The Royal challengers Bangalore will be taking on their rivals from the south, Chennai Super Kings in the IPL next. This is a must-win match for the Chennai Super Kings if they wish to have any hopes of reaching the playoffs.
RCB on the other hand looks way more comfortable this year. The team has been playing great cricket and is likely to go through to the knockout stages.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB won seven games out of ten games in this season and ranked at the third position in the points table. Proteas batsman AB de Villiers played some extraordinary knocks for his team. Skipper Virat Kohli did good captaincy in this season of IPL. The team from Bangalore won only those matches when one of them scored fifty.
Mohammed Siraj bowled a threatening spell in the last game and took three wickets. Young Indian opener Devdutt Padikkal playing his role effectively and he is an outstanding fielder too. Aussie opener Aaron Finch has managed to score only one fifty in this season of IPL.
All-rounder Chris Morris is bowling exceptionally well in this season. He is looking like one of the picks of the campaign. Off-spinner Washington Sunder is bowling extremely well for Bangalore in powerplay overs. Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is the spearhead of their bowling attack. They will be looking forward to defeating mediocre Chennai Super Kings in this game.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is ranked at the last position in the IPL points table after three consecutive losses. They won three games and lost eight-game in this season of IPL.
After the poor performance of experienced players, skipper MS Dhoni decided to give opportunities to youngsters in the remaining games. Even after changes, they lost the last match by a huge margin of 10 wickets. English all-rounder Sam Curran is making an impact in this season of IPL by his all-round game. He smashed a fifty in the last game. New batsmen Narayan Jagadeesan and Ruturaj Gaikwad would like to cement their position in team with good score in this game.
Dwayne Bravo is out for the rest of the tournament now. The likes of Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Karn Sharma bowled well in the last game. CSK needs to gain some momentum in this season of IPL to qualify for playoffs.
These two teams played each other 10 times in last five years where Chennai Super Kings won seven of them and Royal Challengers Bangalore won the remaining three games however Bangalore defeated Chennai in H2H match in this season.
Royals Challengers Bangalore are more likely to win in this match as Chennai Super Kings had an extremely disappointing season this year.
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