Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction IPL 2019- Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers

Alzarri Joseph has been in great form with bat and ball
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After finally tasting victory in their seventh match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will clash against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai's home ground at the Wankhede Stadium.

Royal Challengers Bangalore achieved in the last match what they had been after for a long time. First, they restricted Punjab to 173 which was below the par total on this ground. As always, Yuzvendra Chahal was RCB's standout bowler. Moeen Ali and Navdeep Saini also bowled to the best of their potential.


Despite losing the last match against Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai are doing well for themselves and are placed at the third spot in the points table.

After promising a lot for a long time, the opening partnership of Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock finally delivered against Rajasthan Royals and notched up a 96-run partnership. They set the base beautifully for the following batsmen.

However, Mumbai's middle order could not capitalise as well as they would have liked to. Hardik Pandya does what he does best and made an explosive 30 to take the score beyond 180, which was a decent total given the bowling that Mumbai have.

However, a few days after bagging the best IPL figures on his debut, Alzarri Joseph went for more than 50 runs from just three overs. Especially, Jos Buttler got stuck into him and smashed 28 off just one over. Despite fighting hard, ultimately the score did not prove enough to defend and Mumbai lost by four wickets.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams.

Mumbai Indians- Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Alzarri Joseph, Rahul Chahar, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah

Royal Challengers Bangalore- Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Mumbai Indians

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) –Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians), Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jasprit Bumrah (Mumbai Indians), Yuzvendra Chahal (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Most boundaries – Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians), Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Team Scores Batting First – Mumbai Indians 180+, Royal Challengers Bangalore 160+

*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features soon, so stay tuned.

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