44th Match of IPL 2020 Between RCB and CSK

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings

44th Match:

The Forty fourth encounter of the IPL 2020 between RCB and CSK is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 25th 2020.

RCB vs CSK History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 26 meetings, till date. RCB won 9 games. CSK won 16 times. One game was abandoned without a ball.

The teams met 9 times at the home ground of RCB. RCB won 4 times. CSK won 4 times, as well.

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

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The teams played 9 times at the neutral venue. RCB won 4 times and CSK won 5 times.

Victory brings points:

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

 

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RCB is currently at 3rd position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will be the table topper with 16 points in total. But in case of defeat, the team will stay in the same position with 14 points in total.

CSK is currently at the bottom position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will come at any of 6th to 8th position with 8 points in total, depending upon NRR. But in case of defeat, the team will stay at the bottom.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be mostly 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 30-34 Celsius. The wind would be around 16 to 23 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would be decreased, as the match progressed.

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

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 chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 13 times in 26 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 6 times and lost 7 times, though once the team lost a match in the second super over. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won thrice and lost 10 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 9 times and lost 17 times, including those three super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 16 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 10 times, only, including one tie.

The lowest successful defended total was 126. 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 31.00 and 23.49 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 10 times in 19 games. The selection behaves neutrally to the teams, as the teams won 5 times and lost 5 times, too, though one of the defeats in first ever second super over of the game.

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won just once, and lost 8 times the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 6 times and lost 13 times, including those three super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 13 times including those two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just 6 times including one super over victory.

The lowest successfully defended total 126. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 126, 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 33.34 and 22.48 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other at the venue just once. RCB won the game.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

RCB got 8 opportunities to play at the venue. The team has a pretty good record, as the team won 5 times, though one of the victories was in the super over in a tied game, and lost thrice. CSK got 7 opportunities to play at the place. The team has an above average record at the place, as the team won 4 games and lost thrice.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

The team would prefer to go with the winning combination.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Eleven: D. Padikkal, A. Finch, V. Kohli, AB. de Villiers, G. Singh, C. Morris, W. Sundar, I. Udana, N. Saini, M. Siraj, Y. Chahal

Chennai Super Kings:

The team may replace J. Hazlewood with S. Watson. The team may try N. Jagadeesan to open with F. de Plessis on one down.

Chennai Super Kings Eleven: S. Watson / J. Hazlewood, N. Jagadeesan, F. du Plessis, A. Rayudu, R. Gaikwas, M. Dhoni, S. Curran, R. Jadeja, S. Thakur, D. Chahar, I. Tahir