CSK vs RCB 2019 Match-1 Preview, Teams, Predicted playing XIs

Vivo IPL 2019 title defending champion Chennai Super Kings to take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of season on 23 March at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. MS Dhoni & Co. will look to start with winning streak in the new edition meanwhile Virat Kohli will be eyeing IPL trophy again as RCB never won Indian Premier League cup.

Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL teams match
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL teams match

Teams Squad

CSK Squad 2019

MS Dhoni (Captain), Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Sam Billings, David Willey, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, Rituraj Gaikwad, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Shradul Thakur, Druv Shorey, Mohit Sharma, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Monu Kumar.

RCB Squad 2019

Virat Kohli (Captain), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Shimron Hetmyer, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Marcus Stoinis, Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme, AB de Villiers, Akshdeep Nath, Parthiv Patel, Milind Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klaasen, Gurkeerat Singh, Navdeep Saini, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya,
Washington Sundar.

Playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings

Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C), Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

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