Mumbai vs Bangalore match has always been exciting in the few previous years in the Indian Premier League history. Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians won have lifted the trophy five times, the highest record for any of the IPL teams. Chennai comes second in the list with four times of championships. On the other hand, Kohli’s Bangalore faced many finales but could not win any.
Mumbai vs Bangalore Head-to-Head:
As we know, Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore is always one of the most anticipated matches in the IPL season. Besides a battle of the two major cities, it is also a battle of two of the best Indian white-ball players, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. With a great fan base for both the IPL teams, it is always a battle for pride when MI and RCB lock horns in any season. However, regarding the MI vs RCB head-to-head record in the IPL, Mumbai Indians have dominated the Bangalore franchise with 17 wins in 30 matches played so far in the IPL.
Even though the initial few years of the meetings between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore were closely fought, the period from 2014 to 2019 witnessed a sharp increase in success for the former. Royal Challengers Bangalore, though, have narrowed down the deficit in the last three seasons of the IPL.
Mumbai vs Bangalore Head-to-Head Records
These are the overall numbers in the Mumbai vs Bangalore head-to-head record in IPL.
Here we can see both teams have faced each other in the 30 matches until today, where Bangalore won 13. The rest of the matches were in favour of Mumbai Indians. Now, look at some details like Top scorers, most runs, etc.
In the statistics of Mumbai vs Bangalore, Virat Kohli leads as expected, and he does so by a significant margin over the likes of AB De Villiers and Rohit Sharma. Meanwhile, Kieron Pollard has yet to make much ground in recent years.
|Virat Kohli (RCB)
|AB De Villiers (RCB)
|Rohit Sharma (MI)
|Kieron Pollard (MI)
|Ambati Rayudu (MI)
So, Kohli is leading the board with 827 runs. Then comes Ab De Villiers, who has played for Bangalore and made the second highest of 693 runs. MI skipper Rohit is the third batter on the list and the first batter representing Mumbai in this list with 566 runs in the played matches. Pollard is holding fourth place with 553 runs. Ambati Rayudu made 431 runs while playing for Mumbai Indians and holds the fifth position in this list of the head-to-head comparison list.
Among the players of the two teams, the highest score in a match is done by Ab De Villiers, which was 133 not out. In the second position, Ishan Kishan Comes with 99 runs, and Rohit Sharma comes in third place with 94 runs. Virat Kohli and ‘The Boss’ Chris Gayle are next with 92 runs.
The best strike rate was hit by Shaun Pollock while playing for Mumbai, and that is 233.33. Harshal Patel is the second-place holder with a strike rate of 200.00. Mohammad Siraj is also holding the same place with a 200.00 strike rate.
Lendl Simmons does the highest average for Mumbai, and that is 127.00. Next comes Mark Boucher, with a 105.00 average while playing for Bangalore. In the head-to-head of Mumbai vs Bangalore, KL Rahul is in third place for the highest average run-getters, 91.00.
Most Wicket takers:
The Mumbai vs Bangalore head-to-head numbers have remained unchanged over the last few years. Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal are tied at the top of the table with 24 wickets. Harshal Patel is one of the important bowlers for RCB on this list, with 17 wickets. Legendary Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga is also on the list, holding the fifth position with 16 wickets for Mumbai Indians.
|Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB & MI)
|Jasprit Bumrah (MI)
|Harbhajan Singh (MI)
|Harshal Patel (RCB)
|Lasith Malinga (MI)
In the list of best bowling Harshal Patel from RCB comes in the first position with 5/27. Samuel Badree comes in the second position with 4/9, and Harshal Patel in the third with 4/17. These three are from team RCB where Samuel Badree also does the best economy rate, which is 2.25.
Conclusion: This time in IPL 2023, all the teams, including Royal Challengers Bangalore, are optimistic about winning the title trophy. We hope to get better Mumbai vs Bangalore matches to see this season of IPL