Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
The fourth encounter of the IPL 2020 between RR and CSK is going to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on September 22nd, 2020.
RR vs CSK History (IPL):
The teams completed 22 meetings in the IPL History, to date. Out of them, RR won 8 times and lost 14 times.
The teams met 7 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 4 times, and the visitors won thrice.
The teams met 7 times at the home ground of CSK. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, visitors won just once, which was in the first edition of IPL.
The teams played at the neutral venue 8 times. From which CSK won 5 times and RR won thrice.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Sharjah shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 5% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 33 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 5 to 15 kph throughout the match. The wind speed would be decreased as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times out of 14 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 7 times, while lost 3 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won just once and lost twice. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won 8 times and lost 5 times.
The first batting team won the matches 9 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just 4 times.
The lowest defended total was 132 on the venue in 2013. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 140 on the ground, again in 2013.
The first inning lowest total was 90 in 2013, and the highest total was 215 runs in 2016. For the second inning, the lowest total was 56 runs (completed innings) in 2013, whereas the highest was 182 runs in 2016.
The batting average of the first innings is 20.46 and 18.84 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue, yet. The upcoming encounter will be the first one between the teams.
T20I History at Venue:
The RR got just one chance to play the matches at the venue, in which the team lost the game. CSK had the same opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won the match.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The team would prefer to go with pace – spin combination. The team has a couple of pace bowling all-rounders and one spin-bowling all-rounder.
Rajasthan Royals Eleven: Y. Jaiswal, R. Parag, S. Samson, S. Smith, D. Miller, R. Uthappa, S. Gopal, T. Curran, J. Archer, R. Tewatia / M. Markande, J. Unadkat
Chennai Super Kings:
The team would go unchanged. The team has a variety of all-rounders of spin and pace.
Chennai Super Kings Eleven: S. Watson, M. Vijay, F. du Plessis, A. Rayudu, MS. Dhoni, K. Jadhav, R. Jadeja, S. Curran, P. Chawla, D. Chahar, L. Ngidi