Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) & Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will face each other at the 35th Match of Vivo IPL 2021. The match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on 24th September at 7.30 PM IST.
RCB vs CSK: IPL 2021: Preview
RCB resumed their campaign on a poor note suffering a crashing defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Having started the game as outright favorites the side went down against the Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets after being bowled out for mere 92 runs. The side would face a big challenge against the Chennai Super Kings. Captain Kohli would want his players to put the loss behind and stand up to the task here.
Chennai Super Kings have enjoyed a good record against the Royal Challengers Bangalore with eight wins in their last ten games. They also come here after defeating the defending champions and look in the right frame of mind. The win has taken them to the top of the points table and Dhoni would like to retain that with a win here.
RCB vs CSK: IPL 2021: Weather Report
It will be a hot and humid evening at Sharjah on the match day. Temperature is expected to stay around 36°C with a wind speed of 5 km/Hr.
RCB vs CSK: IPL 2021: Pitch Report
It is a high scoring and batting paradise with a flat surface, fast outfield, and shorter size of the boundaries. The pitch is good to bat on and allows batsmen to play on the up. Fast bowlers have found it difficult to bowl on this surface while the spinners do well with the track offering turn.
RCB vs CSK: IPL 2021: Probable Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Wanidu Hasaranga, Sachin Baby, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
RCB vs CSK: IPL 2021: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Harshal Patel, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood
RCB vs CSK: Result of last 5 Matches
Royal Challengers Bangalore: W/L/W/L/L
Chennai Super Kings: W/W/W/L/W
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RCb vs CSK: IPL 2021: Match Prediction
Royal Challengers Bangalore come into this game with their confidence low. It was the worst performance by the side in this edition of the tournament. They must get their batsmen to deliver a win here. Chennai Super Kings are sitting comfortably at the top of the points table and have had a good record against RCB and this would put them ahead in this game. Odds are in favor of Chennai Super Kings.