MI will be depending a lot on Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga (above) to contain the mercurial RCB batsmen © IANS
MI will be depending a lot on Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga (above) to contain the mercurial RCB batsmen © IANS

Mumbai Indians (MI) face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Match 16 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 edition at Bangalore on Sunday. MI have major concerns in the bowling department with the likes of Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga, though with nine wickets between them, have not really fired in unision. LIVE UPDATES: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

The two, however, have shown the ability to find form to turn match-winners. The visitors will be depending a lot on this pair to contain the mercurial RCB batsmen. However, for all the peering at the crystal ball, the weather could still have a final say in Sunday’s outcome. The past week has seen rains every evening and the excellent drainage at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here notwithstanding, both teams will be hoping to get a full game with Mumbai Indians trying to open their account and RCB looking to get some momentum in their campaign. LIVE SCORECARD: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

Going by the statements of Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, the team is still to find a winning combination and balance and they can ill afford to lose many more matches if they hope to make it to the playoffs, though it is far too early in the tournament to look that far ahead. RCB vs MI Free Live Cricket Streaming Online on Star Sports: IPL 2015 at Bangalore

Squads:

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Darren Sammy, Mitchell Starc, Dinesh Karthik, Subramanium Badrinath, Sean Abbott, Adam Milne, Nic Maddinson, Ashok Dinda, Manvinder Bisla, Varun Aaron, Vijay Zol, Sarfaraz Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Shishir Bhavane, Iqbal Abdullah, David Wiese, Rilee Rossouw, Abu Nechim, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Warrier, Yogesh Takawale, Jalaj Saxena.     

Mumbai Indian (MI): Rohit Sharma (c), Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar,Corey Anderson, Aiden Blizzard, Jasprit Bumrah, Aditya Tare, Pawan Suyal, Mitchell McClenaghan, Marchant de Lange, Unmukt Chand, Aaron Finch, Parthiv Patel, Siddhesh Lad, Abhimanyu Mithun, Shreyas Gopal, Pragyan Ojha, Hardik Pandya, J Suchith, Akshay Wakhare, Nitish Rana.