RCB vs CSK: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Deepak Chahar will be key players to watch

Sep 24, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

RCB Vs CSK

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are all set to lock horns today at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah, UAE.

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CSK has won more matches against RCB

Both the teams have faced each other total 28 times, out of which 18 matches were won by CSK, while RCB won 9 matches and one match had no result. Last match played between both the teams, was won by CSK by 69 runs.

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Reports say Virat Kohli may be removed as captain

According to news agency IANS, Virat Kohli may be removed as captain mid-way of the season if RCB fails to win today’s match.

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Virat Kohli

Although questions have been raised on the captaincy of Kohli, he has maintained his performance as a batsman. He has amassed 203 runs so far in this season in 8 matches with a strike rate of 121.55.

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Devdutt Padikkal

Left-handed batsman who impressed the selectors with his batting skills and made his IPL debut in 2020 has overall played 7 matches in this season and has made 217 runs with an average of 146.62.

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Glenn Maxwell

A destructive batsman from Australia who is also an all-rounder has a career tally of 233 runs in this season in 8 matches with a strike rate of 136.25.

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AB de Villiers

The second player retained by RCB, who is also known as ‘360 degree batsman’ has maintained his track record so far by scoring 207 runs in 8 matches with an average of 41.40.

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Yuzvendra Chahal

Right handed wrist spinner from Haryana has hauled 5 wickets so far in 8 matches in this season with a strike rate of 30.

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Ruturaj Gaikwad

The 22-year old batsman who made his debut in 2020 has performed exceptionally well so far in this season by scoring 284 runs in 8 matches with a strike rate of 135.23.

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Faf du Plessis

Right-handed batsman from South Africa who made his IPL debut in 2012 has shown his amazing batting skills in this season with a tally record of 320 runs in 8 matches with an average of 53.33.

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Deepak Chahar

The medium-seam bowler from Agra who was part of Rajasthan Royals in 2012 has outperformed in this season by taking 10 wickets in 8 matches with a strike rate of 16.80.

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MS Dhoni

Captain of CSK and batting powerhouse, who is also known for his exceptional wicket keeping skills has a track record of 40 runs in 8 matches in this season with an average of 10.

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Shardul Thakur

Right-handed medium seam bowler who is known for his aggressive bowling style has hauled 6 wickets so far this season in 8 matches with a strike rate of 29.83.

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