IPL 2024 CSK vs. RCB Match 1: Head-to-Head Statistics, Preview, Playing XI, and Dream Eleven Predictions

Now that the wait is over! It won’t be more than a day before the 17th Indian Premier League begins. At the storied Chepauk Stadium on Friday, March 22, 2024, the reigning champion Chennai Super Kings will play the Royal Challengers Bengaluru. The recent incredible success of the RCB at the Women Premier League will provide much-needed support for the RCB men, even though CSK has always been the clear favorite. The pressure on Faf Du Plessis is expected to be high, according to many experts, but CSK will also need to consider a crucial question: Will this be Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s final IPL season? Here are some predictions and head-to-head statistics for these two elite teams ahead of the IPL 2024 opening match, amidst all the excitement:

CSK vs. RCB Indian Premier League head-to-head statistics throughout history

31 Matches were played in Total

The two teams have played each other 31 times since the T20 league’s founding. The Challengers have triumphed 10 times, compared to the astounding 20 times that the Chennai Super Kings have won. Two games ended in draws.

MA Chidambaram Stadium to host CSK vs. RCB

RCB has faced CSK eight times in the history of the IPL on its home field. The Dhoni-led team has triumphed seven times out of these, while RCB has only won once.

CSK vs. RCB Dream 11: A guide

Glenn Maxwell and Virat Kohli, who is returning to competitive cricket after a two-month absence, are the front-runners for the captaincy position. On the other side, Ruturaj Gaikwad, an explosive batter, and Rachin Ravindra, who will be playing in his first IPL game this year, are probably the best picks for CSK vs. RCB. Regarding budget picks, Cameron Green and Deepak Chahar are the talk of the town. Ravindra Jadeja is the overwhelming favourite to be the vice captain. For w/c the MSD-based Lord of Dhoni Review System is superior to. In addition to Chahar, bowler Md Siraj is a player to be aware of.

Chennai Super Kings vs. Rajasthan Royals: Likely Starting XI

  • Matheesha Pathirana
  • MS Dhoni
  • Shivam Dube
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Tushar Deshpande
  • Maheesh Theekshana

CSK vs. RCB: Kolkata’s Royal Challengers likely starting lineup

  • Mayank Dagar
  • Virat Kohli
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Rajat Patidar
  • Alzarri Joseph
  • Cameron Green
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Dinesh Karthik (WK)
  • Suyyash Prabhudessai
  • Faf du Plessis (c)

Forecasts for the weather and the CSK vs. RCB match

It’s likely that the temperature will stay below 30°C. A cloudy sky is what the weatherman predicts. A pitch more appropriate for pace would be balanced. It is likely to be in the range of 145 to 155 on average in the first inning.