RCB vs CSK: The 11th edition of Indian Premier League season kick starts from today. The defending champions Chennai Super Kings will be hosting Royal Challengers Bangalore tonight at their home ground – MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. This is the opening match of the tournament which is scheduled to start by 8:00 PM IST.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have always been one of the favourites to win the title due to their on-paper strength. Chennai Super Kings who stunned everyone after lifting the trophy in their comeback season – 2018 would be looking to start from where they left off. Out of 22 head to head records between these two sides, 14 matches won by Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore has won seven matches.
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RCB vs CSK Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Tim Southee
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI: Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, MS Dhoni (C), Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu
RCB vs CSK Team Squads
Royal Challengers Bangalore Team: AB de Villiers, Tim Southee, Akshdeep Nath, Virat Kohli(c), Umesh Yadav, Parthiv Patel(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Heinrich Klaasen, Marcus Stoinis, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Prayas Barman, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter-Nile
Chennai Super Kings Team: Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Dhruv Shorey, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, N Jagadeesan, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Monu Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma