CSK vs BLR Team Prediction: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 10 October 2020 (Dubai). Two heavyweights and arch-rivals of IPL are up against each other in this high voltage game.
Chennai Super Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the league match of IPL 2020 aka Indian Premier League which will be played at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.
Chennai Super Kings have just won two of their six games in the tournament so far and their losing template is almost the same in every game they have played. The middle-order is unable to play according to the situation and they do rely heavily on the Faf-Watson partnership upfront. Bowling has done well with the likes of Dwayne Bravo and Shardul Thakur peaking at the right moment. The CSK side should resolve their batting intent really soon.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, lost their last game of the tournament but still have managed to win three of their five games in the tournament so far. They are looking solid as their batting has done really well so far whereas the bowling has been decent as well according to their usual standards. This is going to be a golden opportunity for them to reach the top half of the table.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been really good for the batting in the first innings whereas it gets a little slower in the 2nd innings. The average 1st innings batting score in IPL 2020 in Dubai is 182.
Total IPL 2020 Games Played: 10; Batting 1st Won: 9; Batting 2nd Won: 1
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Chennai Super Kings – Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shivam Dubey, Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Chennai Super Kings – Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Chennai Super Kings – Deepak Chahar and Dwayne Bravo.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Isuru Udana
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Devdutt Padikkal.
CSK vs BLR Team Wicket-Keeper
AB de Villiers (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. AB has been in a decent form and has already scored two half-centuries in the tournament so far. He is batting at an outstanding average of 51.67.
CSK vs BLR Team Batsmen
Shane Watson (Price 9) and Faf du Plessis (Price 10) will be our batsmen from the Chennai Super Kings. Faf has been absolutely fantastic in the tournament so far and has scored 299 runs at an average of 74.75 which includes three half-centuries whereas Watson has been in a really good form and has scored 133 runs in the last couple of innings. Both of them are the main run-scorers of the side.
Virat Kohli (Price 10.5) and Devdutt Padikkal (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat has finally found his form in the tournament and has scored 115 runs in the last couple of games whereas Devdutt has batted really well as an opener and has already scored three half-centuries in his batting. Both of them are great players of this format.
CSK vs BLR Team All-Rounders
Moeen Ali (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Ali will be the vital cog of this RCB side. He picked a wicket in the last game and can be lethal in this game as well whereas his batting credentials are not hidden as well.
Sam Curran (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Chennai Super Kings. Curran has picked seven wickets in the tournament so far and has been bowling really well in the tournament. The left-arm seam bowling will always remain a threat in any format.
CSK vs BLR Team Bowlers
Deepak Chahar (Price 8.5) and Shardul Thakur (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Chennai Super Kings. Thakur has been bowling really well for his side and has picked five wickets in just three games this season whereas Deepak is swinging the ball really well in the powerplay overs and is a genuine wicket-taker as well. Both of them are vital parts of this CSK bowling set-up.
Yuzvendra Chahal (Price 9) and Isuru Udana (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Chahal has picked eight wickets in the tournament and has been the best bowler of the side as always whereas Udana has also impressed everyone and has picked five wickets in just three games. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Chennai Super Kings will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Faf du Plessis and Shubhman Gill
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Andre Russel and Shane Watson
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.