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CSK vs RCB IPL 2024: Preview, Playing 11, Prediction, Venue, FAQs

CSK vs RCB IPL 2024: Preview, Playing 11, Prediction, Venue, FAQs

CSK vs RCB IPL 2024: In the upcoming IPL 2024 match, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on May 18.

The clash holds immense significance as the league stage of IPL 2024 nears its end. This highly anticipated showdown in Chennai is crucial for both teams, with playoff implications hanging in the balance.

For RCB, the match represents a make-or-break moment in their rollercoaster journey this season. Despite a lackluster start, they’ve staged a remarkable turnaround with five consecutive victories, making history as the first team to achieve this feat in IPL history. Currently positioned sixth in the points table with 12 points, RCB needs a win against CSK to keep their playoff hopes alive. However, they face a daunting task as they must not only secure a victory but also surpass CSK’s superior Net Run Rate.

On the other hand, CSK sits comfortably in third place with 14 points, but they’re not complacent. A victory against RCB will not only solidify their playoff spot but also maintain their momentum heading into the crucial stage of the tournament. With both teams vying for a coveted playoff berth, this match promises to be a thrilling encounter with high stakes for both sides.

IPL 2024 Match No.68: Details

Teams: Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challenger Bangalore

Date: May 18

Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium

Time: 7:30 PM (IST)

CSK vs RCB: Head-To-Head Record

In the IPL rivalry, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have played 32 matches. CSK leads with 20 victories, while RCB has won 10 times, and one match ended in a draw. RCB recently won 4-1 in their latest encounter, highlighting the competitiveness. The head-to-head record signifies CSK’s historical dominance, showcasing their prowess over RCB in the IPL clashes.

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium: Pitch Report

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is renowned for its batting-friendly pitch and short boundaries, favoring high scores. With flat pitches and even bounce, it poses a challenge for bowlers. Teams batting first often struggle to defend due to the pitch’s nature. Chasing is preferred here, exploiting the conditions. The average first-innings score hovers around 179-180, making it ideal for T20 cricket. Recent matches show consistently high scores, affirming its reputation.

CSK vs RCB, IPL 2024: Full Squads and Player News

Chennai Super Kings Squad: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Mitchell Santner, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Ajay Mandal, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Avanish Rao Aravelly, Mustafizur Rahman

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

CSK vs RCB, IPL 2024 Match No.68: Predicted XI

Chennai Super Kings Playing XI {Predicted}:Ajinkya Rahane, Ruturaj Gaikwad ©,  Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni (WK), Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande

Royal Challenger Bangalore Playing XI {Predicted}: Faf du Plessis (C), Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik, Mahipal Lomror, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Siraj, Karn Sharma

Recent News on IPL 2024

In recent IPL 2024 matches, Sunrisers Hyderabad secured a top-four spot by defeating Gujarat Titans. Lucknow Super Giants triumphed over Delhi Capitals, while Rajasthan Royals faced Mumbai Indians. Notable performances include Varun Chakaravarthy’s heroics for Kolkata Knight Riders. The standings feature six competing franchises, with RCB leading at 10 points. The playoff race intensifies, with Kolkata Knight Riders leading with nine wins, while Mumbai Indians face elimination.

FAQS

Q. Where can I watch the IPL 2024 in India?

A. Live streaming of the IPL 2024 will be available on Sports 18 and The StarSports Networks and live streamed at Jio Cinema.

Q. Who won the IPL 2023 season?

A. In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 final, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the Chennai Super Kings won against the Gujarat Giants by five wickets.

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