RCB 11/1, Over 2: Shardul Thakur gets the new ball and he starts well, giving away just two runs. A flighted leg spinner, landing on middle and spinning away to open Rayudu completely in his stance as he stretches forward to work it around. Full and wide outside off, Ali gets under it and carves it hard over backward point. Smart shot but a poor ball also! Nicely done. 24 min. RCB 67/2, Over 7: SIX! Short in length and on middle, Dhoni swivels on the back foot and pulls it behind square leg. I chose my bowlers and took singles off the others. Well done, Faf! Pawan Negi is out now for Bangalore. This time Rayudu connects with the cross-batted shot. I think it was still difficult at death if you bowl that back of the length. Ambati Rayudu. Get related news of RCB vs CSK, 39th Match, Apr 21, Indian Premier League 2019 on Cricbuzz Nicely played. Brilliant batting! He steps out to this floated delivery, gets a little deceived by the flight and the slight away turn as he mistimes his lofted shot down the ground. Over 4: Du Plessis was looking rattled and has finally fallen here. You can... source image Hi friends, I'm Gyan Ranjan. RCB 7/0, Over 1: Virat Kohli up and running with a four in the first over bowled by Deepak Chahar. OUT! no ball, SIX, No ball and SIX! short of length outside off, cuts it hard towards sweeper cover, length again, on the hips, Bravo flicks it uppishly towards the right of deep midwicket, this time they get the second run, another slower one, length ball on the stumps, turns it towards midwicket with his wrists, Steyn sprints to stop the second run, Dhoni also sort of slips while turning around and sends his partner back, length outside off, Dhoni stands in his crease and smashes it over long-on with all the nonchalance in this world. Early setback for Chennai and Watson’s poor form continues. the start was perfect, the middle overs weren’t too shabby either, but 68 runs came in the final 5 overs, with 25 of them coming in the last one which was bowled by Umesh Yadav. 5 runs off it. There meeting kickstarted the IPL 2019. Watch replay of VIVO IPL 2019 match between CSK and RCB. Yadav bangs it short once again. It was a good over until now and this boundary spoils it. This is all about the timing. Let us take a breather. 16 needed in 4 now.SIX! Hands a rather straightforward catch to Shane Watson there. 12 from this over, still a ball to go. Over 20: FOUR, FOUR! This is a very strong start from Bangalore. A flighted delivery, landing full around leg, Rayudu tries flicking it on the leg side but misses as it skids on after landing. TOSS: Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He’s been superb in the field since the innings began, continues to do so now. Hello and welcome to our match coverage of Match 39 of IPL 2019 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings at the M Chinnswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Sunday. 79 needed off 41 balls.CSK 86/5. Steyn bowls it on a length and around off, this one comes back in sharply. 19:30 IST | 14:00 GMT, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, 19 Oct, 2020 RCB 49/1, Over 5: Deepak Chahar to Ab De Villiers. Tahir drops it short and Stoinis immediately gets back to pull it massively over square leg for a biggie. All Rights Reserved. It was a short one and Rayudu went for a similar shot he played on the last ball. Bangalore will breathe a huge sigh of relief that they somehow managed to win. Wicket number 4 goes down inside the Powerplay! Also, this was probably his last over of this spell. It goes straight down du Plessis’ throat who takes it very well just inside the rope. How many more of these close shaves can we take? But Dhoni is Dhoni, he has his own way of doing things. Rolls his wrists as he controls the pull behind square leg and beats the fielder in the deep to the fence.SIX! Goes straight back! CSK 70/4, Over 11: SIX! MS Dhoni (wk), Virat Kohli (captain), Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali (vice-captain), AB de Villiers, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal, RCB: Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (captain), Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Heinrich Klaasen, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Himmat Singh, Colin de Grandhomme, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Prayas Barman, Umesh Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, CSK: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (captain and wk), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Dwayne Bravo, Dhruv Shorey, Murali Vijay, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chaitanya. Just six runs off it. That’s hit the roof. But it was closer than we thought. Let’s see what happens here. This is the kind of start they needed.