RCB vs CSK Dream11: Match Number 35 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Talking about the standings, RCB are in at the third spot and will be disappointed with their start to the second half of the season. The Knight Riders cruised their way to a comfortable nine wicket win, as Virat Kohli and his men look to bounce back.
Meanwhile, the Chennai Super Kings are a spot above in at second with 12 points to their names. The three-time champions beat Mumbai Indians in their most recent fixture and will take plenty of confidence ahead. The former Indian captain and the current skipper are all set to lock horns, and it can turn out to be another exciting affair.
From the 28 previous meetings between the two sides, it’s Chennai Super Kings that has the upper hand with 18 wins. RCB have won nine in return, whereas, one game was a ‘no result’. In their last meeting, it was CSK that secured a comprehensive win by 69 runs.
Fixture Name: IPL Match Number 35, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings
Competition: VIVO IPL 2021
Date: 24 September
Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Team Form Guide
RCB (Recent Last): LLWL
CSK (Recent Last): WLWWW
Ground: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Pitch Report: The wicket at the Sharjah Stadium is conducive for spin. However, the small boundaries can lead to a high scoring affair.
Toss Update: CSK have won the toss and will bowl first
The Royal Challengers Bangalore do have firepower in their locker, while, Chennai Super Kings might seem like the more balance team under MS Dhoni’s leadership.
WK: A de Villiers
BAT: R Gaikwad, D Padikkal, F du Plessis, G Maxwell
AR: R Jadeja, M Ali, W Hasaranga
BOW: D Chahar, H Patel, K Jamieson
Though RCB did lose their last game, the likes of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Yuzvendra Chahal does make them team to watch out for. However, CSK have been more functional as a team this season and look well sorted to make it to the play offs. That being said, it’s CSK that will be heading in as the favorites to win.
Virat Kohli has scored over 900 runs versus Chennai Super Kings, and is due of some big runs. The RCB captain has scored 6081 runs in his IPL career, which includes 40 fifties and five hundreds as well.
Apart from Virat Kohli, it’s AB de Villiers who has been one of the most reliable batsman for RCB over the years. The former South African international has 5056 runs, which includes 40 fifties and three hunreds.
|AB de Villiers||177||5056||152.23|
Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Tim David, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal
Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a revelation for the Super Kings up the order. the specialist opener scored a match winning knock of 88* (58) deliveries in the last game versus RCB in the last game and will be high in confidence going ahead.
|AB de Villiers||14||488||135.23|
Dwayne Bravo is regarded as a legend in the shortest format of the game and rightfully so. Bravo bagged three wickets in the last game, while, also scoring a quick fire 23 from eight deliverers in the first innings.
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
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