Chennai Super Kings Vs Rajasthan Royals

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Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were both founded in 2008. If you make a list, 24 Chennai Super Kings Vs Rajasthan Royals matches have been played in the IPL seasons so far. If RR vs CSK Scorecard is taken into account, it can be seen that CSK has a slight edge over the Royals. The two teams faced each other in the finals of the inaugural edition of the IPL, where RR came out on the top of the encounter as they became champions of the first IPL season.

CSK Vs RR Head-to-Head

CSK, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni , has reached the playoffs in 10 out of 11 seasons played and won 3 seasons (2010, 2011, 2018).

RR has won a single IPL title (2008). Out of the 9 seasons played by RR, they have qualified for the playoffs 4 times.

There have been 24 CSK Vs RR head-to-head matches in the 9 tournaments they played. According to the RR Vs CSK scorecard over the years, the performance of the teams against each other is as follows:

  • The CSK Vs RR head-to-head in IPL 2008 comprised 2 league matches and 1 IPL final match. RR won all the 3 matches against Chennai that season.
  • The yellow army came back in 2009 and won all the CSK Vs RR matches.
  • In the third IPL season (2010), there were 2 Chennai Vs Rajasthan matches, and the teams had a win each. That year CSK won the IPL trophy for the first time.
  • IPL 2011 was a season where RR was white-washed by CSK. According to the CSK Vs RR scorecard, CSK won both the league matches against RR and won the IPL trophy for the 2nd time.
  • The consistency of CSK is commendable. Rajasthan Royals again lost both the CSK vs Rajasthan T20 matches in 2012 IPL.
  •  In the 2 CSK vs RR head-to-head games in 2013 IPL much like the 2010 edition, the 2 teams had a win each that season.
  • The 2014 IPL season again witnessed 2 wins from the CSK against RR.
  • In the next IPL season (2015), out of the 2 Chennai Super Kings Versus Rajasthan Royals matches, the win ratio of CSK Vs RR was 1:1.
  • CSK and RR did not play the 2016 and 2017 IPL seasons as they had been banned from IPL for two years.
  • The ban did not bring down the confidence and hunger to win for the yellow army, and they won the IPL trophy for the 3rd time in the 2018 IPL season. In the 2 matches of Chennai Versus Rajasthan Royals, the win ratio of CSK: RR was 1:1.
  • 2019 IPL was a smashing year for CSK. They won both the CSK versus Rajasthan matches and managed the 2nd spot in the points table, whereas RR came 7th that year.
  • Even though RR had two wins against Chennai in the CSK Vs RR 2020 matches, there was no improvement in their overall position in the points table. 2020 was the first year where Chennai Super Kings did not qualify for the playoffs and was also seen at the bottom of the table.

Players to Watch out for CSK Vs RR 2021

The CSK Vs RR today match prediction gives us a clear idea of the players who should be watched out for in the new IPL season.

In CSK the players to watch out for are:

Dwayne Bravo

He has been an excellent asset for CSK and is a right-arm pacer. This West Indies all-rounder is the 2nd highest wicket-taking player with 153 wks in 140 matches; in 2013 and 2015, he was the highest wicket-taker and won the purple cap.

Deepak Chahar

He is the top contender. This right-arm pacer has become a leading bowler for CSK. In 2020 IPL, Deepak Chahar bagged 12 wks in 14 matches and has an excellent economy of 7.61 in IPL 2020.

MS Dhoni

The former Indian Captain has been the captain of CSK all these years, and under him, the team won the trophy 3 times.  He has scored 4632 runs in 204 IPL matches and is one of the most reliable batsman.  He made India win the World Cup in 2011.

In RR, the Players Who can be a Threat are: - H3

Jos Buttler

He is an explosive England batsman and is of the most reliable RR players. This wicket-keeper batsman has scored 1714 runs in 58 IPL matches and has an SR of 149.56. Jos Buttler is a rare explosive top-order batsman and is an asset to RR.

Sanju Samson

The 26-year-old captain has been in the IPL for quite some time now. Sanju Samson has been a part of 8 IPL seasons. This wicket-keeper batsman has 2584 IPL runs that include 2 centuries.

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes is an English all-rounder and is the best fast bowling all-rounder. He can not only score runs but also pick up crucial wickets for the team. He has 920 runs and 28 wks in IPL cricket.

Team Analysis of- Chennai Vs Rajasthan

Having a close look at the CSK Vs RR score, it can be seen that both teams have challenged each other through the years. Both the teams had been suspended for 2 years for betting activities and only returned in the 2018 IPL season.

CSK is known to be the most consistent team in IPL. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, CSK won the title thrice and have finished below 4th place only once in the 2020 season. This franchise is owned by India cements and was purchased for INR 360 Cr in 2008.

RR qualified for the playoffs 4 times. In 2008, they were the champions; in 2013, they came 3rd, and in 2015 and 2018 IPL seasons, they managed the 4th spot.

CSK Vs RR Schedule 2021

The new season of IPL will witness 2 Rajasthan Royals Versus Chennai Super King matches.

  • The 1st CSK vs RR match is scheduled for 19th April at the Wankhade Stadium.
  • The next Chennai vs Rajasthan match will be played on 5th May at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.

The Squad of CSK and RR for IPL 2021

Probably, CSK Vs Rajasthan will be playing 11 in the New IPL season.

The CSK squad includes MS Dhoni (captain), Moeen Ali, KM Asif, Bhagath Varma, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis , Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Ravindra Jadeja , Cheteshwar Pujara, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu , Karn Sharma, Robin Uthappa.

The RR squad comprises Sanju Samson(captain), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Manan Vohra, David Miller, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Andrew Tye, Shivam Dube, KC Cariappa, Chris Morris , Kuldip Yadav, Karthik Tyagi.

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