RCB vs CSK / Chennai won the toss and decided to bowl - see the playing 11 of both

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 18, 2024, 07:06 PM
RCB vs CSK: In the 68th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match will be played at the home ground M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from 7:30 pm onwards. There is a possibility of rain with thunderstorm at Chinnaswamy Stadium this evening. However, Chinnaswamy is one of the few stadiums in the country where the drainage system is much better. The match can be started here after the rain storm.

In today's match, CSK and RCB have a chance to reach the playoffs. If CSK wins, it will easily reach the play-offs. Whereas RCB will have to win by at least 18 runs. If RCB wins by 17 runs or less, will be eliminated on the basis of lower net run rate.

Team update

Bengaluru's Will Jacques and Reece Topley will not be able to play in today's match. Both these players have returned to their country England.

Chennai won the toss, chose bowling

Chennai won the toss and decided to bowl first. In such a situation, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be seen batting first. Captain Ruturaj Gaikwad said that his team will be seen playing with one change in this match. Mitchell Santner has got a chance in place of Moeen Ali. Whereas, RCB will be seen playing without any changes.

The playing 11 of both the teams is as follows

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (captain), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Cameron Green, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Karn Sharma, Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Siraj.

Chennai Super Kings: Rachin Ravindra, Ruturaj Gaikwad (captain), Daryl Mitchell, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande, Simarjeet Singh, Mahish Theekshana.