A few surprising decisions might turn out to be game-changing for the RCB.
Will the RCB be able to get the better of CSK at least this year?
"I am always excited whenever I play for RCB," Chahal said.
Virat has notched 366 runs from ten T20 matches in Chennai.
Who will take the early honours to start the season?
The buzz has started, it will grow, but now with the IPL and then later with the World Cup, Kohli has the chance to do what few have done in the game.
The RCB haven't won a game in Chennai since 2008.
New Zealand players Southee, De Grandhomme and Santner, if they play, might struggle due to jetlag as they will arrive only ahead of the match.
Key stats and numbers ahead of the opening game of the 12th edition of the IPL between CSK and RCB.
Kohli got the feel of iB Cricket's VR Cricket game which already has an extensive fan base.