The Chennai Super Kings have won only two of their first six games in IPL 2020 so far. While they performed exceptionally well against the Mumbai Indians and the Kings XI Punjab, the Chennai-based franchise looked off-color in their other four fixtures.
Their next opponents, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, have three wins and two losses to their name in IPL 2020. The Bangalore-based franchise recorded victories over the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Mumbai Indians, and the Rajasthan Royals. However, they suffered massive defeats against the Kings XI Punjab and the Delhi Capitals.
CSK and RCB are two of the most popular teams in the IPL. They have clashed in some epic encounters over the last 12 years. Here's a look at their head-to-head record before they meet in IPL 2020.
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore head-to-head stats
The Chennai Super Kings lead the Royal Challengers Bangalore 16-8 in the head-to-head record. The two teams have crossed paths 24 times in the IPL. One of the matches did not produce a result, while CSK beat RCB by 52 runs when they battled in the 2010 Champions League T20.
Speaking of their record outside in IPL matches outside India, the upcoming game will be their first meeting in the UAE. RCB won two of their three contests against CSK in South Africa during the 2009 season.
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Numbers you need to know ahead of Match 25 of IPL 2020
Ravindra Jadeja has picked up 12 wickets for CSK in matches against RCB, while MS Dhoni has aggregated 695 runs in 23 games between CSK and RCB. It will be interesting to see if Dhoni can get going in the upcoming IPL 2020 match.