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In the 49th match of IPL 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore will meet Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday. It will be the second meeting between the two teams this season. The first game was won by Chennai by 23 runs, giving them their first win of the season. Bangalore has dropped three of their last four games and has to win this one to keep their playoff hopes alive. They are presently in fifth place in the points chart with five victories in ten games.
The Chennai Super Kings have won three of their past nine matches, and the change in captaincy paid off in the most recent contest. The team would like to win the next five games in order to go to the playoffs.
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won their first match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 23 runs at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai in their prior match. Shivam Dube’s 95* and Robin Uthappa’s 88 helped CSK post a mammoth total of 216/4 before Maheesh Theekshana’s brilliant four-wicket haul enabled CSK secure their first win of the season.
CSK’s Shivam Dube (95* off 46) and Robin Uthappa (88 off 50) starred in a 23-run win over Bangalore in the first half of IPL 2022. CSK batted first and scored 216 for 4 before holding RCB to 193 for 9. CSK is currently ranked 9th in the IPL 2022 points table, with 6 points after winning 3 and losing 6 games.
CSK’s top wicket-taker is Dwayne Bravo, who has 14 scalps after eight games, while their highest scorer is Shivam Dube, who has 247 runs at an average of 35.29. MS Dhoni declared Dwayne Bravo is “not fit” for the game against Hyderabad, but just mentioned that Shivam Dube “also moves out” of the team while announcing CSK’s substitutions at the toss. Deepak Chahar and Adam Milne of the Pacers have already been ruled out of the IPL 2022 season due to injuries.
RCB vs CSK Weather Report and Pitch Report
On a fantastic batting surface in Pune on Sunday, CSK smashed 202/2. SRH responded with a score of 189/6. This season, the average first innings score at this venue is 173.22, with the side batting first winning six of the nine games, including the last three.
The humidity level for today’s weather is forecast to be around 31%. As a result, there may be less dew.
RCB vs CSK Full Squads
Royal Challenge Bangalore for 2022 IPL
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Anuj Rawat (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Mohammed Siraj, Akash Deep, Suyash Prabhudesai, Luvnith Sisodia, Aneeshwar Gautam, Jason Behrendorff, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Siddarth Kaul, Chama Milind, Mahipal Lomror, Sherfane Rutherford, Finn Allen.
Chennai Super Kings Squad for 2022 IPL
Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja , Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk, C), Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Dwaine Pretorius, Mukesh Choudhary, Chennai Super Kings: Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jade
RCB vs CSK Probable Playing 11 Today
RCB Probable Playing 11s
Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Siddharth Kaul, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
CSK Probable Playing 11s
Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk, C), Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Dwaine Pretorius, Mukesh Choudhary
RCB vs CSK Match Details
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 49, Tata IPL 2022.
Date and Time: May 4, 2022, Wedensday; at 7:30 PM IST.
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
RCB vs CSK Head to Head Records
|Stats||Matches||CSK Won||RCB Won||NR|
|In IPL 2021||2||2||0||0|
RCB vs CSK Suggested Playing XI – 1 (IPL 2022)
Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis (C), Robin Uthappa, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Moeen Ali (VC), Ravindra Jadeja, David Willey, Akash Deep, Chris Jordan
RCB vs CSK Suggested Playing XI – 2 (IPL 2022)
MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik (vc), Virat Kohli, Devon Conway (c), Rajat Patidar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mukesh Choudhary
RCB vs CSK IPL Match 22 Prediction
It is going to be a tough pick to choose between CSK and RCB. Post the shift in captaincy, CSK seems to be well prepped for their second win in the series whereas RCB can turn thing around with their line-up. We are going to place our faith in RCB and wait & watch as how the match rolls out.