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IPL 2024: 1st Match - CSK vs RCB at Chennai, 22 March 2024

CSK vs RCB: A Thrilling Start to the IPL 2024

The Indian Premier League’s 2024 season kicked off with a bang as CSK vs RCB at the iconic MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The much-anticipated match did not disappoint, offering a spectacle of cricketing prowess and strategy.

Let check out CSK vs RCB head to head in the IPL.

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium

The Pacers have picked 498 wickets in the 76 matches played at this venue. While spinners have picked 330 wickets in the 76 matches.

31 games played between the CSK and RCB. CSK has managed to win on 20 occasions while RCB has managed to win on 10 occasions. One game ended in no-result.

Eight games played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, CSK has won seven games while RCB has won one game.


RCB won the toss and chose to bat - CSK vs RCB - 22 Mar 2024
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RCB, having won the toss, elected to bat first, setting the stage for an exciting first innings.

Around 76 matches played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, 46 games have been won by teams defending (bat 1st) while 30 games have been won by teams chasing (bat 2nd).

First Innings

RCB’s decision to bat seemed to pay off initially as they put up a competitive score of 173/6. Their innings was bolstered by Anuj Rawat’s quickfire 48 off 25 balls. He hit four 4s and three 6s. MS Dhoni ran out Anuj Rawat.

IPL 2024 - CSK vs RCB - Anuj Rawat scored 48 runs in 25 balls
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Dinesh Karthik’s steady 38 off 26 balls. He hit three 4s and two 6s.

Faf Du Plessis scored 35 runs in 23 balls and also he hit eight 4s. Rachin Ravindra takes a well judged catch of Faf Du, bowling by Mustafizur Rahman.

CSK’s bowlers, however, were up to the task, with Mustafizur Rahman delivering an exceptional performance. His 4-wicket haul for just 29 runs was instrumental in restricting RCB’s batting line-up.

Mustafizur took Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Rajat Patidar and Cameron Green’s wickets.

IPL 2024 - CSK vs RCB - Mustafizur Rahman took 4 wickets in 4 overs with 7.25 economy
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Second Innings

In the second innings, RCB’s bowlers faced the challenge of defending their total. Despite their efforts, CSK’s batsmen were determined to chase down the target.

Cameron Green took 2 wickets in 3 overs with 9.00 economy. He took Ajinkya Rahane and Daryl Mitchell’s wickets.

CSK’s batting was a collective effort, with significant contributions from the middle order.

IPL 2024 - CSK vs RCB - Rachin Ravindra scored 37 runs in 15 balls.
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Rachin Ravindra impressed on his IPL debut, he scored 37 runs in 15 balls. He hit three 4s and three 6s. Karn Sharma took his wicket.

Shivam Dube scored 34* runs in 28 balls. He hit four 4s and one 6s. He is not out till the end.

The team successfully chased down the target with 6 wickets in hand, thanks to a solid foundation laid by the top order.

IPL 2024 - CSK vs RCB - CSK won by 6 wickets. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni hand shaking.
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Man of the Match

Mustafizur Rahman’s outstanding bowling earned him the ‘Man of the Match’ title, a well-deserved accolade for his match-winning performance.

IPL 2024 - CSK vs RCB - Mustafizur Rahman is the Man of the Match
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The opening match of IPL 2024 set a high standard for the rest of the tournament. CSK’s victory by 6 wickets has certainly raised the excitement for the games to come, as fans eagerly await the next clash of these cricketing titans.

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