3 Talking Points Of CSK vs RCB

CSK vs RCB Match 1

Chennai Super Kings maintained their unbeatable streak at Chepauk against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to 8 matches now as they romped home to a 6-wicket win in the 1st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

The Men in Yellow had a major change in their leadership unit as Ruturaj Gaikwad paved the way to a brand-new era in Chennai. MS Dhoni had relinquished captaincy a day prior to the commencement of IPL and it had naturally created a lot of buzz on social media.

Royal Challengers Bangalore would have to go back to the drawing board and make a few adjustments in order to stage a comeback in IPL 2024.

In this article, we take a look at the top 3 talking points of CSK vs RCB in Match 1 of the ongoing IPL 2024:

1. Mustafizur Rahman’s blistering bowling performance

Mustafizur Rahman is the only Bangladeshi player who is playing in IPL 2024. And in his debut game for Chennai Super Kings, Rahman instantly left an indelible mark and impression.

Rahman bagged 4 wickets in the game and deservedly bagged the player of the match. On a challenging wicket at Chepauk, Rahman bowled a lot of variations and it instantly paid rich dividends as he dug a big hole for RCB in the 1st innings.

2. Anuj Rawat and Dinesh Karthik’s fabulous partnership

At a time when Royal Challengers Bangalore were staring down the barrel and everyone thought it was doomsday for the away side, Anuj Rawat and Dinesh Karthik stitched a fabulous partnership of 95 runs.

RCB were tottering at 79/5 after the end of 12 overs and when Rawat was run-out in the final over, Faf Du Plessis and co. were 173/6.

3. Rachin Ravindra’s memorable innings

Another CSK debutant, Rachin Ravindra brought flashbacks of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. Ravindra was the highest run-scorer in the World Cup 2023 for New Zealand and he made a good impact with the willow in this game.

The youngster mustered a knock of 37 runs in 15 balls and his innings was packed with 3 fours and 3 sixes.

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