IPL 2023, RCB vs MI: Bengaluru gave 3 shocks to Mumbai in Powerplay, Rohit, Kishan and Green returned to the pavilion, Score-39/3 (7)


New Delhi: Under IPL 2023, the blockbuster match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) has started at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. RCB captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and chose to bowl first. Not a good start for Mumbai Indians. In the powerplay, Mumbai has lost the wickets of its three batsmen Rohit Sharma, Ishaan Kishan and Green. Suryakumar and Tilak are at the crease.

Faf du Plessis won the toss and said – We are going to bowl first. There has been some dew in the warm-up matches. The four overseas players are myself, Bracewell, Maxwell and Topley. It is one of the great stadiums to play cricket. Our first target is to make it to the playoffs. We have to make sure we get off to a good start with 14 matches left in the tournament.

MI captain Rohit Sharma, who reached the field after recovering, said – With this new rule, teams are preparing themselves to chase. At the end of the day you have to play good cricket to win. We know we have to bat first here. The pitch is looking good, we just have to go in with a positive intent. The overseas player will be Tim David. MI has made IPL debut of Cameron Green.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI):

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Michael Bracewell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (w), Karn Sharma, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Reece Topley, Mohammad Siraj

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI):

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (w), Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tilak Verma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Ritik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer, Arshad Khan

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