Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
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The match between RR and CSK is the forty-seventh meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 2nd 2021.
RR vs CSK History:
The teams competed against each other 25 times, till date. Out of them, RR won 10 times and lost 15 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against CSK are LWWLL.
The teams faced each other 7 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 4 times. On the other hand, visitors won thrice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against CSK are LWWWL.
The teams competed 7 times at the home ground of CSK. The home team won 6 times and lost just once.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK against RR are WWWWW.
The teams met 11 times at the neutral venue. RR also won 5 times, whereas CSK won 6 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against CSK are LWWLW.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
RR is on the seventh position in the table, currently, and may come at any positions among fourth, fifth, sixth or stay at the same position by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team will stay at the same rank in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR are LLLWW.
Chennai Super Kings:
CSK is on the top position in the table and will not be affected with the game result but earn 2 points in winning and 0 points in the defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK are WWWWL.
Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly cloudy throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 4% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 33 Celsius. The wind would be between 7 to 15 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would steady throughout the game.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL):
Teams prefer to bat first 17 times in 34 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 7 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 10 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLWLL.
On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 17 times out of 34 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the teams won 10 times, and lost also 7 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLWWW.
Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 17 times and lost also 17 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLLWL.
The first batting team won the matches 14 times including two ties, in one game the first batting team won by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied) and the other one was decided by super over. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 20 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLWLL.
The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 26.18 and 27.41 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. RR won the outing.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against CSK at the venue are W – – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
RR had 9 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a pretty good record, as the team won 6 times, though one of the victories was by boundary count due to tied super over in the tied game, and lost thrice
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR at the venue are LWWWL.
CSK had 7 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has an above average record, as the team won 4 times and lost 3 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK at the venue are WWLLW.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The team may go with D. Miller and O. Thomas in place of L. Livingstone and C. Morris, respectively.
Rajasthan Royals Eleven: E. Lewis, Y. Jaiswal, S. Samson, D. Miller, M. Lomror, R. Parag, R. Tewatia, O. Thomas, K. Tyagi, C. Sakariya, M. Rahman
Chennai Super Kings:
The team would like to go with the winning combination.
Chennai Super Kings Eleven: R. Gaikwad, F. du Plessis. M. Ali, S. Raina, A. Rayudu, M. Dhoni, R. Jadeja, D.Bravo, S. Thakur, D. Chahar, J. Hazlewood
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left. *Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.