Bangalore and Chennai will play the 35th match of the IPL 2021 season at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The match will be starting at 7:30 PM and the live streaming of the same will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Bangalore played its first game in the UAE leg against Kolkata on Monday. Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat. Bangalore could make only 92 runs and only four players managed to go past double-digit score. Kolkata chased this total in ten overs and won the game by nine wickets.
Chennai played its first game against Mumbai. Chennai made 156 runs in 20 overs after losing four wickets in the powerplay. Ruturaj Gaikwad made 88 runs off 58 balls for Chennai. Mumbai made 136 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 20 runs. This article contains probable playing 11 today, match prediction today, today's pitch report, weather report today, and fantasy cricket tips.
Bangalore and Chennai have played 27 games against each other in the Indian T20 League. Bangalore has won nine games and Chennai has won 18 games. Chennai clearly has an advantage over Bangalore in the Chennai vs Bangalore head-to-head records.
Bangalore has won two of the last ten games against Chennai. Chennai won the first game of the season played on 25th April. Chennai made 191 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja made 62 runs off 28 balls and hit 37 runs in one over. Bangalore made 122 runs for the loss of nine wickets and lost the match by 69 runs.
This section contains today's match playing 11 predictions.
Bangalore Playing 11
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sachin Baby/Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
Chennai Playing 11
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
1. Devdutt Padikkal
Devdutt Padikkal was the highest scorer for Bangalore in the match against Kolkata. He made 22 runs off 20 balls and hit three boundaries. Bangalore lost the wicket of Virat Kohli in the second over for just ten runs. Post his dismissal, it was Padikkal who took Bangalore’s score to 41 runs in six overs. Once Padikkal was dismissed, Bangalore’s innings were derailed and the team could make only 92 runs.
2. AB de Villiers
de Villiers was dismissed for a duck in the last game against Kolkata. However, his importance in Bangalore’s lineup remains the same. de Villiers has made 387 runs in 19 games against Chennai at a strike rate of 147.15.
1. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja scored 26 runs off 33 deliveries in the first game against Mumbai. He was involved in a partnership of 81 runs for the fifth wicket with Ruturaj Gaikwad. Both of them helped Chennai reach a total of 156 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs.
2. Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo did very well in the last game. When he was batting, he scored 23 runs off 8 balls to help the team score runs in the game. As a bowler, he picked 3 wickets in 4 overs and gave away just 25 runs.
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You can pick Devdutt Padikkal or Ruturaj Gaikwad as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Ravindra Jadeja or Kyle Jamieson as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Today Match Pitch Report
The match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. It will be the first game of the season on this ground. The ground has hosted 56 t20 games. The team batting first has won 19 games, and the team batting second has won 36 games. The average score on this ground is 158 runs. Batters might find it easy to score runs, and the team winning the toss should look to bowl.
Today’s Weather Report
The match will be starting at 6:00 PM local time. The temperature might remain over 29°C for this game. The atmosphere is likely to remain clear and warm. The humidity during the game will be as high as 60%.
Chennai is clearly the favorite in this game due to the way the team performed in the first game. However, there are some issues with the batting lineup. If Bangalore manages to strike early, they might have some chances. It was our Bangalore vs Chennai match prediction. Fantasy Power 11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites and provides a fantasy cricket team for each game. Do follow our social media handles to remain updated.