14 April 2017, 1600 Hrs IST
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Match within the match
Lasith Malinga bowling to Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers promises to make for interesting viewing; Gayle has been rather quiet against Malinga, scoring at a strike-rate of 73.43, while de Villiers has scored at a strike-rate of 169.04.
Head to Head
Overall: Matches – 19, RCB Won – 8, MI Won – 11
Virat Kohli was the top run-getter in IPL 2016; he scored 973 runs in 16 matches.
Chris Gayle is 25 runs shy of becoming the first batsman to score 10000 runs in T20 cricket.