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


Last Update on: April 17th, 2023 at 04:36 pm

IPL Match Today: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings (RCB vs CSK): Royal Challengers Bangalore will be locking horns against Chennai Super Kings in the 24th match of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.

One of the biggest fixtures of the IPL, the contest between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings has rarely disappointed and the upcoming game promises to be a good one too. Both teams will be desperate to win the upcoming game and improve their position in the league.

Royal Challengers Bangalore gained some much-needed momentum by winning their last match against Delhi Capitals. The Bengaluru-based outfit was in desperate need of the win after losing two games in a row. The Faf du Plessis-led side started the season on a good note by thrashing Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets.

However, they could not extend the winning start in the following two games. In their second game, Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed them by 81 runs before Lucknow Super Giants won a last-ball thriller against them.

IPL Match Today: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings (RCB vs CSK)
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni. Image Credits: BCCI

Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, are coming into this game on the back of a defeat. They began the season with a 5-wicket loss against defending champions Gujarat Titans. The 4-time champions, however, were quick to bounce back with two fine wins.

It was followed by a narrow 3-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals at home. Needing 21 runs off the final over, Chennai Super Kings were on the verge of a famous win after MS Dhoni hit two back-to-back sixes. However, Sandeep Sharma defended 7 runs in the last 3 balls to guide the Royals to a thrilling win.

Talking about the points table, both teams are present in the bottom half. Both teams have 2 wins and as many defeats from their opening four games. Chennai Super Kings are in the sixth spot while Royal Challengers Bangalore are seventh spot.

Updated IPL Points Table:

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts NRR
Rajasthan Royals 5 4 1 0 0 8 1.354
Lucknow Super Giants 5 3 2 0 0 6 0.761
Gujarat Titans 5 3 2 0 0 6 0.192
Punjab Kings 5 3 2 0 0 6 -0.109
Kolkata Knight Riders 5 2 3 0 0 4 0.32
Chennai Super Kings 4 2 2 0 0 4 0.225
Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.316
Mumbai Indians 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.389
Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.822
Delhi Capitals 5 0 5 0 0 0 -1.488

(Table updated after 23rd match)

IPL match today: Pitch report:

The upcoming IPL Match Today will be played on a new pitch on the right edge of the square at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The stadium has traditionally witnessed high-scoring games and the toss-winning teams usually opt to chase.

The ongoing season has not been an exception either. The average first-innings score at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in IPL 2023 is 185. Two of the three games played at the venue have been won by the sides batting second. The ground has also helped the pacers at the start of the innings. In the previous game, five wickets were in the powerplay phase across both innings.

IPL match today: Who will win today’s IPL match?

Both Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a similar journey in IPL 2023 far. Both the teams have won 2 and lost two.

However, the momentum is present with Royal Challengers Bangalore thanks to their win in the last outing and they will be keen to make the most of it. Chennai Super Kings have a reputation for bouncing back but the hosts will start as slight favorites because of form and the home advantage. Toss will also play a crucial role in determining the winner.

IPL match today: Today IPL match player list:


Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Wayne Parnell, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Mohammed Siraj, Anuj Rawat, David Willey, Akash Deep, Karn Sharma, Suyash Prabhudessai, Manoj Bhandage, Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen, Siddarth Kaul, Sonu Yadav, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Himanshu Sharma

Chennai Super Kings:

Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Sisanda Magala, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santner, Shaik Rasheed, Subhranshu Senapati, RS Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Ben Stokes, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Deepak Chahar, Bhagath Varma, Nishant Sindhu

(Playing XIs will be updated after the toss)

IPL match today: Today IPL match live score

Keep following CricketAddictor for all the live updates and scores of the upcoming game.

IPL Match Today, RCB vs CSK: FAQs

Who won today’s IPL match?

(The winner’s name will be updated as soon as the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings comes to an end).

What is today’s IPL match schedule?

In today’s IPL action, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Chennai Super Kings at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Which team is today’s IPL match winner?

(The winner’s name will be updated as soon as the game between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings comes to an end).

Which IPL Match Today is?

The Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings match will take place today in IPL.

Which stadium is hosting the IPL match today?

Today’s IPL match is taking place at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Also Read: RCB vs CSK Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s IPL Match? IPL 2023, Match 24

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