CSK vs RR: After enjoying a scintillating win in the previous clash, Chennai Super Kings will come into a face-off with Rajasthan Royals in today’s clash at the Wankhede Stadium. Both the teams will come into today’s match on the back of clinical victories at the grounds of ‘Stadium of Dreams’ Wankhede in Mumbai.
A fantastic bowling performance from Deepak Chahar helped CSK to restrict Punjab Kings to the lowest total of just 106/8 in 20 overs. Despite some hindrances, CSK chased the total with 26 balls to spare with a big boost to their Net Run Rate.
It was the swashbuckling performance for CSK which indicated that they still have the capability to fight & win matches in this IPL season. But still, there are major gaps in their side that need to be filled. CSK today’s clash with mighty Rajasthan Royals will indicate whether CSK could mount a serious playoff challenge this year or not.
Rajasthan Royals come into the match after beating Delhi Capitals in their previous clash. Jaydev Unadkat’s powerplay heroics ran through DC top order from which they couldn’t recover despite Captain Pant’s firing half-century.
Chasing an average target of 148 runs, RR faced an early loss of wickets & were reeling at 36/4 at one point of the game. It was David Miller who got them back to the track of victory with Chris Morris displaying heroics with the bat by smashing four sixes at the death overs to take RR over the line.
CSK dominated head to head records between CSK & RR. CSK has registered 14 wins against RR while RR could manage to win just 9 matches against CSK. However, in the last year’s IPL season, it was Rajasthan Royals who emerged victorious on both occasions of the IPL 2020. With both the teams in form anything can happen in today’s RR vs CSK clash. Expect a cracking encounter in today’s match between CSK & RR at the Wankhede Stadium.
CSK vs RR Match Prediction:
CSK looks more confident on paper whereas RR bowlers appears to be more confident ahead of today;s match. While CSK’s rest of the performances have been good they need to improve their starts with the bat. A slow start with the bat could result in CSK’s defeat in today’s match against RR.
According to Cricketflicker Rajasthan Royals could win today’s clash against CSK.
CSK vs RR Match Details:
Date: 19th April 2021 (Monday).
Time: 7:30 PM IST.
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
CSK vs RR Head to Head Records:
In the history of the IPL, CSK & RR have come into a face-off in 23 matches. Of which 14 matches have been won by the CSK while RR has won just 9 matches. Since 2015, both the teams had a neck to neck competition against each other, with each team winning 4 matches.
Number of matches being played between CSK & RR: 23
Total Number of matches being won by CSK: 14
Total number of matches won by RR: 9
No result: 0
The Highest number of run-scorer for CSK against RR: Suresh Rains with 638 runs
Maximum run-scorer for RR against CSK: Jos Buttler with 216 runs
Highest wicket taker for CSK against RR: Dwayne Bravo by scalping 126 wickets
Maximum wicket-taker for RR against CSK: Shane Watson with 67 wickets registered on his name.
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