Hello and welcome to India.com‘s live coverage of Indian Premier League 2017 match 38 between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Number two placed Mumbai square off against seventh-placed Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Stay tuned as we bring to you live score updates of MI vs RCB IPL match.
All but out of contention for the playoffs, RCB have managed just two wins from the ten games they have played. On the other hand – Mumbai grabbed 14 points from 9 games and are surely one of the favourites to make it to the playoffs.
When the two sides face-off on Monday, the hosts will have a distinct upper hand as they have just lost one game at the venue and are coming into the match after a thrilling win in their previous encounter against Gujarat Lions. MI won the match in Super Over against GL.
However, RCB will be eyeing a consolation win after displaying disappointing performances, especially in their last two games.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Lendl Simmons, Mitchel Johnsohn, Mitchell McClenghan, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, Saurabh Tiwary, Shreyas Gopal, Tim Southee, Lasith Malinga, Krunal Pandya, Keiron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Asela Gunaratne, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Jagdish Suchith, Jaspreet Bumrah, Jos Buttler, Karn Sharma and Vinay Kumar.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Adam Milne, Vishnu Vinod, Sreenath Arvind, Kedar Jadhav (wk), Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Samuel Badree, Iqbal Abdulla, Travis Head, Sachin Baby, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tymal Mills, Aniket Chaudhary, Praveen Dubey, Billy Stanlake.