Chennai Super Kings will lock horns against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday at Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. Chennai Super Kings will be coming into this match after a huge defeat against Mumbai Indians. Chennai Super Kings are now out of playoff race and they will make some changes in their starting XI in this match.

On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore are playing good cricket throughout the whole tournament. Royal Challengers Bangalore are eyeing to get the top two spots in the league table to have one extra chance to qualify for the playoffs. So, a win is very much important for them in this match.

Pitch Report:

The teams are winning with chasing the score successfully in this ground. The ball is spinning a bit more in this surface than the other two. So, the slow bowlers will certainly get the advantage in these pitches.

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Head To Head Record:

Total Matches Played: 25

Chennai Super Kings Won: 15

Royal Challengers Bangalore Won: 8

No Results: 1

Predicted Starting XI; Chennai Super Kings Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Chennai Super Kings:

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Narayan Jagadessan, MS Dhoni (C&WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazelwood, Imran Tahir.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 

Virat Kohli (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, AB De Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Yuzi Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, , Isuru Udana.

Key Players:

Chennai Super Kings:

Sam Curran

Faf Du Plessis

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

Virat Kohli

AB De Villiers

Captain And Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Choices: Sam Curran, Virat Kohli

Vice-Captain Choices: Faf Du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, AB De Villiers, Chris Morris

Probable Winner: Royal Challengers Bangalore

Chennai Super Kings’ captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that he has not seen enough sparks from his youngsters. That’s why in the first few matches of the tournament, the management has backed the players despite not being at their best. In the match against Mumbai Indians, the management of Chennai Super Kings has given chance to Ruturaj Gaikwad and Narayan Jagadeesan. However, both of them have gone back to the pavilion after scoring no runs. Imran Tahir has played the first match of the tournament.

However, he has not been able to take a single wicket in the match against Mumbai Indians. Sam Curran has scored a fifty to give Chennai Super Kings something to defend. However, the bowlers have failed to take a single wicket of Mumbai Indians. There are several problems in the squad of Chennai Super Kings. They will have to rebuild their core once again and the next three matches will certainly be tough for them.

Royal Challengers Bangalore have played a perfect game against Kolkata Knight Riders. Mohammed Siraj has shown his class in the first few overs in the powerplay. The management of Royal Challengers Bangalore will like to go with the same starting XI in the next match as well. Royal Challengers Bangalore are not changing their team much in this season and that’s certainly a good sign for them.