MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Dream11 Prediction for Today’s IPL Match 1 Dream 11 Team 9 Apr 2021

Virat Kohli is just too good to be missed from captaincy in the fantasy side. The Indian captain is in good form at the moment after a successful series against England.
MI vs RCB Dream11

According to MI vs RCB Dream11 Prediction for Today’s Match Fantasy Cricket, Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 1st match of the VIVO IPL, 2020-21 on Friday, 9th April 2021, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Keep reading to find out about the VIVO IPL, 2020-21 1st Match MI vs RCB Dream11 team today.

The most-awaited VIVO IPL 2021 is here. Usually, the first match sets the tone for the whole tournament and this year will not be any different. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on one of their main rivals, Royal Challengers Bangalore in MI’s favourite hunting ground, the Chepauk Stadium. 

While the defending champions have managed to retain their core, RCB will enter this contest by featuring some of the biggest names for the first time. Glenn Maxwell and Finn Allen will add more depth to the batting while Kyle Jamieson will be looking to destroy the opponents. 

Talking about the previous matches, Mumbai Indians have dominated their opponent with ease, have won 17 matches, and have lost 10. In the first contest in IPL 2020, RCB pulled off a win in a crazy contest that went to super over but MI came stronger in the 2nd contest, defeating RCB by five wickets. 

Match Details For MI vs RCB Dream11 Prediction:

Here Are The Details and Dream 11 Match prediction For The Match MI vs RCB

MatchMI vs RCB, VIVO IPL, Match 1
DateFriday, 9th April 2021
Time7:30 PM IST
VenueM A Chidambaram Stadium

MI vs RCB Last Five Matches Stats

Here are the stats for the teams MI vs RCB:-


MI vs RCB Last Five Matches Head To Head Stats


MI vs RCB IPL Top Run Getters in IPL

Virat Kohli192587838.16130.73
Rohit Sharma200523031.31130.61
AB de Villiers169484940.40151.91
Kieron Pollard164302329.93149.87

MI vs RCB IPL Top Wicket Takers in IPL

PlayersMatchesWicketsEconomy Rate
Piyush Chawla1641567.87
Y Chahal991217.67
J Bumrah921097.41
T Boult48638.53

Pitch Report of MA Chidambaram Stadium

We will not see Chennai Super Kings roaring at their ‘Anbuden’ this time but it won’t be any less entertaining. For all these years, Mumbai have dominated in Chennai, winning six out of their eight contest against CSK at this venue. For RCB, this has never been their favourite venues as CSK has dominated here. A couple of years ago, RCB had a terrible night here where they were dismissed for just 70.

Talking about the pitch, the spinners have enjoyed bowling at this venue as there will be an ample amount of turn and bounce. Usually a low-scoring pitch, CSK have once made 246 at this venue while the low-score here is 70 as mentioned above. So far, in 82 T20 matches played here, the team batting first have won 47 of them while 33 were won by the team batting second. The average first innings score at this venue is 160 and most of the teams prefer to chase here. 

Weather Report Of Chennai

This is the beginning of summer in Chennai and one can expect the climate to be hot and hard. On Friday, the temperature will be around 29 degrees Celcius and is expected to drop during the match, with cloud cover. Nevertheless, the climate will be 68 per cent humid.

Fantasy Cricket Expert Tips:

Rohit Sharma has an excellent record at this venue and is mandatory in this contest. Apart from Rohit, make sure to pick more spinners and the homeboy Sundar will be the player to watch out for in this contest.

MI Squad

MI Squad: 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

MI News :

The team will be missing out on Quinton de Kock as he is currently in quarantine. Still, Mumbai has their major core players and all eyes once again will be on Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav. These two have not only dominated the IPL 2020, have managed to get in to Indian and had made heads turn there as well. 

MI Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match

Performance in IPL.

  1. Chris Lynn- 1280 runs
  2. Rohit Sharma (C)- 5230 runs
  3. Suryakumar Yadav- 2024runs
  4. Ishan Kishan (WK)- 1211 runs
  5. Kieron Pollard- 3203 runs and 60 wickets
  6. Hardik Pandya- 1349 runs and 42 wickets
  7. Krunal Pandya- 1000 runs and 46 wickets
  8. Rahul Chahar- 30 wickets
  9. Jasprit Bumrah- 109 wickets
  10. Trent Boult- 63 wickets
  11. Nathan Coulter-Nile- 41 wickets

RCB Squad

RCB Squad: 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, K.S. Bharat, Finn Allen

RCB News

Apart from Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers the team will have the services of Finn Allen and Glenn Maxwell in the batting order while Dan Christian, Kyle Jamieson will take care of the bowling. We can expect Mohammed Azharuddeen to get an opportunity here and Devdutt Padikkal is likely to miss this contest as he has just joined the squad after two negative tests. Daniel Sams will be missing this contest after testing positive. 

RCB Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match

  1. Virat Kohli (C)- 5878 runs
  2. Mohammed Azharuddeen/ Devdutt Padikkal- DNP/473 runs
  3. AB de Villiers (WK)- 4849 runs
  4. Glenn Maxwell- 1505 runs
  5.  Rajat Patidar- DNP
  6.  Daniel Christian- 34 wickets
  7. Washington Sundar 24 wickets
  8. Kyle Jamieson- DNP
  9. Mohammed Siraj – 39 wickets
  10.  Navdeep Saini – 17 wickets
  11. Yuzvendra Chahal- 121 wickets

MI vs RCB Dream11 Match Prediction Choice For Captain And Vice-Captain

It is always wise to go in with the in-form players as the captain of the fantasy team.

Here are a few predictions for the captain pick for the MI vs RCB clash

Virat Kohli is just too good to be missed from captaincy in the fantasy side. The Indian captain is in good form at the moment after a successful series against England. In T20I this year, He averages 115.50 with 231 runs from just five innings while striking close to 148. In IPL against MI, he averages close to 30 and in his last 11 H2H matches, he has 4 fifties to his name.

Rohit Sharma‘s record at Chennai makes him a vital pick in this contest. He is one of the top scorers for his team against RCB with 478 runs to his name. Only Kieron Pollard has more runs than him in the MI squad. Also, in 2021, he averages close to 31 with the best of 64 from his 3 matches while striking at 144.44.

Here are a few picks for the Vice-captain in the Dream 11 team for MI vs RCB clash

Ishan Kishan is likely to open the innings in the absence of Quinton de Kock in this contest. Kishan has a good record against RCB and in the first match of the contest in IPL 2020, he ended up smashing 99 from just 58 deliveries, took the match to the super over. In IPL overall, he has 1211 runs to his name.

AB de Villiers is more of a mandatory pick in this contest. He averages close to 45 against the same opponent and has five fifty-plus scores against them with three of them coming in the last six outings. He has an excellent record against Boult and Bumrah as well. Overall, he has 4849 runs to his name.

MI vs RCB Dream11 Prediction Top Picks by Experts 

Apart from the MI vs RCB Dream 11 prediction for the captain, here are a few players who are likely to star here according to the Dream 11 prediction by our experts.

Mumbai Indians

Suryakumar Yadav’s current form and his runs against RCB make him a good pick here. In the last contest against the same team, he won the player of the match for his brilliant half-century.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

We can expect Washington Sundar to open the innings with the ball once again. In the last two contests against the same opponent, he has given away just 32 runs from his 8 overs and has picked up the wicket of Rohit Sharma once. 

MI vs RCB Dream11 Team Prediction

Here is the Dream 11 Team prediction for MI vs RCB. We are going with players who are currently in good form and can win the match with ease.

Head To Head Team For Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Keeper –  AB de Villiers, Ishan Kishan 

Batters – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav

All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya

Bowlers –  Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah

Head To Head Team For Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Grand League Team For Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Keeper –  AB de Villiers, Ishan Kishan 

Batters – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Finn Allen

All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Kieron Pollard

Bowlers –  Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah

Grand League Team For Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Who Will Win Today Between MI vs RCB Dream11 Prediction, Match 1?

According to Kheltalk’s astrology MI vs RCB Dream11 match Prediction, MI will win the match. The defending champions will once again start as the clear favorites in this contest and going by their previous records, we can expect them to go ahead with more spinners here. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan are likely to open this match.

MI vs RCB Toss Prediction today

According to Kheltalk’s MI vs RCB Dream11 toss prediction, MI will win the toss and opt to bowl first. Irrespective of whoever wins the toss, they will opt to bowl first in this contest. This has been the trend with both teams in recent times. 

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