The IPL 2019 is just a few hours away. Needless to say that the fans are anticipating as the opening clash of the Indian Premier League 12 is quite a mouthwatering clash. The third oldest stadium in India - M.A. Chidambaram ground will witness the clash between Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings. Both teams have been sweating it out in the nets ahead of the opening clash. As the fans wait for the first game eagerly, we bring you the weather and the pitch report for the first game of the Indian Premier League season 12. Chennai Super Kings to Donate the Proceedings From the Match Against RCB to the Martyrs of Pulwama Attack.
Talking about the weather first, warm climate awaits both teams. However, towards the evening, the players would get a little relief especially from the winds that will flow from the south-east. As per Accuwethar.com, the skies are expected to remain clear and there will be no trace of rains. The temperature is expected to be constant at 29-degree centigrade. Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Scorecard.
Check out the snapshot of the weather below:
As per a few reports, the pitch at the MA Chidambaram stadium will be a good wicket to bat on. Which means the fans can expect a high-scoring contest between the two teams. Both CSK and RCB will look forward to scoring 180+ runs on the board. Anything under 200 runs is quite gettable on this wicket. It is very unlikely that the pitch will offer turn for the spinners.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (C), Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Mohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Faf Du Plessis, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Asif KM, N Jagadeesan, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, David Willey and Mitchell Santner.
Royal Challengers Bangalore:Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klassen, Gurkeerat Singh, Himmat Singh, Prayas Ray Barman, Mandeep Singh.