After returning from the captain Virat Kohli’s return, Royal Challengers Bangalore team will come here with a lot of morale in the IPL match against the Mumbai Indians here on Friday. In the Ranchi Test series against Australia, Kohli suffered a shoulder injury. Since then the Indian captains were far from the ground. The medical team of the BCCI has declared him fit.
In the absence of Kohli, the team had to face defeat in two of three matches. Last year, Kohli scored 973 runs in 16 matches, including four centuries. In this season, RCB has suffered a lot of the injuries of the players. Lokesh Rahul has been out for an entire season with an injury, while young Sarfaraz Khan was injured during the practice match before the tournament.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have so far won two wins and one defeat. Nitish Rana has been the most successful batsman for Mumbai yet. Opener Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler are giving Mumbai a good start. All-rounder Hardik Pandya shines with the bat in the first two games, his brother Kurnool performed well with the ball against KKR and Hyderabad.