The Indian Premier League 2021, the 14th edition is all set to begin from today, the 9th of April.
The opening match would be between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB.) The IPL 2020 champions MI would play the first match of the 2021 edition against RCB at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Speaking about the previous performance of both the MI and RCB, Mumbai Indians played a total of 29 matches against RCB and won 19 matches.
Squad of MI for today’s match:
Rohit Sharma (Captain.)
Krunal Pandya /Arjun Tendulkar
Adam Milne/Marco Jansen
Rahul Chahar/Piyush Chawla
Royal Challengers Bangalore Probable XI
Virat Kohli (Captain)
A.B. de Villiers
Mumbai Indians (MI): Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, and Arjun Tendulkar
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Philippe, Pavan Deshpande, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Devdutt Padikkal, S. Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Glenn Maxwell.
The IPL 2021 first match between Mumbai Indians v/s Royal Challengers Bangalore would begin at 7:30 P.M.
Viewers could watch IPL 2021 Live on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. It would also be streaming live on OTT platform Hotstar. One could also follow the live commentary and latest updates of IPL 2021 on https://sportstar.thehindu.com/
Starting from today, a total of 8 IPL teams would be a part of the IPL 2021. The 8 teams are MI, RCB, Chennai Super Kings (CSK,) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH,) Rajasthan Royals (RR,) Punjab Kings XI, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC.)
The IPL 2021 which started today, the 9th of April, would continue till the 30th of May.
Stay tuned for further updates.