Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings, will face off each other in match 35 of IPL 2021 on Friday. Royal Challengers had a bad last game against KKR, where they were bundled out for just 92 runs. They need to get over from the defeat and will be playing at a completely different venue compared to their last game. They are still placed at the 3rd spot in the standings with 10 points.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings ruling this year's IPL. Despite losing 4 wickets in the power play for just 24 runs against Mumbai Indians, they did really well in the latter part of the innings to score 156 runs at the end of 20 overs. Sam Curran who missed the previous game due to quarantine is available for selection. With 6 wins and 2 losses, they placed themselves at 2nd spot in the standings with 12 points.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 35
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
September 24th at 7:30 PM IST, and at 6:00 PM local time
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It’s one of the best batting wickets in the World. The boundaries are way too short on either side of the ground. Even the score of 200 plus is hard to defend here. Bowling first is a good option.
Probable Playing XIs RCB vs CSK:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Sachin Baby, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran / Josh Hazlewood, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
RCB vs CSK Top Picks for RCB vs CSK Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
It’s a well-made surface for Glenn Maxwell. He can fancy his chances of scoring big runs here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. So far in this IPL, he has accumulated 233 runs in 7 innings at an average of 33.28 with the highest score of 78.
Ruturaj Gaikwad played a rescue act in the last game against Mumbai Indians. He showed a great amount of character and remained not out in the end on 88* runs from 58 balls.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Ravindra Jadeja has a fond memory against RCB. He smashed 62* runs from 28 balls in their previous meeting in the 1st leg and even picked up 3 wickets at an economy of 3.25.
Moeen Ali got out for a no score in the last match against Mumbai Indians. England all-rounder has notched 206 runs in 7 matches in this year’s IPL at an average of 29.42 and even picked up 5 wickets at an economy of 6.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Harshal Patel is the purple cap holder in this ongoing IPL. In 8 matches so far, he has picked up 17 wickets at an economy of 9 with the best figures of 5 for 27 and has 47 runs to his name with the bat as well.
Deepak Chahar has picked the most wickets for Chennai Super Kings in this year’s IPL. In 8 matches he has grabbed 10 wickets at an economy of 7.57 with the best figures of 4 for 13.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
AB de Villiers will be desperately hungry for the runs. He got out for a first-ball duck in the last match against Kolkata Knight Riders. However, one innings can’t define him. He is still an excellent pick for your fantasy teams.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for RCB vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell (c), Faf du Plessis (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Wanindu Hasaranga, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for RCB vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
AB de Villiers (c), Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, Glenn Maxwell, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Moeen Ali (vc), Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj
RCB vs CSK Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
AB de Villiers
206 runs and 5 wickets
RCB vs CSK Risky Captaincy Choices:
Virat Kohli has scored over 200 runs in this year’s IPL at an average of 29. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Sam Curran is back, and his inclusion will further add more balance to the CSK unit. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Player you should avoid:
Suresh Raina is losing his charm as the year goes by, he averages 21.16 with the bat in this year’s IPL. It’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.