RCB vs CSK
RCB vs CSK

IPL 2020 RCB vs CSK Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore is set to play the 44th match of IPL against Chennai Super Kings. CSK is in need to win this match in order to make the mathematical possibilities to enter the IPL 2020 playoff.

Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) vs Chennai Super Kings(CSK)

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

Toss Details: RCB won the toss and choose to bat

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Virat Kohli | RCB skipper

We will bat first. It’s pretty dry, rough. It’s interesting when the weather was hot the pitches weren’t playing well. The temperatures have dropped now but it’s slowing down. Moeen Ali replaces Isuru Udana as a spinner all-rounder, just one change. This green gesture is special for RCB, have quite a few good memories in this jersey.

MS Dhoni | CSK skipper

We would have loved to bat first as well, same reason, it’s a used wicket. Mathematically we still have a chance, but you have to think about how we have done in this season. 4-5 games prior we just took one game at a time and not worry about the points table.

If we win it will take care of itself. We are looking at faces who haven’t got chances. Santner, Monu come in for Josh and Shardul.

Playing XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)

Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Moeen Ali, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Chennai Super Kings(CSK)

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(w/c), Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Monu Kumar.

RCB vs CSK Highlights

Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) Batting

Devdutt Padikkal and Finch get in to lead RCB. Chahar gets in to open the strike against RCB. Finch stars an aggressive opening by hitting a couple of boundaries of the first over. Sam Curran in his first over puts an end to the Finch by dismissing him while scoring 15 runs.

At the end of the powerplay, RCB scored 46 runs for 1 wicket loss. Santner in his second over dismissed Devdutt Padikkal and makes the early wickets for CSK. Ab de Villiers and Virat Kohli join hand to lead RCB.

CSK is in need to break this dangerous partnership as they lead RCB to score 72 runs for 2 wicket loss. The much-expected break has been done by Chahar as he dismissed Ab de Villiers for 39 runs. In the 19th over Sam dismissed Moeen Ali and Virat Kohli put pressure on the RCB at the death overs.

Chahar with another wicket of the last over restricts RCB to score 145 runs for 6 wicket loss.

Chennai Super Kings(CSK) Batting

Ruturaj Gaikwad and du Plessis gets in to lead the CSK. CSK is in need to win the match to get rid of their worst defeat nightmare. Though CSK made an impressive start Chris Morris with an excellent delivery dismissed du Plessis. At the end of the powerplay, CSK scored 48 runs for 1 wicket loss.

Ruturaj Gaikwad with an impressive start leads CSK to score 82 runs for 1 wicket loss. Rayudu and Gaikwad lead CSK to cross 100 runs in total. Chahal with his impressive spin dismissed Rayudu while scoring 39 runs.

CSK skipper gets in to join hands with Gaikwad. With a maiden IPL, fifty Gaikwad leads CSK to win the match against RCB. CSK beat RCB by 8 wickets.

Watch RCB vs CSK highlights

Also read: IPL 2020 Points Table – Indian Premier League Team Standings

Man of the Match 

Ruturaj Gaikwad | CSK

It feels good, and to win the game for the team and stay not-out till the end more importantly feels better than the personal milestone. It was tough for me, quarantining for a lot more days compared to the other guys. Everyone was with me – my friends, family.

I was practicing well and I knew one good knock was just around the corner. Unfortunately just got out in three matches, but the management supported me including Mahi Bhai. The wicket was slow. I was proactive out there, calculating which bowler to target and whom to not, and it worked out well for me.

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