Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, CSK Playing 11 vs RCB (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 49, CSK vs RCB. The 49th match will be contested between RCB vs CSK on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 7.30 PM in MCA Stadium, Pune.
Most recently, CSK has lost against Kolkata, Lucknow, Punjab, Hyderabad, and Gujarat. Ravindra Jadeja’s (who handed over the captaincy to MS Dhoni) side has had a poor start to the season with six losses. The Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, will be hoping to get those two points to move up to 12 and into a more comfortable place among the top teams in IPL season 15.
Chennai Super Kings won the previous game against SunRisers Hyderabad under MS Dhoni’s captaincy. MS Dhoni made a strong return to captaincy as he led Chennai Super Kings to a 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MCA Stadium on Sunday night.
Asked to bat, Chennai posted 202 for two in their 20 overs, and in response, Hyderabad finished on 189 for six in their 20 overs. Chennai got off to a fantastic start as their openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway put on a massive stand. They scored runs at will and at a good pace.
Ruturaj Gaikwad was getting close to a hundred but he got anxious and was dismissed for 99 off 57 balls with six boundaries and six sixes. Devon Conway finished on an unbeaten 85 off 55 balls with eight boundaries and four sixes. In the end, Chennai finished on 202 for two in their 20 overs.
In their previous encounter in IPL 2022, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) registered their first victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 after defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 23 runs at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. CSK reached a massive total of 216/4 thanks to Shivam Dube’s 95* and Robin Uthappa’s 88, before Maheesh Theekshana’s fantastic four-wicket haul, helped CSK secure their first win of the season.
When Chennai and Bangalore met in the first half of IPL 2022, CSK’s Shivam Dube (95* off 46) and Robin Uthappa (88 off 50) starred in a 23-run win. CSK put up 216 for 4 batting first and then held RCB to 193 for 9. CSK is languishing at 9th place in the points table with 6 points having won 3 and lost 6 games in the IPL 2022 points table.
Dwayne Bravo is CSK’s top wicket-taker with 14 scalps after eight games, whereas Shivam Dube is their top scorer with 247 runs at an average of 35.29. Announcing CSK’s changes at the toss, skipper MS Dhoni said Dwayne Bravo is “not fit” for the game against Hyderabad but only mentioned that Shivam Dube “also moves out” of the team. Pacers Deepak Chahar and Adam Milne have already been ruled out from IPL 2022 for injuries.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, CSK Playing 11 vs RCB (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 49, CSK vs RCB
Robin Uthappa has played for various franchises since IPL 2008. Last season, the right-handed batsman scored 115 runs in 4 games for the Chennai Super Kings team with 1 fifty. He has scored 228 runs so far in 9 IPL 2022 games averaging 28.5 at an impressive strike rate of 141.61 including 2 fifties.