IPL 2020, RCB vs CSK: Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni during toss in Match 25© BCCI/IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Match 44 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, at the Dubai International Stadium. Having already beaten CSK earlier in this season, RCB will be aiming to continue their winning run. In the first half of this season, Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten knock of 90 runs to lead RCB to a 37-run win over CSK. Meanwhile, Chris Morris also grabbed three wickets. RCB are currently third in the league table after 10 matches. Meanwhile, CSK are bottom in the eight-team table after 11 fixtures. Yuzvendra Chahal will be hoping to continue his fine form, and put in a challenge for the Purple Cap. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Match 44 Live Score And Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Straight From Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Monu sends it down the wicket. Finch sends it to fine leg for a four!
7 runs from this over. RCB are 18/0.
Monu sends a short delivery, wide. Finch tries to pul it, and a sound comes from the bat as it goes past. No appeal and UltraEdge shows nothing too!
FOUR! 11 runs from the first over!
Chahar sends an inswinger. Finch swings his bat and sends it over midwicket for a four! Good wrist movement!
RCB grab 11 runs from the first over.
Chahar sends an outswinger. Finch lofts it over mid-off for a four! He didn’t put enough power. Enough to clear the infield.
Chahar sends a slow delivery, which swings away from Padikkal. He sends it behind square on the off side for a single.
The action begins!
Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch will open the innings for RCB. Deepak Chahar will bowl the first over for CSK.
Here is the Chennai Super Kings playing XI!
CSK: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(c), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Monu Kumar
Santner replaces Josh Hazlewood and Kumar replaces Shardul Thakur.
Here is the Royal Challengers Bangalore playing XI!
RCB: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Moeen Ali, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Ali replaces Isuru Udana!
Virat Kohli wins toss, elects to bat
Royal Challengers Bangalore have won the toss, and elected to bat.
Virat Kohli needs one six to complete 200 IPL sixes!
Virat Kohli is only one six away from completing 200 IPL sixes. The RCB skipper has scored 365 runs from 10 matches at a strike rate of 126.29 this season.
Chennai Super Kings need some kind of inspiration
CSK have been disastrous this season, having lost Dwayne Bravo to injury. Also veterans Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh pulled out before the season even began. CSK are currently bottom in eight-team table after 11 matches. They have won three fixtures and lost eight.
Yuzvendra Chahal vs Faf du Plessis: Spin wizard vs veteran
Du Plessis has scored 376 runs for CSK this season. Meanwhile, Chahal has notched 15 wickets.
Hello and good afternoon everyone!
Hello and welcome everyone to our live coverage of the IPL 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Stadium. RCB are currently in fine form, meanwhile, CSK are in a poor state. Can RCB grab two points, or can CSK change their season today?
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