RCB vs CSK Three-player battles to watch out for from today's last league match of IPL 2024

Royal Challengers Bengaluru led by Faf Du Plessis are set to lock horns against the joint most successful team of the Indian Premier League – Chennai Super Kings in the 68th game of IPL 2024 on 18th May at Bengaluru’s M.Chinnaswamy Stadium. With the T20 league reaching it’s business end, the Southern – Derby can prove to be a do or die game if one of Lucknow Super Giants and Sunrisers Hyderabad end up finishing at 14 points.

CSK and RCB played against each other in the opening game of the 17th edition of IPL and in that game, the Men in Yellow triumphed over the Bengaluru based team by six wickets.

CSK are currently on a three match winning streak against RCB and the home team will be looking to end the Men in Yellow’s Dominance against them by defeating them on Saturday and stay alive in the race of the playoffs. Bengaluru’s former skipper Virat Kohli is having a great outing with the bat in IPL 2024 having amassed 661 runs in 13 games and he’s the current holder of the orange cap as well.

Cricket fans all around the globe are looking forward to this highly anticipated clash but there’s some bad news as the weather of Bengaluru is not looking good and the Rain Gods might play spoilsport in the RCB vs CSK encounter.

Weather Forecast
IPL 2024 RCB vs CSK: The match may be canceled due to rain, know what will happen in case the match is not held? 2

According to the reports of AccuWeather, the chances of rainfall interfering with the game on the 18th of May are really high and the match might end up getting washed out due to rain. If the match gets abandoned due to rain, both the teams will then share one point each with each other and if that happens, then the Royal Challengers Bengaluru will effectively get eliminated from the race of playoffs.

AccuWeather says the weather is anticipated to be cloudy and thunderstorms are anticipated to take place during the afternoon period on 18th May. Alongside the thunderstorm, heavy rainfall is expected in the evening and it could affect the chances of the CSK RCB match taking place properly.

The chances of cloud cover are 99% while the precipitation chances are 73%.

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