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IPL 2024: Five Players To Watch Out For During CSK vs RCB Matches

IPL 2024 Five Players To Watch Out For During CSK vs RCB Matches

The 17th season of the Indian Premier League kicks off on March 22, featuring a thrilling match-up between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. CSK, led by the iconic MS Dhoni, is looking to kick off their campaign on a high note. Meanwhile, RCB, under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis, is determined to bounce back from a lackluster 2023 season. As we prepare for the first game, here are five players to watch out for.

Keep an eye on these five players during the CSK vs RCB matches:

5. Matheesha Pathirana

Matheesha Pathirana

Matheesha Pathirana from Sri Lanka made a mark in the 2023 IPL season, impressing Chennai with his skills. He took a total of 19 wickets in 12 matches, maintaining an economy rate of 8.00. His stellar performance was instrumental in Chennai’s victory, securing their fifth title. Pathirana’s exceptional form extended to international cricket, where he spearheaded Sri Lanka’s bowling attack and took eight wickets in a T20 series against Afghanistan.

4. Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson, the quick bowler hailing from New Zealand, has officially joined Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the 2024 IPL season, inking a contract valued at INR 2 crore. With previous experience playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), he is focused on making a significant impression this time. Building on his impressive performances as of late, he is excited to continue showcasing his top-notch skills in the upcoming matches.

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3. Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell

CSK’s purchase of Daryl Mitchell for a whopping INR 14 crore is a total game-changer for the team in IPL 2024. Thanks to his outstanding performances in the T20I series against Pakistan, Mitchell is all set to bolster the middle order and guide CSK to triumph with his exceptional batting skills.

2. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad is a standout player for CSK, demonstrating his incredible batting abilities. He has been instrumental in Chennai’s recent title wins. With the upcoming 2024 season, CSK is relying on him to guide the team to another strong defense. Gaikwad’s stellar T20 showings for India have only heightened anticipation for another outstanding season.

1. Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell displayed immense promise during the 2023 IPL, and RCB has high hopes for him to consistently deliver match-winning performances. With two centuries in his recent 10 T20Is for Australia, the expectations are through the roof. In the first game against CSK, Maxwell’s versatile abilities will be crucial in ensuring a victory for his team.

Here’s the format table that displays players’ records and stats:

PlayersMatInnRunsHSAveSR100s50s
1. Glenn Maxwell1381273895201*35.4126.9423
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad661157119.273.201
3. Daryl Mitchell3935157713452.698.165
4. Lockie Ferguson6564312431.633.3
5. Matheesha Pathirana121261636.229.9

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