Today the teams of Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will face-to-face in the 68th match of IPL 15. This match will be played at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. RR has played 13 matches and has won 8 and is present in the third place in the points table. Their net run rate is +0.304. CSK could win just four after playing 13 matches. Their net run rate is -0.206.
Chennai would like to bid farewell to the competition with a win. Chennai Super Kings was the champion last year. Its performance this year has been very poor. From handing over the captaincy of the team to Ravindra Jadeja to his withdrawal from him, CSK has been in the news due to controversies. Giving a chance to the bench strength, Chennai would like to bid farewell to the IPL with a win.
CSK vs RR: Pitch Report
The track is slowing down in Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. The reason behind it would be the whole IPL is playing only in 4 venues. Now there is some assistance for spin too since the initial period of innings. Most of the strips are of Red soil, which gives good bounce and pace to bat on.
CSK vs RR: Weather Forecast
Mumbai is located in the western state of Maharashtra. The weather in Mumbai remains hot and humid during the summers that span from March to May. The weather model indicates a good forecast for the game of cricket on the 20th of May 2023.
Temperature – 33/28
Humidity – 60%
Wind – 16 km/h
Chances of Rain – 0%
CSK vs RR: Head to Head
Chennai leads the 25-game tally 15-10 with both teams having won four games each since 2018.
Rajasthan will enter the field to make it to the top 2
Rajasthan Royals is currently at number 3 in the points table. By winning this match, she will try her best to be in the top 2. There is a constant struggle between Lucknow and Rajasthan for the number two position. Lucknow consolidated their position in the top 2 with a 2-run win against Kolkata.
Season's highest run-scorer Jos Buttler and purple cap holder Yuzvendra Chahal will leave no stone unturned to bring the team back into the top two. If the team has to make a big score, then the team will also be hoping for fiery innings from Yashasvi Jaiswal.