The 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will get underway in Chennai on Friday (April 9) with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking over Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). While Mumbai Indians are wanting one of many strongest sides on paper and are gunning for a report hat-trick of IPL titles, RCB have additionally bolstered their firepower by the addition of ‘Big Show’ Glenn Maxwell to their squad.
The Rohit Sharma-led MI unit boasts of in-form Indian batsmen like Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, who made explosive debuts in opposition to England in latest T20 sequence. All-rounders Hardik and Krunal Pandya are additionally in nice kind.
The MI bowling assault is likely one of the most potent that includes the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult. Bumrah has just lately joined the MI squad after lacking the limited-overs sequence in opposition to England as he received married to sports activities presenter Sanjana Ganesan.
Apart from Maxwell, RCB added promising New Zealand all-rounder Kyle Jamieson to their line-up, who can line-up alongside aspect the likes of Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj within the bowling assault. The spin bowling duties will be dealt with by Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar and might show to be essential on the MA Chidambaram Stadium – which is understood to help spin bowlers.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwary, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neeshan, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Daniel Sams, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kane Richardson, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, Ok.S. Bharat, Finn Allen
Mumbai Indians: Chris Lynn, Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Nathan Coulter-Nile/Adam Milne
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (C), Mohammed Azharuddeen, AB de Villiers (WK), Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar/Suyash Prabudessai, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal
Here are the Dream 11 predictions for MI vs RCB conflict…
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 captain: Virat Kohli
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 vice-captain: Rohit Sharma
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 wicket-keeper: AB de Villiers
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 batsmen: Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 all-rounder: Hardik Pandya, Glenn Maxwell
MI vs RCB, Dream 11 bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar