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RCB vs CSK: Bengaluru qualify for IPL 2024 Playoffs

RCB vs CSK: Bengaluru qualify for IPL 2024 Playoffs

If the match is rained off, the Chennai Super Kings will qualify for the IPL 2024 Playoffs along with SRH, KKR, and RR.

RCB vs CSK Live Updates, Match 68: Royal Challengers Bengaluru have done it! Faf du Plessis and co. edged out CSK by 27 runs to qualify for the IPL 2024 playoffs. With this result, the Super Kings have been knocked out of IPL 2024.

RCB vs CSK Live Updates

Dhoni departs

Dhoni attempts a big hit but fails as he gets caught out. CSK need 11 runs in 4 deliveries to qualify for playoffs.

Match goes down the wire for CSK

CSK: 166/6 in 18 overs and need 53 runs in 12 balls.

What a catch from Faf

Faf du Plessis completes a one-handed stunner to get rid of Mitchell Santner

CSK: 129/6 in 15 overs and need 90 runs in 30 balls

Danger man Shivam Dube goes!

No fireworks from Shivam Dube this time as he gets caught out near the boundary as he attempts a big it.

CSK: 119/5 in 13.4 overs.

Ravindra goes!

A mix-up between Shivam Dube and Rachin Ravindra leads to the latter being run-out. CSK in deep trouble now.

CSK: 115/4 in 13 overs.

Rachin gets to half-century, leads CSK’s fight back

Rachin Ravindra is leading the charge against the RCB bowlers and brings up his half-century in an important contest.

CSK: 110/3 in 12 overs.

Rahane departs

Ajinkya Rahane departs after his 33-run knock. CSK lose their third wicket.

CSK: 85/3 in 9.1 overs.

Rahane & Ravindra take the game forward

Ajinkya Rahane and Rachin Ravindra have upped the rate at the end of the powerplay and kept the Chennai Super Kings in the hunt. They still need 161 runs in 14 overs.

CSK: 58/2 in 6 overs.

CSK attempt to steady the ship

Rahane and Ravindra attempt to steady the innings after losing two early wickets.

CSK are 39/2 in 4 overs and need 180 runs.

Another batter bites the dust

Daryl Mitchell departs as Virat Kohli takes a splendid catch. CSK are now two wickets down and are in deep trouble.

Mrs and Ms Dhoni in the house

CSK lose Gaikwad

Glenn Maxwell strikes in the very first delivery of the first over to remove Ruturaj Gaikwad.

CSK need 219 runs to win

RCB finish with a mammoth 218-run total in 20 overs. CSK face a steep challenge in the run-chase.

Another wicket falls

MS Dhoni completes an easy catch to get rid of Glenn Maxwell.

Deshpande strikes

Tushar Deshpande strikes to remove Dinesh Karthik. RCB are 201/4

RCB turn up the heat on CSK bowlers

Dinesh Karthik is taking on the CSK bowlers as RCB go past 200 runs.

Out

And now Patidar is caught on the boundary by Mitchell. A superb catch as the batsman is out for 41 from 23. It is 186/3 in 17.5 overs.

Dropped

Ruturaj has dropped a massive catch here. Cameron Green is gets a lifeline. It is 155/2 in 16 overs.

Out

Rajat Patidar plays a straight shot back to the bowler. But Santner gets a hand to the ball and Faf is out of the crease. He is out for 54 from 39. It is 114/2 in 13.1 overs.

Fifty for RCB skipper

Faf du Plessis brings up his half-century.

Faf du Plessis turns on the heat

RCB skipper Faf du Plessis smashes Jadeja for 20 runs in one over.

RCB are 98/1 in 11 overs.

Virat Kohli departs

Virat Kohli departs after a whirlwind 47-run knock off 29 deliveries.

RCB are 78/1 in 9.4 overs.

Ashwin hails Kohli’s technique

RCB’s struggle against spin continues

RCB are 70/0 in 9 overs.

RCB have no answers for spinners

RCB have only managed to score 11 runs in three overs after the game has resumed as spinners dominate the hosts.

RCB are 42/0 in 6 overs.

CSK bring on spinners

Theekshana bowls the first over after the game resumes while Santner follows in the next over.

Match to resume soon

The match is all set to resume at 8.25 PM.

Decibel levels soar as Kohli sends one to the roof

Good news!

Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis are back in the team dug-out as rain stops. The fourth umpire is on the field and it looks like the covers might come off soon as the ground staff work to ready the field.

RCB fans, should you be worried?

Another day, another record for Virat Kohli

Moeen Ali cheers for CSK from home

Rain stops play

The rains are back and the covers are on the field. Play has been interrupted at the moment. Stay tuned for further updates.

Virat Kohli turns on the heat

Virat Kohli goes all guns blazing, takes Tushar Deshpande to the cleaners with massive sixes. Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma cheers on from the stands.

RCB are 31/0 in 3 overs.

Expensive Shardul

Shardul Thakur leaks 16 runs in the 2nd over of the game as du Plessis unleashes a furious assault on the CSK bowler

RCB are 18/0 in 2 overs.

Good start for CSK

Tushar Deshpande concedes just two runs in the very first over, providing a good start for CSK.

RCB are 2/0 in 1 over.

Santner in, Moeen Ali out

Thala-Chinna Thala reunite

RCB vs CSK Playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Rachin Ravindra, Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Daryl Mitchell, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w), Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande, Simarjeet Singh, Maheesha Theekshana

Impact Subs: Shivam Dube, Sameer Rizvi , Prashant Solanki, Shaik Rasheed, Mukesh Choudhary

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis(c), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Rajat Patidar, Cameron Green, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik(w), Karn Sharma, Yash Dayal, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammed Siraj

Impact Subs: Swapnil Singh, Anuj Rawat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Himanshu Sharma

CSK win toss

CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad opts to bowl first after winning the toss.

RCB huddle up for last time at Chinnaswamy

Weather update for RCB vs CSK

Chris Gayle roots for RCB in clash against CSK

CSK stars ready for RCB clash

RCB stars gear up for do-or-die clash

RCB-W stars to attend RCB vs CSK

MS Dhoni arrives at Chinnaswamy stadium

Welcome to the live coverage of the 68th match of the IPL 2024 season between the Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Chennai Super Kings.

RCB vs CSK: Squads

Royal Challengers Bengaluru: Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell. Cameron Green, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal. Swapnil Singh, Anuj Rawat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Himanshu Sharma, Mayank Dagar. Manoj Bhandage, Tom Curran, Alzarri Joseph, Akash Deep, Saurav Chauhan, Rajan Kumar.

Chennai Super Kings: Rachin Ravindra, Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube. Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk), Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande, Simarjeet Singh, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane. Sameer Rizvi, Prashant Solanki, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Mitchell Santner, Richard Gleeson. RS Hangargekar, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Aravelly Avanish.

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