CSK vs RCB Match Prediction IPL 2018

Chennai Super Kings will be facing Royals Challengers Bangalore for the second time on their new home ground Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. The match between these two will be played on May 5th at 8 P.M.

The teams faced each other for the first time in this IPL 2018 was on 25th April. On that day, CSK chased a target of 205 runs which was scored by RCB. In that match, Ambati Rayudu’s 82 runs in 53 balls and MS Dhoni’s 70 runs from just 34 balls helped CSK to achieve the target of 207 runs and defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore on their first match against RCB of the IPL 2018 season. By scoring 70 runs and helping CSK to defeat RCB in that match, Dhoni was awarded as Man of the Match.

CSK’s season has been quite good for them as they have lost only two matches to date. They have a strong line-up in both batting and bowling and are looking in good form to face any target thrown at them. For Chennai Super Kings right now the highest run scorer till date it Ambati Rayudu with 370 runs. On the bowlers’ section, the highest wicket-taker for CSK is Shardul Thakur with 8 wickets.

Royal Challengers Bangalore is still facing problem to get back on the track this IPL 2018 season. They have only won 2 matches out the ones they have played. As per the score in the table, it is hard for RCB to make comeback if they wish to play in playoffs. For now in IPL 2018 so far, the highest run scorer for RCB is the captain Virat Kohli with 317 runs. On the bowling end, the most wicket taker, for now, is Umesh Yadav with 9 wickets.

On counting this season’s match, CSK and RCB have faced each other for a total of 21 times. Out of which Super Kings have won 13 times and Royal Challengers has won 7 matches. In 2012, a match between RCB and CSK was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled.  So in this match will RCB be able to take its revenge or CSK will maintain its winning streak and add one more win to its tally?

Head to Head:

Matches Played Chennai Super Kings Royals Challengers Bangalore No Result

21

13 7

1

 

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