In the 10th match of the Indian Premier League, fans will witness a clash between titans as Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians will take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Dubai International Cricket stadium on Monday.
RCB started on a winning note but then their star-studded collapsed against Kings XI Punjab, resulting in a humbling 97-run defeat.
After scores of 14 and 1, Kohli is due for a big one and would be itching to spend more time in the middle.
Mumbai Indians, who ticked all the boxes in their comfortable win against Kolkata Knight Riders, are unlikely to tinker with their team composition. Although their were a few areas where the team can improve on fitness as some of their prime players seemed overweight and lethargic on the field.
The biggest positive is that skipper Rohit Sharma is back among the runs and looked in ominous touch against KKR.
With that said, let us have a look at all the stats between the two titans!
In the last 24 encounters between Mumbai and Bangalore, the former holds a 16-9 advantage over Kohli and Co. Rohit Sharma has led MI to win their last 7 out of 8 matches against RCB since IPL 2016.
This year, MI have taken four wickets in the first six overs of the game i.e PowerPlay overs, whereas, RCB have taken zero.
Yuzvendra Chahal has dismissed Kieron Pollard 4 times from 38 balls. Krunal Pandya has dismissed AB de Villiers 4 times from 43 balls. Battle of the spinners!
Jasprit Bumrah has taken most wickets against RCB. His total tally of 16 includes a debut performance of 3/32 in IPL 2013.