RCB vs MI Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians.
RCB vs MI IPL 2022, 18th Match Preview:
Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Mumbai Indians in the 18th match of the Indian Premier League, 2022 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on Saturday.
After losing their first game despite scoring 205, RCB has bounced back with successive wins. In both the games, their top-order flopped but the middle and lower middle-order came to their rescue. RCB’s bowling has looked good too in the last couple of games.
On the other hand, MI has lost three games on the trot. They’ve lost two games while defending 160+ targets and they couldn’t chase down 194. MI’s bowling seems to lack bite while the batting has been inconsistent. Thus, they will be desperate to bounce back strongly.
RCB vs MI IPL 2022, 18th Match Match Details:
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date & Time: 9th April, at 07:30 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
RCB vs MI IPL 2022, 18th Match Pitch Report:
The track tends to be a good wicket for batting. However, the spinners are known to play their part as the game progresses and can get it to grip off the surface.
RCB vs MI IPL 2022, 18th Match Probable Playing XIs:
RCB: Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), David Willey, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
MI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen/Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Jaydev Unadkat/Basil Thampi
Top Picks for RCB vs MI IPL 2022 Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips
Virat Kohli seems to be hitting the ball well and has got a couple of solid starts. The former RCB skipper has accumulated 58 runs at a strike rate of 138.09.
Faf du Plessis has been in top form with the bat. The RCB skipper has accumulated 122 runs in three innings while striking at 150.61. Thus, he will be a big captaincy pick.
Glenn Maxwell is all set to play his first match of this 2022 edition. The Australian all-rounder had a stellar run in the IPL 2021 where he smashed 513 runs at a strike rate of 144.10. Hence, he could be a key pick.
Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik is still going strong at the highest level. He smashed a quick-fire 23-ball 44 in the last match against RR. He will look to do well against his former franchise.
Wanindu Hasaranga could be an effective choice as vice-captain. The leg-spinning all-rounder has taken six wickets in three games and has an economy rate of 7.66. Plus, he can be quite handy with the bat.
Harshal Patel is in very good form with the ball. He has returned with four scalps in three games and has an economy rate of 5.41. He can be useful with the bat as well lower the order.
Mohammed Siraj is a good budget pick. He has scalped three wickets from three matches until now.
Rohit Sharma is a very experienced batsman, he has the ability to change the course of the match on his own. He has recorded 1015 runs at an average of 46.14 against KKR in the IPL. He has been in top form and hence, could be the one to watch out for.
Ishan Kishan will be a top captaincy option. The left-hander has been in superb form. He has amassed 149 runs in three innings while striking at 133.03 and has already notched up two half-centuries.
Tilak Varma has been very impressive in the three games that MI has played so far. The 19-year-old left-hander has scored 121 runs at a strike rate of 168.56.
Suryakumar Yadav can be backed as a fantasy vice-captain. The Mumbai-born batter played his first game of this season against KKR and he struck a fine 52 off 36 balls. He has been very consistent for MI in the last few years and hence, he will be a top captaincy option.
Kieron Pollard seems to be striking the ball well. The West Indian all-rounder has got a couple of good starts and has threatened to blast away. Hence, he can be backed to come good.
Murugan Ashwin is the premier spinner for MI. The leg-spinner took 2 wickets from three overs against KKR and he could be the key once again.
Jasprit Bumrah roared back into form after a quiet first game. The ace Indian fast bowler returned with figures of 3/17 from his four overs in a high-scoring encounter against RR.
RCB vs MI IPL 2022 Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
|Player||Statistics (Last 5 matches)||Dream 11 Points|
|Suryakumar Yadav||52 runs||75|
|Ishan Kishan||149 runs||120, 87, 17|
|Murugan Ashwin||4 wickets||68, 9, 54|
|Faf du Plessis||132 runs||121, 26, 40|
|Dinesh Karthik||90 runs||55, 29, 67|
|Harshal Patel||19 runs + 4 wickets||29, 96, 46|
RCB vs MI Indian Premier League Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Wanindu Hasaranga, Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain – Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Faf du Plessis
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Ishan Kishan (VC)
Batsmen– Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma
All Rounders– Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Shahbaz Ahmed
Bowlers– Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RCB vs MI Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Ishan Kishan, Anuj Rawat
Batsmen– Rohit Sharma (VC), Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis (C), Suryakumar Yadav
All Rounders– Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey
Bowlers– Harshal Patel, Murugan Ashwin, Tymal Mills
RCB vs MI IPL 2022, 18th Match Probable Winner:
Mumbai Indians are expected to win this match of the Indian Premier League, 2022.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.