CSK vs RR Dream11 IPL
Sheikh Zayed Stadium,Abu Dhabi
Monday, October 19, 2020 07:30 PM
In the Dream11 IPL 2020, we have Chennai Super Kings squaring off against Rajasthan Royals at Sheikh Zayed Stadium,Abu Dhabi .
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will battle it out in the 37th game of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
With two defeats in a row, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to turn things around in the competition. Skipper Steven Smith will be hoping that experienced players can come to the party and deliver the goods in this contest.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings suffered a close defeat at the hands of Delhi Capitals. With this defeat, the franchise will have to rethink their strategy and make changes to their playing XI for this contest.
Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Dream11 Preview
The franchise has endured a tough campaign this season with only three victories out of nine matched played.
In their previous fixture, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bat first. All-rounder Sam Curran, promoted to open the innings in this game failed to make an impression with the bat and perished for a duck.
Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis came together and put on a 87-run partnership to rebuild the innings for Chennai Super Kings. Shane Watson played well and scored 36 runs off 28 balls with the help of six boundaries.
For Chennai, Faf du Plessis continued his excellent form with the bat and notched up his fourth half-century of the competition. He struck six boundaries and two sixes in his innings.Du Plessis perished in the 14th over to see Chennai Super Kings lose their third wicket with 109 runs on the board.
Ambati Rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja put in crucial scores to see Chennai Super Kings post 179 runs for the loss of four wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Ambati Rayudu scored 45 not out off 25 balls with the help of one four and four sixes, whereas Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with unbeaten 33 off 13 balls with the help of four sixes.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on likes of Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Sam Curran to make crucial breakthroughs.Pacer Deepak Chahar was the best bowler on display for Chennai and claimed 2 for 18 in his four overs.
Inaugural IPL Champions will have to win their next two matches in order to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the playoffs of the competition. Currently, Rajasthan is lying in bottom half of the table with 6 points to their name after nine matches played.
In their previous encounter, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bat first. Robin Uthappa was promoted to open the innings alongside Ben Stokes for this game. The strategy certainly worked as Uthappa and Stokes put on a 50-run partnership for the opening wicket. All-rounder Ben Stokes perished in the fifth over after scoring 15 runs off 19 balls with the help of two boundaries.
Robin Uthappa produced a splendid innings for the side at the top of the innings. He scored a quick-fire 41 runs off 22 balls with the help of seven boundaries and one six. Uthappa was dismissed by Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in seventh over of the innings.
Captain Steven Smith found form with the bat in this fixture and notched up a crucial half-century for the side. He added crucial partnerships with Jos Buttler and Rahul Tewatia to see Rajasthan post a competitive score of 177 runs for the loss of six wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
For Rajasthan Royals, Steven Smith was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 57 runs off 36 balls with the help of six boundaries and one six. He was well supported by the likes of Jos Buttler and Rahul Tewatia, who chipped in with scores of 24 and 19 not out respectively.
CSK vs RR Head to Head Records
Total number of matches played: 23
Matches won by CSK: 14
Matches won by RR: 09
Last 5 match of CSK vs RR
CSK: L L W L L
RR: W L W L W
Who will win the match
CSK will win the match
CSK vs RR 37th Match Venue Details:
In the previous meeting between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals registered a 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings. The wicket prepared for the game will provide assistance to the spinners. The weather forecast for Monday’s game is going to be clear skies during the evening.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Key Players
Faf du Plessis
Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Key Players
CSK vs RR – Probable Playing 11
Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma
Rajasthan Royals: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi.