismissals.

Probable XI: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (c), Tim David, Mohammad Nabi, Romario Shepherd, Piyush Chawla, Gerald Coetzee, Jasprit Bumrah 

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)

Jasprit Bumrah, in stellar form, faces a formidable opponent in Virat Kohli, boasting a strike rate of 152.17 against the MI pacer in the tournament. Expect an electrifying showdown early in the game between these two powerhouses.

Probable XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Saurav Chauhan, Reece Topley, Mayank Dagar, Mohammed Siraj, Yash Dayal [Impact Sub: Mahipal Lomror or Akash Deep].

Fantasy XI Suggestion 1:

Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma (vc), Virat Kohli (c), Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav, Glenn Maxwell, Hardik Pandya, Romario Shepherd, Jasprit Bumrah, Reece Topley, Gerald Coatzee

Fantasy XI Suggestion 2:

Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav (c), Glenn Maxwell (vc), Hardik Pandya, Cameron Green, Jasprit Bumrah, Reece Topley, Gerald Coatzee