IPL 2019: Friends Turn Foes as CSK Take On RCB in M.A. Chidambaram Stadium

CSK perhaps go into the game with a slight edge for two main reasons. They’re playing at home – where their barrage of spinners could come into play. The other factor is their recent head-to-head record against RCB: they’ve won each of their last six matches against Kohli’s side.

Yet, you obviously can’t take a side that has Kohli and AB de Villiers for granted. RCB have also strengthened their middle order bringing in Shimron Hetmyer. If either of the three get going, Chepauk could be in for some entertainment.

Chennai to have a strong batting unit with the likes of Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni. Their spin attack is their strength, but the pace unit is a worry. Lungi Ngidi’s injury means they’ll have to rely on Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Mohit Sharma, with the only foreign pace option apart from Dwayne Bravo being David Willey. P

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