Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, 37th T20 Match Prediction 19 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, 37th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-20

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chennai Super Kings

6.25 125/5 in 20.0
7.20 126/3 in 17.3

Rajasthan Royals

6.25 125/5 in 20.0
7.20 126/3 in 17.3 Cricbettingbuzz
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Jos Buttler

Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals cricket betting odds

CSK 1.95
RR 1.76

CSK vs RR Prediction

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Rajasthan Royals aim to keep their playoff hopes alive

  • Rajasthan Royals suffered defeat in their previous game played against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu and Deepak Chahar delivered credible performances in a losing cause against Delhi Capitals
  • Chennai Super Kings suffered defeat at the hands of Delhi Capitals in a game played on Saturday.

Expect Rajasthan Royals to register a hard-fought win over Chennai Super Kings.

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Match Preview

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will battle it out in the 37th game of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

With two defeats in a row, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to turn things around in the competition. Skipper Steven Smith will be hoping that experienced players can come to the party and deliver the goods in this contest.

On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings suffered a close defeat at the hands of Delhi Capitals. With this defeat, the franchise will have to rethink their strategy and make changes to their playing XI for this contest.

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Teams Preview

Chennai Super Kings

The franchise has endured a tough campaign this season with only three victories out of nine matched played.

In their previous fixture, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bat first. All-rounder Sam Curran, promoted to open the innings in this game failed to make an impression with the bat and perished for a duck.

Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis came together and put on a 87-run partnership to rebuild the innings for Chennai Super Kings. Shane Watson played well and scored 36 runs off 28 balls with the help of six boundaries.

For Chennai, Faf du Plessis continued his excellent form with the bat and notched up his fourth half-century of the competition. He struck six boundaries and two sixes in his innings.Du Plessis perished in the 14th over to see Chennai Super Kings lose their third wicket with 109 runs on the board.

Ambati Rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja put in crucial scores to see Chennai Super Kings post 179 runs for the loss of four wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Ambati Rayudu scored 45 not out off 25 balls with the help of one four and four sixes, whereas Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with unbeaten 33 off 13 balls with the help of four sixes.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on likes of Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Sam Curran to make crucial breakthroughs.Pacer Deepak Chahar was the best bowler on display for Chennai and claimed 2 for 18 in his four overs.

Chennai Super Kings Actual Playing XI:

Ambati Rayudu, Piyush Chawla, SR Watson, Deepak Chahar, SN Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Kedar Jadhav, Sam Curran, MS Dhoni, Josh Hazlewood

Chennai Super Kings Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
F du Plessis 58 47 6 2 123.4
A Rayudu 45 25 1 4 180
S Watson 36 28 6 0 128.57
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Chahar 4.0 1 18 2 4.5
S Curran 4.0 0 35 1 8.75
S Thakur 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Chahar 4.0 1 18 2 4.5
S Curran 4.0 0 35 1 8.75
S Thakur 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
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Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI

Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma

Rajasthan Royals

Inaugural IPL Champions will have to win their next two matches in order to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the playoffs of the competition. Currently, Rajasthan is lying in bottom half of the table with 6 points to their name after nine matches played.

In their previous encounter, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bat first. Robin Uthappa was promoted to open the innings alongside Ben Stokes for this game. The strategy certainly worked as Uthappa and Stokes put on a 50-run partnership for the opening wicket. All-rounder Ben Stokes perished in the fifth over after scoring 15 runs off 19 balls with the help of two boundaries.

Robin Uthappa produced a splendid innings for the side at the top of the innings. He scored a quick-fire 41 runs off 22 balls with the help of seven boundaries and one six. Uthappa was dismissed by Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in seventh over of the innings.

Captain Steven Smith found form with the bat in this fixture and notched up a crucial half-century for the side. He added crucial partnerships with Jos Buttler and Rahul Tewatia to see Rajasthan post a competitive score of 177 runs for the loss of six wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

For Rajasthan Royals, Steven Smith was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 57 runs off 36 balls with the help of six boundaries and one six. He was well supported by the likes of Jos Buttler and Rahul Tewatia, who chipped in with scores of 24 and 19 not out respectively.

Rajasthan Royals Actual Playing XI:

Steven Smith, AS Rajpoot, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, RV Uthappa, R Tewatia, S Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Smith 57 36 6 1 158.33
R Uthappa 41 22 7 1 186.36
J Buttler 24 25 1 1 96
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Gopal 4.0 0 32 1 8
K Tyagi 4.0 0 32 1 8
R Tewatia 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Gopal 4.0 0 32 1 8
K Tyagi 4.0 0 32 1 8
R Tewatia 4.0 0 30 1 7.5
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Rajasthan Royals Predicted Playing XI

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson (wk), Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 5.57 k/h From: N 0%
03h 28 0 mm. 6.17 k/h From: NNE 0%
06h 30 0 mm. 5.22 k/h From: NNE 0%
09h 31 0 mm. 6.21 k/h From: N 0%
12h 30 0 mm. 6.81 k/h From: NNW 0%
15h 30 0 mm. 7.29 k/h From: NNW 0%
18h 30 0 mm. 5.99 k/h From: N 0%
21h 29 0 mm. 5.66 k/h From: N 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will provide assistance to the spinners. The weather forecast for Monday’s game is going to be clear skies during the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals registered a 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and bat first on this surface. A score above 170 runs might be difficult to chase for side batting second.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Rajasthan Royals will be favorites to win their game against Chennai Super Kings. With likes of Robin Uthappa, Steven Smith and Jofra Archer in excellent form this season, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to produce a strong show with bat and ball.

Expect Rajasthan Royals to register a hard-fought win over Chennai Super Kings.

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