Chennai vs Bangalore in IPL Today: The 19th match of the IPL 2021 season will be played today between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). This match to be held in Mumbai will be played on the Pata pitch of Wankhede Stadium. In such a situation, this match can be high scoring. CSK has always been heavy on RCB. In the last 10 matches played between the two, Chennai have defeated Bengaluru 8 times.
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RCB is at the top in the point table, while CSK is at number-2. The Bangalore team, captained by Virat Kohli, has won all 4 of their matches so far in the season. At the same time, CSK has won 3 out of 4 matches under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Scored 200+ 5 Times in a Season
Actually, the Wankhede pitch is considered to be helpful to the batsmen. While both the teams are full of aggressive batsmen. This season has scored over 200 times 5 times. In this, it was amazing only on the pitch of Mumbai 4 times. Once the Bangalore team scored 204 against Kolkata on the pitch of Chennai. Chennai team has won a match against Kolkata by scoring 220 runs in Wankhede.
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Chennai Team Always Heavy on Bengaluru
Talking about the matches between the two teams, the Chennai team, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has always dominated Bangalore, led by Virat Kohli. In the 27 matches between the two so far, CSK has won 17 and RCB has won only 9 matches. One match was inconclusive.
RCB Opening Does not Break
If CSK wants to win the match, it will have to break the opening pair of RCB, which is very difficult. On behalf of RCB, Devdutt Padikkal and captain Virat Kohli do the opening. In the previous match, Padikkal scored a century and Kohli hit a fifty. Both had chased a target of 178 runs without losing wickets against Rajasthan. Chennai vs Bangalore in IPL Today.
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In the middle order, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers and Washington Sundar strengthen the RCB. Maxwell is also the team’s top scorer. He has scored 176 runs in 4 matches so far. In the lower order, the team has hitters like Kyle Jameson and Harshal Patel.
CSK’s Strong Batting Till Number 9
CSK team openers Rituraj Gaikwad and Faf Duplessis are in form. In the last match, both had put a fifty against Kolkata, due to which the team won. The two had a century partnership. Apart from him, there are great batsmen in the middle order like Moin Ali, Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja. In the lower order, Sam Karan and Shardul Thakur can hit big hits. That is, batting is number 9 in CSK team.