IPL 2020, RCB vs MI, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians: Head to head match stats
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are arguably two of the biggest cricket stars in India, both of whom have huge fan following in the cricket-crazy country. Every year the Indian Premier League (IPL) offers fans the opportunity to see these two pillars of Indian cricket interchangeably. The IPL rivalry between Kohli and Rohit adds to the excitement surrounding the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) match, making it one of the most awaited clashes of the tournament. Rohit is the most successful captain in IPL history, leading MI to four titles, on the other hand, Kohli is the most successful batsman in the history of the tournament, but the RCB are yet to be guided for the spectacular trophy.
Despite shining with the bat, Kohli has not been able to guide his team well against the Mumbai Indians, who have been dominating the competition for so many years now.
If we go from head to head figures between the two sides, Mumbai Indians are the clear favorites with 18 wins in two of the 27 matches, including two in the Champions League.
Despite rounding up some of the biggest haters in world cricket, RCB have managed to win only nine wins against the defending champions.
Head to head stats
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians
MI won: 18
RCB won: 9
Despite the overwhelming figures in favor of Mumbai Indians, the RCB vs MI competition is more than up to the expectations of fans.
When these two sides met last year, the match became an important issue for all the wrong reasons, when S Ravi, one of the on-field umpires, failed to land a foot no-ball in front of Lasith Malinga in the final delivery of the game. And RCB lost the match by six runs.
Both these sides have been part of some high scoring competitions and some low scoring matches have also been seen.
RCB has the highest of 235 when these two sides have played against each other, with Mumbai not far behind with a score of 213.
The encounter also saw some low scoring matches, with Mumbai Indians scoring the lowest total of 115 runs. When it comes to the chase, Mumbai Indians lead the race with the highest successful chase of 171. The lowest total achieved by RCB is 156.
Both teams have won and lost a game in each of their first two matches, they will be eager to register their second win of IPL 2020 and set the tone for the rest of the tournament.