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IPL 2018, CSK vs RCB Match Preview, Inconsistent Bangalore ready to face Chennai as hurdle

IPL 2018, CSK vs RCB Match Preview, Inconsistent Bangalore ready to face Chennai as hurdle
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore will start a new rivalry on Wednesday. Chennai Superkings was not playing in the last two years due to ban, and the fans of both teams are waiting for the match in which Virat Kohli will lead one team, and Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead the other. Overall, Dhoni’s team win-loss ratio (13-7) is better. Talking about the matches played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the two teams have met each other, and they have registered on-3 wins in the account while one match was cancelled. Under captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy, it will not be easy to face RCB at their home ground. CSK has faced only one defeat in five matches, while Bangalore has won just two matches.

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai has done a fantastic job in every match. Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu duo are in the salute form, which can prove to be dangerous against the attacking bowling attack of Bangalore. Under Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo and Dhoni, Chennai can win matches from any situation. All three of them can give a big score to the team and can reach any goal. Deepak Chahar impressed the Dhoni in the bowling. Deepak is also getting the support of Shardul Thakur. Both have played five and four matches respectively, and have taken six-six wickets respectively. All-rounder Watson is also added to the bowling lane of the team. In the spin department, leg-spinner Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja have proved to be very useful for the team. Both have given success to the team in difficult times.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

There are some big names like Kohli, Abraham De Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Quinton D. Cock and Brendon McCullum in Bangalore, but none of these batsmen, except Kohli, have been performing according to their fame. Kohli has scored 231 runs with an average of 57.75 in five games. De Villiers played 90 runs in 39 balls against Delhi Daredevils, and if he continues to perform like this against Chennai, then it would be a great pleasure for Bangalore.

The team is eagerly looking forward to Yuzwedra Chahal and Washington Sundar Precious in bowling. Chris Woakes has also impressed in the bowling and has taken eight wickets. Umesh Yadav’s also has taken eight wickets.

RCB Probable XI: Quinton de Kock, Manan Vohra, Virat Kohli(C), AB de Villiers, Corey Anderson, Mandeep Singh, Washington Sundar, Chris Woakes, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

CSK Probable XI: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(C), Sam Billings/Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma/Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur

 

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is an Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Times Internet. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies and politics in India and also covers latest Sports News .He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Inderprastha Engineering College, Ghaziabad and went on to study Journalism at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. He can be reached at: [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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