Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns against Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday, which will be the first match on the venue in the second phase.
CSK is placed at second place in the points table with six wins from eight matches whereas RCB has won five matches out of the eight they have played and are in third spot.
We have made Match Prediction for you that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head-to-head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Current form for Royal Challengers Bangalore: W L W L L
Royal Challengers Bangalore will want their best batsmen – Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, and Virat Kohli to do the bulk of the scoring. RCB had done a fine job in the first phase of the IPL 2021 and they can not afford to be complacent in the second phase. The team has a good chance of qualifying for the playoff stages and they wouldn’t want to squander it.
Current form of Chennai Super Kings: W W W L W
Chennai Super Kings are always known to come up with a collective effort. They had struggled to get going in the previous season but have made an inspirational start to the ongoing edition. The young guns have grabbed their chances and they will look to continue the good show for the team.
Head to Head: Overall matches – 28, Won by CSK – 18, Won by RCB – 9, NR – 1.
Chennai Super Kings have the advantage in the head-to-head battle.
Players to look out for: For RCB, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Yuzvendra Chahal are going to hold the key.
Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, and Sam Curran will be the crucial players for CSK.
Match Prediction: CSK will enter the contest as favorites against RCB.