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Today’s IPL 2023 match, RCB v CSK live score: Updated scorecard, XIs, toss, stats and match prediction

by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Tonight (April 17), Royal Challengers Bangalore will host Chennai Super Kings in Bengaluru – here are the predicted XIs for the two matches, team news and match prediction for RCB v CSK.

RCB v CSK, live score: Follow the live scorecard here

The match will begin at 7.30pm IST.

RCB vs CSK: IPL 2023 team news

Both teams have won two matches out of four, just like eighth-placed Mumbai Indians and ninth-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, Chennai (+0.225) are fifth, ahead of Bangalore (-0.316) – largely due to the latter’s 81-run defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders – as well as Mumbai and Hyderabad, by virtue of their superior net run rate.

Bangalore did well to beat to beat Delhi Capitals in their last match. In particular, they should feel upbeat after the performance of debutant Vijaykumar Vyshak – though they will be, in all likelihood, without Josh Hazlewood.

Chennai, on the other hand, have been hit by a string of injuries, to Deepak Chahar, Ben Stokes, Sisanda Magala, and Simarjeet Singh. Matheesha Pathirana, too, has recently recovered from Covid-19.

IPL 2023: Tomorrow’s matches

SRH v MI – 7.30pm IST

IPL 2023: Yesterday’s matches

GT v RR – Rajasthan Royals won the match by three wickets with four balls to spare

RCB v CSK: Predicted XIs for today’s IPL match

RCB XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat (wk), Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak.

CSK XI: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh.

RCB vs CSK: IPL prediction for today’s match 24

Royal Challengers Bangalore’s home advantage, combined with Chennai Super Kings’ string of injuries, mean that the hosts are going to take field as favourites.

Check out all the insights on Dafanews and predict who will be the winner!

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