Bengaluru vs Chennai Live: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is facing Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL-2021 Phase-2 today. The match started with CSK winning the toss and electing to bowl. RCB batting first scored 156/6 and set a target of 157 runs in front of Chennai. CSK, running in excellent form, won the match at the loss of 4 wickets and made their name. With the victory in the match, the team has once again reached the top of the points table.
CSK Got Off to a Great Start
Chasing the target, Faf du Plessis and Rituraj Gaikwad gave CSK a good start. Both added 71 runs for the first wicket. Gaikwad, who was in good form, scored 38 runs off 26 balls and was dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal. After his wicket, Glenn Maxwell du Plessis took 31 wickets in the very first ball of his over. After the opening pair returned to the dressing room, Harshal Patel dealt a third blow to CSK by dismissing Moeen Ali (23). In the 16th over, Ambati Rayudu hit two consecutive fours in Harshal Patel’s over and worked to bring Chennai closer to victory, but Harshal also dismissed Rayudu (32) for 2 fours.
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RCB’s Batting, Kohli and Padikkal’s Half Centuries
Captain Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal got RCB off to a great start. The duo shared a 55-run partnership for the first wicket in the powerplay. In the 12th over, Teek’s score crossed 100. Both hit half-centuries. The partnership of 111 runs between the two was broken by Dwayne Bravo by dismissing Virat Kohli. Kohli played an innings of 53 runs. In the 17th over, Shardul gave two blows in two consecutive balls. Bengaluru vs Chennai.
AB de Villiers 12 and Devdutt Padikkal got out after scoring 70 runs. Tim David scored a run and was dismissed by Deepak Chahar. Maxwell was dismissed for 11 off Bravo’s delivery. Harshal Patel also lost his wicket on Bravo’s gant after scoring three runs. For CSK, Bravo took three, Shardul Thakur two while Deepak Chahar took one wicket.
Two Changes in RCB’s Team
There were two changes in Virat Kohli’s squad for this match against CSK. The reason for Sachin Baby was Navdeep Saini in the playing XI while Tim David was included in the last eleven in place of Kyle Jamieson. At the same time, CSK has landed in this match without any change.
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Both Team Playing XI
RCB – Virat Kohli (capt), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Navdeep Saini, Tim David, Mohammad Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal.
CSK – Faf du Plessis, Rituraj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.