Indian Premier League Season 14 ‘IPL 2021’ has started from today with match no. 1 between Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Amidst Covid crisis this opener of the world’s biggest T20 league will happen without any crowd but still the excitement level is at its peak because this is a festival for T20 lovers.
The toss for IPL 2021 match no. 1 has already happened and RCB has won the toss after which they decided to field first. For Royal Challengers Bangalore three guys are making their debut: Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell and Kyle Jamieson. Daniel Christian is back after eight years for the same franchise. Chris Lynn and Marco Jensen are making their debut today for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(w), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Marco Jansen, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Virat Kohli(c), Rajat Patidar, AB de Villiers(w), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal
Mumbai Indians are predicted to win the first match of Indian Premier League 2021 today against Royal Challengers Bangalore