Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will face each other in Match No.54 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Tuesday, May 9 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
RCB, led by Faf du Plessis, are currently placed fifth in the table with 10 points and a net run rate of -0.209 thanks to wins in five out of 10 matchess. But they would not be high on confidence after losing to David Warner’s Delhi Capitals by seven wickets in their previous game on Saturday, May 6.
MI, led by Rohit Sharma, on the other hand, are placed one place below RCB with 10 points and a net run rate of -0.454 courtesy of five wins out of 10 matches. They lost to MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by six wickets in their previous game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
The mood in the camp right now! 😁
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) March 31, 2023
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians head to head record
MI and RCB have a long history. They have played 33 matches against each other with MI winning 19 of them.
Here is a look at how the current MI vs RCB head-to-head record stands:
RCB vs MI match results
Although MI are well ahead on the head-to-head count, RCB have dominated their opponent in recent times. Out of their last six meetings, RCB have won five times. In fact since 2020, MI haven’t beaten RCB in the IPL.
|02-Apr-2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore||8 wickets||Bangalore|
|09-Apr-2022||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Pune|
|26-Sept-2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||54 runs||Dubai|
|09-Apr-2021||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2 Wickets||Chennai|
|28-Oct-2020||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|28-Sep-2020||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Super Over||Dubai|
|15-Apr-2019||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
|28-Mar-2019||Mumbai Indians||6 Runs||Bengaluru|
|01-May-2018||Royal Challengers Bangalore||14 Runs||Bengaluru|
|17-Apr-2018||Mumbai Indians||46 Runs||Mumbai|
|01-May-2017||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
|14-Apr-2017||Mumbai Indians||4 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|10-May-2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|19-Apr-2016||Mumbai Indians||6 Wickets||Mumbai|
|09-May-2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||39 Runs||Mumbai|
|18-Apr-2015||Mumbai Indians||18 Runs||Bengaluru|
|05-May-2014||Mumbai Indians||19 Runs||Mumbai|
|18-Apr-2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Dubai|
|26-Apr-2013||Mumbai Indians||58 Runs||Mumbai|
|03-Apr-2013||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2 Runs||Bengaluru|
|13-May-2012||Mumbai Indians||5 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|08-May-2012||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Mumbai|
|08-Oct-2011||Mumbai Indians*||31 Runs||Chennai|
|26-May-2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore||43 Runs||Chennai|
|11-Apr-2011||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|18-Sep-2010||Mumbai Indians*||2 Runs||Durban|
|20-Apr-2010||Mumbai Indians||35 Runs||Mumbai (DY)|
|16-Apr-2010||Mumbai Indians||57 Runs||Bengaluru|
|19-Mar-2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7 Wickets||Mumbai (BS)|
|09-May-2009||Mumbai Indians||16 Runs||Port Elizabeth|
|02-May-2009||Royal Challengers Bangalore||9 Wickets||Johannesburg|
|27-May-2008||Mumbai Indians||9 Wickets||Bengaluru|
|19-Apr-2008||Royal Challengers Bangalore||5 Wickets||Mumbai|
RCB vs MI IPL stats
Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in matches between the two teams. The right-handed batter has scored 909 runs. Next in the list is AB de Villiers, who has 693 runs to his name. Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, and Ambati Rayudu are also on the list with 567, 553 and 431 runs respectively.
|AB de Villiers||693|
Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah are the joint leading wicket-takers in matches between the two teams. Both bowlers have 24 wickets apiece to their names. Harbhajan Singh, Harshal Patel and Lasith Malinga have 22, 18 and 16 wickets respectively.
Best Match in the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians head to head
Back on September 10, 2010, MI and RCB played an absolute humdinger at the Kingsmead in Durban. After loads of twists and turns, MI won the match by 2 runs
Here is a look at how the match unfolded:
After opting to bat first, MI put up a decent score of 165 for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Shikhar Dhawan was the pick of their batters after he scored 41 runs off 37 balls with two fours and as many sixes. Saurabh Tiwary and Dwayne Bravo scored 38 and 29 respectively to take MI’s score past the 160-run mark. Dale Steyn was exceptional for RCB after he finished with figures of 4-0-26-3.
Rahul Dravid scored 71 runs off 58 balls with eight fours and stayed unbeaten until the very end. But his knock went in vain. Virat Kohli batted at No.6 and scored 47 runs off 24 balls with five fours and two sixes. Bravo was the standout bowler for CSK after he finished with figures of 4-0-23-2. He also became the Player of the Match for his all-round performance in Durban.