CSK vs BLR Dream11 Prediction: One of the traditional rivalries in IPL is set to make your Saturday evening even more action-packed as southern derby will take center-stage in Dubai. Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns in the second game of the day. There would be many sub-plots in a rivalry like this but none bigger than Virat Kohli Vs MS Dhoni. We will preview CSK vs BLR Dream11 contest.
Chennai Super Kings are not in a happy place at the moment and if they are to continue their play-offs records this year as well, a tough few weeks ahead for the whole group. In the last match against Kolkata Knight Riders, bowlers did well to restrict KKR to a total of 167 runs. Dwayne Bravo picked up 3 scalps while Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur and Karn Sharma contributed with a couple each. In the chase, CSK looked in complete control when Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu were betting together at the score of 99 for 1. But a couple of wickets in quick time and mounting required rate conceptualized a panic in CSK camp from which they never recovered. In the end, CSK fell short by 10 runs to hand KKR an easy game.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are also coming into this match after a poor performance against Delhi Capitals. Bowling first, RCB bowlers failed to execute their plans right from the beginning. Powerful Delhi batting piled on runs against a helpless bowling attack at times. Mohammed Siraj picked up two wickets but DC registered a total of 196 runs on the board. Chasing a mountain, RCB suffered a top order collapse and lost 3 wickets on the score of 43 runs. Only captain Virat Kohli resisted for a while with his 43 to delay the inevitable. Delhi Capitals won the match by 59 runs.
In head-to-head comparisons, Chennai Super Kings have been dominant against Royal Challengers Bangalore with 16 wins. On the other end, RCB managed to prevail on only 8 occasions in total 25 matches played between them. CSK have been equally impressive in recent history as well with 4 wins out of last 5 matches against RCB. They will be meeting for the first time in UAE.
Pitches at Dubai have been batting-friendly so far and same conditions are expected today as well. Teams batting first have been more successful as surface is getting slower in the second half of the match. But dew has also helped the conditions to tilt towards the batting side as we saw during CSK’s chase against KXIP here last weekend.
Fixture name: Chennai Super Kings Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match 25, IPL 2020
Competition: IPL 2020
Date: 10th October 2020
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Stadium: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Chennai Super Kings: 04, Royal Challengers Bangalore: 01, Tie: 00
Chennai Super Kings: Matches- 6, Win- 2, Loss- 4, Points- 4, Standing- 6th
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Matches- 5, Win- 3, Loss- 2, Points- 6, Standing- 5th
Chennai Super Kings: LWLLL
Royal Challengers Bangalore: LWWLW
Sunrisers Hyderabad (201/6, 20 Overs) beat Kings XI Punjab (132, 16.5 Overs) by 69 runs, 8th October 2020.
Let’s take a look at the squad news and CSK Vs BLR Dream11 predictions for today’s encounter.
Faf du Plessis
AB de Villiers
WK: AB de Villiers
Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis
All-rounders: Moeen Ali, Sam Curran
Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Karn Sharma
As per our Today Match Predictions, Royal Challengers Bangalore are slight favourites to win against Chennai Super Kings. RCB are in better form overall compared to their south Indian counterparts. But if there is one team that can come out of this hole, it has to be Chennai Super Kings. RCB will have to be at top of their game if they are to reverse their recent record against the three times champions.