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CSK vs RCB Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for IPL 2021 Match 19

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CSK vs RCB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket: It is time for another IPL 2021 blockbuster double-header day wherein the afternoon game, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be locking horns with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 25. Both Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore are very much high on confidence after three back-to-back wins in their last 3 games. The CSK vs RCB clash surely has to be one of the most entertaining contests of this season with many exciting players in action.

CSK vs RCB Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

1. Faf du Plessis

Veteran South African batsman Faf du Plessis looked in a fabulous touch for the Chennai Super Kings in their previous encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders. Faf du Plessis played a superb match-winning innings of 95 runs off just 60 balls that consisted of 9 fours and 4 sixes during his Man of the Match performance in the last game. He also played crucial knocks for his team in the last two wins against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Du Plessis was the leading run-getter for the Chennai Super Kings in the previous season having scored 449 runs in 13 matches.

Faf du Plessis in IPL 2021
Matches: 4
Runs: 164
Avg: 82
SR: 145.13

2. Virat Kohli

The Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli finally arrived back in form in the last game against Rajasthan Royals. Kohli scored an excellent unbeaten innings of 72 runs off 47 balls that included 6 fours and 3 sixes and was also involved in an outstanding partnership of 181 runs with Devdutt Padikkal while chasing a total of 178 runs. He also became the first-ever batsman in the history of the IPL to amass more than 6000 runs. RCB captain Virat Kohli has a brilliant record against CSK in the IPL history having registered 50+ scores in both the meetings last year in the UAE.

Virat Kohli vs CSK since IPL 2008
Matches: 25
Runs: 887
Avg: 42.2
SR:127.3
50: 8

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3. Glenn Maxwell

This year for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell has emerged as a sensational match-winner with the bat in the games against KKR and SRH. Maxwell played a sublime knock of 78 runs off 49 balls that included 9 fours and 3 sixes in the match against Kolkata. The Australian right-hander also smashed a remarkable match-winning half-century against Sunrisers Hyderabad on a difficult Chennai wicket. He is currently amongst the leading run-scorers in this tournament with 2 brilliant fifties to his name.

Glenn Maxwell in IPL 2021
Matches: 3
Runs: 176
Avg: 58.67
SR: 149.15
50: 2

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4. Moeen Ali

Chennai Super Kings’ all-rounder Moeen Ali has performed impressively well for his side this season both with the bat and ball. Moeen smashed a fine innings of 46 runs off 31 balls in the win against Punjab Kings. He also recorded remarkable figures of 3 for 7 in his quota of four overs against Rajasthan Royals where he was adjudged as the Man of the Match as well. Therefore, the England’s spin bowling all-rounder will be a key player for CSK in this game considering his abilities both with the bat and ball.

Moeen Ali in IPL 2021
Matches: 4
Runs: 133
SR: 152.87
Wickets: 4
Eco: 6.33

5. Harshal Patel

For the RCB captain Virat Kohli, right-arm pacer Harshal Patel has been the premier wicket-taking asset in the ongoing edition of the IPL. On a flat Wankhede wicket against Rajasthan Royals, Harshal picked up 3 crucial wickets in his quota of four overs and most importantly, he has been phenomenal at the death so far this year. He is currently the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with a total of 12 scalps. Harshal also picked up a staggering five-wicket haul in the season opener against Mumbai Indians.

Harshal Patel in IPL 2021
Matches: 4
Wickets: 12
Avg: 9.67
Eco: 7.25

IPL Time Table

This will be the last match of the season for the Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai having registered three wins and one loss in their four games so far and they will then move to Delhi for their next four league matches. On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore have already completed their Chennai-leg of games where they emerged undefeated and now after this match against CSK, the Virat Kohli-led side will take a flight to Ahmedabad for their next four league games.

IPL Live Score

The 19th match of the IPL 2021 season between Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 25. The first ball of the match will be bowled at 3:30 PM IST. The mouth-watering CSK vs RCB clash will be streaming live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar app.

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CSK Player List

MS Dhoni (c/wk), Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N. Jagadeesan (wk), Robin Uthappa, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, R. Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, KM Asif, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M Harisankar Reddy, K. Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishanth and  Jason Behrendorff.

RCB Player List

Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Finn Allen (wk), AB de Villiers (wk), Pavan Deshpande, Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Daniel Christian, Suyash Prabhudessai, K.S. Bharat.

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Kuljyot Singh

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