IPL 2018 RCB vs MI: Royal Challengers Bangalore etched a win against Mumbai Indians by 14 runs at home to climb to fifth spot in the points table. Chasing 168, Mumbai Indians had a dismal start to the chase as they lost three wickets in the powerplay overs. Later, Pandya brothers tried to resist but didn’t take the team over the line. Earlier, RCB rode on an emphatic effort from Colin de Grandhomme who smacked three sixes in the last over to anchor his side to a total of 167/7 in 20 overs. RCB now have 6 points under their belt after 8 matches.
With Indian skipper Virat Kohli taking on the Hitman Rohit Sharma, the clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians offers a delicious treat on offer for fans. But this around, the things could turn uglier with both the sides desperate for a win. So far, both Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore have won only two matches and are filling the bottom two positions in the table currently. Both MI and RCB will be eager to pull off a win to improve their odds of getting through to the playoffs, inspite of the poor record. Whichever team loses the battle, will have a lesser chance of making it through, and hence the clash between Mumbai and Bangalore is being termed as the "fight for survival". Both Kohli and Rohit are in tremendous forms, and scored fifties in their previous match. The two skippers will hope to inspire their side to pick up the much-needed win.
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