25th Match of IPL 2020 Between CSK and RCB

Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

25th Match:

The twenty fifth encounter of the IPL 2020 between CSK and RCB is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 10th 2020.

CSK vs RCB History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 25 meetings, till date. CSK won just 16 games. RCB won 8 times. One game was abandoned without a ball.

The teams met 8 times at the home ground of CSK. CSK won 7 times. RCB won just once.

The teams met 9 times at the home ground of RCB. The host won 4 times, and lost an equal number of times.

The teams played 8 times at the neutral venue. CSK won 5 matches and RCB won thrice.

Victory brings points:

 

24th Match of IPL 2020 Between KKR and KXIP

 

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

The CSK is currently in the bottom four teams in the point table. If the match result will go in favor of the team, the team may have a chance to be in the third, fourth or fifth position, according to the NRR with 6 points. Else the team may stay at the current position or go down to the seventh with 4 points.

RCB is currently at the 5th position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will be at 3rd or 4th position with 8 points, but in case of defeat, the team will go down to one position down.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32-33 Celsius. The wind would be around 13 to 20 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and temperature would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.

The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 118 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times in 17 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams and the team won just twice and lost 9 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won thrice and lost the other three times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just five times and lost 12 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 12 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 5 times, only.

The lowest successful defended total was 140. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 115, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.47 and 22.68 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times in 10 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, yet and all 7 times the toss winning team lost the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won twice and lost just once. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just twice and lost 8 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 7 times with two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just once.

The lowest successfully defended total 163. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 157, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 38.62 and 20.48 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

CSK got five opportunities to play at the place. The team won thrice and lost twice. RCB got six opportunities to play at the venue. The team won thrice, though, one of them was tied and the team won the super over, and lost thrice, as well.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Chennai Super Kings:

The team would prefer to go with minor changes and may include R. Gaikwad in place of K. Jadhav.

Chennai Super Kings Eleven: S. Watson, F. du Plessis, A. Rayudu, R. Gaikwad / K. Jadhav, M. Dhoni, S. Curran, R. Jadeja, D. Bravo, S. Thakur, D. Chahar, K. Sharma / P. Chawla

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team may go with the same eleven. In case of C. Morris will be able to play, in that case, I. Udana may sit out.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, A. Finch, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, M. Ali, S. Dube, W. Sundar, C. Morris, N. Saini, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal