RCB VS CSK: IPL 2024 68th Pre-match Predictions

RCB vs CSK: The 68th match of this IPL 2024 will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings.

After meeting in the first match of the TATA IPL 2024, Chennai Super Kings will be now meeting the Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 18th May 2023. As the 68th match of the season approaches, it could mark the final occasion for fans to witness both Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni sharing the field together.

Chennai Super Kings Players List & Role

CSK Team IPL 2024: Check the complete squad of Chennai Super Kings for IPLT20 along with full Players List
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Ruturaj Gaikwad (C)Batter
Rachin RavindraBatting All-Rounder
Ajinkya RahaneBatter
Daryl MitchellBatting All-Rounder
Shivam DubeBatting All-Rounder
MS Dhoni Wicket-Keeper/Batter
Ravindra JadejaBowling All-Rounder
Tushar DeshpandeBowler
Deepak ChaharBowler
Matheesha Pathirana/Bowler
Mustafizur RahmanBowler

Royal Challengers Bangalore Players List & Role

RCB Team IPL 2024: Check the complete squad of Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPLT20 along with full Players List
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Faf du Plessis (C)Batter
Virat KohliBatter
Rajat PatidarBatter
Glenn MaxwellBatting All-Rounder
Cameron GreenBatting All-Rounder
Dinesh KarthikWicket-Keeper/Batter
Mahipal LomrorBowling All-Rounder
Yash DayalBowler
Mohammed SirajBowler
Mayank DagarBowler
Akash DeepBowler

First Face-Off

In the 15th match of the IPL 2008 season, the Chennai Super Kings clashed with the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on April 28th. Opting to bat after winning the toss, the Chennai Super Kings posted a competitive total of 178 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. As for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, their pursuit of the target fell short by 13 runs as they were dismissed for just 165 runs.

Previous IPL Results

In the history of the Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore have crossed paths a total of 32 times. Impressively, the Yellow Army has emerged victorious in 21 of these encounters while the Royal Challengers Bangalore have managed to secure only 10 wins against their formidable rivals.

Previous Results

Date of the MatchWinner of the Match
Date of the MatchWinner of the MatchWon by
28-Apr-2008Chennai Super Kings13 runs
21-May-2008Royal Challengers Bangalore14 runs
20-April-2009Chennai Super Kings92 runs
14-May-2009Royal Challengers Bangalore2 wickets
23-May-2009Royal Challengers Bangalore6 wickets
23-March-2010Royal Challengers Bangalore36 runs
31-March-2010Chennai Super Kings5 wickets
16-Apr-2011Chennai Super Kings21 runs
22-May-2011Chennai Super Kings8 wickets
24-May-2011Chennai Super Kings6 wickets
28-May-2011Chennai Super Kings58 runs
12-Apr-2012Chennai Super Kings5 wickets
13-Apr-2013Chennai Super Kings4 wickets
18-May-2013Royal Challengers Bangalore24 runs
18-May-2014Royal Challengers Bangalore5 wickets
24-May-2014Chennai Super Kings8 wickets
22-April-2015Chennai Super Kings27 runs
4-May-2015Chennai Super Kings24 runs
22-May-2015Chennai Super Kings3 wickets
25-April-2018Chennai Super Kings5 wickets
5-May-2018Chennai Super Kings6 wickets
23-Mar-2019Chennai Super Kings7 wickets
21-Apr-2019Royal Challengers Bangalore1 run
10-Oct-2020Royal Challengers Bangalore37 runs
25-Oct-2020Chennai Super Kings8 wickets
25-Apr-2021Chennai Super Kings69 runs
24-Sept-2021Chennai Super Kings6 wickets
12-Apr-2022Chennai Super Kings23 runs
4-May-2022Royal Challengers Bangalore13 runs
17-Apr-2023Chennai Super Kings8 runs
22-Mar-2024Chennai Super Kings6 wickets

Pre-Match Analysis

Ahead of the match, a thorough pre-match analysis covers all bases. From player form and team strategies to pitch conditions and weather forecasts, every aspect is examined to provide fans with comprehensive insights into what to expect on match day.

Probable best batter of the Match

Virat Kohli claims the title of the top batsman for this match, boasting an impressive record of 539 runs from his last 10 innings, with an outstanding average of 77 runs per inning.

Probable best bowler of the Match

Deepak Chahar emerges as the standout bowler for this match, with a tally of 15 wickets from his last 9 matches.

Match Details

The 68th match of the TATA IPL 2024 is scheduled between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Pitch Report

The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore has earned a reputation as a haven for batsmen, thanks to its conducive pitch conditions and shorter boundaries. The flat surface of the pitch makes it ideal for batting, allowing players to unleash their strokes with ease.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

Given the data from the statistics outlined above, the Chennai Super Kings seem to be the stronger team and are in a better position to clinch victory in this upcoming match.