MI vs RCB Live Score: Mumbai Indians take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2021 opener.© BCCI/IPL
The Indian Premier League is finally back, as defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the season opener of IPL 2021, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Led by Rohit Sharma, MI will be aiming to begin their title defence with a win. Ahead of the new season, Mumbai roped in Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham and Arjun Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar’s son was bought for Rs 20 lakh. Marco Jansen and uncapped Yudhvir Charak were also added during the auction. Meanwhile, MI also kept their core players and fans will see Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult and Jasprit Burah donning the blue and gold once again. The likes of Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan will also continue their journey with MI. On the other hand, RCB’s most high-profile buy during the auction was Glenn Maxwell, who was released by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The other new recruits are Kane Richardson, Dane Christian, Finn Allen, Kyle Jamieson and Mohammed Azharuddeen. RCB’s team management will be aiming to build around their core players like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendar Chahal and Washington Sundar. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 1 Live Cricket Score Between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), From MA Chidambaram Stadium
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to our live coverage of IPL 2021’s season opener between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The defending champions will be aiming to begin their title defence with a win. Meanwhile, RCB will be hoping for a positive start as they chase their elusive title. Stay tuned for exciting cricket!
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