RCB vs CSK: Hello and welcome to the coverage of IPL 2020 Match Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings on indiatvnews.com. Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League match on Sunday. Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad blasted 65 off 51 balls as CSK chased down a target of 146, scoring 150 for 2 in 18.4 overs. Opting to bat, Virat Kohli (50) smashed a 43-ball 50, while AB de Villiers also chipped in with a 36-ball 39 as RCB posted 145 for six in their stipulated 20 overs. Sam Curran (3/19) was the most successful bowler for CSK with three wickets, while Deepak Chahar (2/31) took two and Mitchell Santner (1/23) claimed one. Here, you can find ball-by-ball updates from IPL 2020 Match RCB vs CSK on indiatvnews.com. (SCORECARD)
CSK beat RCB by 8 wickets
18.42 IST: Morris to Gaikwad, SIX! Finishes off in style as Chennai Super Kings (150/2) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (145/6) by 8 wickets in Dubai. Gaikwad 65*, Rayudu 39
18.41 IST: Morris to Gaikwad, FOUR! The youngster swings the bat hard to get a boundary over deep mid-wicket.
18.36 IST: Saini to Dhoni, FOUR! Tad full from the pacer and MSD launches it over mid-off for one-bounce four.
18.26 IST: Morris to Dhoni, FOUR! Short ball and Dhoni picks the length early and pulls it over square leg for a boundary.
18.19 IST: Chahal to Rayudu, OUT! BOWLED! Rayudu tries to sweep it but misses any connection and Yuzi hits the bulls-eye.
18.07 IST: Siraj to Gaikwad, FOUR! Slower one and the batsman drives it through covers for a boundary.
18.02 IST: Sundar to Rayudu, FOUR! Tad full and Rayudu sweeps it over backward square leg for a maximum.
17.58 IST: Saini to Rayudu, SIX! Short and wide from the pacer as Rayudu cuts it hard for a maximum.
17.51 IST: Ali to Gaikwad, SIX! The batsman dances down the track and slams it over long-off for a maximum.
17.49 IST: Chahal to Gaikwad, FOUR! The young batsman takes the risk against Yuzi Chahal and sweeps it for a boundary.
17.39 IST: Morris to Faf, OUT! MASSIVE BLOW! Du Plessis tries the aerial route but only manages the bottom edge on it as Siraj takes a good catch to send him back to pavilion.
17.34 IST: Siraj to Faf, SIX! Poor bowling from Siraj, the fine-leg was up and he bowled a bouncer, which Faf pulls for a maximum.
17.32 IST: Siraj to Gaikwad, FOUR! The batsman uses the feet again and gets the top of the bounce to slap it over covers for a boundary.
17.29 IST: Sundar to Gaikwad, SIX! The batsman dances down the track and powers it over long-off for a biggie.
17.27 IST: Morris to Faf, SIX! In the slot zone and du Plessis launches it over wide long-on for a maximum.
17.26 IST: Morris to Faf, FOUR! A directionless yorker down the leg side as Faf glances it fine for a boundary.
17.22 IST: Sundar to Faf, DOT BALL! Excellent first over for RCB, only one run from that.
* Washington Sundar to start the proceedings with new ball
* Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad are back for the chase
17.03 IST: Chahar to Gurkeerat, SINGLE! and RCB score 145/6 in 20 overs vs CSK in Dubai
17.01 IST: Chahar to Sundar, FOUR! ELEGANT! Sundar drives it over extra covers to collect a crucial boundary.
17.00 IST: Chahar to Morris, OUT! BOWLED! Wickets continue to fall as this time Chahar hits the bulls-eye with a toe crushing yorker to send Morris back to pavilion.
16.56 IST: Curran to Kohli, OUT! The captain tries to do the same thing as lofts it over long-off and Faf takes a magnificent catch.
16.52 IST: Curran to Ali, OUT! The southpaw charges down the ground and tries to clear the rope over long-off but misses the connection as Santner takes an easy one.
16.48 IST: Chahar to ABD, OUT! Slower one and ABD tries to clear the long-on but misses the top connection as Faf takes an easy catch.
16.43 IST: Jadeja to Kohli, SIX! The skipper dances down the track and slams it straight over bowler's head for a maximum.
16.39 IST: Monu to ABD, FOUR! On the pads and De Villiers guides it fine to end the over with a boundary.
16.30 IST: Tahir to Kohli, FOUR! Kohli breaks the shackles and slams it straight down the ground for a boundary.
16.29 IST: Tahir to ABD, FOUR! SPECIAL! Good ball but ABD slams it through mid-off for a boundary.
16.27 IST: Jadeja to Kohli, DOT BALL! Excellent over from Jadeja as he bowls the tight line and gives only five runs.
16.17 IST: Tahir to ABD, FOUR! Little bit of room and De Villiers cuts it hard through point for a boundary.
16.10 IST: Santner to ABD, FOUR! The Proteas makes room for himself and drives it through covers for a boundary.
16.01 IST: Santner to Padikkal, OUT! Padikkal takes the aerial route this time but misses the middle of the bat as Faf and Gaikwad shares great partnership at rope to send him back to pavilion.
15.59 IST: Curran to Padikkal, FOUR! On the pads and the young Dev uses the wristy flick to send it for a boundary.
15.54 IST: Santner to Padikkal, FOUR! Tad full from the bowler and Dev sweeps it fine for a boundary.
15.50 IST: Curran to Finch, OUT! Short ball and Finch was in no control of that shot as he gets a top edge onto it and Gaikwad takes an easy catch.
15.43 IST: Chahar to Padikkal, SIX! Back of a length delivery and enough room for the southpaw to slash it over point for a maximum.
15.40 IST: Monu to Finch, FOUR! It was down the leg side and Finch just flicks it fine to collect another boundary.
15.36 IST: Chahar to Finch, FOUR! Inswinger slightly on the pads and Finch flicks it for another boundary.
15.34 IST: Chahar to Finch, FOUR! The Aussie launches it over mid-off in the gap for a boundary.
* Deepak Chahar to start the proceedings with the new ball.
* Aaron Finch and Devdutt Padikkal to open the innings for RCB in the green jersey
15.05 IST: Playing XIs of both teams are out
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers(w), Moeen Ali, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Chris Morris, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
15.00 IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli wins toss and elects to bat first against Chennai Super Kings
14:50 IST: Final preparations in the RCB camp as they take on MS Dhoni's men...
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14:30 IST: The Royal Challengers Bangalore will don the Green and Gold jersey in their match against CSK today, as they continue to promote the 'Go Green' intiative which is aimed at environmental conservation.
14:10 IST: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of IPL 2020 Match RCB vs CSK. The Super Kings play to save their pride, while RCB aim to go top of the table with a win.
Brief Preview: Enduring a harrowing season with eight losses to their names in 11 games, Chennai Super Kings will look to bring some semblance in their performance when they take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2020 in Dubai on Sunday. It’s not like CSK are mathematically out of the tournament. With six points to their name, the bottom-placed side needs to win all their remaining games with handsome margin while hoping other four teams ahead of them, don’t go past 12 points while having a lower net run rate than the yellow-clad outfit for the play-off berths. [FULL PREVIEW]