Bangalore and Mumbai will lock horns today in the 39th match of the season. They will be playing the game at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, and the live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. The match will be starting at 7:30 PM (IST). Mumbai and Bangalore played the very first match of the Indian T20 League 2021 season on 9th April. Bangalore won the toss and opted to field.
Mumbai opted for the services of Chris Lynn as Quinton de Kock was not available for selection. Lynn made his debut and went on to score 49 runs. Along with Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, he helped Mumbai reach a total of 159 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs.
The match was in Mumbai’s control during the first half. However, a five-wicket haul from Harshal Patel derailed Mumbai’s momentum. Bangalore picked Patel in a trade deal from Delhi, and he delivered his best bowling performance in the first game only.
Bangalore promoted Washington Sundar to open the innings along with Virat Kohli. They both added 42 runs for the first wicket before Krunal Pandya got hold of Sundar. Bangalore lost the wicket of Rajat Patidar inside the powerplay. Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Virat Kohli in the 13th over. Bangalore lost the wicket of Glenn Maxwell soon after Kohli was dismissed. They both scored in the 30s.
AB de Villiers handled the innings perfectly even though wickets kept regularly falling at the other end. de Villiers was run out on the fourth delivery of the 20th over. Bangalore still required two runs off the last two balls. Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel took a single each on these two balls to take the team home. Patel was adjudged player of the match for his bowling performance.
Will we be able to see Bangalore going 2-0 up in this season, or Mumbai bounce back to even the score? Read this article until the end to find out. We have included today's match playing 11, today match pitch report, today weather report, today match prediction, and fantasy cricket tips & tricks in this article.
Bangalore and Mumbai have played 30 games against each other in the Indian T20 League. Bangalore has won 11 games, while Mumbai has won 19 games. Bangalore has won two of the last five games against Mumbai.
This section contains today playing 11 prediction.
Bangalore Playing 11
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sachin Baby/Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
Mumbai Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
1. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell is the leading run-scorer for the Bangalore team. He scored 233 runs in eight games at an average of 33.28 and a strike rate of 136.25. In the first game against Kolkata, Maxwell made ten runs off 17 balls and couldn’t provide the required acceleration. However, he would be eager to get back to form.
2. Devdutt Padikkal
Devdutt Padikkal scored plenty of runs during the India leg of the tournament. He made 217 runs in seven games at an average of 36.16 and a strike rate of 146.62. He made 22 runs off 20 balls against Kolkata and helped Bangalore score a decent amount of runs in the powerplay. He has become an essential asset in the top order of the team. He might be scoring plenty of runs in this game.
1. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma missed the first game against Chennai. The current vice-captain of the Indian limited-overs team is the leading run-scorer for the Mumbai team. During the India's leg, he made 250 runs in seven games at an average of 35.71 and a strike rate of 128.20.
2. Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav is one of the integral members of the Mumbai team. He made 176 runs in eight games at an average of 22 and a strike rate of 138.58. He has scored a single half-century in the tournament. He will be looking to improve his records and score more runs.
This section contains a fantasy team for the Mumbai vs Bangalore team.
You can pick Suryakumar Yadav or Devdutt Padikkal as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Jasprit Bumrah or Yuzvendra Chahal as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Pitch Report Today Match
Bangalore and Mumbai will be playing this game at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. It will be the fourth game at this venue. The cricket pitch has been a batting unit, and batters have found it easy to score runs. In the match between Punjab and Rajasthan, a total of 368 runs were scored. In today's T20 match, we might witness a high-scoring encounter.
Weather Report Today
The match will start at 6:00 PM local time. The temperature during the day is likely to remain over 30°C. The atmosphere will be clear and warm. The humidity will be as high as 62%.
On paper, both teams look similar. However, considering Mumbai’s record against Bangalore, our prediction is Mumbai might win this game. It was our Bangalore vs Mumbai match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites and a new fantasy app. Do follow our social media handles to remain updated with the Indian T20 League’s latest matches.