With an eye to come back on the winning track after Saturday’s defeat by Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians faces the bottom placed Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede stadium on Monday.
On the other hand RCB took their first step on the winning course, when they defeated the Kings XI Punjab in their previous encounter.
Both the teams have faced each other a total of 22 times, where the MI have defeated the RCB a total of 15 times.
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The Monday encounter will not only be the faceoff between India’s Captain and Vice-Captain but also be the battle of leg spinners.
Rahul Chahar, has been the most economical bowler for MI this season, picking up 14 wickets with an economy rate of 6.64. On the other hand his counterpart Yazuvedra Chahal has picked up 11 wickets with an economy rate of 7.07.
MI faced a setback in their last encounter, when the West Indian spearhead suffered a shoulder injury. He is likely to miss the Monday encounter.