CSK vs RCB 68th Match IPL 2024 Match Analysis & Prediction


Faf du Plessis’ Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) will take on Ruturaj Gaikwad’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Match No. 68 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday.

Defending champions CSK, enjoying a better net score (14 points, NRR 0.528), enter the match as favorites. Historically, they have dominated this stadium, having lost to the home team only once in eight meetings. RCB, on the other hand, has 12 runs and a net run-rate of 0.387.

Adding to the excitement is the imminent threat of rain. If the match is canceled, CSK will advance to the playoffs. For RCB, a win by at least 18 runs or a successful chase with around 11 balls to spare is crucial to keep their playoff hopes alive.

RCB vs CSK Pitch Report
The average first-innings score at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium this season is 193, indicating a high-scoring game. Fans can expect another thrilling contest with plenty of runs in what promises to be one of the biggest matches of the tournament.

RCB vs CSK Weather Report
According to the weather forecast, there is 66 per cent chance of rainfall in the evening on May 18. The Indian Metrological Department has also issued an orange alert for the next three days, starting Saturday

RCB vs CSK head-to-head stats
Matches played: 33, RCB won: 10, CSK won: 22, No result: 1

RCB vs CSK head-to-head at M Chinnaswamy Stadium
Matches played: 10, RCB won: 4, CSK won: 5, No result: 1

RCB overall record at M Chinnaswamy Stadium
Matches played: 90, Won: 42, Lost: 43, Tied: 1, No result: 4

RCB predicted XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Mahipal Lomror, Cameron Green, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yash Dayal, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Lockie Ferguson

CSK predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Sameer Rizvi, MS Dhoni (wk), Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande

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