Preview BENGALURU VS CHENNAI
The defending champion Chennai super kings play their first match in
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai against Royal. The team has most of the same player as last year. Shane Watson and Ambati Raydu will open their innings. Shane Watson is in great touch. It is also important for
The biggest key factor for team is their captain Mahendra singh Dhoni. Dhoni is also in good touch this year. He may bat at number 4.
The main concern for the team is their fast bowling attack. Lungi Negdi is not available through out IPL season. Deepak Chahar will be key for the team. Shardul plays as a second seam bowler. The spin department looks much more balanced.
Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings, Ms Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner/Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur.
This team always looks good on paper but perform less as excepted. This will 6th season for Virat kohli as captain but not able to won any tropy. Virat kohli and AB De Villiers will be key if they want to do well.
There are lots of expectation from west Indies Batsman Shimron Hetmyer. who play his first IPL match this year. Hetmyer provides fire power in their middle order.
In the bowling department, Umesh Yadav and Chahal will be their key. Umesh has done exceptionally well in last year IPL but the concern is that he not play more game this year.
It is also interesting to see young indian player Shivam dubey.
Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Virat Kohli, AB De Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dubey, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj
Records of BENGALURU VS CHENNAI
In last six match Chennai super kings beat Royal challenger Bengaluru. In last year IPL they beat them in both matches. This leads some extra pressure on Bengaluru.
Dream 11 of BENGALURU VS CHENNAI
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