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CSK vs RCB IPL 2024: Inaugural Match

The Indian premier league is one of the most famous  and profitable sports leagues in the world. It is a fast-paced T20 cricket tournament where players from 13 cricket playing nations come together to compete against each other for the prestigious IPL Cup. Today in this article we’ll discuss the inaugural match of the IPL 2024. The seventeenth season of IPL will start from 22nd March 2024 with its first match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore , at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.  Chennai Super Kings won the Tata IPL 2023 and will be playing in this season to defend its title. While RCB will be looking for a good win to start this season and eventually win it like the RCB in Women’s premier league won the cup this year.  Today we’ll discuss both of the teams and their history in the  previous seasons of the IPL.

CSK vs RCB IPL History

Both RCB and CSK are one of the original eight teams of the IPL tournament who have played all the seasons since then , except the 2 year break for CSK due to ban. Both of these teams have faced each other 31 times in 16 seasons of the Indian Premier League. Where Chennai Super Kings managed to secure the win 20 times while Royal Challengers Bangalore was able to win 10 times only. 1 match was abandoned due to rain. Even though the match is not an El Clasico like CSK vs Mumbai Indians. But the contest between Guru and Chela , Dhoni and Kohli will be worth watching.  Both the teams are well equipped and will give a banging entertainment to the crowd. Below we have provided the information of all the matches where both of these teams have pitted against each other.

CSK vs RCB Old Rivalries:-

DATE WINNER MARGIN VENUE
17-Apr-23 Chennai Super Kings 8 runs Bangalore
12-Apr-22 Royal Challengers Bangalore 23 runs Navi Mumbai
04-May-22 Chennai Super Kings 13 runs Pune
25-Apr-21 Chennai Super Kings 69 runs Mumbai
24-Sep-21 Chennai Super Kings 6 wickets Sharjah
10-Oct-20 Royal Challengers Bangalore 37 runs Dubai (DSC)
25-Oct-20 Chennai Super Kings 8 wickets Dubai (DSC)
23-Mar-19 Chennai Super Kings 7 wickets Chennai
21-Apr-19 Royal Challengers Bangalore 1 run Bangalore
25-Apr-18 Chennai Super Kings 5 wickets Bangalore
05-May-18 Chennai Super Kings 6 wickets Pune
21-Apr-15 Chennai Super Kings 27 runs Bangalore
03-May-15 Chennai Super Kings 24 runs Chennai
21-May-15 Chennai Super Kings 3 wickets Ranchi
18-May-14 Royal Challengers Bangalore 8 wickets Ranchi
24-May-14 Chennai Super Kings 5 wickets Bangalore
13-Apr-13 Chennai Super Kings 4 wickets Chennai
18-May-13 Royal Challengers Bangalore 24 runs Bangalore
12-Apr-12 Chennai Super Kings 5 wickets Chennai
25-Apr-12 No Result Bangalore
16-Apr-11 Chennai Super Kings 21 runs Chennai
22-May-11 Royal Challengers Bangalore 8 wickets Bangalore
24-May-11 Chennai Super Kings 6 wickets Mumbai
28-May-11 Chennai Super Kings 58 runs Chennai
23-Mar-10 Royal Challengers Bangalore 36 runs Bangalore
31-Mar-10 Chennai Super Kings 5 wickets Chennai
20-Apr-09 Chennai Super Kings 92 runs Port Elizabeth
14-May-09 Royal Challengers Bangalore 2 wickets Durban
20-Apr-09 Royal Challengers Bangalore 6 wickets Johannesburg
28-Apr-08 Chennai Super Kings 13 runs Bangalore
21-May-08 Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 runs Chennai

Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings are ready to rumble once again. Their confidence level was high as they were the winners of IPL 2023.  Moreover, fans are also excited to see MS Dhoni playing in his old looks with long hairs. This year the squad of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024 more or less remains the same with few new faces the team is ready to dominate once again. Below is the complete squad of the CSK for IPL 2024 .

MS Dhoni (c), Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Simarjeet Singh, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Mustafizur Rahman, Avanish Rao Aravelly. Players injured/withdrawn: Devon Conway, Matheesha Pathirana.

Royal Challengers Bangalore in  IPL  2024

Royal Challengers Bangalore is the fan favourite team. They are the strongest and at the same time weakest team in the league. This is because of the records they hold. RCB holds the records for both highest and lowest scores in the history of the Indian Premier League. This year RCB will be roaring under the captaincy of FAF du Plessis. Virat Kohli will also be coming back to play cricket after the long break he had. Fans are eagerly waiting for them to win their very first trophy. Squad wise there aren’t many changes in RCB , there will be few new faces that we could see.

RCB IPL 2024 Squad:-

Below is the complete Squad of RCB in IPL 2024.

Faf du Plessis (c), Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, Suyash Prabhudessai, Will Jacks, Mahipal Lomror, Karn Sharma, Manoj Bhandage, Mayank Dagar, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Rajan Kumar, Cameron Green, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Tom Curran, Lockie Ferguson, Swapnil Singh, Saurav Chauhan.

When is the IPL 2024 Opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony for Tata IPL 2024 will start from 6:30 PM , on 22 March 2024. Famous singers like Sonu Nigam and A R Rahman will be performing there along with famous Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff. 

Timings for the CSK vs RCB match IPL 2024?

 The inaugural match between Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be played on 22 nd March 2024 from 8 PM onwards 

Venue for the CSK vs RCB match IPL 2024?

The first match of IPL 2024 will be played between CSK and RCB on 22nd March 2024 at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Where to watch IPL 2024 matches?

 Fans can watch the matches of Tata IPL free of cost in the Jio Cinema app.

So this was all about the inaugural match of the Tata IPL 2024. Fans are eagerly waiting for this action filled match that will surely leave them in shock and awe. Both CSK and RCB have impressive Squads who’ll be fighting tooth and nail to secure the win.

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