The right arm leg spinner was on the expensive side in RCB’s previous rubber. Chahal gave away 23 runs in his 2-over spell and picked up the wicket of Shubman Gill. RCB would surely need its bowling attack to put up a better show against the Chennai Super Kings.
Siraj picked up 6 wickets in IPL Phase 1 and picked his wickets at a decent strike rate of 26.00 and In 2nd leg he bowled 2 overs and gave away 12 runs against KKR.
Even though Harshal Patel was tidy with the ball, and gave away only 13 runs in his 2 overs, the fact that RCB’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament could not provide them a breakthrough hurt Virat Kohli and his boys.
Jamieson was taken to the cleaners by Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill in RCB’s previous match. The tall Kiwi pacer leaked 26 runs in the 2 overs that he bowled, and gave away 3 fours and a six in his 12-ball spell.
The all-rounder’s spot in the RCB side will be taken up by Wanindu Hasaranga. Hasaranga’s IPL debut started off in a disastrous fashion, and the Sri Lankan cricketer failed with both bat and ball.
Sachin Baby scratched his way to a painful 17-ball 7 in RCB’s previous match.
While de Villiers was cleaned up for a golden duck by Andre Russell, Both Maxwell and de Villiers need to step up for RCB against an upbeat Chennai outfit.
Maxwell could only muster 10 runs, before Varun Chakravarthy dismissed him. Both Maxwell and de Villiers need to step up for RCB against an upbeat Chennai outfit.
Srikar Bharat consumed 19 balls against the KKR side and was dismissed for 16 runs. He struck a solitary boundary, but before he could kick on and get a big score, the wicketkeeper-batsman was removed by Andre Russell.
Devdutt Padikkal got off to a start, but could not convert his start into a big score. The 21-year-old scored 22 off 20 deliveries before he was dismissed by Lockie Ferguson. RCB will be hoping that both Kohli and Padikkal can give a good start at the top of the order against CSK.
Kohli’s innings in the match against the Kolkata side lasted just 4 balls. After hitting a boundary, the RCB skipper was trapped plumb in front of the stumps for just 5 runs by Prasidh Krishna.