CSK vs BLR Team Prediction: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – 25 April 2021 (Mumbai). Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, and Moeen Ali will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Chennai Super Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the league match of IPL 2021, aka Indian Premier League, which will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Chennai Super Kings struggled in the first game, and they have now won three games in a row. The all-round performance of Moeen Ali is a big boost for the side, whereas Jadeja, Faf, and Curran have also been brilliant. However, the likes of Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni need to step up.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have won all four of their games, and they would want to continue their unbeaten run. Glenn Maxwell and Ab de Villiers are in brilliant form, whereas Virat and Devdutt also proved their class in the last game. The bowling of Harshal Patel has been great, whereas Kyle Jamieson & Mohammad Siraj are also bowling well.
Pitch Report – This pitch has always been a brilliant batting wicket, but the pacers are getting help on it lately. The average 1st innings batting score in the IPL 2021 games played here is 181 runs.
Total IPL 2021 Games: 8; Batting 1st Won: 3; Batting 2nd Won: 5
Match Details :
Time:- 3.30 PM, Stadium:- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai; Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Chennai Super Kings – Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Kane Richardson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Chennai Super Kings – Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, and AB de Villiers.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Chennai Super Kings – Shardul Thakur
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Harshal Patel
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Moeen Ali, and Faf du Plessis.
CSK vs BLR Team Wicket-Keeper
AB de Villiers (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Villiers has scored 125 runs this season at an average of 62.50, whereas his strike rate has been 189.39. He is a world-class player.
CSK vs BLR Team Batsmen
Faf du Plessis (Price 10) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Price 8) will be our batsmen from the Chennai Super Kings. Plessis has scored 164 runs this season at an average of 82.00, whereas his strike rate has been 145.13. Gaikwad had a rough start to IPL 2021, but he scored a brilliant half-century in the last game. Both of them will open the innings together.
Virat Kohli (Price 10.5) and Devdutt Padikkal (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat scored 466 runs last season, whereas he has scored 143 runs at an average of 47.66 in IPL 2021. Padikkal scored 473 runs at an average of 31.53 in IPL 2020, whereas he scored a brilliant century in the last game. Both of them are going to open the innings for the RCB.
CSK vs BLR Team All-Rounders
Glenn Maxwell (Price 9.5) and Washington Sundar (Price 8) will be our all-rounders from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Maxwell had a stellar BBL10, whereas he has scored 176 runs at an average of 58.66 in IPL 2021. Sundar has scalped three wickets in the tournament, and he is helpful in managing credits.
Moeen Ali (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Chennai Super Kings. Ali has scored 133 runs this season at an average of 33.25, whereas he has scalped four wickets in bowling.
CSK vs BLR Team Bowlers
Deepak Chahar (Price 8.5) and Lungi Ngidi (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Chennai Super Kings. Chahar has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, whereas Ngidi has scalped three wickets in the only game he has played. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Mohammad Siraj (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Siraj has scalped five wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been 6.06.
[You may take Kyle Jamieson instead of Lungi Ngidi]
Match Prediction: Royal Challengers Bangalore will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Virat Kohli and Moeen Ali
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
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.