RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: The 35th match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on Friday, September 24, 2021.
RCB vs CSK Match Preview
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played eight matches so far in the tournament, out of which they have won five. They are currently placed at the third spot in the points table with 10 points in their account.
Royal Challengers Bangalore is coming into this fixture on the back off an embarrassing 9 wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi. While batting first, the Kohli-led side managed to put just 92 runs on the board, which was chased down by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 10th over itself. They will look to bounce back in the tournament and break their losing streak.
Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, have played eight games so far in the tournament, out of which they have won six. They are currently placed at the second spot on the points table.
Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, have last played against Mumbai Indians in Dubai, where they won the game by 20 runs. Chennai Super Kings batted first and posted 156 runs on the board, thanks to Ruturaj’s brilliant batting display and Dwyane Bravo’s quick knock. In reply, Mumbai Indians failed to chase the target and eventually lost the match by 20 runs.
Talking about their head to head record, the two teams have played 27 matches against each other in the history of IPL so far, where Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious on 18 occasions while Royal Challengers Bangalore have 9 victories under their belt.
Virat Kohli and co will look to improve their head to head record against Chennai Super Kings. It will be their second meeting in the ongoing season of the tournament. The last time they played against each other in this season, it was Chennai Super Kings who emerged victorious by 69 runs.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 35 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings on Friday, September 24, 2021.
RCB vs CSK Match Details
- Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 35
- Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
RCB vs CSK Weather & Pitch Report
The surface here in Sharjah Cricket Stadium is one of the best batting surfaces in the world. The boundaries are quite small, batsmen can clear the fence quite easily. Any score is not safe in this venue, and it will be difficult for the bowlers to defend the scores in the second half. Hence, whoever wins the toss should bowl first.
It will be a little hot to play cricket here in Sharjah in the evening with the temperature ranging between 30 to 32 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be 67 per cent. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah considering the last 5 matches played here is 142 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- No Result: 0
RCB vs CSK Head-to-Head
Royal Challengers Bangalore & Chennai Super Kings Form
Royal Challengers Bangalore & Chennai Super Kings Squads
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squads
Virat Kohli (C), Srikar Bharat (WK), Shahbaz Ahmed, George Garton, Harshal Patel, Suyash Prabhudessai, Devdutt Padikkal, Pavan Deshpande, Sachin Baby, Wanindu Hasaranga, AB de Villiers, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Tim David, Mohammed Siraj, Daniel Christian, Navdeep Saini, Dushmantha Chameera, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rajat Patidar, Akash Deep.
Chennai Super Kings Squads
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Dwayne Bravo, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Bhagath Varma, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Harishankar Reddy, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Jason Behrendorff, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Cheteshwar Pujara, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, Sam Curran, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hari Nishanth, Krishnappa Gowtham, Suresh Raina, Moeen Ali.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers (WK), Srikar Bharat (WK), Glenn Maxwell, Devdutt Padikkal, Mohammad Siraj, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sachin Baby, Wanindu Hasaranga.
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran / Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina.
Top 5 Picks For RCB vs CSK
1. Glenn Maxwell
He will be a great addition to your fantasy team, considering his last few knocks in the first phase of the tournament. He has smacked 133 runs so far in this season.
2. AB de Villiers
The Mr. 360 has smacked 207 runs in this season so far. He doesn’t need any introduction when it comes to RCB camp. He had some good hitting abilities and can be proven lethal in their next match.
3. Virat Kohli
The Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper has contributed 203 runs in this season so far. He is expected to play a good knock against CSK on Friday.
4. Faf du Plessis
The CSK opener could have missed a good knock against Mumbai Indians in their opening match but that doesn’t change the fact how lethal this player is. He has smashed 350 runs in this season so far.
5. Ruturaj Gaikwad
He played a match-winning knock in the last match against Mumbai Indians. Overall, he has smacked 290 runs in this season so far and will be looking to add more under his belt.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For RCB vs CSK
|Glenn Maxwell||350 Points|
|AB de Villiers||391 Points|
|Virat Kohli||325 Points|
|Faf du Plessis||509 Points|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||430 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For RCB vs CSK
|Player||Stats (In IPL 2021)|
|Glenn Maxwell||233 Runs|
|AB de Villiers||207 Runs|
|Virat Kohli||203 Runs|
|Faf du Plessis||320 Runs|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||284 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For RCB vs CSK
- Faf du Plessis
- Glenn Maxwell
- AB de Villiers
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: AB de Villiers
- Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Moeen Ali, Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Glenn Maxwell
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: AB de Villiers
- Batsmen: Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson
- Captain: AB de Villiers
- Vice-Captain: Moeen Ali
RCB vs CSK Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
RCB vs CSK Probable Winner
Royal Challengers Bangalore is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.