CSK Playing 11 vs RCB - IPL 2024, Match 68

Updated - 18 May 2024, 06:41 PM

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Chennai Super Kings are all set to take on Royal Challengers Bengaluru in their final league match of IPL 2024. The encounter takes place at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Ruturaj Gaikwad is the captain of CSK in IPL 2024. 

CSK outplayed RCB in the opening encounter of IPL 2024. They can book a berth in playoffs with a win in their next game. Below is CSK's predicted playing 11 for the clash. 

CSK Playing 11 vs RCB - IPL 2024, Match 68

Rachin Ravindra

Rachin Ravindra might open the innings in the next game too as Ajinkya Rahane has highly failed as an opener.  The left-handed batsman has added 161 runs in 9 games at 159+ strike rate. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad (C) 

Ruturaj Gaikwad is the captain of CSK in IPL 2024. He played a crucial match-winning knock of unbeaten 42 runs in the last match. He will be the other opener for the team. 

Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell will bat at a one-down position. The Kiwi batter has done a decent job with the bat in IPL 2024. He accounts for 314 runs in 12 games at a 144+ strike rate. 

Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali has been part of 8 games in IPL 2024. In 5 innings, he has slammed 128 runs at an average of 25.60. He has also slammed 1 half-century. 

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Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube is among the most crucial batters for CSK in IPL 2024. The left-handed batter has mustered 389 runs in 13 games at a strike rate of 169+ including 3 half-centuries. 

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja will be a crucial spin all-rounder for the side. Jadeja has added 225 runs in 10 innings and also captured 8 wickets at 7.47 economy. 

MS Dhoni (WK)

MS Dhoni will be a lower-order batsman and wicketkeeper for CSK against RCB. Dhoni has slammed 136 runs in 10 innings at a strike rate of 68+. 

Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur will be one of the pacers for the side. The right-arm seamer has only got 3 wickets in 8 games in IPL 2024. He has a decent economy of 8.96. However, CSK is short of their key pacers and might induct Thakur once again. 

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Tushar Deshpande 

Tushar Deshpande grabbed 2 wickets in the previous game. The right-arm pacer has bagged 16 wickets in 12 games at an economy of 8.52. He is the leading wicket-taker for the team. 

Simarjeet Singh 

Simarjeet Singh picked a 3-wicket haul in the last match and also won the Player of the Match award. He will be another pacer against RCB. The right-arm pacer has got 5 wickets in 3 games in IPL 2024. 

Maheesh Theekshana

Maheesh Theekshana can be another member of the spin department. The Sri Lankan spinner has picked 2 wickets in 4 games at an economy of 7.43. 

Impact Players 

For impact players, CSK can go ahead with players like Ajinkya Rahane, Sameer Rizvi, Prashant Solanki, Ajay Mandal, and Mukesh Choudhary.