Rohit Sharma has a legacy for protection, They grow kohli will strive to create one until “it was done” Mahendra Singh Doni seems ready to pull out a new trick when the Indian Premier League kicks off here on Friday, locked in a bio-bubble like a raging pandemic of fresh chaos.
But for fans in general, exhausted by the second wave of COVID-19 with cases that pass the mark of a varnish on a daily basis, watching rising sixes, finger crushers and new talent will be a welcome diversion over the next seven weeks.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians meet the Royal Challengers Bangalore on the opening day of the tournament at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Let’s look at some of the basic statistics before the collision:
Head to head: Both sides have met 29 times so far, with MI leading a comfortable 19-10 lead over Virat Kohli’s men. Winners have come out three times in the last five MI matches. Last season, the first match between the two ended with an exciting Super Over, where RCB triumphed in the final delivery of the game. In the second match, however, MI secured a comfortable victory.
Most successful participants in MI against RCB (among the current players in the team):
- Virat Koli (RCB) – 695
- AB de Villiers (RCB) – 634
- Kieran Pollard (Michigan) – 539
- Rohit Sharma (Michigan) – 478
- Hardik Pandya (MI) – 217
The highest wicket players in MI against RCB (among the current players in the team):