RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: IPL 2024 Match 68 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Chennai Super Kings Dream11 Team

Published on: May 17, 2024 7:30 pm IST|Updated on: May 17, 2024 7:01 pm IST

RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction

Royal Challengers Bengaluru will take on Chennai Super Kings in the 68th match of the Indian Premier League 2024 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 68 of IPL 2024
18th May, 07:30 PM IST
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

RCB vs CSK Preview

The upcoming clash between RCB and CSK has all the makings of a virtual eliminator, with both teams vying for the coveted fourth spot in the playoffs. RCB is riding a wave of confidence, having won their last five games in a row. Their recent form has been nothing short of impressive, as they have found ways to excel in various facets of the game. With a well-balanced squad, RCB has emerged as a strong force, making them a tough opponent for any team. However, they will be wary of their recent record against CSK, having lost four of their last five encounters. This historical baggage could play a psychological factor, but RCB will be determined to buck the trend and continue their winning momentum.

On the other hand, CSK will be buoyed by their reputation as a team that thrives under pressure. Despite some inconsistencies throughout the season, the Yellow Army cannot be counted out, especially when the stakes are high. With a potent batting lineup and a varied bowling attack, CSK possesses the ability to cause upsets and derail even the most formidable of oppositions.

Form Guide


M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report

The M. Chinnaswamy wicket is decent for batting, with an average first-innings score of 193 in the last six IPL games this season. There should be ample help available for both pacers and spinners. The weather report for the venue suggests rain in the evening.

IPL stats at this ground

Total Matches Played: 94
Matches Won Batting First: 40
Matches Won Batting Second: 50
Highest total: 287/3 (SRH vs RCB)
Lowest total: 82/10 (RCB vs KKR)

RCB Playing 11

1. Virat Kohli
2. Faf du Plessis (c)
3. Rajat Patidar
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. Mahipal Lomror
6. Cameron Green
7. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
8. Swapnil Singh
9. Karn Sharma
10. Mohammed Siraj
11. Lockie Ferguson
12. Yash Dayal (Impact)

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Team News

  • Squad: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Cameron Green, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Anuj Rawat (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Alzarri Joseph, Mayank Dagar, Mohammed Siraj, Yash Dayal, Mahipal Lomror, Suyash Prabhudessai, Karn Sharma, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Swapnil Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Manoj Bhandage, Akash Deep, Saurav Chauhan, Rajan Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, Tom Curran
  • Will Jacks and Reece Topley have returned to England for national duties.

RCB Key Players

Virat Kohli Stats vs CSK in IPL

Last 5 Scores in IPL Runs against CSK in IPL Batting average vs CSK Total runs in IPL Captain choice
27, 92, 42, 70, 51 1006 runs in 32 matches 37.26 7924 Runs in 250 Matches             ✅

Faf du Plessis Stats vs CSK in IPL

Last 5 Scores in IPL Runs against CSK in IPL Batting average vs CSK Total runs in IPL Vice-captain choice
6, 9, 64, 24, 25 143 runs in 4 matches 35.75 4500 Runs in 143 Matches           ❌

CSK Playing 11

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad (c)
2. Rachin Ravindra
3. Daryl Mitchell
4. Shivam Dube
5. Moeen Ali
6. Ravindra Jadeja
7. MS Dhoni (wk)
8. M Theekshana
9. Shardul Thakur
10. Tushar Deshpande
11. Simarjeet Singh
12. Ajinkya Rahane (Impact)

Chennai Super Kings Team News

  • Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni (wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Shardul Thakur, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Mitchell Santner, Maheesh Theekshana, Moeen Ali, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, RS Hangargekar, Aravelly Avanish
  • Mustafizur Rahman has left the camp for national team duties and will not be available for this game.
  • Deepak Chahar and Matheesha Pathirana are injured and won’t be available for this outing.

CSK Key Players

Ruturaj Gaikwas Stats vs RCB in IPL

Last 5 Scores in IPL Runs against RCB in IPL Batting average vs RCB Total runs in IPL Vice-captain choice
42, 0, 32, 62, 98 199 runs in 7 matches 33.17 2380 Runs in 65 Matches   ✅

Shivam Dube Stats vs RCB in IPL

Last 5 Scores in IPL Runs against RCB in IPL Batting average vs RCB Total runs in IPL Captain choice
18, 21, 0, 0, 39 227 runs in 4 matches 113.50 1495 Runs in 64 Matches

Who will win today’s match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Chennai Super Kings (Match 68 of Indian Premier League 2024)?

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings have met 30 times in the IPL, with Royal Challengers Bangalore winning 10 games, while Chennai Super Kings have won 21, with one game ending without a result.
  • Chennai Super Kings have won 4 of the last 5 outings against Royal Challengers Bangalore, including one earlier this season.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore have won their last 5 games, while Chennai Super Kings have won 3 of their last 5 games.
  • With the home advantage and their current form, Royal Challengers Bangalore are expected to win this outing.

RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, Rajat Patidar, Daryl Mitchell
All-rounder: Ravindra Jadeja, Cameron Green
Bowlers: Tushar Deshpande, Yash Dayal

Who are Best Captain Options for RCB vs CSK Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Virat Kohli, Ruturaj Gaikwad
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Shivam Dube, Rajat Patidar

What are RCB vs CSK Fantasy Tips?

  • Shivam Dube has an impressive record against CSK, scoring 227 runs in just 4 games at an average of 113.50, making him a top pick for this outing, especially considering his fine form.
  • Faf du Plessis excels at scoring at Chinnaswamy, having amassed 597 runs in 16 innings, and with 367 runs in 13 games this season, he’s a solid multiplier pick for this match.
  • Virat Kohli has been the highest run-getter this season so far with 661 runs in 13 games, making him a default pick for this outing.
  • Rajat Patidar and Daryl Mitchell are must-have picks given their current batting form in the tournament.
  • Ravindra Jadeja performs well against RCB with both bat and ball, making him another must-have pick for this game.

Where to watch RCB vs CSK Live?

Star Sports Network & JioCinema

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