Royal Challengers Bangalore will start their IPL 2023 campaign by facing Mumbai Indians in their opening match of the season. RCB have been doing very well over the last 3 IPL seasons by qualifying for playoffs every year, while on the other hand Mumbai Indians lead by Rohit Sharma has been facing a tough time in last 2 IPL seasons.
Mumbai Indians in the previous IPL season ended at bottom position of points table by winning just 4 out 14 matches respectively and absence of Jasprit Bumrah in Playing XI will make life more difficult for them but Jofra Archer's presence might add some strength to their bowling line-up.
Numbers and Stats before start of RCB vs MI game:
1 - Mohammed Siraj need 1 more wicket to complete 50 wickets for RCB in IPL
3 - Harshal Patel need 3 more wickets to complete 100 wickets in IPL
8 - Mumbai Indians have won 8 out of 10 IPL games against Royal Challengers Bangalore in M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
20 - Harshal Patel has taken 20 wickets against MI in IPL overall.
Most wickets vs MI in IPL by a Pace bowler:
Dwayne Bravo - 33
Mohit Sharma - 23
Harshal Patel - 20
54 - Rohit Sharma need 54 more runs to become highest run-scorer against RCB in IPL.
Most runs vs RCB in IPL:
MS Dhoni - 838
David Warner - 820
Rohit Sharma - 785
59 - Dinesh Karthik need 59 more runs to complete 7000 runs in T20 Cricket.
769 - Virat Kohli has scored 769 runs against Mumbai Indians in IPL.
Most runs vs MI in IPL:
Shikhar Dhawan - 871 (27 inns)
KL Rahul - 867 (16 inns)
Suresh Raina - 824 (34 inns)
AB de Villiers - 785 (24 inns)
Virat Kohli - 769 (29 inns)