The Chennai Super Kings will be facing the Royal Challengers Bangalore in an epic class tomorrow in match 22 of IPL 2022 at the DY Patil Sports Stadium. Both the teams have had several intense encounters in the past seasons of this prestigious League. Royal Challengers Bangalore presently are in really good form with three wins in their last 3 games.
Chennai Super Kings on the other hand has had an unexpectedly poor start to their campaign with defeats in all of the four matches they played so far this season. The two teams will be battling it out tomorrow in another epic chapter in their historic rivalry thereby providing their fans with another opportunity to watch some mouth-watering cricket.
CSK vs RCB: Match Details
- Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match 22, IPL 2022
- Venue: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai
- Date & Time: April 12, 7:30 PM
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Analysis
Gameplan – Bangalore who had to suffer a defeat in the opening match of this season against Punjab has never looked back thereon with three straight victories since then. The team has delivered excellent combined performances and most of the departments have clicked properly as per the demands of the situation during the game.
Some player or the other has lived up to his worth in an expected manner and one his side the game against all the odds. A big positive for the side so far has been good finishing from the batters lower down the order. The bowlers also have assisted the betters properly. The team management will be hoping for another brilliant display from the team against Chennai Super Kings tomorrow.
Possible Playing XI:- Faf du Plessis (c), Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), David Willey/Josh Hazlewood, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel/Siddharth Kaul, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
Chennai Super Kings: Analysis
Gameplan – The Chennai Super Kings unlike their opponents will be under a lot of pressure when they take the field tomorrow for the crunch match versus RCB. The defending champions have been really able to start from where they left last season when they lifted the trophy. The majority of their highly anticipated players from last season have failed to deliver any quality performance this season so far. The team management has been disappointed by all the departments be it batting or bowling.
Miraculously coming back from all the players is necessary here on for the Chennai Super Kings to initiate a turnaround in this campaign of theirs. The team management also is hopeful of seeing the old vintage side of the team in tomorrow’s game so that the yellow army gets back to winning ways soon.
Possible Playing XI:- Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar.
Probable Top Performers
Probable best batsman of the match- Virat Kohli
RCB’s ex-captain Virat Kohli who has multiple records to his name related to the tournament has been blowing hot and cold for the past few seasons. The star batsman’s lack of consistency has been a major cause of his side’s failure in important situations. Virat however sword science of getting back to his old rhythm with free-flowing innings of 48 against Mumbai Indians in the previous match.
Maybe it’s time for him to be back at his imperious best once against one of his favourite oppositions in tomorrow’s match. The team management and all the fans will be hoping for a brilliant batting performance from Virat Kohli tomorrow for sure.
Probable best bowler of the match- Harshal Patel
Last IPL season’s leading wicket-taker – Harshal Patel has shown some brilliant form with a ball right from the beginning of the season too. Much of the credit for RCB’s good performance should go to the crucial bowling spells of Harshal Patel which help his side choke the opposition. His wonderful and highly effective spells during various phases of the innings have been indispensable to his side for long. In the previous game against Mumbai Indians to the bold, a high economics spell conceding just 23 runs in 4 overs and picking up the crucial wicket of Rohit Sharma. The team management will be hoping for another brilliant performance from their key bowler in tomorrow’s match against CSK.
CSK vs RCB: Head to head stats
Chennai Super Kings clearly lead The Royal Challengers Bangalore in terms of wins during the games so far played between the two sides in the history of IPL. Chennai has 18 times out of the 29 matches they’ve played with RCB while the Kohli led side has managed only 9 wins. The last time these two sides met, Chennai was the team that ended on the winning side, back in the 2021 IPL. It remains to be seen as to who wins tomorrow’s game
- Total Matches Played – 29
- Matches Won by CSK – 18
- Matches Won by RCB – 9
CSK vs RCB: Winning Prediction
Today’s match predictions – Csk to win the match
After a lot of close analysis made on the basis of the batting, bowling strengths and several other aspects related to both the sides to the face-off tomorrow, we feel that the Chennai Super Kings village past and inform Royal Challengers Bangalore side in a crunch game.
The Chennai Super Kings who have been held back by the poor form of their highly-rated player so far self possibly finally be finding their players at the best of rhythm in tomorrow’s game. A went tomorrow will finally be helping the defending champions to get back some confidence after a terrible start to their campaign. The team management and all their fans will also be hoping for a quick and efficient turnaround from the players with a convincing win against Bangalore tomorrow.