The Chennai Super Kings will meet Rajasthan Royals in match 37 of IPL 2020. The match will be contested on 19 October (Monday).
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and watchers can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are struggling to win consistently in IPL 2020. Both are coming in the match after losing their previous encounter as they lost momentum towards the end.
Both are in desperate need for a win as it will keep them in contention for qualifying for the playoffs. The side who loses their chance of advancing further in the competition will become extremely improbable.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 22
CSK Won: 14
RR Won: 8
The players of both sides will be playing under warm and humid conditions in the beautiful setting of Abu Dhabi in the night.
Average First Innings Score
160-170 runs in IPL 2020
Injury and Availability News
Dwayne Bravo sustained an injury during the last match and chances are that he may miss out in the game against Rajasthan Royals.
Fantasy Tips – Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk /c), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jhadav, Dwayne Bravo/ Josh Hazelwood, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma.
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler (WK), Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith (C), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Varun Aaron/Jaydev Unadkat
Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings: Top Fantasy Picks
Steve Smith: The Rajasthan Royals skipper came roaring back into form in the last match. Smith scored a splendid half-century and will be anxious to once again lead from the front and contribute with a big score.
Jos Buttler: Once again RR may think of batting Jos Buttler to in the middle order to provide late fireworks. Buttler showed his class against RCB batting lower down and all eyes will be once again on him when they face CSK.
Rahul Tewatia: The all-rounder has emerged as the biggest match-winner for RR this season. No match is over when Tewatia is batting in IPL 2020 as he has always delivered under pressure.
Sam Curran: The gun CSK all-rounder is an asset with both bat and ball. He will again be a vital player for his side in the do or die match.
Ambati Rayudu: In the middle over onus will be on the experience Ambati Rayudu. After his blitz in the last match, he too is a must in your fantasy squad.
Shane Watson: Australia needs to fire in a significant match the CSK still has ambitions for qualifying for the playoffs. When Watson score CSK virtually win a one side match that is why expectations will be high when he has the willow in his hand.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Sam Curran
Vice-Captain: Steve Smith
Fantasy 11 team
Wicket-Keeper – MS Dhoni, Jos Buttler
Batsmen – Jos Buttler, Steve Smith, Ambati Rayudu, Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson
All-Rounders – Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers – Deepak Chahar, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal