The Wankhede is known to be a high-scoring venue and has stayed true to its reputation this season as well. The average first-innings total this season reads 193, amongst the highest in IPL 2023. There is not much help available for the spinners despite Piyush Chawla has tasted some success. Chasing is the norm at the Wankhede, with three out of four matches this season being won by the team batting second.
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Akash Madhwal and Chris Jordan/Tristan Stubbs.
Ishan Kishan (10 matches, 293 runs, Average: 29.30) Ishan Kishan has shown glimpses of form over the last few games, including a brilliant fifty against the Punjab Kings. He has 293 runs in 10 matches at an average of 29.30.
Faf du Plessis (10 matches, 511 runs, Average: 56.78) Faf du Plessis is the leading run-scorer in the IPL this season, scoring 511 runs in 10 matches. He is averaging 56.78 with five fifties to his credit as well.
Cameron Green (10 matches, 272 runs, 5 wickets) Cameron Green has been impressive in the IPL this season, especially with the bat. He has 272 runs with a couple of fifties as well. He has also picked five wickets, even bowling in the powerplay with the new ball.
Mohammed Siraj (10 matches, 15 wickets, Average: 19.00) Mohammed Siraj is Royal Challengers Bangalore's top wicket-taker this season. He has 15 wickets in 10 matches, with an average of 19 holding him in good stead.