IPL 2024

RCB vs. CSK 2024, IPL Match: Pitch Report, Weather Update, key Players, head-to-head Statistics, and Playing XI Prediction

IPL Match of the Day: Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs. Chennai Super Kings This Saturday at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Indian Premier League (IPL) Match No. 68, Faf du Plessis’ Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) will play Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

IPL match liveblog between RCB and CSK

At a site where they have only lost to the host team once in eight matches, defending champions CSK, who have a stronger net run rate (14 points, NRR 0.528), will begin as favorites. With a net run-rate of 0.387, RCB has 12 points. But the rainy forecast is what’s intensifying the drama around the game. While RCB needs to win by at least eighteen runs or pursue the target with roughly eleven balls remaining, a washout will send CSK into the playoffs.

RCB vs. CSK playing XI predictions for today’s match

RCB anticipated XI: Yash Dayal, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Lockie Ferguson, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Mahipal Lomror, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik (wk), and Virat Kohli

Impact Sub: Swapnil Singh

Player to keep an eye on for RCB: Virat Kohli, the owner of the Orange Cap, has been in incredible form lately, having hit three fifties in the previous five innings. He is about to light up the field with yet another outstanding performance.

CSK anticipated XI: MS Dhoni (wk), Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, and Ruturaj Gaikwad (c).

Impact Sub: Simarjeet Singh

Player to watch out for CSK: The inspiring presence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni will continue to be a factor for the side but it remains to be seen how big a role he is able to play given some.

RCB vs CSK head-to-head stats

Matches played: 33, RCB won: 10, CSK won: 22, No result: 1

RCB vs CSK head-to-head at M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Matches played: 10, RCB won: 4, CSK won: 5, No result: 1

RCB overall record at M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Matches played: 90, Won: 42, Lost: 43, Tied: 1, No result: 4

RCB vs CSK Squads

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

CSK: Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni (wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Shardul Thakur, Shaik Rasheed, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Mitchell Santner, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, RS Hangargekar, and Aravelly Avanish are the players that make up Ruturaj Gaikwad (c).

RCB vs. CSK Pitch Report

This season, the average first-inning score at the venue is 193. Can anticipate that the largest match of the tournament will be another intense contest.

RCB vs. CSK Forecast

There is a 66% chance of rain in the evening on May 18, based on the weather forecast. For the following three days, beginning on Saturday, the Indian Metrological Department has also issued an orange alert.

RCB vs. CSK Details about the Broadcast

The Star Sports Network will broadcast the RCB vs. CSK IPL match on Saturday, May 18, at 7:30 PM IST, in addition to being streamed on the JioCinema App.