Fantasy Team for Bangalore vs Chennai
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Bangalore & Chennai XIs
Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis* (c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell*, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga*, Harshal Patel, Wayne Parnell*, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak
Sisanda Magala, Deepak Chahar and Ben Stokes are out with injuries.
Chennai: Devon Conway*, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali*, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner/Dwaine Pretorius*, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Maheesh Theekshana*, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report
Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
(Based on last three professional games)
1st innings average score: 172
2nd innings average score: 196
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 100%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Vijaykumar Vyshak featured in the Best11 in eight of the nine professional T20s he played since 2022. During this period, he scalped 18 wickets.
Tushar Deshpande is yet to go wicketless in this tournament (seven). Overall, he averages 39 fantasy points per game since 2022.
Maheesh Theekshana picked seven wickets in two matches against Bangalore last year, while Devon Conway scored 56 in the only game he played.
Moeen Ali’s recent numbers for Chennai are great. While he picked wickets the last seven times he bowled, he also added 206 runs.
Harshal Patel has never gone wicketless against Chennai, averaging 46 fantasy points per game.
Virat Kohli registered seven half-centuries in the last ten matches, aggregating 510 runs at 85. In addition, there is no secret about his love affair with the Chinnaswamy stadium, where he is the top run-getter: 2955 at 38.
Only Kohli (960) has scored more runs for Bangalore than Glenn Maxwell (914 at 35) since 2021. During this period, Maxwell has smashed 47 sixes and 83 fours.
Pacers scalped 77% of the wickets in the last three matches at the venue, while top-order batters scored six half-centuries.