On super Sunday in the IPL the fans will see a very high rated clash between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. This will be the 12th Match of the IPL 2019. CSK and RCB had got a very different start from each other as per the opening matches are concerned. On one side CSK has won all the 2 matches they have played till now whereas on the contemporary RR have been struggling for their first win of the season. We are covering CSK vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match.
Rajasthan Royals have looked good in previous matches but taking matches close and not winning has been the biggest problem for Rajasthan Royals. In the first match, they got defeated by 14 runs against KXIP whereas a close encounter against SRH also got slipped from their hands.
RR batting line looks great and in fine touch, all the top order batsmen that include A Rahane, Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson have performed well but their bowlers have not been able to justify the expectations of RR fans.
Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni and other bowlers are not able to create pressure and finding it difficult to take some important breakthrough for the team. Jofra Archer looks in fine form but cricket is a team game, one bowler cannot do wonders alone. The management has to look out for some better options against CSK so that they can win their first game of the season.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings have got a dream start by winning all their matches in IPL 2019, and most likely they will try to continue on their winning streak against RR. Ambati Rayudu has to perform well for the team, otherwise, his place in CSK will be in danger and also in Indian tea for the World Cup as the selectors have an eye on all the Indian players’ for Indian team selection keeping World Cup in mind.
There are no chances that CSK will try to break the winning combination of the playing 11, till it gets necessary. All the players including the bowlers have been in their top form for CSK in this IPL 2019. The fielding is the only place where they need to work hard so that bowlers can create pressure on their rivals. Kedhar Jhadav and Suresh Raina are making a valuable contribution by runs whereas Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh are making batsmen dance on their spin. So, let’s see what happens against RR on Sunday.
Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, 12th Match
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
02:30 PM GMT / 08:00 PM LOCAL
Total Matches Played – 20
RR – 8
CSK – 12
The pitch in Chepak stadium has always been a paradise for the batsmen. Bowlers usually find it difficult to get the support from the pitch. The bowl comes easily on the bat while playing on this ground. The team chasing here has always been on the top of winning the matches in most cases. Toss will be crucial. In the dew factor also comes into the picture which makes it difficult for the bowlers to grip the bowl while bowling.
The weather of Chennai is always humid which makes it difficult for the bowlers to adjust. The wind blows at a very low rate. The foreign players find it difficult to cope up with such humid conditions.
Average 1st Inns scores – 174
Average 2nd Inns scores – 174
Chennai Super Kings – Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, David Willey, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif
Rajasthan Royals – Ajinkya Rahane (c), Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Steven Smith, Jos Buttler, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra, Prashant Chopra, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Rahul Tripathi, Shreyas Gopal, Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Shubham Ranjane, Oshane Thomas, Jofra Archer, Riyan Parag, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun
Chennai Super Kings – Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (C/WK), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
Rajasthan Royals – Ajinkya Rahane(C), Jos Buttler(WK), Sanju Samson, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, K Gowtham, Jofra Archer, JaydevUnadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Jos Buttler will be a dangerous batsman, who looks in astonishing form and has the ability to pick any bowler on his good day. The innings he played against KXIP made him look more dangerous for the opposition.
Sanju Samson, who scored hundred against SRH, a team with the strongest lineup. He has potential and stability with the bat. Samson will be the backbone of the team, should carry his good form against CSK
Jofra Archer, RR speedster is deceiving every batsman with his toe breaking Yorkers at a pace of 140 and above. CSK will have a tough time to face this bowler. He has been on the top out of all the bowlers in RR till now.
Chennai Super Kings
Ambati Rayudu has been struggling a bit with the bat but is expected to play some fine innings in this match against RR. Rayudu got out after scoring just 5 runs against DC. So he will more or less is not in a good mood and will try to blast off against RR bowlers.
Imran Tahir is the pick of the bowlers out of the whole team. His bowl is spinning sharply and is getting some important breakthrough for CSK in crucial moments of the match.
Disclaimer:- This CSK vs RR Dream11 prediction is based on our research from various sources, We advise you not to make Dream11 Team as per your discretion and understanding from the squad and playing 11 listed in the article.