38th match of ongoing Indian Premier League is going to be played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 1st May 2017. The game is slated to begin at 4:00 PM at Wankhede stadium located in Mumbai. This will be tenth match for Mumbai’s team while RCB will be playing its eleventh match in this season of IPL. In this game, victory isn’t necessary for RCB as it has less chances of getting placed into the list top four teams in IPL 2017 points table.
Mumbai Indians team has been the successful performer in this year’s IPL tournament. Led by Rohit Sharma, the team won seven matches out of nine games. Team lost against Rising Pune Supergiants in two matches. With the 7 victories, MI earned 14 points and achieved second position in the points table. The team’s present net run rate is +0.451.
On other side, Royal Challengers Bangalore showcased poor performance in this domestic cricket league. Captained by Virat Kohli, team RCB lost seven matches in ten games. The team managed to acquire victories in two games. With the two victories, team RCB earned two points and presently holds seventh position in the points table. The team has a net run rate of -1.578.
RCB and MI have clashed earlier in the 12th game of this tournament. Mumbai Indians won that game by 4 wickets. With the victory in today’s match, team MI is going to witness an increment in its rank in the points table. RCB’s position will decline to eighth position in IPL 2017 points table, if the team fails to win this match.