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IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Venue, date and predicted line-ups

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3.31K   //    04 May 2015, 00:30 IST
R Ashwin’s return after finger injury will boost CSK

Two highly energetic batting line-ups will clash as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) host Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 37 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. CSK, currently 2nd on the IPL points table will be fighting to regain their top spot by defeating the visitors. CSK have lost back-to-back two matches before coming back to their home ground today.

RCB are on a winning run with three continuous victories in their pocket and will be looking to stretch the same when they face CSK. Both these sides have met 18 times before this match and RCB lead the numbers with 10 wins against CSK’s 7.

Here are all the details:

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date: May 4, 2015, 4:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST)

Previous meeting: CSK won by 27 runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Current standings

Positions Team Matches Won Lost Points
1 RR 11 6 3 14
2 CSK 9 6 3 12
3 RCB 8 4 3 9
4 KKR 9 4 4 9
5 SRH 8 4 4 8
6 DD 9 4 5 8
7 MI 8 3 5 6
8 KXIP 8 2 6 4

Top run-scorers

CSK: Brendon McCullum (295 runs in 9 matches)

Brendon McCullum

RCB: Virat Kohli (255 runs in 9 matches)

Highest wicket-takers

CSK: Ashish Nehra (14 wickets in 9 matches)

Ashish Nehra

RCB: Yuzvendra Chahal (11 wickets in 7 matches)

Predicted line-ups

CSK XI: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Francois du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (Captain) (Wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Ishwar Pandey

RCB XI: Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (Captain), AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Dinesh Karthik (Wk), Sarfaraz Khan, David Wiese, Mitchell Starc, Iqbal Abdulla, Varun Aaron, Yuzvendra Chahal

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