Faf Du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bangalore bounced back from a defeat to Lucknow Super Giants with a victory over Delhi Capitals, while MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings suffered a home loss to Rajasthan Royals in their recent outing.
RCB, who opened their campaign with a win over CSK, registered a victory over DC before being stunned by KKR. But the defending champions seem to have corrected their course quickly with a win over PBKS.
CSK, meanwhile, opened their campaign with a convincing win over Sunrisers Hyderabad before being pegged back by a defeat to PBKS. The inaugural champions, however, have bounced back in style winning two of two.
RCB vs CSK IPL 2023 Predicted Line-up
RCB Playing 11 vs CSK: Virat Kohli, Faf Du Plessis (captain), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wayne Parnell, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Mohammed Siraj.
CSK Playing 11 vs RCB: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Dwaine Pretorius, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh.
RCB vs CSK: 4 Players who will score Most Runs in the Match
Here are four players who can star for their team with the bat in the match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore, and end up as the top run-scorers in Match 24 of IPL 2023.
Virat Kohli (RCB): The star batter is in rich vein of form, scoring 214 runs, including three fifties in Bengaluru. Kohli has also scored close to 1000 runs against CSK in IPL and is expected to continue his run-scoring form at home, where he has scored over 2500 runs.
Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK): The Orange Cap winner from 2021 season, Gaikwad started the season with a bang, scoring 92 against Gujarat Titans, and has since taken his tally to 197 runs including two fifties in 4 innings. He is expected to score big again.
Faf Du Plessis (RCB): The RCB skipper failed in his previous two challenges against his former side CSK, but has been in good form this season, having scored 197 runs, including 2 fifties in 4 innings. He will want to continue his partnership with Kohli.
Shivam Dube (CSK): The all-rounder has been good in the little opportunity he has got to bat this season and will be licking his lips at the prospect of playing at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, where he can clear the boundary at ease.
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