Royal Challengers Bangalore (Team News)

RCB vs CSK Live Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore will be taking on Chennai Super Kings in match 68 of IPL 2024 at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

RCB vs CSK Match Details:

  • Date: May 18th
  • Venue: Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • Time: 7:30 PM IST

RCB vs CSK Live Score and Updates- IPL 2024, Match 68

Royal Challengers Bangalore will be taking on Chennai Super Kings will lock horns in an intense showdown in the IPL 2024 Match 68. The clash is scheduled to take place at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Friday, May 18.

It’s a do-or-die encounter for both, a win here will result in Playoff qualifications. If the match gets abandoned due to rain, CSK will qualify for the all-important playoffs.

Also Read: RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction Today Match 68 IPL 2024

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Team News) 

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are expected to bring back Glenn Maxwell to replace Will Jacks, who has left for England duty. Rajat Patidar is likely to replace Yash Dayal or Swapnil Singh as the impact substitute once again.

They have been heavily reliant on the top 3 but their middle will need to stand up in the crunch match. RCB has been hit badly with the return of their inform English players, none the less their bench looks to have some good talent. The home crowd will be behind them and will play like the 12th man, aiding in boosting their winnings chances.

Chennai Super Kings (Team News)

Chennai Super Kings: Moeen Ali has departed, so Mitchell Santner is expected to join the playing XI for Chennai Super Kings. Ruturaj Gaikwad will resume opening alongside Rachin Ravindra, with Ajinkya Rahane moving down to No. 3.

In the previous game, Daryl Mitchell was substituted during the chase to bring in Sameer Rizvi at No. 7. Given Rahane’s recent poor form and Moeen’s absence, It will be interesting to see CSK’s batting line up for this big game.

RCB vs CSK Head-to-Head Records (overall): 

Total matches – 32

Royal Challengers Bangalore– 10

Chennai Super Kings– 21

Tie – 1

RCB vs CSK Predicted Playing XIs

Royal Challengers Bangalore Probable XI: 1 Virat Kohli, 2 Faf du Plessis (capt), 3 Glenn Maxwell, 4 Rajat Patidar, 5 Mahipal Lomror, 6 Cameron Green, 7 Dinesh Karthik (wk), 8 Yash Dayal, 9 Karn Sharma, 10 Mohammed Siraj, 11 Lockie Ferguson

Impact Player – Swapnil Singh

Chennai Super Kings Probable XI: 1 Ruturaj Gaikwad (capt), 2 Rachin Ravindra, 3 Daryl Mitchell, 4 Shivam Dube, 5 Ravindra Jadeja, 6 Sameer Rizvi, 7 MS Dhoni (wk), 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Shardul Thakur, 10 Maheesh Theekshana, 11 Tushar Deshpande,

Impact Player – Simarjeet Singh

Pitch Report: Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

The pitches at the Chinnaswamy Stadium have traditionally been high-scoring. But the big threat tomorrow is the rain, A start-stop game is expected with bad weather predicted during the game.

There is an 80% forecast for rain that is expected to hit Bengaluru around match-start time. The sub-surface aeration at the stadium should facilitate a quick restart.

The six games here have been split in the middle between wins for batting first and chasing. It will be interesting to see what the captain does at the toss if he wins the toss.

The average first-innings score at the venue this season is 193. The center pitch, which will be used for this match, had no grass the day before the game, so it’s likely to be a high-scoring affair.

Where to watch? The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2024 match will be televised on the Star Sports Network in India.

Live streaming details: The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2024 match will be streamed live on the Jio Cinema app and website.

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