When it comes to IPL, two teams that have always been fan favorites are Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Their head-to-head battles have produced some nail-biting finishes, making it one of the most talked-about rivalries in IPL history. In this article, we will provide a detailed analysis of RCB vs MI head-to-head records, stats, and all match results.
RCB vs MI Head to Head Overall Records:
Mumbai Indians have been a dominant force in IPL history, having won the title five times. They have played 29 matches against RCB, out of which they have won 19 and lost 10. On the other hand, RCB has never won an IPL title and has faced MI 29 times, winning only 10 matches and losing 19.
When it comes to batting, both teams have some exceptional players. MI has the likes of Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, and Hardik Pandya, while RCB boasts the likes of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell.
The highest individual score in MI vs RCB matches is 92, scored by Sanath Jayasuriya and Rohit Sharma from MI and Virat Kohli from RCB. The most number of runs in this fixture has been scored by Rohit Sharma, with a total of 939 runs in 27 matches. On the other hand, Virat Kohli has scored 751 runs in 25 matches against MI.
MI has always had a strong bowling attack, with players like Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, and Rahul Chahar leading the pack. RCB, on the other hand, has been heavily reliant on Yuzvendra Chahal for their bowling prowess.
The best bowling figures in MI vs RCB matches have been taken by Lasith Malinga, who picked up 4 wickets for just 23 runs in 2012. Jasprit Bumrah is the leading wicket-taker in this fixture, with 27 wickets in 17 matches. Yuzvendra Chahal is the most successful RCB bowler in this fixture, with 16 wickets in 15 matches.
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RCB vs MI Squad Details
Royal Challengers Bangalore squad
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, David Willey, Karn Sharma, Mahipal Lomror, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, Siddarth Kaul, Suyash Prabhudessai, Rajat Patidar, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Michael Bracewell, Manoj Bhandage, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Sonu Yadav.
Mumbai Indians Squad
Rohit Sharma (c), Tim David, Akash Madhwal, Cameron Green, Piyush Chawla, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Shams Mulani, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis, Jofra Archer, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal.
RCB vs MI Head-to-Head Results:
Here is a detailed list of all the head-to-head results between MI and RCB in IPL history:
RCB vs MI Last Meeting
The last time these two teams met was in the 18th match of the 2022 edition in Pune. MI batted first and scored 151/6 in their allotted 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav remained unbeaten on 68 off just 37 balls, while Wanindu Hasaranga and Harshal Patel picked up two wickets apiece. In response, Anuj Rawat smashed 66 runs, while Kohli struck 48 runs as RCB reached the target in 18.3 overs.
MI is undoubtedly one of the most successful teams in the IPL. They have won the tournament a record-breaking five times. In the last season, they finished in the fourth position in the league stage and eventually made it to the playoffs. Their top-performers were Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, and Trent Boult. MI has a strong and balanced squad and they are always a force to reckon with.
RCB, on the other hand, has always been a team with great potential, but they have failed to deliver consistently. They have made it to the playoffs three times but have never won the IPL. In the last season, they finished in the seventh position in the league stage and failed to make it to the playoffs. However, they had some standout performers like Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel. RCB has a good squad but they need to perform as a team to achieve success.
In conclusion, MI has a dominant head-to-head record against RCB in IPL history. However, RCB has some exceptional players and can never be underestimated. It will be interesting to see how the two teams perform in the upcoming IPL seasons 2023.