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CSK vs RCB Dream11 IPL Today Match Prediction 25 April [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]

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CSK vs RCB IPL: It is time for an entertaining battle between the two in-form teams of the IPL 2021 season as the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are all set to take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the first afternoon game at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 25. Chennai Super Kings have now won three games in a row at the same venue while Royal Challengers Bangalore are only undefeated team in this edition of the IPL so far with four superb wins in their kitty. In the 27 games played between these two teams, CSK are ahead with 17 wins and RCB have won 9 matches while one game ended without a result. However, it will be really important for both CSK and RCB to do well on a consistent basis in this starting phase of IPL 2021.


CSK vs RCB IPL Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 25 April

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Team Form Guide:
CSK (recent last): W W W L W
RCB (recent last): W W W W L

Brief score of the last result at Wankhede: Rajasthan Royals 134/4 beat Kolkata Knight Riders 133/9 by 6 wickets in the 18th match of IPL 2021.

Mumbai Pitch Report: This will be the first afternoon game of the season at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and thus, it will be interesting to see how the track behaves. However, it is expected to offer a flat batting surface but the spinners could get some assistance considering it is an afternoon fixture. The dew factor will also come into play during the second innings.

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CSK vs RCB Playing 11

CSK Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Jason Behrendorff will not be available as he is yet to complete his mandatory quarantine.

Expected Team Line-up

  • They are expected to play the same team.
  • MS Dhoni will captain the side and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad will open the batting with Faf du Plessis.
  • Suresh Raina, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja will bat in the middle-order.
  • Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, Moeen Ali and Lungi Ngidi will be their main bowlers.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Faf du Plessis
Suresh Raina
Ambati Rayudu
MS Dhoni
Ravindra Jadeja
Moeen Ali
Sam Curran
Shardul Thakur
Deepak Chahar
Lungi Ngidi


RCB Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to change the winning combination.
  • Virat Kohli will captain the team.
  • AB de Villiers will take the gloves.
  • Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell will be their main batsmen.
  • Mohammed Siraj, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel will be their key bowlers.

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RCB Playing 11 (likely)
Devdutt Padikkal
Virat Kohli
Shahbaz Ahmed
AB de Villiers
Glenn Maxwell
Washington Sundar
Kyle Jamieson
Kane Richardson
Harshal Patel
Mohammed Siraj
Yuzvendra Chahal


Who will win today IPL match

The Chennai Super Kings will once again depend on the likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni to deliver in the batting department. Deepak Chahar, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi and Ravindra Jadeja will be crucial with the ball. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore will hope that their in-form batters, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers come good with the bat while Harshal Patel, Jamieson, Kane Richardson and Mohammed Siraj will be their key bowlers. RCB will enter this contest as the favourites due to their sensational performance in the tournament so far. . In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Royal Challengers Bangalore to win this match.

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CSK vs RCB Dream 11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Virat Kohli as the Captain of this team due to his superb record against CSK in the IPL history having scored 887 runs in 25 games.

WICKET-KEEPERS: AB de Villiers
BATSMEN: Virat Kohli (C), Faf du Plessis, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell (VC), Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar
BOWLERS: Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Lungi Ngidi

Grand League Team 2

We are making Faf du Plessis as the Captain in this team because he smashed a sensational knock of 95 runs off 60 balls in the last game against KKR at the same venue.

WICKET-KEEPERS: AB de Villiers (VC)
BATSMEN: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Washington Sundar, Sam Curran, Glenn Maxwell
BOWLERS: Lungi Ngidi, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel

Grand League Team 3

We are picking Glenn Maxwell as the Captain of this team as he has already smashed two remarkable half-centuries in this tournament.

WICKET-KEEPERS: AB de Villiers
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis (VC), Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Suresh Raina
ALL-ROUNDERS: Glenn Maxwell (C), Shahbaz Ahmed
BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Kane Richardson

Grand League Team 4

We are making Devdutt Padikkal as the Captain in this team due to his brilliant match-winning hundred in the last game against RR.

WICKET-KEEPERS: AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni
BATSMEN: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal (C), Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad (VC)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sam Curran
BOWLERS: Harshal Patel, Kane Richardson, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Siraj

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