IPL 2019: Match 7: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians – Pitch Report
It is going to be India’s captain vs vice-captain. Royal Challengers Bangalore will host Mumbai Indians in the seventh match of the Indian Premier League 2019. Both these teams had lost their respective opening matches and would like to make a solid comeback. Royal Challengers Bangalore had lost the opening match of the season against reigning champions Chennai Super Kings. We bring you the latest Pitch Report from the match.
On the other hand, Mumba Indians had lost their first match against Delhi Capitals by 37 runs. Consequently, they would also like to make a good comeback into the league.
Meanwhile, both teams will be desperate for the win after losing their opening match. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is a small ground and it is generally a paradise for the batsmen.
Hence, the seventh match of the season could be a run-fest. The average batting score while batting score at this venue is 169.
Furthermore, the likes of Rohit Sharma, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli would be licking their lips in the match.
Former Windies fast bowler Ian Bishop reckons that there is a little bit of grass on the pitch, which might help the Pacers. Moreover, there could be little help for the spinners as well.
“There is enough live grass on the wicket which suggests the ball will slide on. Occasionally, the ball might spin a little,” Ian Bishop said while talking at the pitch report.
Meanwhile, we will also witness Jasprit Bumrah vs Virat Kohli contest. Everyone is waiting for this rivalry and Kohli was Bumrah’s first wicket in the Indian Premier League.
Mumbai Indians has had its wood on Royal Challengers Bangalore as they have won 14 matches whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore have won only nine matches.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will like to make the most of the home conditions to get their maiden win of the season. Virat Kohli has won the toss and he has decided to bowl first.
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