The eagerly anticipated IPL 2024 is set to kick off with a thrilling encounter between the Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (CSK vs RCB) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on March 22nd at 8:00 PM IST.

With the tournament spanning from March to May, fans are gearing up for an action-packed season featuring a total of 10 teams competing in 74 matches. The opening clash between the Super Kings and the Challengers promises to be a spectacle, showcasing the formidable talent on both sides.

Led by Ruturaj Gaikwad, Chennai Super Kings boast a robust lineup comprising Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, and Ravindra Jadeja, bolstered by the bowling prowess of Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, and Maheesh Theekshana.

IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians’ expected possible playing 11

On the other hand, under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis, Royal Challengers Bengaluru showcase power hitters like Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell, supported by all-rounders Cameron Green and Dinesh Karthik, alongside the pace duo of Alzarri Joseph and Mohammed Siraj. The historical statistics add further intrigue to the encounter, with Chennai Super Kings holding the edge with 21 victories out of the 31 matches played against Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

As anticipation mounts, fantasy cricket enthusiasts are already crafting their fantasy 11 lineups, with players like Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, and Glenn Maxwell featuring prominently. With a blend of seasoned campaigners and exciting young talent, both teams are primed to set the stage on fire, ensuring a riveting start to IPL 2024 and setting the tone for an exhilarating season ahead.

Cricketkeeda Fantasy 11 for Game No.1 of IPL 2024 :-


Wicketkeeper – Dinesh Karthik

Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube

All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Glenn Maxwell (c), Rachin Ravindra (vc), Cameron Green

Bowlers – Deepak Chahar, Mohammad Siraj

By Ritik Sharma

A common man who is doing calm se kaam, a failed cricketer, still in love with it. Establishing my journey into Journalism & if you love my articles then share it with your dear ones Instagram - @ritiksharma45