Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report, MI vs RCB
Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report, MI vs RCB

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report: The 54th match of TATA IPL 2023 will be on May 9th between the Mumbai Indians(MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

MI faced defeat against CSK in the last match at M.A. Chidambaram by six wickets. MI has played ten matches, winning five and losing five games hence with ten points, they are currently at the 6th spot in the points table. In the ongoing season, MI lost the last clash against RCB by eight wickets at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

RCB bowlers performed poorly in the last match against DC. As a result, they lost the last match by seven wickets. RCB bowlers gave lots of runs in the Powerplay and lost the match’s momentum. As a result, they lost the match with a massive defeat of 7 wickets against the weak side of Delhi. In IPL 2023, RCB won five out of ten matches and is currently at the 5th position in the IPL Points table.

Mumbai is going to fight for two points against Bangalore. Both teams are in the same situation and have equal chances to qualify for playoffs. MI and RCB have many talented players who can perform in any situation. MI looks like a more balanced team than RCB and has a home advantage, but RCB won the last encounter between these two teams, so we can expect the upcoming match to be another high-scoring match.

MI vs RCB Match Detail:

Tournament: Indian Premier League(IPL) 2023

Live Streaming Detail: Star Sport Network & Jio Cinema

Date & Time: May 9th, 07:30 PM (IST)

Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Details:

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report
Wankhede Stadium | Image Credit: Twitter

The Wankhede Stadium is one of India’s most famous cricket stadiums and holds a very special place in the hearts of every Indian. The Wankhede Stadium has hosted several important cricket matches, including World Cup, IPL, and international Test matches. Some memorable matches include the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Final, which was held at the Wankhede.

General: The Wankhede Stadium is located in the Financial Capital of India, Mumbai, Maharashtra. 

Capacity: Wankhede Stadium has a seating capacity of approx. 33,000 spectators.

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report:

The Pitch of Wankhede Stadium is famous for its Red soil pitches, which provide more bounce to pace bowlers and batting-friendly conditions to the batsmen. But in recent matches, the nature of the wicket is ideal for high-scoring matches where both teams had score more than 200+ runs in both the innings.  

Matches of IPL in Wankhede are played at Red soil pitches, which are generally hard in nature with good bounce and a little bit of spin on the surface. The ground dimension of Wankhede is small, which favours batters over bowlers. Fast bowlers are important at Wankhede; they will get some help from the pitch in starting a few overs in the match.

Mumbai Indians (MI) hold the milestone of most wins(45) at Wankhede in the IPL, whereas RCB won only 5 matches. MI won the majority of the battles between both teams. They won 17 matches, whereas RCB won 14 matches which clearly shows the dominance of MI over RCB.

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Wankhede Cricket Stadium Upcoming Matches:

Match BetweenDateTime
MI vs RCB9th May, 202307:30 PM (IST)
MI vs GTMay 12th, 202307:30 PM (IST)
MI vs SRHMay 21st, 202303:30 PM (IST)

Wankhede Stadium IPL Records:

Matches Played: 106

Batting 1st won: 49

Batting 2nd won: 57

Highest Score: 235 by Royals Challengers Bangalore

Lowest Score: 76 by Kolkata Knight Riders

Average score: 167.96

Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Weather Forecast:

The Weather in Mumbai is tropical wet and dry during the month of May, and the Temperature is predicted to be around 35 Degrees Celsius in the daytime, and at night, it will fall to 28 degrees Celsius.

Humidity is relatively high at about 56%, and Wind speed would be around 12 km/h. The Air Quality of Mumbai is about 79, which is good for hosting matches and less chance of rain at Wankhede.

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