Head to Head Records
A match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals has always been an exciting one for the fans. Their head to head record is as :
- Matches Played: 24 matches
- RR Won: 9 matches
- CSK Won: 15 matches
- Tie: 0 match
It looks like Chennai will be looking to keep this record in their favour. Though Rajasthan will be looking to change it.
Sheikh Zayed Stadium Record
The pitch has been praised by experts, calling it a pitch ‘near perfect’. The pitch is known to suit spin bowlers, allowing them to control the game. The pitch is known to produce good batting conditions that favour stroke play.
- Matches Played: 34
- Matches won by Batting first team: 14
- Matches won by Chasing team: 20
- No Result: 0
Chennai Super Kings
After knocking out Sunrisers Hyderabad and sealing off the Playoffs spot, Chennai Super Kings will be looking to knock out another team in the match. Sitting comfortably on the first position in the points table, Chennai will be looking to get another win and seal their spot in the top two for better chances to get in the IPL 2021 Finals.
Predicted Playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C/Wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
Sam Curran, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mitchell Santner, Narayan Jagadeesan, Harishankar Reddy, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Robin Uthappa, Bhagath Varma, Lungi Ngidi
Players to Watch Out
A team with genuine match-winners, Chennai Super Kings have every player that fans need to watch out for. Their openers, Moeen Ali and Ambati Rayudu have done a good job. Along with them, their all-rounders, Jadeja, Bravo have done well along with their bowling.
A team that has been facing another disappointing season, Rajasthan Royals is on the verge of getting knocked out. With just 4 wins in 11 games, they are placed at the seventh position in the points table and need a win to stay alive in the competition.
Predicted Playing XI
Sanju Samson (C and WK), Yashaswi Jaswal, Liam Livingstone, Evin Lewis, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Kartik Tyagi, Chetan Sakariya, Mahipal Lomror
Shreyas Gopal, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, K.C. Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh, Glenn Phillips, Oshane Thomas, Tabraiz Shamsi, David Miller
Players to watch out
The openers of Rajasthan Royals are performing well along with Sanju Samson. However, their middle order has been a worrying sign for them. In the bowling department, Mustafizur Rahman, Kartik Tyagi and Chetan Sakariya have done well for them.
The match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings looks to be a simple encounter where Chennai could be dominating Rajasthan Royals. So we predict that Chennai will easily beat Rajasthan and will seal the top two spots in the Playoffs. Though Rajasthan can turn things in their favour if Chennai decides to test their bench strength.