The Rajasthan Royals will face off against the Chennai Super Kings in Jaipur on April 27th in what promises to be an exciting encounter. Both teams are currently on the top of the points table with 10 & 8 points each and are looking to stay up the ladder with a victory.
Here are all the key details of RR Vs CSK you need to know ahead of this match
What: IPL 2023 Match 37
Teams: Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings
When: April 27, Thursday – 7:30 PM IST start. Toss at 7 PM IST
Where: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Head to head of these two teams from IPL 2022: The two teams played each other twice, and CSK won both matches.
Overall Head to Head
Won by RR: 9
Won by CSK: 15
Head to Head in Jaipur
Won by RR: 4
Won by CSK: 4
Where the two teams finished last season: Rajasthan Royals finished 2nd, while the Chennai Super Kings finished 9th.
Win-Loss record of the two teams in IPL 2022 (league stage):
Rajasthan Royals – Played – 12, Won – 3, Lost – 9, Points – 6
Chennai Super Kings – Played – 12, Won – 3, Lost – 9, Points – 6
Rajasthan Royals – Sanju Samson
Chennai Super Kings – MS Dhoni
Likely Playing XIs
Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Evin Lewis, Sanju Samson (C&WK), Shivam Dube, David Miller, Chris Morris, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chetan Sakariya, Kartik Tyagi, Mustafizur Rahman.
Chennai Super Kings: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, M.S. Dhoni (c) (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar.
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (C&WK), Akash Singh, Anuj Rawat, Chetan Sakariya, David Miller, Evin Lewis, Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Karun Nair, Kartik Tyagi, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Shivam Dube, Tabraiz Shamsi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Chris Morris.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Devon Conway, Shivam Dube, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Tushar Deshpande, Ravindra Jadeja, Mukesh Chowdhary, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Ben Stokes, Nishant Sindhu, Ajinkya Rahane, Sisanda Magala, Ajay Mandal, Shaik Rasheed, Bhagath Varma.
Weather Forecast for Jaipur on April 27
Maximum Temperature: 38 degrees celsius
Minimum Temperature: 23 degrees celsius
Clear skies throughout the day
Wind: 8 kmph
Cloud Cover: 0%
Chances of rain: 0%
Stadium Capacity: 30000
Pitch: Batting first might be the wise option. In the second innings, spinners should be effective.
Where to Watch
Digital: You can catch ball by ball commentary, match analysis, latest scores, records and more on – cricbuzz
TV: Star Sports Network
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema
Powerplay Overs: Each team can only have a maximum of 2 fielders outside the 30-yard circle during the first 4 overs.
Also Read: RCB Vs KKR Head to Head in IPL
Strategic Timeout: Each team will have one strategic timeout of 2.5 minutes each innings.
Name Playing XI after the toss: Both captains will be allowed to pick a playing XI they have pre-decided depending on the outcome of the toss. Teams could be prepared with two slightly different XIs, if they choose to do so. The team sheets will be exchanged after the toss.
Weather conditions can play a crucial role in the outcome of cricket matches, especially in outdoor games like this one. The weather forecast for Jaipur on April 27, the day of the match, suggests that there will be clear skies throughout the day, with temperatures ranging from 23 to 38 degrees Celsius. The wind is expected to be around 8 kmph, and there is no chance of rain.
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is one of the iconic cricket grounds in India, known for its electric atmosphere and enthusiastic fans. It has a seating capacity of around 30,000 spectators and has hosted several high-profile cricket matches, including international matches and IPL games. The pitch at this venue is generally known to favor spin bowlers, which means that the team batting second may face more challenges due to the slow nature of the pitch.
In conclusion, the upcoming Rajasthan Royals vs. Chennai Super Kings match promises to be an exciting encounter between two evenly-matched teams in the middle of the points table. With both teams having won five & four games and lost three & two so far, they will be eager to secure a win and stay up the rankings. The clear skies and spin-friendly pitch at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur could add to the drama of the match. It will be interesting to see how the teams utilize their players and strategies to emerge victorious in this highly anticipated encounter.