It is time for the table-toppers to face each other in match no. 19 of Dream11 Indian T20 League as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) gets ready to take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Yes, it is the southern derby. It is MS Dhoni (India’s former captain) vs Virat Kohli (India’s current captain).
Talking about Bangalore, they are the only team that is yet to lose a game this season. They thumped Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their last game by chasing a target of 178 runs without even losing a wicket. Their confidence is on cloud 9 and maybe this is the year for them.
On the other side we have Chennai, after a big defeat in their first match, they have made a remarkable comeback to register three back to back wins. The MS Dhoni’s side has yet again turned it around after all they are they most successful side in the IPL history.
Both the teams will be looking to continue on their winning run by winning this match as well. It would be interesting to if CSK becomes the first site to beat RCB this year or will they be invincible this year.
CSK vs RCB Match Details:
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar
Time: 7:30 PM IST
What to Expect (PITCH REPORT):
The pitch at Wankhede Stadium is as flat as it looks and RCB expressed in their last game how to bat on such a track. Due is a factor that comes in to play in the 2nd innings and thus both the teams will be looking to bowl first. Bowlers migh have some assistance in the initial overs but it is always about runs when it comes to Wankhede.
Probable Playing XIs for CSK vs RCB:
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C and WK), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj.
Top Picks and Captains choice for CSK vs RCB Dream11 Match:
Deepak Chahar: He either picks 4 or nun. He picked up his second four-fer of the season in his previous match. His first was against Punjab Kings (PBKS). He is a must pick.
Harshal Patel: He has been the owner of the Purple cap so far in the tournament. He picked up 3 wickets in his previous game against RR.
Virat Kohli: He was getting decent starts in every game but it was the last game where he converted it into a big knock and played a knock of unbeaten 72 runs.
Faf du Plessis: He has looked in good touch with the bat. He played a match-winning knock against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He has scored 30+ runs in his last two games.
AB de Villiers: He was not even needed with his batting service in the last game but has scored some quick fire runs in the later stage of the innings so far in this tournament.
Glenn Maxwell: He has looked in great touch with the bat so far he has scored two half centuries in the competition. He is a must pick.
Moeen Ali: He is earning points not only with the bat in his hand but also with the ball. He played a rapid 25 runs innings in the previous match and in the match before that he picked up 3 wickets.
Suggested team for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Let’s see how our team stands in Dream11 fantasy game in CSK vs RCB fixture.