IPL 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore's strongest Probable XI for the first match against CSK

The Virat Kohli led, Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the most popular and loved franchises in the IPL. Meanwhile, the RCB squad looks quite balanced this time and the team management had done a good job in drafting this team.

The Royal Challengers Bangalore will start their IPL 2019 campaign with the match against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings on March 23 in Chennai. So today we will make the strongest Probable XI of Bangalore for the opening encounter against Chennai.

Probable Batting order of RCB:

In the opening match, RCB can open their innings with Parthiv Patel and Moeen Ali. The English all-rounder has a good record opening in domestic and can prove to be handy for RCB this time with both bat and ball.

While Skipper Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers can play at number 3 and number 4 to strengthen the middle order along with Windies explosive batsmen Hetmyer who can finish the game playing at number 5 and young Shivam Dube can strengthen the lower order at number 6.

Probable Bowling Lineup of RCB:

India's star leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal will lead the bowling attack for RCB and Pawan Negi can be included for the opening match against Chennai because Chennai's track usually remains good for spinners.

Kiwi pacer, Tim Southee is an experienced bowler and can solve the issue of death bowling for RCB along with Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav, who had brilliant last season.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Strongest Probable XI for the Opening match:

Parthiv Patel (wk), Moeen Ali, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.

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