RCB vs CSK Dream11 Team Prediction| IPL 2019| 1st Match
Finally, the most awaited league will start this Saturday on 23rd March. The Chennai Super Kings are the defending champion and three times winner of IPL season. They will encounter against the Royal Challenger Bangalore which will be led by Indian team Captain Virat Kohli. Both MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have lots of fan bases around the world and with IPL starting with both teams clashing with each other we can expect to see some exciting match.
CSK Team Preview:
CSK probably have the best top order which includes Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu and Suresh Raina who can destroy any team bowlers in any match. In Addition, they also have one of the best bowling lineups like of Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma. We have seen lots of match-winning performance from Dwayne Bravo and his death over bowling ability.
The main strength of CSK in the previous season was their batting as four of their players scored above 400 plus runs in the tournament. Rayudu scored the most runs for the team with 602 runs while Opening batsman Shane Watson did also score 555 runs. Captain MS Dhoni was in amazing form in the past season with 455 runs in 16 matches.
With Lungi Ngidi out from the IPL 2019 due to injury, their bowlers have to play a crucial role in this season.
RCB Team Preview:
On the other side, the Royal Challenger Bangalore, who never won the IPL title will come with full it strength and skills to win this year season title. With Virat Kohli and AB Villiers in the batting lineup, they can score a huge total on the board. They had bought Australian allrounder Marcus Stoinis who is currently in superb form since the Big Bash League earlier this year. RCB also bought Shimron Hetmyer for 5 crores in the auction. The 22-year-old left-handed batsman Shimron Hetmyer had caught the eye of everyone in the Caribbean Premier League as well as he made 259 runs in five ODIs at a strike-rate of 140 against during India tour.
Similarly, they also bought Shivam Dube, the Mumbai allrounder who hit five sixes in an over twice, for 5 crore INR
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RCB vs CSK Dream11 Match Information
Match: CSK vs RCB, 1st Match, Indian Premier League 2019
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM IST
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Head to Head:
Matches played: 23*
Chennai Super Kings: 15
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 7
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Squad:
Chennai Super Kings Squad:
MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, David Willey, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis,Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:
Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel, AB de Villiers, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Akshdeep Nath, Milind Kumar, Marcus Stoinis, Navdeep Saini, Shimron Hetmyer, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Kulwant Khejroliya, Devdutt Padikkal, Prayas Barman, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Mohammed Siraj.
Chennai Super Kings Playing X1
Faf Du Plessis
Mohit Sharma/Karn Sharma
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing X1
AB de Villiers
Colin de Grandhomme
Both Australian players Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter Nile will not be available for first 3 matches due to national duty. They are named for Pakistan vs Australia series in UAE.
Moeen Ali is expected to play replacing Marcus Stoinis in playing11. The good news for RCB team is that both AB de Villiers and Shirmon Hetmyer have joined the team and are confirmed to play.
In the Absence of Marcus Stoinis, we could see Parthiv Patel opens with Captain Kohli.
Virat Kohli will play a key role in this season for his team to lift the IPL Trophy for the first times.
Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammad Siraj will manage the pace bowling attack.
Whereas, Washington Sundar, Y Chahal, and Moeen Ali will be the key spinners for the team.
The Chennai Super Kings have got a big blow in their bowling attack as Lungi Ngidi is ruled out from IPL 2019 season due to his injury.
David Willey who performed well in the Natwest T20 Blast will replace Lungi Ngidi in the playing 11. CSK will have lots of bowling options in their squad. MS Dhoni has to pick his best bowling lineup for playing11.
They have Imran Tahir in their squad who is currently one of the best T20 Bowlers but it will be a tough decision for the team selection to let him play as their can be only 4 overseas players in playing11.
Like the previous year, we could again see the best opening pair Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson. These two batsmen can destroy the bowlers in the first powerplay.
Suresh Raina who is out from the Indian team will get an opportunity to prove himself again in this season with his quick runs scoring skills.
They will also have Dwayne Bravo as an allrounder in their team. He is known as finisher and death Bowling ability.
Player to watch out from RCB:
Virat Kohli– Kohli is currently one of the best batsmen in the world in all the format. He had scored 530 in 14 matches in the previous season.
AB De Villiers– After de Villiers announced his retirement from International cricket in 2018, the fans were shattered and broken. However, he didn’t lose his great form and scored runs in all the other leagues that he played.
Shimron Hetmyer– The 22-year-old talented batsman is known for his hard hitting ability. He can hit the bowl like Chris Gayle which is the biggest advantage for the RCB in this season. All eyes will be in him to see his long six hitting ability. He recently scored 104 not out against the England team.
Shivam Dube– The Mumbai player Shivam Dube is another batsman who is known for his hard hitting ability. He caught the eyes of the franchise in the auction due to his 5 sixes in a overs twice. This season will be his chance to showcase his talents.
Yuzvendra Chahal– The Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler Chahal has been in amazing form over these years. With 46 wickets in just 31 T20 matches, he had shown why he is one of the best spin bowlers in Team India. He has the ability to take wickets in every match.
Player to watch out from CSK:
Ambati Rayudu– CSK opening batsmen Ambati Rayudu scored 602 the most runs for CSK in last year IPL season. With successful IPL season, Rayudu got selected in the Indian Team and performed well in his starting matches by scoring runs for the team. With another good season with his batting, he will probably bag the number 4th position for the Indian team in this year World Cricket Cup in England.
Shane Watson– The Australian Allrounder Shane Watson who had retired from International cricket in the year 2016 is still as good as he was before. He scored 555 runs in the previous season for CSK the second top runs scorers for the team. He was also the top scorer with 430 runs in 12 matches in recent PSL tournament earlier this month.
Suresh Raina– The left-handed batsman Suresh Raina who is out form the Indian Teams for a year will play his first match after many months. He is one of the best Top order Dhoni’s picks batsman. He scored over 400 runs in the 2018 IPL.
Faf Du Plessis– The South African Captain Du Plessis is currently is an amazing form with 5 fifties and one century in his last 10 matches. It was Du Plessis who helped the CSK team to win the Quater final 1 in IPL 2018, where the top order collapsed and he scored 67 not out for the team against the SRH(Sunrisers Hyderabad)
Imran Tahir– Another South African player Imram Tahir who is a right arm spin bowler, will look to mark his name in this year. With 68 wickets in just 38 match, Tahir will be one of the key bowlers for the CSK.
Best Captain & Vice-Captain
AB De Villiers
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction(PRIME TEAM):
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