The 24th game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will see the Faf du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bangalore take on four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Monday, April 17.
While Chennai will be coming into the game on the back of a loss, Bangalore will look to capitalise on their win from their previous game.
Led by MS Dhoni, Chennai will be keen on registering their third win of the IPL 2023. Despite a minor setback in their previous game, the four-time champions will come forth and will most likely give it their all to stay in the race for qualification for the playoffs. Bangalore, on the other hand, would be brimming with confidence after their recent win against Delhi Capitals as they defeated them by 23 runs.
RCB vs CSK Match Details
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 24, IPL 2023
Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Date & Time: Monday, April 17, 7:30 PM IST
Telecast & Streaming Details: Star Sports Network and JioCinema
RCB vs CSK Pitch Report
The surface at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is a batter-friendly pitch, and the side batting first would look to amass a big total on the board as a high-scoring thrilling run chase is quite the possibility on the ground. Bowling first would be a wise decision on such a surface.
RCB vs CSK Probable Playing XIs
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wayne Parnell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Mohammed Siraj
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Mitchell Santner, Maheesh Theekshana, Akash Singh, Tushar Deshpande
RCB vs CSK Probable Best Performers
Probable best batter
Ace Indian batter Virat Kohli has been in sensational form in the ongoing IPL 2023. With a half-century in his most recent game, the 34-year-old would be expected to take the attack to the opposition and amass some very important runs for the hosts in the forthcoming game.
Probable best bowler
One of the best all-rounders in world cricket, Ravindra Jadeja, would be expected to make a difference with the ball against Bangalore. The 34-year-old was exceptional in Chennai’s last game, and the four-time champions would depend on his services to provide them with important breakthroughs.
Today’s Match Prediction: Chennai Super Kings to win the match
Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.