RCB vs CSK: Preview
After a convincing win for both sides in their previous encounters against DD and SRH respectively, they are ready and rearing to thrash each other in much anticipated match. With Thala (Dhoni) back at captain’s position it will be a match full emotions with currnt skipper taking on the former skipper.
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Head-to-Head: The teams have played 20 matches between them with CSK winning 12 and RCB winning 7 and one ending in a tie. Clearly, CSK has dominated RCB over the years and is expected to repeat the same again.
Pitch: The match is to be played at Chinaswammy Stadium, Bengaluru. So with no doubt it is expected to be high scoring game with pitch helping the spinners little bit.
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Comparison- Ahh! It is hard, no it is too hard. No one can ever compare the two sides as both are batting heavy as well as best fielding sides but still RCB lack fire in their bowling as compare to CSK.
- Virat need 9 more runs to get the Orange Cap back.
- Umesh Yadav and Woakes both need 2 more wickets each to get the Purple Cap.
- Rayudu need 40 odd runs to get the Orange Cap.
- Virat also need 10 more runs to become highest run-scorer in IPL history if Raina fails to score runs.
CSK- No changes are expected from Chennai after a stellar performance.
Playing XI:- Watson, Du Plessis, Raina, Rayudu, MS.Dhoni(C/Wk), Billings, DJ.Bravo, R.Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Shardul, Deepak Chahar
RCB- No changes are expected from Virat after comprehensive win against Delhi.
Playing XI:- Vohra, De Kock(Wk), Virat(C), De Villiers, Mandeep, Corey Anderson, Sundar, Woakes, Umesh, Chahal, Siraj,
Also, a very Happy Birthday to legend Mr. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. God Bless you sir.