IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dream11 Team Prediction, Top Dream11 picks for MI vs RCB

MI vs RCB 2021: Here are our top Dream11 picks for the game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

MI vs RCB IPL 2021
MI vs RCB IPL 2021

The opening match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will see defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) locking horns with Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The two sides will face each other on April 9 (Friday) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

All the games of IPL 2021 will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD TV channels in India. Moreover, it will be live-streamed on the Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV App.

Let’s look at our fantasy 11 predictions for this clash and here are top picks for MI vs RCB.

Team PreviewMumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 Celebrations
Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians will once again start as the favourites to qualify for the playoffs. They have one of the most balanced sides amongst all eight teams and MI isn’t expected to make much changes in their playing XI from the last time. However, the Mumbai-based franchise will miss the services of Quinton de Kock in the opening game and Chris Lynn is expected to make his debut for the defending champions. 

Team Preview – Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli’s men will look to try and fancy their chances in yet another IPL edition. However, RCB has added some exciting players to their side during this year’s auctions. This included the likes of Kyle Jamison, Glenn Maxwell, Dan Christian; and Mohammed Azharuddeen and Rajat Patidar amongst the Indian talents.  

Match Details

  • Date: April 9, 2021
  • Time: 7:30 PM (IST) onwards 
  • Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Squads

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter Nile, Adam Milne, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar

Royal Challengers Bangalore 

Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (WK), Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Kane Richardson, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Finn Allen, Shahbaz Ahamad, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen (WK), Daniel Christian, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel

Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 27
  • MI won: 17
  • RCB won: 10
  • No Result: 0
  • Tie: 0

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Probable Playing XIs

Mumbai Indians Playing XI

  • Rohit Sharma (C)
  • Chris Lynn
  • Ishan Kishan (WK)
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Kieron Pollard
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Krunal Pandya
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile
  • Rahul Chahar/Piyush Chawla
  • Trent Boult
  • Jasprit Bumrah

Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI

  • Rajat Patidar
  • Virat Kohli (C)
  • Mohammed Azharuddeen (WK)
  • AB de Villiers
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Dan Christian
  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Washington Sundar
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Mohammed Siraj

Key Players:

  • Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy captain for MI vs RCB:

  • AB de Villiers
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Glenn Maxwell

Top picks for Dream11 Fantasy Vice-Captain

Here are our three picks for probable Dream11 Fantasy vice-captain for MI vs RCB:

  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Virat Kohli
  • Jasprit Bumrah

Dream11 Fantasy Team 1

MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Dream11

Wicket-keepers:

  • Ishan Kishan
  • Mohammed Azharuddeen
  • AB de Villiers (C)

Batsmen:

  • Virat Kohli
  • Suryakumar Yadav (VC)
  • Rohit Sharma

All-rounders:

  • Hardik Pandya
  • Dan Christian

Bowlers:

  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Trent Boult

Dream11 Fantasy Team 2

MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Dream11

Wicket-keepers:

  • Ishan Kishan
  • AB de Villiers

Batsmen:

  • Virat Kohli (VC)
  • Suryakumar Yadav 
  • Chris Lynn
  • Rohit Sharma (C)

All-rounders:

  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Kieron Pollard

Bowlers:

  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Kyle Jamieson

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