Chennai Sper Kings (CSK) will be playing their last match in Mumbai against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League(IPL) 2021. Both the teams have won their last matches and will be looking to bag another win.
CSK are now at the second position in the points table. They have 6 points from 4 matches. They have a higher net run rate than RCB. So CSK will be looking to get those 2 points and climb up to the first position.
RCB are having their dream run this season. They have won all four matches they have played till now this season. They are currently at the top of the points table. They will be looking to beat CSK and concrete their lead.
The team is looking in good shape in recent times. There are no injury issues in the team. Rituraj Gaikwad and Faf both are in good form.
Promoting Moen Ali up has been served the team well in previous matches. Dhoni also promoted himself in the last match as well. Rayudu and Raina are there too who can be explosive with the bat.
Sam Curran is struggling sometimes but Deepak Chahar is bowling so impressively, specially in power play. Lungi Ngidi is also contributing good pace. Behrendorff is still unavailable for selection.
The team is finally doing well this season. All the departments are looking so strong. The addition of Maxwell has changed the dimension of this team. Young talents like Devdutt, Shahbaz are doing so great. Devdutt has got his maiden IPL century in the last match.
Current purple cap holder Hrshal Patel is doing great in all kinds of pitches. Siraj has become a mature bowler too. ABD is also there ensuring to deliver whenever the team need. Daniel Sams is out of quarantine and available for selection as well.
CSK vs RCB: Match Details:
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Venue: Wankhede stadium, Mumbai
Time: April 25, 2021, 3:30 PM IST
CSK vs RCB: What to expect:
The last league game at Wankhede also happens to be the first 3:30 PM start there. In the first eight games at the venue, teams batting second have won five times. But that trend could go out of the window due to the change in match timings. This is likely to end up being a good toss to lose.
Probable XI of CSK:
CSK will not like to change their winning combination easily. They will be playing in the same venue as well. Ruturaj batted well in the last match and he will be opening with Faf du Plessis. Ali, Raina, Rayudu and Dhoni will follow them up.
Jadeja is doing great in all sectors. Sam Curran will play. Lungi Ngidi will be accompanied by Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur.
CSK team against RCB: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi
Probable XI of RCB:
RCB is all set for their next game. they also will not interest to change their playing Eleven. Kane Richardson was expensive in the last match. But for the extra bounce he may get another chance.
Daniel Sams is also waiting for his chance. Chahal and Sundar will be the spinners. Jamieson, Siraj, and Harshal will be the fast bowlers.
RCB team against CSK: Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Kyle Jamieson, Daniel Sams/Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal