IPL 2023 5th Match Predictions: RCB vs MI

Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli, a legendary battle between two players who have been the pillars of Indian Cricket will be up against each other in Tata IPL season 16. Mumbai Indians will be facing Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru where both the teams have played some close contests, and hence this time too, both the teams will be looking to play well against each other.

RCB Players List & Role

Royal Challengers Bangalore is the calling card of the team.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Faf du Plessis (c)Middle order Batter
Akash Deep Bowling All-Rounder
Finn Allen Top order Batter
Anuj Rawat Wicketkeeper Batter
Avinash Singh Bowler
Manoj Bhandage All-Rounder
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva All-Rounder
Josh Hazlewood Bowler
Will Jacks Batter
Dinesh Karthik Wicketkeeper Batter
Siddarth Kaul Bowler
Virat Kohli Top order Batter
Mahipal Lomror All-Rounder
Glenn Maxwell Batting All-Rounder
Mohammed Siraj Bowler
Harshal Patel Bowler
Rajat Patidar Top order Batter
Suyash Prabhudessai Batting All-Rounder
Rajan Kumar Batter
Shahbaz Ahmed All-Rounder
Himanshu Sharma Bowler
Karn Sharma Bowler
Sonu Yadav All-Rounder
Reece Topley Bowler
David Willey Bowling All-Rounder

MI Players List & Role

Mumbai Indians - brief information about the team: players, history.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Rohit Sharma (c)Top order Batter
Jofra Archer Bowler
Arshad Khan Bowler
Jason Behrendorff Bowler
Dewald Brevis Batting All-Rounder
Jasprit Bumrah Bowler
Piyush Chawla Bowling All-Rounder
Tim David Middle order Batter
Raghav Goyal Bowler
Cameron Green Batting All-Rounder
Ishan KishanWicketkeeper Batter
Duan Jansen Bowler
Kumar Kartikeya Bowler
Akash Madhwal Bowler
Shams Mulani All-Rounder
Ramandeep Singh Middle order Batter
Jhye Richardson Bowler
Hrithik Shokeen Bowler
Tristan Stubbs Wicketkeeper Batter
Arjun Tendulkar Bowler
Tilak Varma Batting All-Rounder
Vishnu Vinod Wicketkeeper Batter
Nehal Wadhera Bowler
Suryakumar Yadav Batter

First Face-Off

The first match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians was a blockbuster as both the teams fought till the end but it was RCB who came out on the top. Mumbai Indians batted first and made 165 runs as Robin Uthappa played an amazing knock of 48 runs in 38 balls. In reply to this, RCB came out with all the guns blazing as Rahul Dravid played a captain inning and gave the team a win by 5 wickets.

Previous IPL Results

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians have faced each other 32 times in the 15 seasons of the Indian Premier League. In those 32 times, Royal Challengers Bangalore has managed to win only 13 matches and the rest 19 matches have been won by Mumbai Indians.

Previous Results

Date of the MatchWinner of the MatchWon by
09-Apr-22Royal Challengers Bangalore7 wickets
26-Sep-21Royal Challengers Bangalore54 runs
09-Apr-21Royal Challengers Bangalore2 Wickets
28-Oct-20Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
28-Sep-2020Royal Challengers BangaloreSuper Over
15-April-2019Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
28-Mar-2019Mumbai Indians6 Runs
1-May-2018Royal Challengers Bangalore14 Runs
17-April-2018Mumbai Indians46 Runs
14-April-2017Mumbai Indians4 Wickets
1-April-2017Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
11-May-2016Mumbai Indians6 Wickets
20-Apr-2016Mumbai Indians6 Wickets
10-May-2015Royal Challengers Bangalore39 Runs
19-April-2015Mumbai Indians18 Runs
6-May-2014Mumbai Indians19 Runs
19-April-2014Royal Challengers Bangalore7 Wickets
27-April-2013Mumbai Indians58 Runs
4-April-2013Royal Challengers Bangalore2 Runs
14-May-2012Mumbai Indians5 Wickets
9-May-2012Royal Challengers Bangalore9 Wickets
9-October-2011Mumbai Indians31 Runs
27-May-2011Royal Challengers Bangalore43 Runs
12-April-2011Mumbai Indians9 Wickets
19-Sep-2010Mumbai Indians2 Runs
21-Apr-2010Mumbai Indians35 Runs
17-April-2010Mumbai Indians57 Runs
20-March-2010Royal Challengers Bangalore7 Wickets
10-May-2009Mumbai Indians16 Runs
3-May-2009Royal Challengers Bangalore9 Wickets
28-May-2008Mumbai Indians9 Wickets
20-April-2008Royal Challengers Bangalore5 Wickets

Pre-Match Analysis

Both the teams have some good players who can easily turn the game in their favour. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be fighting till the end to keep the game in their favour. Apart from them, players like Glenn Maxwell, Tim David, and many others will also look to play well.

Betting on the Royal Challengers Bangalore team: odds, forecast.

Probable best batter of the Match

Considering the match will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, the short boundaries will be helpful for the batters and hence Rajat Patidar who has already scored 300+ runs in the last 10 matches will be effective here.

Probable best bowler of the Match

The high-scoring ground of Bangalore is surely a graveyard for the bowlers. But with Wanindu Hasaranga being on the RCB side, he will look to pick wickets. Even in the last 10 matches, he has picked up 15 wickets and thus will be helpful for the team.

Match Details

The 5th match of the Indian Premier League will be played on 2nd April 2023 where Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against the Mumbai Indians at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. The viewers at home can get the live streaming of the match through Jio Cinemas.

Pitch Report

The matches at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru are always high scoring as the pitch favours the batters and hence the average score in the T20 format has always been 180+ which makes things exciting for the viewers.

Today’s match prediction: Final Thoughts

Betting on the Royal Challengers Bangalore team: odds, forecast.

The match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore always goes down to the wire and hence it brings out the best in the players playing there. Hence after analyzing all the things, we are predicting that Mumbai Indians will come out as the winners of the match as they are looking well prepared for this season.