CHENNAI SUPER KINGS VS RAJASTHAN ROYALS
TODAY 17th match between CSK VS RR at 20:00 PM (14;30 GMT)
WHERE:- MCA STADIUM IN PUNE
ABOUT CSK AND RR:-
CSK was on four days break since the previous match, both teams have 4 points each, though RR played 4 matches more than CSK 3.
Both the teams have not played well yet, but have individual brilliance, CSK 2 wins were the result of a late-inning of DWAYNE BRAVO and SAM BILLING while SANJU SAMSON contributes in RR 2 wins.
Warm temperature is set between two teams with conditions becoming slightly cooler as the night progress.
There are expectations of returning of SURESH RAINA after recovering his injury, possibly in place of MURALI VIJAY. RR have same XI fielders in there 4 matches, there is an expectation of having this match in their favor. D’ARCY looked against spin with AJIKYA RAHANE batting is fluent. JOFRA ARCHER had lengthy bowl prior to a match against KKR, though the got knee strapped and if declared fit, it will be exciting to see what is going to happen in today’s match.
TEAM HEAD TO HEAD
OVERALL MATCHES:- 17, CHENNAI SUPER KING WON:- 11 AND RAJASTHAN ROYAL WON:- 6
SURESH RAINA has an opportunity of coming back to the top of the list in IPL runs VIRAT KHOLI currently on top of the list with 4619 runs while RAINA is 61 runs behind with an aggregate of 4619 runs.
SURESH RAINA is a natural striker, and if he comes back CSK, he will be expected to make the great contribution. AMBATI RAYUDU scores have improved in 3 innings, SHANE WATSON will be expected to give his great contribution.
Spinning on both the sides has a huge role to play. RR 3 batsman who had struggled against spin HARBHAJAN SINGH, RAVINDRA JADEJA, and IMRAN TAHIR.