MI vs RCB IPL 2021 Updates: Mumbai vs Bangalore Today Match timing, venue, date and live streaming

IPL 2021 RCB vs MI Updates: Here's a breakdown all FAQs related to the first match in IPL 2021 and other requisite information regarding the 14th edition of the tournament.

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Hardik Pandya

Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2021 opener.   -  BCCI/IPL

Who is playing the first match in IPL 2021?

Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore will square off against Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians.

Where is the first match of IPL 2021 taking place?

The first match of IPL 2021 will be held behind closed doors at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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What time does the MI vs RCB live streaming start?

The MI vs RCB live streaming will start at 7:30 PM India Standard Time on April 9, 2021.

On which TV channels will MI vs RCB live coverage be available?

In India, Star Sports 1 and 1HD, Star Sports Select 1 and 1HD and SS1 Hindi and 1 Hindi HD will telecast the match live.

How many host cities are there in IPL 2021?

There are six venues - Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.

Are any of the host cities Covid-19 hotspots?

All six are Covid-19 hotspots. With 1,31,787 new COVID-19 cases reported as of 11.45 p.m. on April 8, India registered the highest single-day spike in infections since the beginning of the pandemic. Maharashtra reported 56,286 infections (accounting for nearly 43 per cent of the new cases) on April 8. Mumbai and Bengaluru currently have night curfews in place to curb the spread.

Have there been any positive cases within the IPL?

Read all about it here - IPL 2021 coronavirus positive players full list

Who's playing where

Chennai Super Kings

Five matches in Mumbai

Four matches in Delhi

Three matches in Bangalore

Two matches in Kolkata

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Mumbai Indians

Five matches in Chennai

Four matches in Delhi

Three matches in Bangalore

Two matches in Kolkata

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Royal Challengers Bangalore

Three matches in Chennai

Two matches in Mumbai

Four matches in Ahmedabad

Five matches in Kolkata

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Delhi Capitals

Three matches in Mumbai

Two matches in Chennai

Four matches in Ahmedabad

Five matches in Kolkata

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Kolkata Knight Riders

Three matches in Chennai

Two matches in Mumbai

Four matches in Ahmedabad

Five matches in Bangalore

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Punjab Kings

Three matches in Mumbai

Two matches in Chennai

Four matches in Ahmedabad

Five matches in Bangalore

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Rajasthan Royals

Five matches in Mumbai

Four matches in Delhi

Three matches in Kolkata

Two matches in Bengaluru

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Sunrisers Hyderabad

Five matches in Chennai

Four matches in Delhi

Three matches in Kolkata

Two matches in Bengaluru

 

COMPLETE SQUADS

Mumbai Indians (MI): Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, Arjun Tendulkar.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Philippe, Pavan Deshpande, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Devdutt Padikkal, S. Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Daniel Christian, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Glenn Maxwell.