Match Details

Date: April 11, 2024
Time : 7:30 pm IST 
Venue : Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Live Score: SportsTiger App

Match Preview

In the 25th clash of the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians will host Royal Challengers Bengaluru for an exciting encounter at the Wankhede Stadium on April 11, Thursday. Mumbai, the five-time winners started the season on a rough note and recorded three successive defeats before finally opening their win account. The Hardik Pandya-led side won their first win of the season after defeating Delhi Capitals in their last match. 

Royal Challengers Bengaluru, on the other hand, managed to win only one game thus far. The team under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis recorded their third consecutive defeat and fourth overall loss of the current season. While MI will aim to continue their win spree, RCB will aim to regain their long-lost form and get themselves back on track. 

Pitch Report

The Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai is a batting-friendly venue with the nature of wickets. The ground’s conditions support chasing and hence, the team that wins the toss opts to field first. Records show that 60 out of 110 times, the chasing teams have emerged winners while batting first have won the match. However, the wickets in the venue have helped fast bowlers prevent batters from scoring runs, providing good bounce and movement at the beginning of the game. 

Team Analysis

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have had a tough season until they won their first match against Delhi Capitals. The five-time winners had changed their captain before the onset of the season and not being able to win any of the games under the new skipper caught many headlines. Mumbai is considered one of the strongest teams in the tournament, and they have delivered some of the most remarkable performances and games over the years. 

In their last match, batters, all-rounders, and bowlers performed as a unit, and while names like Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan delivered a dominating performance with bat, names like Gerald Coetzee, Jasprit Bumrah and underdog Romario Shepherd came with powerful performances through ball. 

Mumbai Indians IPL 2024 squad

Rohit Sharma, Arjun Tendulkar, Nuwan Thushara, Tim David, Akash Madhwal, Naman Dhir, Ishan Kishan(wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shams Mulani, Vishnu Vinod, Nehal Wadhera, Hardik Pandya (c), Romario Shepherd, Dewald Brevis, Piyush Chawla, Tilak Varma, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Anshul Kamboj, Kumar Kartikeya, Shivalik Sharma, Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, Luke Wood, Kwena Maphaka

Royal Challengers Bengaluru

The Royal Challengers Bengaluru have a mix of experienced players and promising youth. The team looked promising to deliver their best and make most games in the tournament. While names like Virat Kohli have delivered powerful performances in almost all the games, others have failed to come up with remarkable displays of prowess. The team lacked combined effort and unless the side doesn’t perform as a unit, it would be difficult for them to win matches. 

Royal Challengers Bengaluru IPL 2024 squad

Yash Dayal, Akash Deep, Rajat Patidar, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Manoj Bhandage, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Karn Sharma, Himanshu Sharma, Reece Topley, Faf du Plessis (c), Swapnil Singh, Rajan Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Will Jacks, Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Tom Curran, Alzarri Joseph, Suyash Prabhudessai, Saurav Chauhan, Lockie Ferguson, Mayank Dagar, Anuj Rawat

Match Prediction

ipl 2024 match 25 match predictionConclusion

Mumbai Indians, under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, are likely to win the upcoming game. 

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