Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Prediction
Mar 23, 2019 20:00:00, GMT +5:30
MA Chidambaram Stadium – Chennai, India
1)Chennai Super Kings return home to the Chepauk Stadium as they kick off their IPL title defence against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
2)On their way to victory on their IPL return last year, the Super Kings won both matches against RCB with MS Dhoni in excellent batting form in both games.
3)CSK have kept their title-winning squad together, opting to retain 23 players, but RCB have made several changes – Shimron Hetmyer and Shivam Dube among their most expensive acquisitions in the IPL 2019 auction.
>CSK vs RCB, IPL 2019: Where to watch/Live streaming
>TV channels: Star Sports, Sky Sports, SuperSport, Geo Super, Willow TV, Fox Sports, Channel 9, Lemar TV, Flow TV, BeIN Sport
>Live streaming: Hotstar, BeIN connect, Sky Go, Yupp TV, Flow Sports, Foxtel Go
>CSK vs RCB Toss Prediction:-
MS Dhoni had a lot of luck with the toss in last year’s IPL and the Chennai Super Kings elected to field first on ten of the 11 occasions he won.
>Chennai Super Kings Team News & Playing 11
CSK Team News:-
1. Chennai Super Kings retained 23 of last season’s title-winning squad, with only Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth and Kshitiz Sharma released.
2. Mohit Sharma and Ruturaj Gaikwad were the players added.
3. It could mean a similar team to that which won in the final last year, though Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Lungi Ngidi are away on international duty until after the opening match.
>Royal Challengers Bangalore Team News & Playing 11
RCB Team News:-
1)New signing Marcus Stoinis and retained compatriot Nathan Coulter-Nile will miss the start of the IPL as they are with the Australian ODI squad playing Pakistan in the UAE.
2)Royal Challengers Bangalore have made several changes to their squad this season, with Quinton de Kock sold and Chris Woakes and Brendon McCullum among those released.
3)Shivam Dube was their most expensive purchase in the IPL 2019 auction, while Shimron Hetmyer, Heinrich Klaasen and Akshdeep Nath are also among the players purchased.
>Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11:-
Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, David Willey, Ravindra Jadeja/Kedar Jadhav, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma/Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur
>Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted Playing 11:-
Virat Kohli, Parthiv Patel, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
>Team Form in Last Five Matches (most recent first)
RCB : L W W W L
CSK : W W W L W
1)HEAD TO HEAD
2)AT MA CHIDAMBARAN STADIUM
3)IN IPL SEASON 2018
HEAD TO HEAD
DREAM 11 TEAM CSK VS RCB: