RCB vs MI Highlights, IPL 2020 Match Today: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians in Super Over

IPL 2020 Highlights, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Mumbai Indians (MI): AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli chased down the target of 8 in Super Over.Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard scored 7 runs for Mumbai Indians in Super Over. Navdeep Saini bowls for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Ishan Kishan hammered 99 and Kieron Pollard hammered unbeaten 60 runs as Mumbai pushed the contest against Royal Challengers Bangalore to a Super Over. Hardik Pandya tried to break the shackles but gave away an easy catch in the deep. Adam Zampa got a wicket. Quinton de Kock was dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal after he tried to slog a slow one for the maximum. He was caught by substitute Pawan Negi. Rohit Sharma and Surykumar Yadav were dismissed cheaply in Mumbai Indians’ 203-run chase. AB de Villiers remained unbeaten on 55 as he and Shivam Dube took RCB to 201/3 in 20 overs, setting Mumbai Indians a target of 202 to win.Follow Highlights of RCB vs MI, IPL 2020:

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RCB vs MI Highlights, IPL 2020 Match Today(IPL/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 12:06 AM IST
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23:48 hrs IST

RCB beat MI in Super Over

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli chased down the target of 8 in Super Over.

23:47 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball

Jasprit Bumrah to AB de Villiers - ONE

23:45 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 4

Jasprit Bumrah to AB de Villiers - FOUR!

23:42 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 3

Jasprit Bumrah to AB de Villiers - DOT!

23:42 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 2

Jasprit Bumrah to Virat Kohli - 1 run!

23:41 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 1

Jasprit Bumrah to AB de Villiers - 1 run!

23:38 hrs IST

RCB need 8 to win in Super Over

Jasprit Bumrah has got the ball in hand for Mumbai Indians. AB de Villiers out to bat with Virat Kohli in Super Over.

23:33 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 6

Navdeep Saini to Hardik Pandya - 1 run!

23:32 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 5

Navdeep Saini to Kieron Pollard - OUT!

23:31 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 4

Navdeep Saini to Kieron Pollard - FOUR!

23:30 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 3

Navdeep Saini to Kieron Pollard - DOT BALL!

23:30 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 2

Navdeep Saini to Hardik Pandya - 1 run.

23:29 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Super Over - Ball 1

Navdeep Saini to Kieron Pollard - 1 run.

23:27 hrs IST

MI - Super Over

Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard out to bat for Mumbai Indians in the Super Over. Navdeep Saini bowls for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

23:25 hrs IST


FOUR! Kieron Pollard hammers a four off the final ball and the match is going to a SUPER OVER!

Ishan Kishan hammered 99 and Kieron Pollard hammered unbeaten 60 runs as Mumbai pushed the contest against Royal Challengers Bangalore to a Super Over.

23:21 hrs IST

Ishan Kishan caught

GONE! Ishan Kishan is caught on 99 and Isuru Udana strikes. MI need 5 to win off 2 balls.

23:19 hrs IST

19.4 Udana to Ishan

SIX! Isuru Udana hammers it for another six towards long-on. Ishan Kishan is on 99*. MI need 5 to win off 2 balls.

23:18 hrs IST

19.3 Udana to Ishan

Isuru Udana hammers it towards long-on and it has been dropped for a six! The ball has dropped by Gurkeerat Singh Mann. MI need 11 to win off 3 balls.

23:17 hrs IST

19.2 Udana to Pollard

Kieron Pollard does not get the gap and he gives it away for just a single. It is getting harder for Mumbai Indians. 17 to win off 4 balls.

23:16 hrs IST

Udana to Kishan - 1 run

Isuru Udana to Ishan Kishan and he quickly runs a single. There is a run out appeal but it seems Kishan has made his ground. 18 to win off 5 balls. Pollard on Strike.

23:14 hrs IST

MI need 19 to win off 6 balls

So this is it. Kieron Pollard and Ishan Kishan in the middle. Isuru Udana into the attack. MI need 19 to win off 6 balls.

23:12 hrs IST

Saini to Ishan Kishan - SIX!

Ishan Kishan hammers a straight one into the air. Virat Kohli unable to reach it and it clears the distance. Much-needed six off the over. MI need 20 in 7 balls.

23:08 hrs IST

Navdeep Saini - Wide 1 1 1

Excellent over from Navdeep Saini so far. He has given away just four runs in his 3 balls.. Excellent stuff from the seamer.

23:04 hrs IST

Chahal to Pollard - SIX!

SIX! Final ball from Yuzvendra Chahal and it has been hammered for another six. RCB need 31 to win in 2 overs.

23:03 hrs IST

Chahal to Kishan - SIX!

Slow and short ball from Yuzvendra Chahal and Ishan Kishan pulls it with brute force for another six. Ishan Kishan joins the party in Dubai.

23:02 hrs IST

Kieron Pollard hits Chahal for a six!

SIX! Kieron Pollard hammers Yuzvendra Chahal for the maximum in the first ball of the over. Pollard raining sixes in Dubai.

22:57 hrs IST

Zampa to Pollard - SIX! SIX!

SIX! Two sixes more in Adam Zampa’s over and Kieron Pollard is on fire. Mumbai Indians are slowly reducing the asking rate. 56 now needed off 19 balls.

22:56 hrs IST

RCB vs MI: Live Score - DROPPED!

Kieron Pollar has skied a big one and it goes to Pawan Negi in the deep - OH MY GOD HE HAS DROPPED IT! IT”S A SIX! Will this change the match?

22:54 hrs IST

Will Kieron Pollard show begin?

80 runs needed to win in 24 balls. Kieron Pollard is facing off against Adam Zampa and it has been hammered for a straight boundary.

22:48 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - IPL 2020: Ishan Kishan on fire

Two fours in Navdeep Saini’s over by Ishan Kishan. But the asking rate is too high. It is surely a must-watch innings, but Pollard needs to go big if Mumbai want to win this one.

22:43 hrs IST

100 up for Mumbai

Ishan Kishan hits a double and takes Mumbai past 100-run mark. Hits Yuzvendra Chahal for the maximum in the next ball.

22:37 hrs IST

IPL 2020 Live Score: Zampa to Ishan Kishan - SIX!

Ishan Kishan skies one towards the leg side for the maximum. He brings up his half century. Sensastional innings from Ishan Kishan in what is definitely going to be a losing cause.

22:35 hrs IST

MI leaving it too late

Mumbai Indians are leaving it too late? Kieron Pollard is taking his time to settle down. The required run rate is climbing too high.

22:22 hrs IST

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: GONE!

Hardik Pandya tries to break the shackles but gives away an easy catch in the deep. Adam Zampa gets a wicket. MI 79/4

22:18 hrs IST

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: SIX!

Ishan Kishan pulls one more from Navdeep Saini into the stands for the 2nd six in the over. This is sensational stuff.

22:16 hrs IST

Saini to Kishan - SIX!

Pitched it fuller and Ishan Kishan goes straight for the maximum. Fantastic shot this one and Mumbai need more of this.

22:12 hrs IST

Hardik Pandya key for Mumbai

Hardik Pandya is the key in this chase. The required run rate is just below 14 and this is a huge ground. This will NOT be easy if Pandya does not go all berserk.

22:08 hrs IST

Yuzvendra Chaahl has been brilliant

2 overs gone, Yuzvendra Chahal has given away 12 runs in his 2 overs. MI are 58/3 after 9 overs. This is well under the required run rate and RCB are cruising.

22:03 hrs IST

Adam Zampa to Hardik Pandya - SIX!

SIX! Adam Zampa missed his length and Hardik Pandya hammered it for a maximum miles into the stands. Towards the longest part of the ground. Brilliant shot.

21:56 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live: Chahal strikes!

Yuzvendra Chahal gets a wicket in his first over. Quinton de Kock charges in front as Chahal tossed it up and de Kock skies it straight to Negi. MI 39/3

22:54 hrs IST

End of powerplay

6 overs gone, Mumbai Indians are 35/2. Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock are building a partnership and they need to stick it out in the middle for long to give Mumbai a chance. Yuzvendra Chahal is on strike.

21:44 hr IST

RCB vs MI Live: SIX!

SIX! Ishan Kishan pulls a short one from Navdeep Saini for a six, and the ball has disappeared. A new ball had to be bring in. Big chance for Kishan to prove himself.

21:43 hrs IST

Washington Sundar has been brilliant!

Washington Sundar has been brilliant into the match. The right-arm off spinner has got the big wicket of Rohit Sharma and given just 3 runs in his 2 overs.

21:35 hrs IST

Suryakumar Yadav is GONE!

Isuru Udana gets his first wicket for RCB as he bowls it too closer to body to Suryakumar Yadav who gets an edge and gives away the ball to the wicketkeeper. MI 16/2

21:30 hrs IST

Sundar to Rohit - GONE!

OUT! Washington Sundar to Rohit Sharma - he tried to pull it for the maximum. But it was caught in the deep by Pawan Negi. Virat Kohli is ecstatic. Rohit missed out on joining 5000 club by 2 runs. MI 14/1

21:27 hrs IST

Udana to De Kock - FOUR!

FOUR! Isuru Udana bowls a shorter one to Quinton de Kock who hammers it for another boundary of the over. Udana off to expensive start for RCB. 1 over gone, MI 14/0.

21:25 hrs IST

Udana to Rohit - SIX!

SIX! First six off Rohit Sharma’s bat as he pulls one into the deep for the maximum off Isuru Udana. Mumbai are off the mark.

21:22: hrs IST

RCB vs MI: Chase begins!

Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock are in the middle to begin Mumbai’s 203-run chase. Royal Challengers Bangalore starts the attack with Isuru Udana.

21:22 hrs IST

MI vs RCB Live Score

AB de Villiers vs MI last three innings

70(41)*Bengaluru 2019

75(51) Mumbai WS 2019

55*(24)* tonight

21:20 hrs IST

IPL 2020, MI vs RCB:

Most runs in last five overs vs MI in IPL

88 RCB Mumbai WS 2015

82 DC Mumbai WS 2019

78 RCB Dubai 2020

21:15 hrs IST

Devdutt Padikkal after 2nd fifty

Devdutt Padikkal: “Yeah, I’m looking in decent touch, wanted to contribute to the team. Finchy was going well, my job was to give him the strike and then I had to take over when he got out. It felt amazing, it was a dream come true moment for me. The pitch is doing a bit for the spinners, it isn’t easy to play shots at times.”

21:08 hrs IST

IPL 2020 Live Score: RCB post 201/3 in 20 overs

SIX! Shivam Dube hits a straight six to take Bangalore to 201/3 in 20 overs. Mumbai Indians need 202 to win. AB de Villiers scored an unbeaten 55 in 24 balls - star of the show.

21:06 hrs IST

Pattinson to Dube - SIX! SIX!

Shivam Dube showcases what he got! He hammers James Pattinson for two back to back sixes. Brilliant stuff from the youngster.

21:03 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live Score - SIX!

FIFTY! AB de Villiers brings up his fifty with a mammoth six. He brings up his fifty in just 23 balls.

21:01 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live Updates: Dube joins the party!

Shivam Dube has joined the party as he hammers Jasprit Bumrah for two boundaries. He is on fire. This is a good cameo from the youngster.

21:00 hrs IST

Jasprit Bumrah to AB de Villiers - FOUR!

FOUR! A yorker at 147kph to AB de Villiers and he takes it full shot and hammers it for a straight boundary. 47 runs in 21 balls. Sensational batting from ABD.

20:58 hrs IST

Trent Boult to AB de Villiers - SIIIIIIIIIIXXXXX!

WHERE IS THIS BALL GOING!???? AB de Villiers hits a massive six off Trent Boult miles into the stand. RCB 164/3 after 18 overs.

20:53 hrs IST

MI vs RCB Live Score - GONE!

Devdutt Padikkal tries to go for a slog and he gets caught at long-on by Kieron Pollard. Trent Boult gets his man. RCB 154/3

20:52 hrs IST

Bumrah to AB de Villiers - SIX!

Fuller delivery to AB de Villiers and he gives himself room to hit a straight six down the ground. Three sixes off Bumrah. ABD is the dangerous man.

20:51 hrs IST

Padikkal injured!

Devdutt Padikkal has been hit hard by Jasprit Bumrah and he goes down. The RCB medical staff are in the middle to take a look. He looks okay to go ahead.

20:47 hrs IST

Bumrah to AB de VIlliers - SIX! SIX!

Jasprit Bumrah has been hammered for two sixes by AB de Villiers. Banging in short and paying the price. Not the best of strategies by Mumbai Indians.

20:40 hrs IST

FIFTY for Devdutt Padikkal!

FIFTY! Slow delivery from Pollard and Devdutt waited to the last moment before hitting it for a boundary. Terrific shot to bring up his half century. RCB 129/2

20:37 hrs IST

Krunal to Padikkal - FOUR!

FOUR! Devdutt Padikkal flies another one from Krunal - will thios clear the distance? NO! One bounce and four. Devdutt on 49 now.

20:36 hrs IST

Krunal to AB de Villiers - FOUR!

FOUR! Krunal Pandya hammers AB de Villiers for another boundary. Sesnational shot from ABD.

20:33 hrs IST

Pattinson to Padikkal - SIX! SIX!

SIX! It’s just stand and deliver for Devdutt Padikkal. He kept waited and waited and hit two sixes. The next ball, slow and fuller - and Paddikal hit it straight for another maximum.

20:25 hrs IST

Rahul Chahar to Virat Kohli - GONE!

GONE! Rahul Chahar bowled to Virat Kohli, that was spinning and Kohli hit it straight to Rohit Sharma. He departs for 3 after playing 11 balls. RCB 92/2

20:19 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live Score: Chahar to Kohli

Rahul Chahar is bowling to Indian and RCB skipper Virat Kohli, and the batsman seems to be struggling. Kohli not looking in the best nick, but he needs to bat on and stay in the middle. He will only get better with more time in the middle

20:16 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live: Virat Kohli off the mark

Virat Kohli is struggling to get going in the match. He is off the mark in Dubai. Kohli will be eager to shun the critics. He loves the pressure.

20:12 hrs IST

Boult to Finch: OUT!

GONE! Boult bowls a slower one to Finch, and he swung his bat, but did not get much distance. Simple catch to Kieron Pollard at long-off. Finch gone for 52, RCB 81/1

20:11 hrs IST

Boult to Padikkal: FOUR!

FOUR! Trent Boult missed his line, that was straying down the leg side. Short, and Padikkal just swung his bat to hammer it for a one bounce boundary. You cannot bowl that line to the youngster.

20:06 hrs IST

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: FIFTY!

FIFTY! Aaron Finch slog sweeps a delivery from Rahul Chahar to bring up his half century in just 31 balls. This is his 14th IPL half century.

20:04 hrs IST

Aaron Finch hits a boundary!

This was long, long, and it still managed to get a bounce before crossing the boundary ropes. This is a huge stadium and runs are not easy to score here.

20:00 hrs IST

End of powerplay

6 overs gone, RCB are 59/0. This is a good start for Bangalore and they needed it after the debacle against KXIP.

19:55 hrs IST

RCB vs MI: Bumrah to Padikkal - FOUR! FOUR!

That wwas a straying delivery and Padikkal just got a nick off bat to drive it towards backward square leg. The next ball, short and Padikkal pulled it for another boundary at midwicket.

19:51 hrs IST


FOUR! FOUR! FOUR! FOUR! Rahul Chahar has been smashed for four consecutive boundaries and the Australian skipper is breathing fire at the moment. What a start for RCB this. Exactly what the doctor ordered.

19:50 hrs IST

IPL 2020: First change for Mumbai Indians

Rahul Chahar comes into the at3tack and he replaces Trent Boult into the attack. Chahar had a poor outing against CSK, but came back to form against KKR. Which Chahar will be in action today?

19:45 hrs IST

Pattinson to Finch - FOUR!

FOUR! Aaron Finch gets a short one and he pulls it towards the longest boundary. Just one bounce and four. Finch is on fire.

19:42 hrs IST

Aaron Finch hits a SIX!

WHAT A SHOT! The ball was coming into him but Aaron Finch was waiting for it. Sweetly middle of the bat, powered away towards long-off for the maximum.

19:39 hrs IST

RCB vs MI Live Score: FOUR!

FOUR! Aaron Finch charges down the wicket against James Pattinson and takes a big swing off the bat. The ball struck the top edge and then goes over the wicketkeeper for a boundary. First four for Finch.

19:36 hrs IST


Aaron Finch has been hit badly on the stomach and he goes down. He looks to be in tremendous pain as physios rush in to check. That must have hurt badly.

19:35 hrs IST

James Pattinson into the attack on the other end

Mumbai Indians bring in James Pattinson into the attack on the other end. He has been in good form this series. There was a LBW appeal in the last over, which was turned down.

19:32 hrs IST

RCB vs MI: Second ball - FOUR!

Another fuller from Trent Boult, this was straying down the leg side, and Devdutt Padikkal just flicked it towards leg side for the first boundary of the match

19:31 hrs IST

RCB vs MI: First ball - CHANCE!

Trent Boutl pitches an inswinger fuller, and Devdutt Padikkal just scooped it over Ishan Kishan at midwicket. That was a catching chance, but it was too far away.

19:30 hrs IST

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: HERE WE GO!

Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch out to open the innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Trent Boult starts the attack for Mumbai Indians. HERE WE GO!

19:25 hrs IST

Are you ready!?

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in action against each other - Are you ready for the action to begin!?


19:22 hrs IST

AB de Villiers will be wicketkeeping for RCB

AB de Villiers as wicketkeeper for RCB it seems. This will give the franchise more options to place in their batting line-up.

19:15 hrs IST

RCB vs MI, IPL 2020: Interesting stats

- 4: times Krunal Pandya has dismissed Ab De Villiers, most dismissals of a batsman by Krunal in IPL.

· 8 & 9: wickets Hardik and Krunal need to complete 50 IPL wickets, respectively.

· 1: with 1 more six R Sharma will have 150 sixes for MI, 2nd batsman to smash 150 sixes after K Pollard(177)

· 8/10: MI have won 8 matches out of the last 10 matches played between the two teams.

· 10: more runs Rohit will complete 5000 IPL runs. He will be the 3rd batsman to reach this landmark after Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina

· 47: more runs S Tiwary needs to complete 3000 T20 runs.

· 8: more wickets Rahul Chahar needs to complete 50 T20 wickets.

· 10: more sixes Virat will have 200 IPL sixes.

· 2 : more sixes Suryakumar Yadav will have 50 sixes in IPL.

· 40: more Virat needs to become 2nd highest run getter vs MI in IPL to surpass S Dhawan with 664 runs.

· 3: wickets Dale Steyn needs to complete 100 IPL wickets.

· 2: wickets Umesh Yadav needs to reach 150 T20 wickets.

· 5:wickets N Saini needs to reach 50 wickets in T20s.

· 85: more runs Virat needs to reach 9000 T20 runs, he will be the 1st IND to reach this landmark.

19:09 hrs IST

Virat Kohli’s RCB Playing XI

Three changes for Royal Challengers Bangalore and it will be Josh Philippe, Umesh Yadav and Dale Steyn who all are sitting out today. Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Isuru Udana and Adam Zampa IN.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa

19:07 hrs IST

Virat Kohli speaks at the toss

RCB captain Virat Kohli: “We wanted to bat first, it has worked well for the teams. It’s a decent shout to defend on this ground. We’re working extra hard on our catching and fielding, but the pitch has played really well. Dew hasn’t come in and KXIP showed we can defend scores on this ground. I think we bowled well in the first match, last game, we didn’t have the momentum going into the death overs. We’ll be looking to be more attacking with the ball - three changes, Zampa and Udana are in, they replace Phillipe and Steyn. Gurkeerat comes in, he replaces Umesh Yadav.”

19:06 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma speaks at the toss

MI captain Rohit Sharma: “We will bowl first. The wicket looks abit green but dry. Hopeful that it plays well under lights, that’s the reason we are chasing. We’ll have to play good cricket, back yourselves to do the job. The results have been in favour of team batting first, but we had a great last game and the confidence is there. Early days the middle-oprder hasn’t got much to bat, a lot of guys haven’t played a lot of cricket. One change, Saurabh Tiwary isn’t fit, Ishan Kishan is in.”

19:03 hrs IST

Mumbai Indians Playing XI

One change for Mumbai Indians - Saurabh Tiwary is not fit and has been replaced by Ishan Kishan in the team.

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

19:02 hrs IST

Toss - RCB vs MI in Sharjah

Mumbai Indians win toss, elect to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai.

18:55 hrs IST

Toss in 5 minutes

This is it - Virat vs Rohit - Toss in 5 minutes! Who will win the first battle of the match?

18:52 hrs IST

Pitch Report

“A week back, this pitch had tufts of grass, which is missing today. The surface is very dry and that means the seamers might not enjoy the conditions. There are some long boundaries on this ground and the dew factor has been minimal.” - Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater

18:48 hrs IST

Two debuts for RCB tonight

Adam Zampa and Isuru Udana will make their RCB debuts tonight, the franchise has already confirmed. Still remains to be seen which two foreign stars will sit down.

18:40 hrs IST

Bumrah vs Kohli

Jasprit Bumrah vs Virat Kohli will be an enthralling contest. Bumrah has only dismissed Kohli twice in IPL. Kohli is out of form, and Bumrah is just starting to find some.

18:32 hrs IST

Irfan Pathan’s advice to RCB

“Look, I think they will get better as soon as Chris Morris comes in. I see Morris coming in, Steyn going out and they are settled. What I don’t want from RCB is Shivam Dube bowling the death overs. They have a better team, they have better batsmen comparatively. They are not just dependent on AB de Villiers or Virat Kohli. This year they have Aaron Finch as well, Paddikal started very well. So, there are lots of positives, but in the last game, the way they bowled Shivam Dube in the last over. Navdeep Saini should bowl a minimum of 2 overs at the death because he’s the guy who can nail those yorkers as well as he can just bluff the batsmen and bowl bouncers at the death as well.”

- Irfan Pathan on Star Sports

18:27 hrs IST

Toss in 30 minutes

We will have the toss in 30 minutes. Stay tuned for RCB vs MI - Kohli vs Rohit.

18:20 hrs IST

Aakash Chopra on Royal Challengers Bangalore

“If we talk about Royal Challengers Bangalore, they won a good first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad but lost by 23 runs to KL Rahul itself in the second match. They dropped catches, batting did not come good and bowling was very ordinary.

“I feel they will have to request AB de Villiers to keep wickets and play Moeen Ali in this match and give rest to Joshua Phillipe.

“Second thing, in the last 6 overs you need to keep 2 overs each of Chahal, Saini and Isuru Udana whatever happens at the top. If you don’t do that, you will once again be found wanting.”- Aakash Chopra on Royal Challengers Bangalore

18:11 hrs IST

Aakash Chopra on Mumbai Indians

“Mumbai Indians had an off-day in their first match. But the way they bashed KKR in their second match with Pat Cummins being smashed, the unbelievable innings Rohit Sharma played. Quinton de Kock had shown form in the first match.””All their players including Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Pollard and Hardik Pandya are in form. They don’t need a change in their bowling attack. It is a perfect team.” - Aakash Chopra in a video on Youtube channel

18:02 hrs IST

Key player for RCB

One of the key players for RCB have to be AB de Villiers. When Virat Kohli is not in form, it is Cricket’s Mr 360 degree who needs to shine with the bat, keep the energy up on the field, and advice Kohli on strategies. He is the perfect allrounder that RCB desperately rely on.

18:00 hrs IST

Purple Cap Update

Mohammed Shami pipped Kagiso Rabada to hold the Purple Cap. Shami improved his wickets tally in the IPL 2020 to seven in three games to currently have two more than Capitals fast bowler Rabada (five wickets from two matches, having bowled eight overs). The KXIP bowler leads the Purple Cap list that has Sam Curran, Sheldon Cottrell and Yuzvendra Chahal in the top five.

17:50 hrs IST

Orange Cup update

With 222 runs, KL Rahul has edged past his teammate Mayank Agarwal to take possession of the Orange Cap. Although Agarwal scored his maiden IPL century – a fine knock of 106 off 50 balls – it was Rahul who nosed ahead by a run following his knock of 69 off 54 balls on Sunday. Rahul and Agarwal are followed by Faf du Plessis, Sanju Samson and Steve Smith in the top five with 173, 159 and 119 runs respectively.

17:40 hrs IST

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Rohit on cusp of milestone

Rohit Sharma is just 10 runs away from joining Suresh Raina, and Virat Kohli in the IPL 5000 club. Rohit, so far, has 4,990 runs in the IPL.

17:35 hrs IST

Will Hardik Pandya bowl today?

Here is what Zaheer Khan had to say on Hardik Pandya’s bowling.

“He [Hardik Pandya] is the kind of guy who really changes the balance of the side when he is bowling and he understands that. At the same time, he also has to look after his body. That is a conversation we are having, in consultation with the physios. We are looking forward for him to bowl.” - Zaheer Khan, Director of Cricket Operations, Mumbai Indians on why the Hardik Pandya hasn’t bowled yet.

17:33 hrs IST

Mumbai Indians team on the way to stadium

Ahead of the exciting contest against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rohit Sharma & co. are on their way from hotel to the stadium.


17:25 hrs IST

Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore are likely to make a few changes to the team after a humiliating defeat at the hands of Kings XI Punjab.

RCB Predicted XI against MI: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dale Steyn

17:21 hrs IST

Mumbai Indians Predicted XI

Rohit Sharma’s team picked up a convincing win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous game. There is little to no reason for Mumbai Indians to change their team.

MI Predicted XI against RCB: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Trent Boult, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah

17:18 hrs IST

Will Virat Kohli bounce back?

“I think that I am going to stick with where I was at the start of the tournament. Talking about a guy like Virat Kohli, you are talking about his showmanship and where he likes to play the game. And, his ability to accept the energy of the ground,” Kevin Pietersen said on Star Sports.

“He hasn’t started very well at all. And he accepts that, and he even said at the press conference, accepting the responsibility of some of the stuff that he has been doing. So, he is man enough to accept his responsibility and I am still very interested to see how a guy like him makes a comeback,” Pietersen said.

“He is the best of the best when it comes to batting has the best showmanship of the sport. But there is no spectators and a showman needs spectators. So, at the moment, he is not very good, and he accepts that. But it will be very interesting to see if that graph does move and he gets used to playing. It will be the most interesting feature of this IPL to see Kohli with no crowds.” READ MORE

17:15 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Head to head Stats in detail

Matches won by RCB: 9

Matches won by MI: 18

Matched played in India: 23 (RCB 7, MI 16)

Matches played in UAE: 1 (RCB 1, MI 0)

RCB average score against MI: 157

MI average score against RCB: 164

Most runs for RCB: 683 (Virat Kohli)

Most runs for MI: 475 (Kieron Pollard)

Most wickets for RCB: 16 (Yuzvendra Chahal)

Most wickets for MI: 16 (Jasprit Bumrah)

Most catches for RCB: 12 (Virat Kohli)

Most catches for MI: 10 (Kieron Pollard)

17:06 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Full Squads


Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Josh Philippe(w), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, Parthiv Patel, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Adam Zampa, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed

Mumbai Indians Squad: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, James Pattinson, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Chris Lynn, Aditya Tare, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai

17:03 hrs IST

Virat Kohli on cusp of T20 greatness

Virat Kohli will be on the cusp of T20 greatness when Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. Kohli needs 85 runs to become the only Indian to reach 9000 T20 runs. Overall, he will be the 7th player to join the club.

17:01 hrs IST

Interesting stats

Yuzvendra Chahal has dismissed Kieron Pollard 4 times in 38 balls, a record better than the one Krunal holds over de Villiers - 4 times in 43 balls.

Jasprit Bumrah has taken most wickets against RCB - 16.

16:51 hrs IST

RCB vs MI - Head to head stats

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

Matches: 27

MI Won: 18

RCB Won: 9

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IPL 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

Hello and Welcome to our live blog on Indian Premier League clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians. RCB will be under the pressure after all the criticism levelled at the franchise following the debacle against Kings XI Punjab. Skipper Virat Kohli will have a point to prove in the match, as he has not been among the runs, and has also struggled in captaincy.

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