IPL 2021: The primary match of the 2021 IPL is trying like a blockbuster even earlier than the beginning of the sport. The 2 heavy-weights of the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore go head-to-head within the opening match of this 12 months’s IPL. As a result of Covid-19 restrictions in place, this 12 months the matches might be held at impartial venues to cut back the time of journey. Thus, the opening sport is neither in Bengaluru, nor in Mumbai, it will likely be performed on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
The final time these two groups met on the Chidambaram Stadium, it was in 2011 through the Champions League T20 Remaining. Though the Chennai Stadium has a status of internet hosting high-scoring matches, it this match was a comparatively low scoring one. It was a day that was dominated by spin bowling.
Virat Kohli, Keiron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have been the gamers who have been a part of that match as properly. The present KKR spinner, Harbhajan Singh additionally was a part of MI, then. He was the captain of the aspect. Chahal and Harbhajan picked up 5 wickets between them. MI scored 139 and set a good goal of 140 in entrance of RCB. Gayle and Dilshan failed to provide begin. Even Virat Kohli didn’t rating as many runs. RCB have been all out for 108 in that match. Finally, Mumbai Indians received the match and the Champions League T20 as properly. This was the primary trophy within the historical past of the franchise. Take a look at the scorecard of the 2011 match right here.
These groups meet once more right this moment (9 April, 2021) for the primary group stage match of the IPL. It will likely be fascinating to see whether or not RCB would higher their outdated report on the Chidambaram Stadium.
When does MI vs RCB match start?
The match begins at 7:30 pm IST.
The place will the stay streaming of MI vs RCB out there on?
MI vs RCB might be stay streamed on Disney+Hotstar.