LIVE in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli's special training before the match against Chennai Super Kings, video went viral


RCB vs CSK LIVE in IPL 2021: Virat Kohli's special training before the match against Chennai Super Kings, the video went viral – A big match is going to be seen on Friday (September 24) in the second half of IPL 2021. Royal Challengers Bangalore team will play against Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah. Before this match, Virat Kohli was seen doing special training. He has spent a lot of time in the gym. They are aiming to get the team back on the winning track after the loss against KKR. In the video, he can be seen wearing a neon T-shirt. He is lifting weights. 

Kohli is under tremendous pressure on every front. He has been struggling to score big scores, with many of his decisions as captain of the team being questioned. Virat Kohli would like to win against CSK at any cost.

In the first match against KKR, Kohli was dismissed for just 5 runs.

Kohli was able to score only 198 runs in 7 matches in the first half with only one half-century. The strike rate of the RCB captain has dropped to 120+ in the last two seasons. Despite opening for the RCB franchise, his average has also dropped below 30.

He decided to open for RCB earlier this season as Aaron Finch was dropped from the team. Now, if RCB wants to win their maiden IPL trophy, they need to do well.

In batting, RCB is heavily dependent on Devdutt Padikal, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell.

Going into the following game, CSK has been reinforced with the incorporation of Sam Curran, who's out of isolation. Yet, numbers don't represent CSK. In the 2020 IPL, the Yellow Army lost every one of the three of their matches in Sharjah. In the interim, success in their next match will take them back at the highest point of the table. 

The Challengers, then again, will need to shred the misery of their nine-wicket misfortune to Kolkata Knight Riders. Notwithstanding the misfortune, Virat Kohli's men figured out how to remain among the best four groups. In Sharjah, RCB lost two of their three games last season and will need to change their fortunes. 

Match Details 

Match – Royal Challengers Bangalore versus Chennai Super Kings – 35th match 

Setting – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 

Time – 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT 

Where to observe life – Star Sports Network, Hotstar 

Pitch Report 

The contribution of Sharjah was batting heaven to begin within IPL 2020. Scores of over even the 200-run mark weren't considered protected to safeguard. As the competition advanced, the spinners likewise got a considerable lot of help. A high-scoring game is by all accounts on the cards. 

Avg first innings score: 177 (Last 12 IPL coordinates in Sharjah) 

Record of pursuing groups: Won – 7, Lost – 5, Tied – 0 

Plausible Playing XIs: 

Imperial Challengers Bangalore 

Virat Kohli (C), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (WK), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Sachin Baby, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal 

Seat: Akash Deep, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Dan Christian, Pavan Deshpande, George Garton, Mohammed Azharuddin, Suyash Prabhudessai, Navdeep Saini, Rajat Patidar, Shahbaz Ahmed 

Chennai Super Kings 

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran/Josh Hazlewood, MS Dhoni (C and WK), Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar 

Seat: Robin Uthappa, KM Asif, Jason Behrendorff, Bhagath Verma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Narayan Jagadeesan, Lungi Ngidi, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, R Sai Kishore, Karn Sharma, Sam Curran/Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir 

No holds barred 


Played – 28 | Royal Challengers Bangalore–9 | Chennai Super Kings–18 |N/R – 1 

In the UAE 

Played – 2 | Royal Challengers Bangalore–1 | Chennai Super Kings–1 |N/R – 0 

The plausible best batsman of the match 

Virat Kohli—Royal Challengers Bangalore 

Virat Kohli hasn't been in awesome of type of late. In IPL 2021, the 32-year-old has indented 203 runs at a normal of 29 and a hit pace of 121.55 with one 50 years. In the past game against KKR, he was unable to cross the single-digit mark, Against CSK, Virat has fair numbers. In 26 innings, he has scored 895 runs at a normal of 40.68 with upwards of eight half-hundreds of years. 

Likely the best bowler of the match 

Wanindu Hasaranga–Royal Challengers Bangalore 

Wanindu Hasaranga didn't have a significant introduction for the Challengers. The KKR hitters crushed him for 20 runs off two overs. However, in Sharjah, he has a fair shot at tasting achievement. The pitch at the setting helps spinners and the leg-spinner can release his enchantment with his off-base 'urns. Not to fail to remember that he is in excess of a helpful player, in spite of the fact that he stowed a duck last time.