The opening match of Vivo Indian Premier League 2019 is all set to be played on Saturday 23rd March at Chennai’s M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. Title defending champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as first match to start live at 8:00 PM IST. RCB vs CSK match toss to happen at 19:30 local time.
Chennai Super Kings, the team who has won three IPL trophies will look to kick off another Indian Premier League season under MS Dhoni’s leadership. Meanwhile another team RCB which has never succeed to cheer the joy of winning cup though appearing in three finals, will be looking to end drought this year’s under run machine Virat Kohli’s captaincy.
CSK vs RCB TV Listing
India: Star Sports
Afghanistan: Lemar TV
Australia: Fox Sports
Bangladesh: Channel 9
United Kingdom: Star Gold
South Africa: SuperSport
Canada: Willow TV
USA: Willow TV
New Zealand: Sky Sports
Chennai Super Kings Squad
MS Dhoni(captain), Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Suresh Raina, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, David Willey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mohit Sharma, KM Asif, Monu Kumar.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad
Virat Kohli(captain), Pawan Negi, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Parthiv Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Colin de Grandhomme, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Prayas Barman, Moeen Ali, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Akshdeep Nath, Kulwant Khejroliya, Tim Southee, Mohammed Siraj.
The live streaming of Vivo IPL-12 can be viewed on hotstar.com and hotstar app from 8 PM onwards. Star Sports to air live broadcast of the first game between RCB and CSK in English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Kannada languages on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 3/HD channels.