RCB vs CSK (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings), Match 35 - Match Information
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Match 35
Date: 24th September 2021
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
RCB vs CSK (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings), Match 35 Preview
Match 35 of the "Indian T20 League, 2021" will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings (RCB vs CSK). The match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have played 8 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table, while Chennai Super Kings have also played 8 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.
In their previous encounter in this series, Ravindra Jadeja was the Man of the Match and Harshal Patel scored the highest fantasy points for Royal Challengers Bangalore with 77 match fantasy points while Ravindra Jadeja topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Chennai Super Kings with 217 match fantasy points.
In the last match played by Royal Challengers Bangalore against Kolkata Knight Riders, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 9 wickets. The top fantasy player for Royal Challengers Bangalore was Devdutt Padikkal who scored 29 fantasy points.
In their last match in this series against Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs. The top fantasy player for Chennai Super Kings was Dwayne Bravo who scored 124 fantasy points.
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RCB vs CSK, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 34 matches is 165 runs. The pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah is a balanced one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer.
Pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have earned 68% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.
RCB vs CSK, Head to Head
In the 28 matches played between these 2 teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 9 matches and Chennai Super Kings have won 18 matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Chennai Super Kings.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: Batters and Wicket-Keepers
After getting 30+ scores in his opening two games of the season, he has failed to register back-to-back scores of 30+ in the Indian T20 league 2021. However, this time, he is coming up against a side with whom he has a thumping record, scoring 895 runs, the most by any player in the Indian T20 league.
He has eight 50+ scores against them, with no other player registering more. He has scored 50 or more in two of the last three innings against Dhoni’s men.
He averages 56.00 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium and has been dismissed for below 30 runs just once in the five innings that he has batted at this venue in the Indian T20 league.
He managed his highest Indian T20 league score of 88* of 58 balls in the last game against the defending champions, Mumbai Indians.
He scored 121 fantasy points in that game, the most for any player. After starting the season slowly with just 20 runs in his opening 3 innings, the top-order batsman now has 264 runs in his last 5 innings at an average of 66.
In those 5 innings, he has scored runs at a SR of 152.6 as compared to his previous Indian T20 league SR of 108.7. Additionally, in the two previous innings he has batted against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, he has scores of 65* and 33, and could provide good returns once again against Kohli’s men.
Faf Du Plessis
He got out on a duck in the last game, but we know he has the potential to score big. His last 5 T20 scores before the last game were 84, 6, 19, 22, 120*.
He has played 4 games at Sharjah where he has managed to score 131 runs at an average of 32.75 at Strike rate of 142.39.
Moreover out of the 4 matches played at Sharjah where they are scheduled to play next he has scored 2 half centuries in 4 games which makes him a potential pick in your fantasy team.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
Harshal Patel went wicketless in his last match but has taken 3 wickets in 2 matches at a venue where they are scheduled to play next.
Looking at his performance in the 1st leg of Indian T20 League, Bangalore would expect him to continue his form. He has played 5 games against Chennai picking up 8 wickets. Moreover, he has never been wicketless when he has played against Chennai in the league.
Jamieson is the 2nd highest wicket taker for Bangalore this season. He has gone wicketless in only two of the eight matches he has featured in this season.
He would be an X factor pick for your team as he hasn’t performed at his potential. He has earned 43 points on an average in this edition of the Indian T20 league.
He has featured in the deam team 11 in 6 out of 8 games that he has played.
Shardul has earned 25 points on an average this season. He has come in handy with the bat as well. With the bowling variations that he has, he might end up taking wickets at the venue which is a paradise for batsmen. He now has bowled in 10 innings in UAE and taken 11 wickets, additionally he has managed to take at least one wicket in 8 of those 10 innings played.
He has 8 wickets in 6 matches played against Bangalore which makes him a potential pick for your fantasy team
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: All-Rounders
He was expensive his last game where he gave 20 runs in 2 overs but not to forget that his wickets in last 6 T20 matches before last game are 0, 1, 2, 4, 1 ,2
He has played 13 T20 games in 2021 and has picked 20 wickets which show he has great potential to score good amount of fantasy points and end up in the dream team 11.
The leading wicket taker for Chennai last season which was held in UAE will be all set to feature in the next game against Bangalore. He took 13 wickets last season in 13 games and scored 186 runs as well. He continued his bowling form in 1st leg of this season as well, scalping 9 wickets in 7 games he featured in. He can come in handy with his batting as well thus he should be a must pick candidate for your fantasy team.
To add to his record, he has taken 5 wickets against Bangalore in 4 innings that he has bowled against them, making it an average of 1+ wicket every match
Moeen Ali has been contributing with both bat and ball this season. Last match he couldn’t contribute much but if we look at his numbers from 1st leg, we will come to know why he is an asset for Chennai.
He bats higher up the order for Chennai, giving him the opportunity to score 206 runs in 7 innings at an average of 29.42. With the ball he has taken 5 wickets in 6 innings that he has bowled.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match
The Top Point Getters for Royal Challengers Bangalore are Devdutt Padikkal with 29 match fantasy points. Yuzvendra Chahal with 27 match fantasy points and Mohammed Siraj with 23 match fantasy points.
The Top Point Getters for Chennai Super Kings are Dwayne Bravo with 124 match fantasy points. Ruturaj Gaikwad with 121 match fantasy points and Deepak Chahar with 76 match fantasy points.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: Captain and Vice-Captain
Wanindu Hasaranga has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and a low XFactor.
Sam Curran has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and a medium XFactor.
Sachin Baby has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a medium XFactor.
Moeen Ali has an average of 71 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a medium XFactor.
Faf du Plessis has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a high XFactor.
RCB vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Team Suggestion
Wicket-Keeper: A. De Villiers
Batters: F. Du Plessis, R. Gaikwad, S. Baby and V. Kohli
All-Rounders: M. Ali, S. Curran and W. Hasaranga
Bowlers: H. Patel, S. Thakur and Y. Chahal
Captain: W. Hasaranga
Vice-Captain: S. Curran