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Records to be broken during RCB vs CSK Clash

Records to be broken during RCB vs CSK Clash

RCB vs CSK: The trumpets are blown & finally, Indian Premier League 2024 is all set to begin with Chennai Super Kings locking horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Ahead of the much-anticipated fixture, several big changes were witnessed in their respective lineups. CSK announced a Captaincy change with MS Dhoni handing the reins of leadership to Ruturaj Gaikwad. This will be the first time that IPL fans will not see Virat Kohli. MS Dhoni & Rohit Sharma leading their respective teams.

Keeping other things aside, the upcoming fixture CSK vs RCB will witness many players achieving milestones & breaking several records. Let’s have a look at the records that can be broken during RCB vs CSK Clash.

Records that can be broken during RCB vs CSK Clash

  • Second Batsman to score 1000 runs against Chennai Super Kings

Virat Kohli is all set to become the second batsman to amass 1000 runs against CSK in the Indian Premier League. He has so far amassed 985 runs in 31 matches at an average of 36 & a strike rate of 125.35. He just needs 15 more runs to join Shikhar Dhawan on the list. Shikhar Dhawan with 1057 runs against CSK occupies a spot on the list.

  • Jadeja on the way to unlock his 100thsix in IPL

Ravindra Jadeja is nearing 100 sixes landmark in the Indian Premier League. He has scored 99 sixes in 226 fixtures in the tournament. Jadeja needs one more six to complete the 100th six mark while seven fours will take him to 200 boundaries in the tournament.

On the other hand, Ajinkya Rahane too is on the verge of unlocking the 100th six mark. He just needs four more sixes to reach the 100-sixes milestone in the Indian Premier League. There are chances that Ajinkya too would reach the landmark in this fixture itself.

  • Virat Kohli to reach 12,000 T20 runs

King Kohli who will aim for nothing less than a win will also aim to breach his 12000 T20 runs milestone in the fixture against CSK. Virat has so far scored 11,994 runs in 376 T20 matches at an average of 41.21, and a strike rate of 133.42. He is just six runs away from completing 12000 runs in T20 cricket. Kohli will become the sixth batter to achieve this feat in T20 format. And the prolific batsman would aim to do so in the ongoing fixture.

  • 650 Boundaries in the Indian Premier League

King Kohli is also on the verge of completing 650 boundaries in the Indian Premier League if he hits seven fours against CSK in the opening clash.  This is a unique record that King Kohli might aim to accomplish in the upcoming fixture. Virat is on the verge of accomplishing more than two records and Kohli will aim to emerge with flying colors in this fixture.

  • MS Dhoni’s Wicket-keeping Record

Former India Captain, MS Dhoni is nearing a massive wicket-keeping record. He is just four dismissals away to become the first wicket-keeper to effect 300 dismissals in T20s. If Dhoni effect four stumpings then he will achieve this feat easily. It is not an easy thing to achieve such a rare record in Indian Premier League.

The CSK vs RCB opening clash will begin today at 8 pm IST. However, ahead of the fixture, a star-filled ceremony is lined up where Akshay Kumar, AR Rahman, Tiger Shroff & Sonu Nigam are ready to set the stage on fire.

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